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Over the Garden Fence: Direct Seeding

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By Bob Labozetta (UC Master Gardener, Mariposa) Some plants just don’t lend themselves to indoor seeding and later transplanting. They prefer to start and finish in the same place. This is usually due to having a delicate root system. Beans, beets, carrots, corn, cucumbers, lettuce, melons, peas, radish, scallions, spinach, squash, swiss chard, turnips, zucchini prefer direct seeding. There are ...

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Annual Fresno State Campus Festival Celebrates 47 years With Activities Via Digital Platforms

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FRESNO — The three-day Vintage Days festival has shifted again this year to host performances and activities online for the community from April 16 through 18. The student committee behind the festival announced on Feb. 19 that in-person festivities would be canceled for the second year in alignment with public health advisories. Vintage Days, an annual campus festival in its ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Rod Serling

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By Sal Maccarone On August 25, 1934 Philo Farnsworth (1906-1971) held the first public viewing of his all electric television in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While he was not the only inventor working on this far-out concept, he was the first and only one to offer a complete system for both sending and receiving live images. It would be another seven years ...

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Mariposa County Arts Council

The Mariposa County Arts Council is pleased to announce the return of the F/STOP photography program for Mariposa residents 55 years of age and older. MARIPOSA – This program consists of a series of free photography workshops focused on the artistic elements of photography and is designed to promote creativity and self-expression, and increase comfort with digital technology. This year, two ...

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Fresno State Campus Winery Savors Recent Awards

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FRESNO — After recently winning another Fresno Bee People’s Choice award, the Fresno State Winery added its first medals of the year at the San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition. The student-made wines won one gold medal and three silver medals in the largest North American wine competition that evaluated nearly 5,700 wines from over 1,000 wineries. Fresno State’s 2019 ...

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Chukchansi Economic Development Authority Reduces Casino Debt

Chukchansi Economic Development Authority Reduces Casino Debt by Nearly 70 Percent. Significant debt restructuring serves as a model for other Native American Tribes, allowing for more economic development within the Tribal Community and across the region Coarsegold, CA— The Chukchansi Economic Development Authority (CEDA), operator of the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino (CGRC), today announced the completion of a historic debt ...

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Cedar Valley Fuel Reduction Project Begins

Fuel Reduction Services on Private Properties OAKHURST – Work on the Cedar Valley Fuel Reduction Project began last week. Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation & Development Council (YSRCDC) has contracted with Calaveras Healthy Impact Product Solutions (CHIPS), who has partnered with Big Sandy Rancheria to reduce hazardous fuels, including the removal of standing and downed dead trees, on approximately 45 acres of ...

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Stars and Stripes Real Estate Partners With Side

Aiming to Grow a Prominent Brand and Expand Its Service, Stars and Stripes Real Estate announced its partnership with Side, the only real estate technology company that exclusively partners with high-performing agents, teams, and independent brokerages to transform them into market-leading boutique brands and businesses. Stars and Stripes Real Estate recently announced its partnership with Side, the only real estate ...

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Annual Run With The Heroes Goes Virtual

Fifth Annual Run with the Heroes Goes Virtual Benefiting George’s Pass Autism Program MADERA – Valley Children’s annual Run with the Heroes event goes virtual this year, allowing families who have been impacted by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to connect safely, bring light to Autism Awareness Month and support George’s Pass. Register through runwiththeheroes.com. Families can complete their virtual Run with ...

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