September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Ceremony honors victims of 9/11

Spectators gathered Patriot’s Day (Monday) at the Mariposa Art Park to remember the tragic events of Sept. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

August 21 - 27

• EMS - 8 • Fires - 2 • Public Assists - 0 • Auto Collisions - 0   More...

Local artists shape clay, but clay has shaped their lives, too

Drive up to the home of Rick and Jetty Uebner in Cathey’s Valley and one of the first things that might catch your eye is their dome shaped house.  But as eye-catching as that is, it’s the studio, detached and a just a few paces from More...

Library offering computer classes  Free Access 

Free computer classes on social media, anti-hacking tips, transfer of data between devices and networking will be offered to the public at the Mariposa Library this fall. More...

Labor Day Parade winners announced

And the winners are ...  The winners at the annual Labor Day Parade, sponsored by the Mariposa Lions Club, have been announced.  The sweepstakes winner was Mariposa 4-H Citizenship/ Mariposa Museum & History Center. More...

Twelfth Night to be performed locally

The Mariposa Theatre Alliance, a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, present an open air performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night: Songs of Illyria by Merced Shakespearefest.  Performances will be Saturday and Sunday, Sept. More...

Woman hurt seriously in motorcycle accident  Free Access 

A woman suffered major injuries following a motorcycle accident last week. According to the California Highway Patrol, at around 12:20 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Sept. 4 - A stolen vehicle was reported at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. • Vandalism was investigated on 7th Street. • Grand theft was reported on Joe Howard Street. • There was a report of trespassing on Bullpine Lane.  More...

No if, ands or ‘butts’ about it

Downtown cigarette receptacles topic of meeting

There are certain truths in the world. One is that smoking is bad for anyone’s health. Another is that people do smoke, even with higher taxes on tobacco and laws preventing smoking in certain areas. More...

Railroad Fire forces closure of national forest land, including a portion of Ponderosa Basin

Fires in the area seem to be subsiding, but most everyone remains on edge with the threat of fire remaining high.  Fires have been burning in Mariposa County for nearly the entire summer.  A fire broke out on Monday morning in the Triangle More...

Parkinson’s to be topic at conference

The Parkinson Association of Northern California (PANC) is holding its Annual Education and Information Conference at the Sacramento Convention Center.  It will be Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  More...

New beer, wine pub should add flavor to the downtown

It doesn’t take long to realize Nathan and Rosalyn Pyle were meant for each other — even if it was a process.  The Pyles recently opened The Grove House, a new craft beer and wine business in downtown Mariposa.  But how they got More...

Your photos

Reader Jim Allen of Bootjack submitted this photo he captured last week. More...

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