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Get the Latest News From the Fresno Art Museum!

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Members Only Event! Don’t miss Chester Arnold’s Artist Studio Tour LIVE via Zoom from his Sonoma County studio! Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 at 12 noon! Learn more about the artist by clicking here. The retrospective exhibition entitled Reports to the Contrary: A Persistent Vision – Paintings 1971-2021 by Chester Arnold at the Fresno Art Museum opens on Feb. 5 and runs ...

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Recipe of the Week: A Cheesy Winter Warm-Up

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One of the easiest ways to warm up at the end of a winter day – both inside and out – is by sharing a comforting ravioli meal with loved ones. Getting your whole family to the table can be surprisingly easy when a savory dish like Cheesy Spinach Ravioli awaits. Cheesy Spinach Ravioli Prep time: 10 minutes Total time: ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Winter Gardening With a Greenhouse

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Ron Allen, UC Master Gardener, Mariposa County By using a greenhouse, a home gardener can extend the growing season into the chilly winter months. In Mariposa County, a typical small greenhouse can provide temperatures that are 10-15F warmer than outside ambient air. This is a sufficient bump in warmth to keep late season vegetables growing and protect sensitive landscape and ...

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PG&E Offering to Remove Leftover Wood Debris From Wildfires

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SAN FRANCISCO — In response to customer and community feedback, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is offering customers free removal of large-diameter wood from trees that were cut down for safety during the company’s 2021 wildfire response. As PG&E worked to quickly and safely restore power during the 2021 wildfire season, crews inspected and cut down hazardous trees that ...

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Caltrans Traffic Advisory

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various operations on State Routes 49 and 140 next week in Mariposa County. Work is scheduled to be performed as follows: Route 49 Single-lane closure at various locations from the Mariposa/Madera County Line to Route 140 for guardrail work beginning Monday, January 31, through Friday, February 4, 2022, from ...

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Celebration of Life for George Waldemar Oja

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George Waldemar Oja 1924 – 2022 George Waldemar Oja passed away on January 18, 2022, after a short illness. He was born in rural Maine on February 17, 1924, to Finnish immigrants Valentin and Tynne Oja. It was a difficult childhood. The family dealt with continuing poverty, losing their home and all their belongings to a fire when George was ...

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Celebration of Life for Dwayne Byron Darling

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Dwayne Byron Darling 1936 – 2022 Dwayne Byron Darling of Ahwahnee passed away in his residence on January 17, 2022, at the age of 85, after a long and complicated battle with congestive heart failure. He proudly served overseas in the 82nd, 101st, & 111th Airborne. Then upon leaving the Army, he served as a reservist to the National Guard. ...

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College Benefits Highlighted in New Study

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SACRAMENTO — California’s community colleges generate $128.2 billion in economic activity, an amount equal to approximately 4.2% of California’s total gross state product, according to a new study that examined a wide range of factors such as payroll, job creation and alumni’s improved standard of living. “This study validates the clear fact that California’s community colleges are an investment playing ...

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Get the Latest News From the Fresno Art Museum!

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FAM will be closed January 13 – February 4, 2022, for exhibition changeover. New exhibitions will open Saturday and Sunday, February 5-6, 2022, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop (from the Bank of America Collection) Ansel Adams: 120 Years (from the Permanent Collection) Reports to the Contrary: A Persistent Vision — Paintings 1971-2021 by Chester Arnold Continuing: Art of the Word ...

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2022 Healthy Air Living Kids’ Calendar Now Available

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The District’s annual calendar, designed to educate and inspire the public to live a Healthy Air Life and reduce air pollution in the San Joaquin Valley, is a full-color, bilingual wall calendar, featuring clean-air messages and drawings of students from throughout the San Joaquin Valley. The District takes great pride in congratulating the following talented kids featured in this year’s ...

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