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Marijuana Grows Destroyed in Mariposa County

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office was busy last week dealing with large marijuana grows in Mariposa County. On Thursday, May 30, the Sheriff’s Office investigated a large marijuana garden located on private property in the area of the Mormon Bar community.

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Yosemite High Welders Capture 2nd At State Finals

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School’s FFA welding team recently captured 2nd Place overall in a state competition involving teams from 14 other schools, pitting 4 Yosemite students against more than 75 other individuals from across California. Hard work has paid off. 2013 Yosemite High students and FFA members, including seniors Ryan Ellis, Chaz Timms and Danny Loncor, and sophomore Jonathon ...

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Three National Parks in Three Days

Written by Tina Buell for Trekaroo.com I have lived in California for 28 years, but never visited any of its national parks. When the opportunity presented itself to visit three parks in three days via the Majestic Mountain Loop, I jumped at the chance. As a national park virgin, I literally had no idea what to expect. And, as a ...

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Veterans Monument Dedicated At Oakhurst Lutheran

OAKHURST – Oakhurst Lutheran will hold its 4th annual Flag Day Celebration on June 14, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at Oakhurst Lutheran, 39255 Black Rd across Rd 426 from PG&E, as this year’s Celebration will include the dedication of the recently completed Veterans’ Memorial Monument.

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Free Comedy Show At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – Stand-up comedian Torio Van Grol, former resident of Bass Lake, is putting on a free comedy show at the Pines Resort, Lakeview Room on June 14. “We are bringing up an amazing headlining comedian who has been on Comedy Central and NBC’s Last Comic Standing,” says Van Grol. “If all goes well, it will lead to a ...

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Rape Suspect Nabbed With Help From Public

CATHEYS VALLEY – On Tuesday, May 21, at 9:43 a.m. Mariposa County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Catheys Valley area to investigate a third party report of a domestic violence incident. Deputies arrived shortly thereafter and contacted the reported female victim who told deputies that she had been physically beaten by her co-habitating boyfriend, Martin Guerrero Jr., age 42.

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Friday At Fresno Flats Features Sierra Ambulance

OAKHURST – Ed Guzman, General Manager of the Sierra Ambulance, will be the featured speaker on Friday at Fresno Flats on June 14. Sierra Ambulance has provided life-saving services to residents of Eastern Madera County since 1964. Ed Guzman will speak about the paramedic services provided by the Sierra Ambulance and how our communities benefit from these services.

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North Fork Visitor's Center Open House Friday

NORTH FORK – The newest addition to downtown North Fork will open their doors on Friday, May 24, from 10 to 11 a.m. and welcome folks to stop in and see what’s happening. The North Fork Visitor’s Center is ready for business at 33037 Road 222, next to North Fork Hardware. Their first full day will be Saturday, May 25, ...

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Yosemite Tour Company Earns Award

OAKHURST – Discover Yosemite, a tour company specializing in guided excursions to Yosemite and surrounding attractions, was honored with the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. “I got the email from Trip Advisor this morning ...

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Veterans Honored In North Fork Monday

NORTH FORK – North Fork will celebrate Memorial Day with two observances on Monday, May 27. The first will take place at the Military Wall at Gas ‘n Stuff at 12 noon. Everyone is invited to attend, and anyone who wears a uniform, past or present, is encouraged to wear it on this day, from Scouts to Vets. The ceremony ...

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