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Fresno Art Museum to Reopen

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FRESNO — The Fresno Art Museum, or FAM, is excited to tell you that they are reopening for members only on the weekend of August 7 and 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.! All galleries may not be open, but there are plenty of wonderful new exhibitions for you to see! The partial reopening gives you a great reason ...

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Music on the Green: Hank Lamar and Tommy V. and the Creekers

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On August 6, Music on the Green will feature a double bill of Hank Lamar opening the show and Tommy V. and the Creekers finishing. Originally from Mariposa, Hank Lamar is a singer/songwriter who is not to be missed. His finely crafted songs, masterful finger picking, and powerful singing will have the art park captivated from the first note or ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Oak Tree Care and Maintenance During Droughts

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By Ron Allen, UC Master Gardener, Mariposa County Right now we are in the midst of extreme, widespread drought. One telltale indication is that oak trees in Mariposa County are dropping their leaves. What should one do? You don’t need to do much, but you should avoid basic mistakes. Here are some guidelines. Avoid disturbing the ground within 6 feet of ...

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Delays Expected on State Routes 49 and 140

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MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct various work next week on State Routes 49 and 140. Work is scheduled to occur as follows: Route 49 • One-way traffic control from the Madera/Mariposa County Line to Varain Road In Mariposa for road striping operations from 6:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. beginning Sunday, August 1, through Friday, ...

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Celebration of Life for Diane Lynne van Deursen

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Diane Lynne van Deursen died on July 10, 2021, in Fresno, California. She was 74 years old. Diane was born on November 1, 1946, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and graduated from Washburn High School, Minneapolis. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Minnesota and a Master in Business Administration (Management) from National University ...

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Celebration of Life for Mort Lasnik

Mort Lasnik, cake baker, cat lover, wood worker, model ship builder, stamp and coin collector, card and game player, and the Will Rogers of confections (“He never met a sweet that he did not like”), died on Saturday, July 17, 2021, at age 94. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 18, 1927, as the youngest of four boys and the ...

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Calling All Local Home Gardeners and Small Farmers!

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OAKHURST — You are invited to participate with Plant a Row and donate extra produce from your garden to be distributed to local residents in need of fresh, nutritious produce. Fresh produce donations will be accepted at Heritage House (5200 State Hwy 49N) on Mondays only from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at Manna House (5127 Charles St) Monday ...

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Celebration of Life for Margaret “Peggy” Guyett

Margaret “Peggy” Melville Guyett passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 5th, 2021. On April 5th, 1935, Peggy was born to Arthur and Nellie Melville, both immigrants from Scotland and their daughter, Anne. Peggy often told stories of her childhood, spending time at Fort Washington Golf Club where her father was a Pro, going on vacation ...

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4 Tips to Prepare a Pet-Friendly Fire Safety Plan

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After more than a year of nearly constant companionship, many pet parents are preparing to leave their pets at home while they transition back to the office. With more time away from home, it’s important for families to be prepared in the event of a fire. As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, a vast majority of pet owners (91%) said they ...

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