July 14, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Auditions are scheduled for upcoming production

The Mariposa Theatre Alliance, a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, is holding auditions for their upcoming production of Arsenic and Old Lace. The audition will be July 18, 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

July 4 - Street racing was reported on East Monte Vista in Oakdale. • There were goat issues on Villarreal Drive in Lake Don Pedro. • Shots were reported fired on Creel Road. • There was a report of fireworks on Highway 49 South. More...

Tickets for Hospital event slated to go on sale June 20

It’s a ‘Hoe-Down for the Hospital’.  Polish up those cowboy boots and plan now to attend John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation’s summer fundraiser.  The Hoe-Down will be held on Saturday, Aug. More...

JUST HORSIN’ AROUND

Mary Hodson holds steady reins over horse events at the County fairgrounds

Mary Hodson is always horsin’ around. And that’s a good thing. Hodson is chairman of the horse committee for the Mariposa County Fair. More...

A TALE ABOUT TRAILS

Mariposa woman pens book about hiking in area

Mariposa County is recognized far and wide for its beautiful scenery and landscape.  One Mariposa resident enjoys that beauty on a weekly basis and wanted to do something to encapsulate it.  More...

Jerseydale man predicts next few years will bring more rainfall

Says historic patterns show trends in precipitation

Roger “Bud” Warren, 86, has had several interesting careers — eight years in the U.S. Army and Air Force, a stint as a fire control officer with the U.S. Forest Service and a stint with the National Park Service. More...

IN BRIEF...

Singles group has monthly dinner   The 55-plus singles group meets monthly for dinner.  They meet on the third Thursday at 5 p.m. The locations vary.  The dinners are for people to simply get together and visit. More...

Your photos

Ponderosa Basin resident Leslie Brenner took this photo of a large moth in her garden. She said the body of the moth was a thick as a thumb. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

Stuffed animals, children to participate in sleepover

CASA of Mariposa County, Sierra Tel and the Mariposa County Library come together to bring you another Mariposa Reads event.  The Stuffed Animal Sleepover will be at the Mariposa County Library on Saturday July 16, at 6 p.m.  The library wi More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

July 4- July 10

EMS - 4 Fires - 0 Public Assists - 3 Auto Collisions - 1   More...

AAUW planning eighth annual backpack project

Will benefit seventh and eighth grade students

This August, the Mariposa Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women’s) eighth annual backpack project, led by co-chairs Cathy Owens and Anita Starchman Bryant, plans to provide 46 fully stocked backpacks to Mariposa County sevent More...

County resident publishes book about humans, wildlife coexisting

Midpines woman explores unique relationships, tracks mountain lions

Humans and wildlife can exist in California, a new book written by a Mariposa County resident explains.  More...

Something familiar, something new set for music event

Old favorite Cottonwood Creek could be making final Music on the Green appearance

Music on the Green this week will feature Cottonwood Creek (featuring Maggie Watkins and Scott Patrick Little) on Friday, July 15, and Deja Blues on Saturday, July 16 .  More...

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