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Benefit for Detwiler Recovery At Music On The Green

MARIPOSA — Lifting Mariposa back to its vibrant self, Music on the Green returns this weekend with Before Perils and Saltwater, and both concerts are, as always, free. Everyone is invited to bring chairs and blankets, and relax with friends, family and neighbors to the sounds of fresh music at the Mariposa Art Park. On Friday, July 28, the Mariposa ...

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Plan Now For Safe Pet Evacuation In Case Of Fire

MOUNTAIN AREA — When fire leads to evacuation, you may have only minutes to react. Notified via text or phone call, or even by a knock on the door, at that moment, you’re expected to grab and go. Quick — where are your pets? What do they need? A little advance planning will reduce stress and increase your chance of ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through July 23

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, July 17, to Sunday, July 23, 2017: North Fork burglary On Monday, July 17 at 5:49 a.m. a burglary was reported in the 56000 block of Shinn Cabin Lane. During the investigation one female was taken into custody and booked at MCDOC. ...

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Sierra National Forest Progressive Seedling Program

PRATHER – Residents of the Auberry, Tollhouse, and Shaver Lake areas who are interested in planting trees on your own private property, please note: the Sierra National Forest’s High Sierra Ranger District might be able to help. Since April, the District has been planting trees in areas affected by wildfire and recent bark beetle mortality, but due to road access ...

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Bass Lake Lions Club Pancake Breakfast Weekend

BASS LAKE — Imagine enjoying the sweet taste of pancakes and syrup while a cool lake breeze blows gently by. If that sounds good to you, make a note on your calendar, as the Bass Lake Lions Club invites the community to join in a fundraising Pancake Breakfast. The delectable details of the event include a two-day stretch of batter-up: it ...

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Free And Reduced-Price Meals For School Year 2017-18

MADERA COUNTY — Bass Lake Joint Union Elementary, Chawanakee, Raymond-Knowles Union Elementary and Yosemite Unified School Districts announce their policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the applicable National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and/or Afterschool Snack Programs. Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018, children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals if the household ...

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Quigong “Geese” Flock To Sierra Senior Center

 Submitted by Darlene Kelly — OAKHURST — Local residents may have noticed an unusual flock of “wild geese” proliferating in the area lately, and the size of that flock at the Sierra Senior Center seems to be growing. They can usually be spotted on Mondays or Tuesdays, just past the playing field, beyond the Community Center, off of Road 425B, sometime between 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. ...

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The Gambler’s Last Deal: Kenny Rogers At Chukchansi Pavilion

COARSEGOLD — Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino’s 2017 Sounds of Summer outdoor concert series continues this week with one of the greats. Some tickets are still available for Kenny Rogers: The Gambler’s Last Deal with special guest Linda Davis. The Gambler will take the stage on Thursday, July 27 at the outdoor pavilion, starting at 8 p.m. “The enduring Country Music ...

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Horses To Rodeo Grounds, Goats To Graydon Kennels

COARSEGOLD — As evacuations continue for the Detwiler Fire burning in Mariposa County, volunteers and disaster relief experts are busy housing people, pets and livestock, while businesses and individuals are stepping up to make donations of feed for the four-leggers. The Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds has upwards of 40 horses right now, and continues to accept horses that have been evacuated, ...

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Big Walls, Swift Waters: Epic Yosemite SAR Stories

YOSEMITE — From the literal cliffhanger to the real raging waters, the stories in Big Walls, Swift Waters will leave you hanging on the edge of your seat. Most of Yosemite National Park’s nearly five million annual visitors leave the park without a scratch. For a few, however, a vacation in this renowned land of cliffs and waterfalls takes a ...

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