February 2, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Man placed under $500,000 bond in drug-related matter

Arrest made after search warrant served in Coulterville

A Mariposa man was arrested and placed under $500,000 bond for drug-related charges.  Randall Keith Blick, 38, was arrested on Jan. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Jan. 23 - 29  • EMS - 7 • Fires - 4 • Public Assists - 1 • Auto Collisions - 4   More...

Pure joy

Pure Fitness donated $5,126.38 to Valley Children’s Hospital from funds raised at the recent Pure Wonderland event, held before Christmas. More...

Rumm to have major exhibit in Bay Area

John Muir Trail expressed in art by local artist

Perhaps it’s destiny that Mariposa artist Faith Rumm is working on a series of 100 paintings influenced by the John Muir Trail.  Rumm was raised in a family of avid backpackers and grew up with a love of the Sierra mountain range. More...

Applicants sought for school bond oversight group

Mariposa County Unified School District (MCUSD) has announced that it is seeking applicants for positions on its Bond Oversight Committee (BOC).  More...

Car seat safety to be focus of workshop

A car seat safety workshop will be held Saturday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. More...

And the winners are...

The Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce 2017 Installation and Awards Dinner was held Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Audubon program will showcase diverse life in vernal pools

Generous rains this winter have spawned a rebirth of plant life in the Sierra foothills and Central Valley, greening up the landscape and bringing renewed vigor to its ecosystems.  Beneficiaries of the biologically rich vernal pools that are a d More...

Your photos

Reader Randy Fong submitted this photo of a “sea of fog” that formed over the central valley and reached into the foothills. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Jan. 23 - Rocks were reported on Incline Road in El Portal. • There was a report of a tree in Ernst Road in Greeley Hill. • Suspicious circumstances were reported at the Stage Stop gas station in Mariposa. More...

Supervisors hear update about economic strategy

Strengthening the Mariposa County economy.  It’s an issue almost everyone who lives in the County wants to see happen.  How to get there, however, is another question.  That was the topic of discussion for the Mariposa County Boa More...

Bigelow asking for rural voice in transportation

Assemblyman Frank Bigelow, R-O’Neals, joined a bipartisan coalition of rural California legislators and introduced AB 174, which would require one sitting, voting member of the California Transportation Commission to reside in a county with a p More...

Kim Weitkamp to perform at final Storytelling festival

“Kim Weitkamp’s performances are full of little surprises. When she begins, you’ll laugh at her. Then, you’ll laugh at her characters. Then you’ll turn around and care about her characters and root for them. More...

Progress being made on proposed biomass project

The Mariposa Biomass Project (MBP) has reached several milestones toward its goal of building a 2-Megawatt biomass facility in the town of Mariposa, according to project officials. More...

Dedicated volunteer

Karen Cutter (right) has stepped down as chairman of the board for the Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce. On Saturday, Jan. More...

Area Jewish group donates Torah to New York camp to foster education

The Mother Lode Jewish Community has announced it has donated a Torah Scroll to Camp Tel Yehudah located in New York.  More...

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