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Mariposa Biomass Project Awarded $5 Million CEC Grant

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Biomass Project (MBP) is substantially closer to achieving its goal of building a 2.4 Megawatt biomass facility in the town of Mariposa. The California Energy Commission announced Friday that the Mariposa Biomass Project, with the Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) as project administrator, won a $5 million Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) grant to construct a ...

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Low Cost Rabies Clinics For Dogs, Cats, Equine

MARIPOSA — Authorities have scheduled a pair of low cost clinics to vaccinate animals in the area. The clinics are timely, since a skunk tested positive for the rabies virus in Mariposa County last week, according to the Sheriff’s Office. In order to make sure your animals are up to date on their rabies vaccine, local animal control is holding the Annual Low ...

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Inmate Apprehended After Walking Away From Work Camp

MARIPOSA – A minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) Mount Bullion Conservation Camp (CC #39) in Mariposa County on March 21 has been apprehended. Inmate Blake Castro, 31, was apprehended at approximately 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 21, by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office after a property owner notified law enforcement of a suspicious person ...

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Inmate Walks Away from Mount Bullion Camp In Mariposa

MARIPOSA – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Sierra Conservation Center (SCC) Mount Bullion Conservation Camp (CC #39) in Mariposa County today. Inmate Blake Castro, 31, was reported missing during an inmate count Monday, Mar. 20. He was last seen at 2 a.m. this morning in his ...

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Register Now For CoyoteFest Exhibits And Car Show

Written by Dale Silverman — COULTERVILLE — Spring has just arrived, and CoyoteFest on Sept. 23 seems far away, but for hand-crafters and cottage industry entrepreneurs looking for places to exhibit their wares, now is the time to plan where you will be in the fall! The coyotefest.org website’s 2017 online exhibitor registration is open and ready for you to ...

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Alcohol And Tobacco More Available Than Milk And Fresh Fruit

MARIPOSA – Recently released research shows that in Mariposa County the availability of e-cigarettes and vaping devices has increased by 65% since 2013. This finding is part of new research released on the availability and marketing of tobacco products, alcohol, condoms and healthy and unhealthy food options in California stores that sell tobacco. Throughout California, health advocates held 13 press events ...

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CASA Of Mariposa Offers Training For Child Advocates

MARIPOSA — CASA of Mariposa County is looking for volunteers for their child advocacy program. CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates. Child Advocates are assigned a child involved in the foster care system. By getting to know the child, an advocate can speak for him or her when the child might be too frightened or intimidated to tell a judge what ...

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AAUW Program: Exploring China With Brian Moczygemba

MARIPOSA — The local Mariposa branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a talk, “Exploring the Education and Culture of China,” presented by Brian Moczygemba on Thursday, Mar. 9 at the Miner’s Roadhouse 140. The program is free and open to the public. The presentation begins at 4:30 p.m. Moczygemba’s website displays the following quote from T.S. Eliot: ...

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Winter Storm Warning For Sierra Nevada Mountains

SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS — The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow in the Sierra from Yosemite to Kings Canyon. The heavy snow warning is in effect from 10 p.m. Saturday to 10 p.m Sunday, with snow expected to begin Saturday evening and become heavy at times Sunday morning and afternoon, diminishing Sunday ...

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Missing Toddler Found In Mariposa

MARIPOSA — What began as a heart-wrenching report ended happily today when a missing toddler was located safely in Mariposa. At 8:39 a.m. this morning, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a two-and-a-half-year-old boy named Hayden who was missing in the Oak Grove area of Mariposa County. The toddler had reportedly been seen last in the 4000 block ...

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