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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Spring Concerts

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) 15th Season continues as its Spring Concert is performed twice – on Saturday, Apr. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School, and again the next day as a special 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Apr. 30 in the Majestic Yosemite Hotel (formerly the Ahwahnee) in Yosemite National ...

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Hazard Tree Removal Assistance For Mariposa Co. Residents

MARIPOSA —  The Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) has a new program to assist residents in need of financial support to remove hazardous dead trees that threaten their homes. Assistance is intended to first serve low income households who are unable to afford the cost of removing hazardous trees with their own resources. Assistance will be provided to moderate ...

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Multiple Sclerosis Run, Walk, And Bike-a-thon

Submitted by Debbie Sue Wass — MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County 4-H Citizenship project is planning their 6th annual Multiple Sclerosis Bike-a-Thon for Sunday, Apr. 23. This event is open to the public and all ages are invited to participate. New this year, we are including Runners and Walkers. The 10-mile course starts in Catheys Valley at the corner of ...

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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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Yosemite Audubon Field Trip: Merced River Canyon to Yosemite

MOUNTAIN AREA — Yosemite Audubon invites interested parties to a field trip that covers the Merced River Canyon and with stops, makes it all the way to Yosemite. If you’d like to come along, meet in Mariposa at 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot that’s next to the museum and across from the post office. The activity takes place on Saturday, Mar. ...

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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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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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Mariposa Rotary Memorial Scholarships

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club invites graduating seniors to apply for memorial scholarships by visiting their website at www.mariposarotary.org and filling out the appropriate paperwork to get started. Memorial scholarships are available to all graduating seniors at Mariposa County High School and home schooled students who are Mariposa County residents. Several Rotarians have lost children and the club desires ...

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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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