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Public Forum On Measure “O”

Mariposa Chamber of Commerce slates public forum on Measure O MARIPOSA – Set your calendars for April 27 at 5:30pm to hear a public forum on Measure O. It is being presented by the Mariposa Chamber of Commerce and will take place at the Mariposa County Government Center. There will be a short presentation followed by questions from the audience. ...

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Maegan Matchett Announced as Poetry Out Loud Finalist

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MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Arts Council is proud to share that Maegan Matchett, a sophomore at Mariposa County High School (MCHS), has placed within the top finalists of the California State Poetry Out Loud competition on March 21, 2022, with her performances of “Portrait of my gender as [Inaudible]” by Meg Day, “The Robots are Coming” by Kyle Dargan, and ...

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Small Parcel Landowners Handbook

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Forest Management Handbook For Small-Parcel Landowners Released MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES –  The California Department of Forest and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is pleased to announce the availability of the Forest Management Handbook for Small-Parcel Landowners in the Sierra Nevada and southern Cascade Range. Family-owned forest lands make up about 20 percent, which is approximately 7 million acres, of California’s forests. Most ...

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Clean Green Yard Machines

Big rebates available when purchasing zero-emission electric lawn care equipment MADERA COUNTY – Spring has arrived and Madera County residents are encouraged to help improve air quality and quality of life by replacing gas-powered yard care equipment with zero-emission, electric alternatives through the Valley Air District’s Clean Green Yard Machines: Residential Program (CGYM). CGYM continues to grow, with funding widely ...

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Local Organizations Donate to EMCSPCA

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OAKHURST — As the long-awaited Eastern Madera County SPCA animal shelter slides ever closer to opening its doors to furry residents, three local entities recently dedicated sizeable donations to further the vision. Eastern Madera County Bar Association The Eastern Madera County Bar Association, established approximately 30 years ago, recently decided to disband due to dwindling membership and the difficulty of ...

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Candidate for Sheriff / Coroner

Ruben Mendoza formally filed his candidacy for Sheriff/Coroner of Madera County CHOWCHILLA – Ruben Mendoza formally filed his candidacy paper work for Sheriff/Coroner of Madera County with the support of his wife, Lynette Mendoza, retired Fire Captain, California Department of Corrections, and their two daughters, Kamryn and Korina Mendoza. Statement from Ruben Mendoza I was born in El Paso, Texas, ...

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Fundraiser For Mariposa SAR

After a two year absence, the Mariposa Search and Rescue (SAR) Team Will Host the 10th Annual Fundraiser Dinner MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team will be hosting the 10th Annual Fundraising Dinner on Saturday, March 26, 2022. The event will be held in Building A at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Technical demonstrations will begin ...

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Rigby Files To Run For Superior Court Judge

MADERA – Deputy District Attorney Katherine Rigby formally filed her paperwork to run for Madera County Superior Court Judge in the June 7 primary.  Rigby was honored to have 8 of the Madera County Superior Court Judges present with her showing their support when she filed. Rigby is a fourth generation Maderan and grew up here since birth.  After attending ...

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Efforts In Place To Save Mariposa Hospital

Citizens Committee Working Hard on Passage of Measure O MARIPOSA – The Citizens to Save the Hospital Committee kicked off their campaign a few weeks ago and is working diligently on passage of Measure O for the June ballot. “Measure O will provide funding for building a new hospital, as required by state law. Without its passage the John C. ...

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One-Way Traffic Control On State Route 49

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Traffic Advisory: Delays Expected on State Routes 49, 132 and 140 MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various operations on State Routes 49, 132, and 140 next week in Mariposa County. Route 49 • One-way traffic control from Allred Road to Varain Road for tree work from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March ...

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