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Celebration Of Life For Fred Borland

Born May 9, 1947, in Newport, Rhode Island, Fred grew up in a military family along with his two sisters. His family came out west to the Bay Area when he was a kid. He was always ambitious…riding his bike to the baseball field to manually change cards during a game. Delivering newspapers and even managing a movie theater, all ...

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Music On The Green’s Final Concert Of The Summer

MARIPOSA — The last weekend of Music on the Green – the free summer concert series brought to you by the Mariposa County Arts Council and its many fine sponsors – wraps up the 2019 season featuring two of the best ever presented on the Art Park Stage in historic downtown Mariposa: Good Medicine & Friends on Friday, August 23, ...

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SNO’s Newest Contributor Nick Schneider Invites You To Get An Equity Analysis And Debt Management Checkup

When was your last financial checkup? Getting regular checkups is a great practice. You have your annual physical with your doctor. You get your car’s oil change done regularly. Why not do the same for your personal finances? Interest rates have recently fallen to 3-year lows, so now might be a good time to look at your finances and see ...

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Wine In The Woods Returns To The Tenaya Lodge In Yosemite

FISH CAMP — September is California Wine Month, and outdoor-loving food and wine enthusiasts can celebrate in the High Sierras with small-lot wines, artisanal food, and live music at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite’s third annual Wine in the Woods. Due to the popularity of last year’s event, the resort is offering two dates to choose from this Fall: August 24th ...

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Sierra/Eastside Prioritization Meeting and Walking Tour

NORTH FORK — The Sierra/Eastside Prioritization Working Group of the Governor’s Forest Management Task Force met Friday, August 9, in North Fork, for their monthly meeting to discuss project prioritization and collaborative conservation in the Sierra and Eastern California. After the meeting, participants were led on a walking tour of the North Fork Mill Site by American Forests’ California State ...

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Gaines Fire: Morning Update

Fire repellent air drop

MARIPOSA:  The Gaines Fire, which began earlier yesterday in Mariposa County, has so far burned 1300 acres. Containment is at 15 percent. Per the Mariposa County Sheriff’s office, there is an evacuation advisory for the following locations: Pendola Garden Rd. Corbett Creek Gold Dust Lane Old Toll from Hornitos to Pendola Gardens Rd. Hwy 49 from Bear Valley Rd. to ...

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Gaines Fire: Evening Update

Helicopter dropping water on Gaines fire.

MARIPOSA:  The Gaines Fire, which began earlier today in Marioposa County, has so far burned 1300 acres. Containment is at five percent. There is an evacuation advisory for the following locations: Hwy 49 from Bear Valley Rd. to Pendola Gardens Rd. Bear Valley Rd Hwy 49 to Hunters Valley Road. Corbitt Springs. At this time, the following resources have been ...

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Mountain Money: SNO’s Newest Blog

Hi everybody and welcome to Mountain Money, the newest blog here at SNO, where our main goals are to help you make some money and have some fun, maybe without leaving the comfort of your own home. Now, living up here in the mountains like we do it can sometimes be really hard to find work, as all the good ...

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Mariposa Hit By Second Vegetation Fire In Two Days

Mariposa fire.

MARIPOSA – Emergency fire crews have responded to a new vegetation fire burning at Mount Gaines Road and Bear Valley Road in Mariposa County this afternoon. UPDATE:  Bear Valley Road closed from SR-49 to Mt. Gaines due to the Gaines Fire. Fire advisement (potential for evacuation) has been issued for the following locations: Pendola Garden Rd. Corbett Creek Gold Dust ...

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Thursday’s Hunter Fire In Mariposa Grows To 423 Acres Before Being 100% Contained By Fire Crews

Hunter fire, as seen from a distance.

MARIPOSA – Crews responded to a vegetation fire burning at Bear Valley Road and Cotton Creek Road, near Snelling, in Mariposa County yesterday afternoon. The fire grew to 423 acres before being contained by fire crews. Fire fighters were first called out at about 2:15 p.m yesterday afternoon. Multiple agencies responded, including Cal Fire and the Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit. Also dispatched ...

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