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Play For The Day: Mariposa Anime-Comic Con

MARIPOSA — Looking for something fantastic to do with the family this weekend? Check out the Mariposa Anime-Comic Con on Sunday, Aug. 19. Billed as a kiddo-friendly event, there’s no charge for children 12 and under. The event takes place at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Best of all? At the heart of this con is ...

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Fork Fire Burning On Road 274 In North Fork

NORTH FORK — Firefighters were called out to two fires burning along Road 274 north of Putney Place this afternoon. Just after 1:30 p.m., crews responded to what was reported as a series of small fires along the west side of the road. The first unit at scene reported two fires burning in grass and brush at a moderate rate ...

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Search For Missing Hiker Last Seen Near Yosemite

YOSEMITE — Authorities with the National Park Service are searching for a missing man who was last seen near Yosemite National Park. Scott Tenczar was at the Bridgeport Ranger Station on Wednesday, July 25. Tenczar, 48, is described as an experienced hiker who knows the area well. Yosemite National Park reports say he planned to backpack from Robinson Creek to Crown ...

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Ladies Of The Lakes Blood Drive

COARSEGOLD — Ladies of the Lakes and the Central Valley Blood Bank will host a Blood Drive at the Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone planning to donate is reminded to hydrate well and eat prior to giving blood. Donors are then invited to sit for a while in the resting ...

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One-Way Traffic Control On Hwy 41 And Hwy 49

MOUNTAIN AREA — Heads up when it comes to construction and paving delays on parts of Highway 41 and Highway 49, expected to last until early fall in some areas. Caltrans, in cooperation with Robert J. Frank Construction, announces one-way traffic control on State Route 41 near the community of Fish Camp in Mariposa County over the next three weeks, ...

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Jaws On The Lake For Miller’s Movie Night

BASS LAKE — Miller’s Landing Resort invites everyone to the Summer Outdoor Movie Series, as it continues on Friday, Aug. 10 with the 1975 classic, Jaws, directed by Steven Spielberg. A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a ...

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New Tech Business In North Fork

NORTH FORK — A local woman has started a company that she says is unique to the region. A 30-year resident of North Fork, Cynthia Elm is a statistics professor at Clovis Community College, teaching students how to apply programming and statistics to solve business problems. When she went looking for a data analytics company in the area and couldn’t ...

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The Song Of The River Ends Not At Her Banks

“The song of the river ends not at her banks, but in the hearts of those who have loved her.”  — Buffalo Joe MARIPOSA — The first time Steve ever set foot on the property, he didn’t really set foot. He was just a baby, one year old, riding on his father’s shoulders. That was nearly 70 years ago. Ever ...

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District Will Offer Child Care Before And After School

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) is planning to open child care programs at each of the elementary campuses and adjacent to the high school for enrolled students and employees’ children beginning this fall, the Interim Superintendent’s office announced today. District Administration has posted a survey on the district webpage, as well as hard copy surveys, at each school ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Aug. 5

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, July 30, to Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. Coarsegold theft On Monday, July 30 at 9:31 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 28000 block of Hwy 41 regarding theft. Report written and case closed. North Fork threats  On Monday, July 30 at ...

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