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Mariposa County Has New Emergency Alert System

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has now initiated the final phase of their new Emergency Notification System NIXLE. This new system can incorporate voice home phones, cell phones, email and text messages. The Sheriff will use this system to notify residents of emergency situations that can impact you and your family such as fire evacuations, weather emergencies, ...

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Pick An Apple, Save A Bear

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park will hold the 16th annual Apple Picking Event on Wednesday, July 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Curry Village in Yosemite Valley. This is an annual event that was started in an effort to help reduce bear-human contact in the park by removing non-native food sources, and to “Help Keep Yosemite’s Bears Wild.” ...

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Join The Willow Creek Tour

NORTH FORK – The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association Summer Tour series continues on Saturday, July 26 with the Willow Creek Tour. Join Marcia Freedman, author of “Willow Creek History” as she shares some of the history of the Willow Creek area. Take a short walk to Chilcoot Lake and then hike down to the confluence of Chilcoot Creek and ...

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Speaker Addresses Property, Water And Public Land Rights

Submitted by Jannai Pero OAKHURST – The public is invited to the Oakhurst / Coarsegold Tea Party Action Meeting on Tuesday, July 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the Best Western Yosemite Gateway Inn Restaurant, 40530 Highway 41 in Oakhurst. “This is not a partisan topic,” say organizers, who invite everyone to hear guest speaker Debbie Bacigalupi detailing the “history, political, ...

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See Portugal From A River Boat

Jack and Kay Good and the Coarsegold Historical Society invite interested travelers to join them on another fabulous trip, this time to Portugal. After a very successful trip to Holland & Belgium in April, many of their travelers have express an interest in river-boating in Portugal. Based upon their interest, they have started a new group trip to “Portugal & ...

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Oakhurst Honorary Mayor Announced Tonight

OAKHURST – Today is the day Oakhurst learns who will take on the job of Honorary Mayor for the next year. Michael Costa, Mathew Sands and Zona Cahill have been working hard to raise the most money for their selected charities, and today at Yosemite Bank, from 5 to 7 p.m., everyone is invited to enjoy ice cold beverages and ...

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Volunteers Needed For Pet Food Bank

OAKHURST – Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply’s non-profit pet food bank will have its first food distribution Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. Proof of need, proof of current vaccinations and proof of spay/neuter is required, although food will be distributed on this first go-round with just proof of need*.

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North Fork School Welcomes New Staff Members

NORTH FORK – After the retirement of several teachers at the end of the 2013-14 school year, the North Fork School will be welcoming three new teachers this fall. Katie Kelly joins the staff as the 7th / 8th grade Math and Science teacher. She comes from Mariposa and lives in North Fork with her family. Husband Bob teaches at ...

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Free Book Download From Local Author

Local author, columnist and former DJ and producer Peter Cavanaugh is offering a free download of his book Local DJ until midnight on Wednesday, July 9. At the age of sixteen in 1957, Peter C. Cavanaugh enjoyed a 58 percent total audience share on his hometown station, WNDR in Syracuse, New York. Decades later, he wrote Local DJ – a ...

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Celebrity Bartenders Tonight At Crab Cakes

OAKHURST – Tonight from 5 to 9 p.m., meet celebrity bartenders and help finish the restoration of the Little Church on the Hill. Roman and Laura Zabicki have graciously allowed the use of their facilities at Crab Cakes and Roaman’s Bar, where Rev. David Sebastian, Fr. Gordon Kamai and Fr. D. O. Kelley (Michael Costa), will be assisted by actual ...

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