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How Art Shapes Our Lives: The Mission Inn

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By Sal Maccarone Always on the lookout for art oriented historic hotels to visit, I was very fortunate to stumble upon a real jewel. Completely lost in Riverside, Ca. on my way to somewhere else, I turned a corner and there it was. At first, it appeared to be one of the California missions, but the Padres didn’t build a ...

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Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale Coming Soon

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MARIPOSA — The UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County will hold a Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 8 – 1 p.m. (or until plants sell out), at the Amigo Stage area at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Local master gardeners have been hard at work volunteering their time and expertise to bring you a wide selection of landscape ...

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John C. Fremont Hospital Turns 70, but Celebrations on Hold

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MARIPOSA — John C. Fremont Hospital turned 70 years old on September 30, but due to COVID-19, celebrations are on hold. John C. Fremont Hospital has been serving the Mariposa community (Mariposa County, parts of Madera County [Ahwahnee, Nippinawassee, & Oakhurst], Yosemite National Park, Fish Camp, Coulterville, Greeley Hill and Lake Don Pedro) with healthcare services since 1951. An article ...

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Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite Welcomes Brett Archer as General Manager

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FISH CAMP — Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite has named Brett Archer as general manager of the 352 room resort located at Yosemite National Park’s south gate and set on 75 forested acres featuring the main lodge, cottages and its two-bedroom Explorer Cabins, which opened in summer 2019. Archer joins Tenaya Lodge from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, where he ...

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Plant-a-Row Program To Soon Begin Accepting Fresh Produce Donations

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The UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County are now overseeing the Plant-a-Row Program, which was established by Mariposa resident, Susan Taber, a few years ago. Partnering with several local growers, such as Raw Roots Farm, Shasky Farms, House of Greens, and Serrano Farms, along with other local groups, the Master Gardeners are helping to arrange the collection and distribution of ...

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History Mystery #100: The Rock of Ages

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By Debby Carter, Librarian, Sierra Historic Sites Association A well-known local figure in the mountain area from the early nineteen hundreds was Doc C. E. Wells. He grew up in the Visalia area, went to medical school in San Francisco, and worked in the hospital at the Madera Sugar Pine Lumber Company for 17 years. In 1927, he married Liliane, ...

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Helping One Woman Oakhurst Announces New Recipient Carol Vayda

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Helping One Woman is excited to bring our community together again in celebration of Carol Vayda. Kindly note that HOW Oakhurst dinners have moved to Tuesday evenings. Space is limited, please remember to RSVP on www.MySOSEvent.com. They may not be able to accept people without a reservation. Join Helping One Woman Oakhurst in honoring recipient Carol Vayda. Carol is lovingly ...

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Bodys by Boyd to Hold Book Fair and Art Exhibit

Bodys by Boyd is pleased to announce that they will be hosting a book fair and art exhibit on June 12 & 13. Participants include six local published authors signing and selling their latest books, and eight talented artists displaying paintings, sculpture and photography. On Saturday, Matsumoto Samurai Kitchen will be serving from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., and Yosemite ...

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