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Minarets Student Raising Money For Cancer Research

O’NEALS — The Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and money for patients affected by cancer, patients’ families, and research. The LLS chooses students from all throughout the Central Valley based on the leadership skills they demonstrate. I was lucky enough to be nominated as the LLS Student Of the Year, which means I will ...

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Slim’s Koffee Shak Is Closing Both Locations

OAKHURST — After nearly seven years in business, Slim’s Koffee Shak in North Fork is closing its doors at the end of business today. The Oakhurst location will also be closing today after a 2-1/2 year run in the Silver Creek Center. The shop in Mariposa closed about two months ago when the building was sold and the new owners ...

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Know A Woman Who Needs HOW Now?

MOUNTAIN AREA — Organizers behind a local nonprofit who specialize in lifting women up one woman at a time are now looking for the public’s help to identify their next recipient. Thanks to the humility of a nominated person who declined the group’s largess, Helping One Woman (HOW) needs a woman to help. “Our recipient for our January dinner lost ...

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Mariposa Arts Council Exhibits Married Artists’ Work

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to the opening reception of UNION: Work from the Treetop Gallery’s Married Artists on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Treetop Gallery located in historic downtown Mariposa. This special exhibition will feature the work of painter Charlotte Hoffman and photographer David Hoffman, ceramicists Patti and Malcolm ...

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Mariposa Man Killed In Highway 140 Crash Identified

MARIPOSA —  The man who was killed when his vehicle crashed off Highway 140 near Briceburg Road yesterday has been identified by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. Barry Price, 72, lost his life when his pickup lost traction on the icy road and rolled into the Merced River yesterday morning. For the original story on the accident, click here.

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Festive Holiday Concert

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) 16th Season Festive Holiday Concert will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School. The MSO is a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, Inc. The concert features British composer Sir Edward Elgar’s landmark “Variations on an Original Theme – Enigma.” The ...

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Mariposa Man Dies After Crashing Into Merced River

MARIPOSA — A single-vehicle accident on Highway 140 between Yosemite and Mariposa has claimed the life of the driver. At about 7:45 a.m. this morning, a 72-year-old Mariposa man was eastbound on Highway 140 about 2-1/2 miles east of Briceburg Road when he lost traction on the icy road, according to CHP. He then lost control of the Ford F250, ...

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Young Masters Youth Exhibition Now Accepting Entries

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council is now accepting submissions for their annual Young Masters Youth Exhibition, scheduled for February at the Treetop Gallery. This annual exhibition provides youth in Mariposa an opportunity to express their ideas, narratives and inspirations, and share them with their community through their own piece of visual artwork. This year’s theme “Animals” invites Mariposa’s ...

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IRS Warns Of Scam Targeting Hotmail Users

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers and tax professionals of a new email scam targeting Hotmail users that is being used to steal personal and financial information. The phishing email subject line reads: “Internal Revenue Service Email No. XXXX | We’re processing your request soon | TXXXXXX-XXXXXXXX.” The email leads taxpayers to sign in to a fake ...

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Local Firefighters Respond To Major SoCal Fires

MARIPOSA — More than 90 personnel from the Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) of Cal Fire have been sent to Southern California to assist with the massive firefighting efforts. They join the ranks of more than 5,700 firefighters currently on the front lines as six major wildfires continue their devastation from Ventura to San Diego County, forcing nearly 200,000 people from their ...

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