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Mariposa Summer Concert Series

Submitted by Cara Goger, Executive Director, Mariposa County Arts Council MARIPOSA – The summer concert series – Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings – brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and it’s many fine sponsors, begins its 24th season with free concert performances by The Trespassers on Friday June 5, and Green Machine on Saturday, June 6, at the ...

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Crash During Morning Commute On Hwy 41

MADERA COUNTY – A three-vehicle accident at the Rocky Cut on Highway 41 closed the roadway in both directions for over an hour this morning. CHP, EMTs and fire department personnel responded to reports of a crash just north of the 22-Mile House at 7:41 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27. According to CHP, one vehicle apparently hit the rock wall, ...

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Ribbon Cutting At New Sheriff's Office

MADERA COUNTY – County officials and law enforcement from several different agencies gathered at the new Madera County Sheriff’s Office facility on Falcon Drive on Tuesday for the official ribbon cutting. The new 27,500-square-foot headquarters building sits on two-and-a-half acres and was made possible through a public-private partnership with Spencer Enterprises, Inc. The state-of-the-art facility allows for the consolidation of ...

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Auditions For Fresno Ballet's "The Nutcracker"

FRESNO – Open auditions for student roles in Fresno Ballet Theatre’s 2015 production of “The Nutcracker,” sponsored by Valley Performing Arts Council (VPAC), will be held Saturday, June 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the dance studio of the music building at California State University, Fresno. Roles are available for male and female dance students of all experience ...

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Bosnians Learn About U.S. National Parks

On May 17, Amarildo Mulić welcomed visitors to Una National Park in northwestern Bosnia I Herzegovina for the European Day of Parks. They had returned only a few days earlier from a two week international study tour of Yosemite and Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park and Sequoia National Forest & Monument.

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NFL Quarterback Speaks About Depression

FRESNO – Former Detroit Lions Quarterback Eric Hipple will be sharing his personal experiences with depression, stigma and surviving his son’s suicide on Friday, May 28, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. This free event is taking place as part of the Department of Behavioral Health’s outreach recognizing May as Mental Health Matters Month and is funded through Mental Health Services ...

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Major Injury Accident At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – A collision between a pickup and a motorcycle this morning closed down Road 222 on the south shore of Bass Lake for nearly two hours, and resulted in major injuries to one driver. At 10:40 a.m. on Monday, May 24, Russ Jorzig, 66, of Oakhurst, was northbound on a Harley Davidson near “The Way of the Mono” ...

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Busy Weekend Expected In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park anticipates an extremely busy Memorial Day weekend. Its been a very busy year so far and the park expects high visitation, especially from Friday afternoon until Sunday. Visitors are strongly urged to avoid arriving during the peak hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arriving early, or late in the afternoon are the best ways ...

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Master Gardeners Welcome New Volunteers

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Cooperative Extension proudly announces the graduation and certification of nine new volunteer Master Gardeners, plus three from Merced County. Course work began in January 2015 and continued through May 13 – graduation day. All trainees completed 75 hours of intense classroom instruction from a variety of horticultural experts and successfully passed a comprehensive final examination.

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Still Time To Register For Bass Lake Triathlon And 5k Run/Walk

Submitted by Kim Lawson, Director of PR & Media, Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau BASS LAKE – Excitement builds as athletes prepare to dive into the crystal waters of Bass Lake at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 30, to kick off the first phase of the 5th Annual Bass Lake Classic Triathlon. After a competitive swim through clear mountain waters, participants ...

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