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Fire Near Cal Fire Headquarters In Mariposa

MARIPOSA — A vegetation fire that started with a vehicle on fire in the parking lot of the Mariposa Human Services Department was stopped before damaging any structures. The fire was reported at 1:05 p.m. as a vehicle fire on Lemee Lane, and quickly spread to an estimated 10 acres, burning close behind the Cal Fire Emergency Command Center. Gusting ...

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Search For Mariposa Man Missing In Merced River

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The search continues for a man missing for more than two days after being swept away in the Merced River near Briceburg. The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team along with the California Highway Patrol Air Support Division and Bureau of Land Management Rangers have been working all weekend to locate a missing swimmer. The ...

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Yosemite Music Festival Rocks The Mariposa Co. Fairgrounds

MARIPOSA — Songwriter Don McLean’s 1971 hit release American Pie asked, “Can music save your mortal soul?” Come and find out the weekend of July 7-8, at the Yosemite Music Festival, a beloved Sierra foothills tradition presented by the Carter Ranch since 2002. Originally held on the grounds of the Carter Ranch, the event has changed its venue, but not ...

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An Evening With California’s State Poet Laureate

Submitted by Daisy Phillips — MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council is pleased to bring California State Poet Laureate, Dana Gioia, to Mariposa for a free evening of poetry on Thursday, July 13. The event will be held at the Alley Beer and Wine Bar on their outdoor stage at 5027 Highway 140 in Mariposa, at 6:30 p.m. Complementing ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Independence Day Spectacular

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s annual “Independence Day Spectacular!” concert will be held on Saturday, July 1, at 7 p.m. in the Mariposa County Park Amphitheatre, located at 4998 County Park Road in Mariposa. The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra (MSO) is a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, and the MSO’s Founder and Music Director Les Marsden will conduct ...

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Power Outage In Bootjack Affects Nearly 500 Customers

MARIPOSA COUNTY —  Nearly 500 customers are without power in the Bootjack area of Mariposa County. The outage, which started at 1:53 p.m is affecting 496 households. The reason for the outage is unknown at this time, according to PG&E, but crews are assessing the situation. The estimated time for power to be restore is 5 p.m., but that could ...

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Fireworks Are Illegal In The Mountain Area

MARIPOSA – Did you know that possession of fireworks in our area can mean hefty fines and even jail time? The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) would like to remind Eastern Madera and Mariposa County residents of the very real fire danger and the consequences for the use of illegal fireworks. All fireworks, including “Safe and ...

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Fire In Bootjack Contained In Less Than 10 Minutes

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters were called out to reports of a vegetation fire in the Bootjack area, near the 3500 block of Rocky Hollow Lane. The fire was reported at about 2:32 p.m. Nine engines from Cal Fire and Mariposa County Fire, two dozers and two ground crews were dispatched, along with Air Attack, two air tankers and a helicopter. ...

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Excessive Heat Warning Extended Through Friday

MOUNTAIN AREA — As temperatures continued to climb today, the National Weather Service in Hanford extended the Excessive Heat Warning through Friday, June 23 at 11 p.m. The warning is for the San Joaquin Valley and Mariposa, Madera And Fresno County Foothills, including the cities of Oakhurst and Mariposa. Afternoon temperatures in some areas will be between 107 degrees and ...

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