BIKE RACE

Amgen is Mariposa bound this May

Riders pass through Mariposa during the 2009 Amgen Tour of California bicycle race. Tour organizers have announced that the race will pass through town again this May 16.The world’s cycling fans will watch the Amgen Tour of California pass through Mariposa this May 16. Tour officials made final route announcements for the 2012 Tour last week. Mariposa sits at the […]

CASA accepts vehicle donations to raise funds



As the economy continues its slump, and demand for community services rise, CASA of Mariposa is looking for alternative ways to help raise funds for its programs and services. Car donations have proven to be a solid fundraising opportunity that provides a winwin for both the donor and our non-profit organization. CASA accepts donations of running and non-running vehicles. The […]

Thank you



The Mariposa Lions Club would like to thank all the wonderful people who attended and donated to this year’s fantastic Lions Crab Feed. The proceeds will go back to the community trough donations and sponsorships. Donors were A-Chu-Chu-Mi, Bett’s Gold Coin Club, Bizzy Scissors, Black Oak Casino, Bootjack Market and Deli, California State Railroad Museum, Carisio Chiropractic, Charles Street Dinner […]

Birth Announcement



Dorothy and Sherman Clayton of Thousand Oaks have announced the birth of their son, Corbin Jonathan Lawrence Clayton. He was born on Nov. 30, 2011. He weighed seven pounds, 15 ounces…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please¬†click here¬†to order a […]

Spiritual Message



“But the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his steadfast love.” Pslams 147:11 Revised Standard Version. Do you remember how you felt when you witnessed your baby’s first faltering steps? Delight. That’s what it was. Just like when you hear your child sing, “Jesus loves me,” in a squeaky, off-key voice, or you […]

Winter Ball will benefit foundation



The Cousin Jack Music Foundation has announced the first annual Cousin Jack Winter Ball on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 1 to 10 p.m., at Building A at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. This family event will feature music all day with The Adam Burns Band, Good Medicine, The De- Witt and Franklin Band, Jean Butterfield and Electric Blue, featuring Tim Hagar. […]

Jill S. Clayton



Jill S. Clayton, 62, passed away quietly on Thursday Jan. 12, with her loving husband by her side in her home in Mariposa after complications with cancer. Jill was born in St. Paul, Minn., to John and Eleanor Clayton, their only child. She spent her childhood growing up in Minnesota, and later attended college in Utah and finished at Hamline […]

Country Mountain Riders schedule endurance ride



The Country Mountain Riders recently donated $1,000 for the purchase of hay to Re-Horse Rescue Ranch. The ranch supports 39 horses with special needs.With the downturn in the economy, so many horse owners have been affected. When a job is lost, a horse take a backseat to the needs of the family. The cost of hay has gone out of […]

Sierra Choral Festival slated



Lovers of choral music are urged to sign-up now to participate in the annual Sierra Choral Festival (SCF) under the direction of widely praised conductor, composer and arranger Allan Robert Petker. The SCF choristers will prepare and present a program entitled “Let Your Light Shine” at the Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church at 39696 Highway 41 in Oakhurst. Registration fees cover […]

Special Olympics holds rummage sale



Special Olympics is having an indoor fundraising rummage sale on Saturday Feb. 18 at New Life Christian Fellowship on Cole Road in Bootjack There are vendor spaces available for $10, and there will be a snack bar open. Organizers will also be accepting donations to sell at the rummage sale. The hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Whatever vendors […]