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Mariposa County Offers Free Flu Shots

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Mariposa County Health Department is offering free flu shot clinics at nine different locations over the next month, and everyone is encouraged to get the shot, not the flu. Limited quantities are available, and the shots are offered on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge for this service. Here is a list ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Portrait Of The Year

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s concert at Yosemite National Park’s Glacier Point continues to bring surprising international attention to the small town and its symphony orchestra. That once-in-a-lifetime Aug. 21 performance was the final concert in the MSO’s recent tour commemorating the Centennial of the National Park Service. An iconic National Park Service image by photographer Al Golub highlighting ...

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Fire North Of Bootjack Quickly Handled

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Crews are at scene of a fire in the Bootjack area on Carter Road just north of Triangle Road. At 12:12 p.m. today, firefighters from Cal Fire, Mariposa County Fire and Sierra National Forest, along with air resources, were called out to reports of a vegetation fire in the 6100 block of Carter Road. First engine at ...

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Bass Lake Home Tour

BASS LAKE — If you’ve ever looked longingly at a beautiful lakeside home and wanted a closer view, and even a peek inside, now is your chance to participate in a self-guided tour that benefits a local nonprofit organization. The 10th Annual Bass Lake Home Tour will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., sponsored by the Bass Lake Lions ...

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Mariposa Master Gardeners Recruiting New Members

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Master Gardener Program is looking for gardeners who would like to improve their skills and help educate other gardeners about the art and science of growing in the Sierra foothills. MGs represent University of California Cooperative Extension and provide research-based information, advice and education for the home gardener. Meeting for four hours once a week from ...

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Mariposa Celebrates Heroes On 9/11

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The public is invited to honor all veterans on Sunday, Sept. 11, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Mariposa County Art Park. Before the ceremony at the park, everyone is invited to join with veterans and “22 Too Many,” a veteran’s health support group, at the Mariposa VFW at 1 p.m. to walk from the VFW to ...

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Mountain Jewish Community Celebrates The High Holidays

Submitted by Susan Rappaport — CENTRAL SIERRA — Intertwined within the larger tapestry of our Sierra foothill communities is the small strand of the Mountain Jewish Community. We are a community made up of individuals who come from diverse Jewish backgrounds with different levels of observance Although we are scattered throughout the towns of Mariposa, Ahwahnee, Oakhurst, Coarsegold, North Fork, ...

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Fire Near Bootjack Knocked Down In Minutes

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters are on scene of a vegetation fire just north of Bootjack in Mariposa County. Crews were dispatched at about 2:20 p.m. to reports of a fire burning in the 5600 block of Carleton Road near Morning Star Lane. The first engine at scene reported the fire as a 200×20 foot spot burning along the roadway. The ...

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Forward Progress Of Lush Meadows Fire Stopped

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters quickly got a handle on a vegetation fire in the Lush Meadows area of Mariposa County on Triangle Road this afternoon. Just after 4:30 p.m., reports came in of a vegetation fire burning in the 3500 block of Triangle Road. Resources from Mariposa County, Cal Fire and U.S. Forest Service responded. First engine at scene reported ...

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Vegetation Fire In Lush Meadows Closes Road

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters are on scene of a vegetation fire in the Lush Meadows area of Mariposa County on Triangle Road. Just after 4:30 p.m., reports came in of a vegetation fire burning in the 3500 block of Triangle Road. Resources from Mariposa County, Cal Fire and U.S. Forest Service responded. First engine at scene reported the fire at ...

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