Week of the Young Child observed

Photo by Matt JohnsonDuring its April 9 meeting, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors unanimously proclaimed April 8-12 as “Week of the Young Child.” The resolution highlighted the importance of fun, safe, quality, age appropriate childcare environments for all children. Shown from left are Amber Chambers of the Mariposa Local Child Care Planning Council, Rebecca Maietto of Mariposa County Health […]

Master Gardeners spring plant sale scheduled

A wide variety of plants will be on sale at the upcoming Master Gardeners event, allowing everyone a chance to get planting in the spring season. Submitted photoThe annual Spring Plant Sale hosted by the UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County is happening on Saturday, April 27, in the Amigo picnic area of the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. It will be […]

Volunteers honored

Photo by Matt JohnsonThe Mariposa County Board of Supervisors unanimously declared April 7-13 as “National Volunteer Week.” National Volunteer Week was first established in 1974 through executive order from President Richard Nixon and for the last 45 years it has been acknowledged annually by every sitting president. National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out […]

Lincoln-Reagan fete is reset

The annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner hosted by the Mariposa County Republican Central Committee has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 11. It will be at 6 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 5154 Jones Street in Mariposa. The original dinner was canceled because of snow and dangerous road conditions. The keynote speaker will be Rep. Tom McClintock, Congressional Representative 4th District, which stretches […]

Potential TV show could be filmed in Mariposa

Teaser trailer was filmed at locations such as MCHS and Sugar Pine

Shown is the promotional artwork for Dredgewood. The trailer for the potential TV series was filmed in Mariposa. It is believed the show will be picked up by either Netflix, Amazon or YouTube. Submitted photo Some people say that with Mariposa’s unique and historic ambiance, it looks and feels like a town from another era. For Southern California filmmaker Alex […]

Cowboy Poetry Week celebrated

Cowboy Poetry Week is celebrated each year during April, as it is National Poetry Month in the United States. This year the annual cowboy poetry celebration takes place from April 21-27. Eighteen years ago initiated Cowboy Poetry Week. In April 2003, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution with unanimous approval, recognizing the Cowboy Poetry Week Celebration. sponsors the […]

Three speakers are set for Progressive meeting

Progressive Mariposa will feature several speakers at its next meeting. Those include Deanna Lynn Wulff, executive director of Unite the Parks; Jim Evans, vice president of Mariposa Habitat for Humanity; and Janet Chase-Williams, Mariposa County Librarian. The meeting will be on Saturday, April 20 at Miner’s Roadhouse 140 in Mariposa at 10 a.m. Open group discussion will follow guest presentations. […]

Early bird 4-H registration for Camp Tweety set until April 26

A wide variety of activities are available for local children at Camp Tweety. Submitted photoMariposa County 4-H officials are inviting fourth through eighth grade students to attend Camp Tweety this summer. The camp will be held June 29 to July 1 at Camp Sugar Pine. Camp activities include BB guns, archery, tie-dying, swimming, canoeing, paddleboarding and more. Along with those […]

Italian food to highlight fundraising event for KRYZ Radio on May 23

Get your taste buds fired up for some great Italian. A fundraising event for KRYZ Radio will be held at CostaLivos, an Italian restaurant in downtown Mariposa. The event will be Thursday, May 23 from 4-7 p.m. For a donation of $20, there will be an Italian buffet available. There will also be a no-host bar featuring beer and wine. […]

Helping the House

Submitted photoManna House, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency food to all in need, is the most recent recipient of a $500 donation from Soroptimist International of Mariposa. Manna House Secretary Charlotte Hickman (right) accepts a $500 donation from Beverly Suggs, Soroptimist International of Mariposa (left). Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and […]

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