January 5, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Child seats, DUI laws change along with other traffic rules

Many new traffic laws are now in effect this year in California.  One of the most notable is new regulations about child safety seats, which was effective on Jan. 1.  More...

You can ‘bank’ on it

On Dec. 7, 2016, Yosemite Bank vice president, Matt Foraker (left), presented a donation from the bank to Dane Carlson, board member of the Mariposa Community Foundation. More...

Ceremony set to honor PG&E for clock donation

Company spent over $15,000 to repair structure

A dedication ceremony recognizing Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) for their funding contributions toward the repair of the Mariposa County Courthouse clock has been scheduled. More...

The healing touch

Made in Mariposa member sells therapeutic wraps

Perhaps you’ve seen Sara Parrish working behind the front desk at the Mariposa County Library. What you might not know is that in addition to her duties at the library, she runs her own business. More...

Registration ongoing for summer 4-H camp

It may only be January, but plans are already in the works for 4-H youth to attend Camp Tweety this summer. Mariposa County 4-H invites all fourth through eighth grade youth to participate at Camp Tweety. More...

Fashion show slated to raise funds for dresses

Soroptimist International of Mariposa will host the Elegant Dress Closet Tea and Fashion Show on Saturday, Jan. 28, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Mariposa Senior Center at 5246 Spriggs Lane.  More...

Your photos

Reader Rebecca Mock shot this photo of the Merced River from Swinging Bridge in Yosemite Valley a few days before Christmas. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Dec. 26 - Suspicious circumstances were reported on Dexter Lane. • There was a petty theft report taken at PD Quick Laundry. • Deputies investigated petty theft on Mariposa Creek Parkway. • A horse was reported in Lake McClure. More...

Author to be speaker at museum Fireside Chat

The Mariposa Museum & History Center will present another Fireside Chat on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. More...

Nordic Center is now open in Yosemite Park

Famed 21 mile trail available

The Nordic Center at the Yosemite Ski and Snowboard area is now open.  According to officials from Aramark, the Park’s concessions provider, the center offers ski lessons, rentals for cross-country skis and snowshoes.  There are also More...

Substance abuse help available

Mariposa County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services provide women with the opportunity to recover and to raise children in safe nurturing drug free environment.  Pregnant and parenting women with substance use are urged to seek treatment and More...

Finances to be topic of upcoming local seminar

Free event scheduled for Jan. 12

The Mariposa Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be hosting “Four Important Questions about Your Financial Future: Finances for Women.”  It will be on Thursday, Jan. 12, at 4:30 p.m. More...

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