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Mariposa Deputies Bring Christmas To Kids

Submitted by the Mariposa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association MARIPOSA — Seasons Greetings… it’s that time of year again! The KOPS for KIDS program has been a staple in our community during the Christmas season and the deputies of the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office are beginning to feel the Christmas spirit. The KOPS for KIDS program is beginning its 19th year ...

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Thanks For Supporting Officer Mirelez And The Thin Blue Line

MARIPOSA – It’s with great appreciation and gratitude that we recognize the many individuals, organizations, and businesses that supported the BBQ Benefit Dinner held on Oct. 24 in support of the family of Sheriff Deputy Rudy Mirelez: Madera County Sheriff’s Office Explorers, California Highway Patrol, the Stanislaus County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, the Mariposa Sheriff’s Office, Pony Espresso, Coast Hardware, Foster ...

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Inaugural TEDxYosemite Announces Speaker Lineup

Submitted by Noel Morrison TEDxYosemite Organizer MARIPOSA – Speakers have been announced for the inaugural TEDxYosemite event taking place Nov. 14 at the historic Richard D. Fiester Auditorium at the Mariposa County High School. The 2015 event brings together dynamic speakers and performers from a broad spectrum of disciplines – from outdoor education to pioneering wildlife protection projects and ground-breaking ...

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Traffic Reminders For Deputy’s Benefit Dinner

MARIPOSA – Approximately 800 people are expected to be in attendance at the sold-out benefit dinner for Mariposa County Sheriff’s Deputy Rudy Mirelez, who was shot in the line of duty on Oct. 1. The dinner is scheduled to be held at the Mariposa Fairgrounds this Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning at 5 p.m. “We are so very grateful to our ...

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Art Exhibition Focuses On Veterans Issues & Experiences

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council and the Keith M. Bertken Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6042 invites the public to the opening of a special exhibition of art titled In Uniform, on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the Mariposa County Arts Council’s Treetop Gallery. Curated by Arts Council Director Cara Goger, In Uniform includes ...

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Streets Close To Keep Trick-Or-Treaters Safe

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office will be closing 9th & 10th Street between Bullion and Jones Street in order to insure the safety of children during the Halloween festivities in the court house / residential area of Mariposa between 4:30 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31. “We will not be closing Bullion and Jones Streets as we ...

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YHS Class Raises Funds For Wounded Deputy

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School’s fledgling Criminal Justice Class is raising funds to help Mariposa County Deputy Rudy Mirelez, a ten year veteran who was wounded in the line of duty Oct. 1. “The YHS class is raising funds for Deputy Mirelez and his family, and appreciates any amount of money paid by cash or check,” say organizers. Checks should ...

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“The Goldman Project” Plays In Mariposa

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Theatre Alliance and Merced Community College Community Services present “The Goldman Project,” on November 6, 7, 8, 12, and 13 at The Mariposa County Park Amphitheater. “The Goldman Project” is a three-character drama, which takes place within the confines of the Upper Manhattan apartment of Naomi Goldman, a 71-year-old Romanian-born widow. Naomi’s live-in ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off 14th Season

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s 14th season-opening concert will present two “enormously famous pieces, and another two which aren’t: but absolutely should be,” notes MSO Founder/Conductor Les Marsden. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School on Saturday, Oct. 24. The overture to Giaocchino Rossini’s 1816 comic opera “The Barber of ...

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Benefit BBQ For Mariposa Deputy Mirelez & Family

MARIPOSA – “Come out and show your support for a local deputy who put his life on the line to help serve and protect this community,” say organizers of a BBQ Benefit Dinner in support of Mariposa County Sheriff’s Deputy Rudy Mirelez and his family. Deputy Mirelez, a 10-year veteran, was shot during a traffic stop in the early morning ...

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