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Missing At-Risk Teen Found With Help of New Technology

MARIPOSA – The new technology implemented by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office proved its worth last night when it played a vital role in locating a missing, at-risk teen. During the evening of Thursday, Jan. 29, a 15-year-old autistic boy was reported missing by his parents. The boy was last seen at the Mariposa County High School where he is ...

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Audubon Society Presents "Green Fire"

MARIPOSA – The Yosemite Area Audubon Society (YAAS) and Melissa Odell, partner biologist with Point Blue Conservation Science and the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Mariposa, will host a screening of the Emmy Award-winning feature-length documentary Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time, on Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Mariposa Methodist Church parish hall in downtown ...

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Mariposa County Addresses Measles Outbreak

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about the recent outbreak of measles and advising those who visited certain locations in Fresno recently and have not had the disease or the vaccination to take steps to prevent infection. A measles case in a man in his 40’s was confirmed on Jan. 27, 2015 in nearby Fresno County. ...

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Engineers Without Borders Talk Clean Water

MARIPOSA – Something most Americans take for granted is clean water. In June of 2014, five members of the Tierney family of Mariposa traveled to the Amazon in Peru and learned just how vital it really is when they helped install clean water systems in two remote jungle villages. The public is invited to attend a presentation on their experiences ...

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Find Out What Plants Talk About

MARIPOSA – Unable to produce its own food, the dodder vine must live entirely off a host plant. It finds its “prey” by “sniffing” out the chemical scents released by the leaves of nearby plants, and can sneak up on its favorites, even if there’s a less-desirable plant closer.

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Cat Stuck In A Tree For 5 Days Needs Help

MARIPOSA COUNTY – When Linus the cat went missing last Friday off Harris Road in Ponderosa Basin, her owner Patrick looked everywhere for his beloved pet, but to no avail. Then, on Monday night he began hearing her cries, but in the dense fog, he was unable to locate where the sounds were coming from. Today, he was finally able ...

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Rat Pack Fundraiser Features Live Music

MIDPINES – Prepare to look your Sinatra-style best and show some sassy moves on the dance floor, as the folks at Mountain Crisis Services invite all to their annual fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Yosemite Bug Rustic Mountain Resort in Midpines. They’ve got a lot of fifties-themed excitement in store at the event they’re calling “Come Dance with ...

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Master Gardener Of The Year Honored

MARIPOSA – Ingrid Angelini has been named Mariposa Master Gardener of the Year for her many contributions to the University of California-affiliated volunteer organization. She created the wall-size display for the Mariposa County Fair, which showed the history of the Cooperative Extension program, the parent of Master Gardeners.

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Free Workshop On Tree Pruning

CATHEYS VALLEY – It’s time to sign up for the annual, free, home-orchard pruning demonstration presented by the Mariposa Master Gardeners. Maxwell Norton, Merced County Director and Farm Advisor, conducts the class, explaining why you need to do it, how to do it, and the right tools to use.

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Yosemite Area Audubon Society Birds of Peru

MARIPOSA – The Yosemite Area Audubon Society invites foothill residents and visitors to enjoy an evening of fun, adventure and entertainment with Matthew Matthiessen, a captivating storyteller and world-class photographer. Matthiessen will be hosting a stunning slide presentation on the birds of Peru. This program is a visual treat featuring many rare and colorful species, and will be presented at ...

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