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A Bounty Of Choices At Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale

MARIPOSA – UCCE Master Gardeners of Mariposa County spring plant sale, “Treasures From Our Garden,” is growing like a weed. The annual event is scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 28, from 8 a.m. to sell-out, at the Amigo Picnic Area at the Mariposa County Fairgounds. The Master Gardeners will have more than ever to offer. They have propagated hundreds of edible ...

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Mariposa Sheriff Hosts Drug Take Back Event

MARIPOSA – On Saturday, Apr. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be set up at several locations in Mariposa County allowing local residents to return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal. Bring your medications for disposal to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office located ...

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New Businesses, New Projects At North Fork Mill Site

NORTH FORK – The annual meeting of the North Fork Community Development Council (CDC) on Mar. 26, highlighted some of the exciting things happening at the Old Mill Site as new businesses move in and infrastructure continues to expand. The focus of the CDC at the Mill Site is creating jobs, housing, green space and community areas. In the greater ...

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NatureBridge Summer Backpacking Program For Teens

YOSEMITE — NatureBridge, the largest residential environmental education partner of the National Park Service, leads life-changing backpacking programs for high school students in Yosemite and Olympic National Parks each summer. These one-week and two-week programs offer the perfect mix of backpacking, science, and adventure and give participants the opportunity to conduct field science investigations in two of the most iconic ...

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Still Standing Central California Pow Wow In Fresno

FRESNO — Fresno City College will play host to the 2018 Still Standing Central California Pow Wow on Saturday, Apr. 7, from noon to midnight. There will be a special ceremony to honor veterans at noon, traditional dancing, raffles throughout the day, and a winner-take-all Drum Contest. Dancers and drum groups must be registered and all dancers will be verified. ...

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Adventist Health Expanding Dental Services in Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Dental services are expanding at Adventist Health Medical Office-Oakhurst. On Apr. 1, Dr. Mathew Delgadillo joined Dr. Randall E. Prewitt in offering dental care to both children and adults. Dr. Delgadillo is from Dinuba, where a doctor in his hometown, John Cutts, inspired him to go into dentistry. “He was very caring,” says Dr. Delgadillo. “Whenever he spoke ...

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Over The Garden Fence: Transplanting Seedlings

By Brian David —  Efficient transplanting is a gradual process. Changing a plant’s environment and routine shocks them. Hardening off new container seedlings may take two weeks. So, place container seedlings outside for a couple hours their first day, increasing their stay by two hours each consecutive day. If you are gone during the day, place the seedlings in a ...

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HOW Dinner For Ashley Hogan And Baby Freya

AHWAHNEE — The nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) will meet for an uplifting fundraising dinner in honor of Ashley Hogan and her brand new baby girl on Wednesday, Apr. 18 at The Hitching Post, starting at 6 p.m. HOW meets monthly to celebrate one deserving woman who receives the community’s support when she needs it the most. Ashley Hogan has ...

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North Fork Scouts Compete At Camporee In Fresno

Written by Dave Smith – NORTH FORK – Scouts of Troop 357, North Fork, spent Friday night and Saturday, Mar. 23 and 24, at the Sequoia Council San Joaquin District Camporee held at the Fresno Regional Sports Complex near Fresno. In attendance were 185 Scouts and Webelos Scouts plus 80 adults from a number of troops and packs. The Camporee ...

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