Friday, Dec. 10



Books Galore! at the Mariposa County Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reformers Unanimous – a free addictions program held at the corner of 12th and Jones Street (next to the old First Baptist Church), every Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 966-5780 or 966-5542. Narcotics Anonymous […]

Saturday, Dec. 11



Alcoholics Anonymous – noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. Narcotics Anonymous – 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (downstairs). Mariposa Democratic Club – meets for its holiday potluck dinner at McCay Hall in Cathey’s Valley at 1 p.m. Fishing Derby – at the Bagby boat launch […]

Sunday, Dec. 12



Alcoholics Anonymous – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. La Grange Odd Fellows Breakfast – at the Odd Fellows Hall from 7 to 11 a.m. The cost is $6 for biscuits and gravy, sausage, scrambled eggs, potatoes O’Brien, coffee and orange juice. For information, call 853-2128 or 853-2027. […]

Monday, Dec. 13



Canteen Coffee Time – every Monday at Happy Burger Diner from 6 to 10 a.m. for veterans and their spouses. Free coffee or tea. Narcotics Anonymous – 6 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (downstairs). Alcoholics Anonymous – noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. Prayer and support […]

Tuesday, Dec. 14



Take Off Pounds Sensibly – Methodist Church Parish Hall on Sixth Street at 9:30 to 11 a.m. For information call 966-6061 or 374-3280. Senior Center – Bridge at 9 a.m. Bootjack Stompers: Square and line dance workshop at Bootjack Stompers Hall. Line dance class with Cheri Ridenhour begins at 6 p.m. Square dance class for new dancers from 7 to […]

Wednesday, Dec. 15



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, Dec. 16



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 […]

Holiday Pumpkin Treats



I t’s time once again to start baking some holiday cheer to share with friends and neighbors. These recipes   make plenty of sweet treats to go around — and they’re so good you just may want to keep some for yourself. Make the holidays special by giving something fresh, homemade and from the heart. For more recipes you can […]

And the band played on



GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAN TUCKER THIS MEMBER OF THE AWARD-WINNING MCHS BAND HUFFED AND PUFFED ON HIS TUBA WHILE MARCHING IN THE ANNUAL MERRY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS PARADE THROUGH DOWNTOWN MARIPOSA LAST SATURDAY EVENING. IT WAS THE FIRST TIME THE EVENT WAS HELD AFTER SUNDOWN, AND THE ATTENDING CROWD CHEERED AND APPLAUDED THE ROLLING, HOLIDAY LIGHT SHOW. THE GRIZZLY BAND TOOK […]

Matlock receives prestigious award for excellence in research



TEENIE MATLOCK University of California, Merced, cognitive science Professor Teenie Matlock has been given Sigma Xi’s 2011 Young Investigator Award for excellence in research. Sigma Xi is an international research organization founded in 1886 to honor excellence in scientific investigation and to encourage a sense of companionship and cooperation among researchers in all fields of science and engineering. The Young […]