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Dove Fire Now 100 Percent Contained

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters made excellent progress on the Dove Fire overnight, and officials now report the fire is 100 percent contained at an estimated 50 acres. Crews will continue to work on hot spots throughout today and tomorrow. Heavy timber and down fuel will require substantial mop-up work. There are no aircraft over the fire today. Approximately 100 personnel ...

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Dove Fire Now 50 Percent Contained

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Crews continue their suppression work on the Dove Fire, burning in the Jerseydale area of Mariposa County. The fire is now reported to be 50 percent contained and holding at just over 70 acres, according to the Incident Commander. The fire, which started just after noon on Tuesday, June 7, is burning on the Sierra National Forest, ...

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Two Fires Burning In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Just after noon today, reports began coming in of a fire in the Jerseydale area of Mariposa County, just north of Bootjack and Darrah Road near the Jerseydale Fire Station north of Wild Dove Lane. Once the first personnel arrived at scene, they reported the fire at about one-half acre, burning in heavy timber with lots of ...

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Video Shows First Moments Of Dove Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — SNO reader Brian Bissmeyer was standing at the Jerseydale Fire Station as smoke from the Dove Fire was billowing up from the mountain in the early moments of the incident. Brian sent us this 50 seconds of video footage from before any response was in the air. As of 4 p.m. there are 100 personnel assigned to ...

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Music In The Meadow Festival Saturday

COARSEGOLD – Grab a blanket and chairs, a hat and sunglasses, and prepare to truly enjoy an afternoon of Music in the Meadow, as the Coarsegold Historical Society hosts its 12th annual festival on the Coarsegold Museum Grounds. The action takes place on Saturday, Jun. 4 from noon to 4 p.m., and the cost is $10 per person, with proceeds ...

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Motorcycle Blessing And Run for Helping Hands

OAKHURST — Bikers for Christ’s tenth Annual Bike Blessing and Run will be held Saturday, Jun. 4 at Mountain Christian Center. The Bike Blessing will begin at 10 a.m. and includes a free pancake breakfast that starts an hour earlier at 9 a.m. The Blessing is followed by a Benefit Run at 10:30 a.m. ending at Bass Lake. There is ...

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Scam Alert – Five Things The IRS Will Never Do

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has issued a warning to taxpayers about bogus phone calls from IRS impersonators demanding payment for a non-existent tax, the “Federal Student Tax.” Even though the tax deadline has come and gone, scammers continue to use varied strategies to trick people, in this first case — students. In this newest twist, they try to ...

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Free Senior Scam Stopper Seminar

OAKHURST — According to one investor survey, more than seven million older Americans – that’s one out of every five citizens over the age of 65 – have already been victimized by a financial swindle. Now, there’s something proactive to be done about it. The public is invited to attend a free Senior Scam Stopper Seminar on Friday, Jun. 10 ...

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Sure Sign Of Summer – Music On The Green In Mariposa

Written by Ronnie Sweeting — MARIPOSA — Now in it’s 25th year, the free summer concert series, Music on the Green kicks off the 2016 season with a weekend of electric blues, presenting Soul Galaxy on Friday, June 3, and on Saturday, June 4, it’s Steve Johnson & Those BobTones. The series is brought to you by The Mariposa County ...

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