Grant funding seminar offered

The University of California, Merced and the UC Merced Small Business Development Center Regional Network are hosting a workshop to bring more research dollars into Central California. Mariposa County business owners are invited to explore how to utilize grant funding in advancing their research and developing commercialization strategies to build their business. Scheduled for Sept. 24 in Merced and Sept. […]

New business welcomed

The Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce welcomes Yosemite Elite Salon and Spa to the community with a 5:30 p.m. ribbon cutting on Thursday, Sept. 19. A meet-and-greet event follows the ceremony. All are welcome to attend. The salon is located at 4990 Sixth Street. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading […]

Art hopping

Jeanie Bartholoumew (right) stopped to appreciate the taxidermy art and jewelry crafted by artist Jackie Baxton (left) at the downtown Art Hop on Friday, Sept. 13. Baxton has been interested in taxidermy since she was a kid and started doing it professionally two years ago. The Art Hop happens the second Friday and Saturday of each month. Interested artists and […]

Yosemite climbs show triumph over adversity


Disabled military veterans gathered with professional guides and Yosemite rangers in Cook’s Meadow on Sept. 10. A number of veterans later climbed to Half Dome’s summit—some by the trail and cables, and some by a rockclimbing route called Snake Dike.A diverse group of veterans scrambled up routes on two famous Yosemite rocks to observe last week’s anniversary of the Sept. […]

Fair’s arena event winners are listed

The following were the winners and placers in Gold Bowl Arena events at this year’s Mariposa County Fair: Aug. 17, 2013 pre-fair horse show. High Point for Western: Age group 7-11- 1st Briley Dahlem, 2nd Liz Lovering, 3rd David Jones ; Age group 12-17- 1st Madisyn Beyer, 2nd Madison Pearson, 3rd Haley Nott; Age group 18 & up- 1st Angelia […]

Proud book author

Ben Hur Road resident Giuseppe Nesci is the author of “The Rainbow Covenant,” a project completed with his late wife Josephine and illustrator Ernie Hergenroeder of Fresno. “It’s about the enduring love that grandparents have for grandchildren,” he said. In August, Nesci donated a copy of the book to the local library on Bullion Street. The book is available for […]

Space rock arrived with building blocks of life


These charcoal-like fragments were recovered after a meteorite bigger than a washing machine exploded over the Sierra foothills on April 22, 2012.No tiny extraterrestrials were embedded in the meteorite that fell on California’s gold country on April 22 of last year. This summer though, scientists announced that the space rock contains the carbon-based building blocks of life. The finding suggests […]

Fagalde joins hospital board

Local attorney Michael Fagalde has been selected to fill the vacant John C. Fremont Hospital board position previously held by the late Robert (Bob) Rudzik. “Mr. Fagalde is very knowledgeable about the district and he will be effective in the position,” said Candy O’Donel- Browne, board director. Assistant hospital administrator Kym Brownell gives Falgalde the oath of office in this […]

Farm Bureau organizers invite residents to dinner


The Mariposa County Farm Bureau will hold its annual Dinner and Auction on Saturday, Oct. 12 in Building A at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The local Farm Bureau is active in the community supporting agriculture issues that include land use, taxation, individual property rights and natural resources. The Mariposa County Farm Bureau continues to provide college scholarships to Mariposa County […]

Managing medication cost is covered at talk

Are you paying too much for your medication? That’s one of many questions about prescriptions that will be answered at an upcoming wellness program on medication management, on Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The John C. Fremont Hospital event bring together three pharmacists from the community, Mike Bass, Richard Radanovich and Carl Wood, to speak and provide […]