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How Pokémon Go Can Boost Your Business

Written by Jennifer Moss —  MOUNTAIN AREA — Yes, it’s a fad, but it’s all the rage, and many businesses are taking advantage of this crazy craze! First off, let’s define Pokémon Go: Pokémon Go is a video game played on a cell phone that places the fictional game in and around the real world, so players have to find ...

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Extreme Registration At Oakhurst Community College

OAKHURST — The State Center Community College District-wide Extreme Registration event is a one-stop shop to assist students in completing registration for the upcoming Fall 2016 semester. All new and returning students are encouraged to take advantage of the services offered. Extreme Registration will be held on Friday, July 29, from 2 to 7 p.m., and on Saturday, July 30, ...

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B. Natural And The Skylights In The Art Park

MARIPOSA — Music on the Green continues into the 2016 season, presenting live, in concert, B. Natural on Friday, July 29, and The Skylights on Saturday, July 30. Based in Mariposa, B. Natural makes their debut on the Art Park Stage, playing an eclectic and wide-ranging mix of well-loved covers and original songs in the genres of contemporary folk, pop, ...

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Attorney General Issues Consumer Alert For Pokémon Go

SACRAMENTO — Just when you thought the world couldn’t get any weirder, the California Attorney General today issued a consumer alert advising citizens to use care when playing location-based virtual games, such as the Pokémon Go treasure hunt app. Just released this month, Pokémon Go is an augmented reality application that generates a virtual treasure hunt taking place in the real ...

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Things You Need To Know About Tree Removal

CALIFORNIA —  Removing dead and dying trees has become part of every property owner’s reality, and there are important things you need to know before proceeding with any tree removal project. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) has issued these guidelines and answers questions about what you need to know before you remove — or hire ...

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Perennial Favorites Return To Music On The Green

MARIPOSA — Music on the Green continues its 25th season with free concert performances by The Trespassers on Friday July 22, and The GrassKickers on Saturday, July 23, at the Mariposa County Arts Park Stage. Hometown heroes, The Trespassers write and cover songs influenced by old-time and gypsy jazz and have been an anticipated favorite at Mariposa Evenings every season, ...

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Americana and Blues At The Mariposa Art Park

Written by Ronnie Sweeting — MARIPOSA — Music on the Green – the free summer concert series brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and its many fine sponsors – continues into the 2016 season, presenting live, in concert, Cottonwood Creek — featuring Maggie Watkins and Scott Patrick Little — on Friday, July 15, and Deja Blues on ...

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Meet Your First Responders At National Night Out

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Office of the California Highway Patrol invites the community to be part of “National Night Out,” an annual event meant to bring together law enforcement officers, first responders, and the communities they serve in an informal setting. The festivities will take place in the parking lot of the old Blockbuster store in the Old Mill Shopping ...

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Auditions For Mariposa Theatre Alliance Comedy

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Theatre Alliance, a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, is holding auditions for their upcoming production of Arsenic and Old Lace, on July 18, 19, and 20, at 7 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park Amphitheater, onstage. Rehearsals will start Sept. 6, and performances will be Oct. 7, 8, 14, 15, 16. They are casting ...

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Voice Your Opinion On PG&E Rate Increase

FRESNO — The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is holding two Public Participation Hearings in Fresno on PG&E’s 2017 General Rate Case request to increase its rates effective Jan. 1, 2017. These two free public meetings will be on Tuesday July 12, at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Fresno City Council Chambers, 2600 Fresno Street. If PG&E’s rate ...

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