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Mariposa Daily News 2011

Mariposa County 2011 Year in Review - January

A month by month look back at the top stories for 2011.Today we begin with January 2011.

Other months:
January 2011 - February 2011 - March 2011 - April 2011 - May 2011 - June 2011

July 2011 - August 2011 - October 2011 - November 2011 - December 2011

The Yosemite Medical Clinic Closed on December 31, 2010

YARTS Park and Ride Opens in Mariposa with a slight Bus Schedule Alteration
The YARTS Park and Ride facility on Joe Howard Street (behind Rite Aid) went into service on Monday, January 3, 2011.

Leash Law for Dogs - A New Mariposa County Ordinance Introduced for 2011

Coulterville’s Thom Jenkins VFW Post #9454 Receive “All-American” Title

At the January 4, 2011 Mariposa County Board of Supervisors meeting Elected and Re-elected county officials took the oath of office with Judge Walton presiding
Elected Sheriff Doug Binnewies, Re-elected Assessor/Recorder Becky Crafts, Elected Supervisor District One: Lee Stetson, Elected Auditor William Davis, Re-elected Tax Collector/Treasurer Keith Williams, Re-elected District Attorney Bob Brown and Re-elected Supervisor District 3: Janet Bibby

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors approve the Grizzly Gas Station to have an Off-Sale Alcohol License on a 4-0 Vote with Supervisor Lyle Turpin Abstaining

Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Leaders Selected
Winners: Businessman of the Year 2010: Jerry Sarazin - Sierra Sun Times, Businesswoman of the Year 2010: Lisa Carisio - Carisio Chiropractic, Business of the Year 2010: One Stop office Products. Nominees: Dan Tucker: Mariposa Gazette, Dieter Dubberke: Manzanita Estates, Dianne Fritz: Happy Burger Diner, Salvador Gonzalez: Sal’s Mexican Restaurant, Trish Nady: The Company Store, Elizabeth Savage: Health & Beauty Source Inc.

Board of Supervisors Meeting January 18, 2011 (With Audio)
Mentioned purchasing the Courthouse property on Bullion Street for $250,000 with Courthouse funds.

Yosemite National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson Receives George B. Hartzog Jr. Award

Mariposa Bears Novice Cheerleaders Head To Las Vegas For Cheer Competition
Mariposa Youth Cheer Novice Squad Rocks The House In Vegas

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors Public Hearing from Tuesday, January 25, 2011 on the Extension of the Interim Urgency Ordinance to define Medical Marijuana Dispensary and Prohibit the Establishment of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries within the County of Mariposa (With Audio)
On a 4-1 vote the Mariposa County Supervisors Prohibit the Establishment of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Mariposa County.

On January 31, 2011 a Jobs and Economic Development For Mariposa County Open Forum was held at the Mariposa County Government Center

Master Gardeners Receive Recognition



The UC Master Gardeners program gives recognition to its members for service contributed to the community.  At a recent ceremony the members pictured above from the left are Marty Allan, 500 hours; Betty Massey, 750 hours; Gerry Cross, 500 hours and “Volunteer of the Year”; Ingrid Angelini, 1,000 hours; Mary Ann Huff, 150 hours; Elizabeth Johnson, 2,500 hours; Elna Philbert, 1,000 hours; Jane Sheldon, 500 hours; Helen Bauman, 250 hours; and Connie Welch, 500 hours.  Their hours vary because of the date they were first certified.  Since the inception of the program in Mariposa in 1995 the Mariposa Master Gardeners have contributed 28,442 volunteer hours of service to the community.  California puts a monetary value for volunteer time at the rate of a little over $23 per hour.  That equals about $654,166


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