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Wind Event Warning In Yosemite

Important Message From Yosemite National Park YOSEMITE – A high wind warning is in effect starting today, Tuesday March 23, 2021, from 1 pm until tomorrow at 5 am. The forecast calls for wind gusts up to 45 mph in Yosemite Valley, 35 mph in Wawona, and 70 mph at higher elevations. Damaging winds may blow down trees and power ...

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Mariposa County Library

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Library offers a variety of online resources that you can access from within the library or from the comfort of home. These resources are completely free to access and use and are full of helpful information and programs. If you are home schooling or have students the library offers Encyclopedia Britannica which is a comprehensive ...

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Chukchansi Gold Job Fair

Managers will be making offers on the spot; bring resume, mask and dress for success  COARSEGOLD, CA – Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino will host a job fair on Tuesday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the goal of immediately filling approximately 100 part- and full-time positions at the property. The job fair will take place in the ...

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Be Prepared as Bears Emerge From Hibernation

The US Forest Service is reminding visitors to the the Sierra National Forest and locals who live near to be aware and prepared as bears emerge from hibernation Clovis, CA., – The Sierra National Forest (SNF) provides important habitat to black bears and other wildlife. It is important to always be “Bear Aware” and wary. Learning about bears helps you ...

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Cheesy Asparagus Tarts

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The perfect recipe for spring: Cheesy Asparagus Tarts in less than an hour. You can almost feel spring in the air, and with the warmer weather comes delicious, delectable foods. From casseroles to fresh fruits and wholesome vegetables, a change of season offers something to look forward to for nearly every foodie. A spring dish that is sure to impress ...

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Yosemite Renaissance 36 Exhibit

While the Yosemite Museum is presently closed, the 36th annual Yosemite Renaissance exhibit will open in Oakhurst today, Friday, March 19 at Yosemite Gateway Art Center.    OAKHURST, CA – The Yosemite Renaissance exhibition is an annual exhibit that offers an opportunity for artists inspired by nature and the California Sierra Nevada region to display and promote their art. For over ...

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Tesoro Viejo Wins Two National Awards

Tesoro Viejo wins two national awards in prestigious awards program MADERA, CA – Tesoro Viejo – Madera County’s newest master-planned community – was recently awarded two Silver Awards at The National Sales and Marketing Awards (known as “The Nationals”) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).  The community was recognized for Best Master Planned Community of the Year and ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Adding Native Plants in Spring

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By Ron Allen, UC Master Gardener, Mariposa County Although autumn is generally the best time to add native plants to your landscape, spring is the next best time. Choosing a planting site is important. Fire-prone plants such as manzanitas, pines and plants with resinous leaves and stems should be located well away from structures. Toyon and Redbud are fire-resistant, look ...

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Adopt-A-Senior: Class of 2021

Submitted by Jessica McGrail and Priya Cheema, Student Journalists for Minarets Press The “Adopt-a-Senior” event is back up and running for this year’s senior class! As of Feb. 21, 2021, Courtney Herrera, the organizer, has set up a new Facebook group for the Class of 2021 for any senior in the mountain community. For those interested in getting involved, parents ...

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Pet of the Week: Charlie the Dog

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Hello, I’m Charlie. I could give you a glowing report about what a perfect little guy I am, but since I am also humble I will let my foster Mom sing my praises when you call about me. I am a 10-year-old Cocker mix and just the perfect size for a lap. I like everyone…big people, little people, dogs and even cats are OK. My foster Mom takes me for a long ...

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