Wednesday, June 9



Community Connections – meets for coffee, visiting, soup, or to play games from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meets at Old Schoolhouse at the corner of Dexter and Cuneo, Greeley Hill. Everyone is welcome. Narcotics Anonymous – 6 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (downstairs). Upper Room Community Women’s Bible Study – meets at the senior center in […]

Thursday, June 10



Alcoholics Anonymous – noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. Mariposa Rotary – meets at 7 a.m. at the Mariposa Senior Center. Information is available at www.mariposarotary.org. Writers’ Workshop – every Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Mariposa Senior Center. All genres: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, etc. Everyone welcome. For […]

Simple Summer Solutions



Summertime entertaining should be easy and fun. And it can be — with some simple solutions and fresh recipes.   Holly Clegg, the “Queen of Quick,” is a best-selling cookbook author who knows how to keep things sweet and simple. She’s teamed up with the American Chemistry Council’s Plastics Make it PossibleSM campaign to offer helpful tips and recipes to […]

Sheriff’s Dispatch Log



May 24: •There was a skunk under a house on Fournier Road. •Dispatch took an harassment complaint on Elizabeth Lane. •Smoke could be seen on Piney Creek Road. •There was a brush fire on French Camp Road. May 25: •There was a traffic accident on Highway 140. •There was a dead horse on Dexter Lane. •A motorcycle was down on […]

Mariposa County Fire Department Response log



Monday, May 24 through Sunday, May 30 MCFD call log consists of twelve stations located throughout the Mariposa community responding to countywide incidents. EMS: 14 Fire: 4 Public assist: 0 Vehicle accident: 9 Spotlight Call of the Week: Saturday, May 29, vehicle accident; motorcycle down call on Highway 41 in Fish Camp. Patient transported to a San Joaquin Valley Hospital […]

Butterfly Garden Club steps up



ON MAY 25, THE MARIPOSA BUTTERFLY GARDEN CLUB DONATED $100 IN GARDEN SOIL TO MANNA HOUSE TO HELP REPLACE MATERIAL THAT HAD BEEN STOLEN FROM THE GROUP EARLIER THIS MONTH. BOOTJACK EQUIPMENT RENTAL AND FEED PROVIDED A SUBSTANTIAL DISCOUNT TO THE BUTTERFLY GARDEN CLUB, THEREBY INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF SOIL DELIVERED TO MANNA HOUSE. GARDEN CLUB MEMBERS KATHY AND CODIE […]

Moving Wall Memorial comes to Greeley Hill



The Moving Wall Memorial, a half-scale replica of the Washington Vietnam Memorial will be in Greeley Hill from June 10 through 13 across from the Greeley Hill community flag pole, on the new John Muir Highway 132. On June 5, there will be a benefit for the memorial. David Rodrigues, retired sergeant first class, Special Forces Group, Vietnam, will prepare […]

Thank you



  On behalf of the players, coaches, and athletic director of Mariposa Middle School, we would like to express our utmost gratitude to Bob Blackburn’s Mountain Automotive and RV Center, Sierra Masonry Inc., The Fitness Zone II, and Smith Concrete Construction for their generous donation to our MMS baseball team. As you know, due to the economy, the MMS athletic […]

Thank you



Mariposa County Parks and Recreation, a division of the Public Works Department would like to thank the community and all the businesses that helped make this year’s Movie Night a success. Thank you to Sierra Telephone for all your help and generosity with hanging the banner. Donations for the raffle were made by the following businesses: Pizza Factory, Take-N-Bake Pizza, […]

Bill could buy NPS land in Mariposa



Congressman Radanovich released the following statement last week after introducing H.R. 5405, legislation that would authorize the National Park Service to acquire up to 18 acres of land located in Mariposa, for a Yosemite Visitor Center. “I am pleased to introduce legislation today supporting a project that provides an enhanced visitor experience for tourists at Yosemite National Park and an […]