Turkey Brigade returns



The Mariposa Martial Arts Academy, with the support of its students, families and friends, will be feeding less fortunate families in the community at Thanksgiving with its annual Turkey Brigade program. To reach its goal of feeding more than 100 families, students of Mariposa Martial Arts Academy will be hosting their annual Kick-A-Thon on Nov. 20 at 6 p.m., and […]

Ice, ice baby



PHOTO COURTESY OF DNC PARKS AND RESORTS THE CURRY VILLAGE OUTDOOR ICE RINK IS SCHEDULED TO OPEN ON FRIDAY, NOV. 20. THE ANNUAL REOPENING OF THE RINK IS ONE OF THE BEST WAYS TO MARK YOSEMITE’S BEGINNING OF THE WINTER SEASON. HOURS AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE RINK ARE AVAILABLE AT WWW.YOSEMITEPARK.COM…. An online subscription is required to view news content […]

CAA holds meeting



The Calaveras and Mariposa representatives of the Calaveras-Mariposa Community Action Agency (CMCAA) will meet on Friday, Nov. 20. This meeting will be conducted at the Hotel Jeffery, Number 1 Main Street, in Coulterville at 10 a.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend to discuss how Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funding can best meet community needs. Individuals who, […]

MCFD holds special training



MARIPOSA COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT TRAINS ITS VOLUNTEERS ON THE USE OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS EACH YEAR. As an annual refresher, Mariposa County Fire members are required to attend a fire extinguisher refresher class. The objective is to practice extinguishing fires, refresh skills in the different types of extinguishers and to practice safety procedures. Fires are classified based on the type of […]

Theater seeks actors



Actors are invited to audition for the many roles (predominantly male) in an historical play. Participants can be involved in an historic play, and an historic event in Oakhurst. The play, written by Roger Clugston, premiered a decade ago at the Golden Chain Theatre. It depicts Abraham Lincoln as president and the plot to kill Lincoln at the Ford Theatre […]

Merry Mountain Christmas names parade grand marshalls



Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce and the Lions Club of Mariposa have joined together to produce a full day of events for the Merry Mountain Christmas Festival and Parade on Dec. 12. The parade grand marshalls for 2009 are Delores Hahn of Habitat for Humanity and Charles (Chuck) Bill, the chief executive officer of John C. Fremont Healthcare District. Parade […]

NMCHC holds fund raisers



The Northern Mariposa County History Center (NMCHC) has two holiday fund raisers going on. The first is a raffle for a freezer loaded with 70 pounds of beef plus a $25 Save Mart gift certificate. Tickets are $5 each. They can be purchased now through Dec. 13 at either the museum or at the NMCHC Sunday, Dec. 13 breakfasts. The […]

Tenaya chef receives honor



Mario R. Casarez of Oakhurst, has earned the certified sous chef™ (CSC™) designation from the American Culinary Federation (ACF), Inc. Casarez is sous chef, at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite contracted through Delaware North Companies, Fish Camp, and a member of ACF Delaware North Companies Parks and Resorts, Inc. ACF operates the only comprehensive certification program for chefs in the United […]

Quilt goes to Aceves



LAURA ACEVES OF MARIPOSA IS PICTURED WITH THE QUILT SHE RECENTLY WON FROM THE MARIPOSA MUSEUM AND HISTORY CENTER. “I can’t believe it – I’ve never won anything,” Laura Aceves exclaimed when given the good news that she had won the butterfly quilt raffled to support the Mariposa Museum and History Center. Aceves’ surprise at her good fortune may stem […]

SPCA gets Pioneer support



The SPCA of Mariposa recently accepted the first check from Pioneer Market resulting from a percentage of the grocery receipt totals the market pledged in support of the organization. Members of the community are encouraged to continue donating their receipts to the SPCA shelter office. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue […]