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Girls basketball game rescheduled  Free Access 

The Mariposa County High School girls basketball game, which was a home game set to be held tonight against Orestimba, has been rescheduled to Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Jan. 9 - Harassment was reported on Davis Road. • Deputies investigated a refusal to leave complaint on La Rosa Road. • There was a report of a black steer in Merced Falls Road. • Vandalism was reported on County Park Road. More...

Mariposa woman warns of phone scam

A Mariposa resident is trying to spread the word about a possible phone scam.  Patricia Binon, 75, received a phone call on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. More...

Lincoln/Reagan Dinner is slated

The Mariposa County Republic Central Committee has scheduled its annual Lincoln/ Reagan Dinner.  The event will be Saturday, Feb. 18, at 6 p.m. More...

Grant writing workshop is scheduled

Free interactive class covers basics, is geared toward those with little experience

A free workshop about how to write grants will be held in February.  The workshop will be taught by Elissa Brown, Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) Fund Development Coordinator. More...

Local residents invited to Venture Lab meeting

Have you ever been curious about what the UC-Merced Venture Lab is all about?  If so, you now have a chance to get a lot of information about the lab.  A series of meetings about the lab are scheduled at the university. More...

Major prizes are donated for Lion’s Club Crab Feed

The annual Mariposa Lions Club Crab Feed is set for Saturday, Feb. 4 — and some major prizes have been announced.  The 27th annual feed will be held at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, Building A.  Take out will be from 5-6 p.m. More...

American Pickers are looking for your ‘stuff’

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team will be returning to California.  They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the region this spring.  American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the world of a More...

Mariposa Yosemite Rotary hears talk from two high school students

The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Speakers for Jan. 12, were Cody Holt and Chelsea Shelton, both seniors at Mariposa County High School who are taking the new Criminal Justice class taught by Mariposa County Sheriff ’s Office Deputy Chris Boehm. More...

Museum money

Jaq Quinn (right) presents Suzen E. Dyslin of the Mariposa Museum and History Center with a check for $3,000. More...

Man arrested following DUI crash on Saturday

A Mariposa man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol following a single-vehicle traffic accident this past Saturday.  According to the California Highway Patrol, James E. More...

Your photos

Reader Conrad Fournier sent this photo of his grandson, Jamison Fournier looking over La Mineta and Rattlesnake Ridge from their property of Highway 140. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

Pining to help the environment

Chris Velez, land steward for Sierra Foothill Conservancy, helps youngsters Andrayah Collins, 10, and Tyler Collins, 5, plant a tree during Saturday morning’s event at the Stockton Creek Preser More...

Masquerade gala will benefit crisis program

Mountain Crisis Services has scheduled its annual fundraising event.  “Sunset Masquerade Gala” will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. More...

Things should be buzzing during pollination workshop

Attracting bees and butterflies to your property will be the subject of an upcoming workshop.  Bees and butterflies are natural pollinators and are essential to native landscapes and gardens.  The free workshop is sponsored by Mariposa Coun More...

Courthouse clock event is postponed by officials

An event to celebrate the refurbishing of the Courthouse clock in Mariposa County has been postponed.  The event was scheduled for next week, however, officials said it has been delayed, likely until sometime in February.  A new date for th More...

Gala party scheduled to mark opening of Coulterville center

After a month-long closing for refurbishing and setting up a few new displays, the Northern Mariposa County History Center museum will reopen to the public on Thursday, Feb. 9. Board president George Partan Sr. More...

Groups come together to help decorate town

The Christmas holiday season in Mariposa was made more festive by village decorations. Tourist and resident alike commented on how the town was trimmed with red ribbons, garland and topped off with red bows. More...

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