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Man Arrested For Driving A Stolen Vehicle And Drug Possession

COARSEGOLD – A Mariposa man was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle after deputies on patrol in the Coarsegold area came upon a suspicious vehicle and began investigating. On Feb. 19 at approximately 2:04 a.m, Deputy Jerry Marin was performing routine patrol when he observed a vehicle partially blocking the driveway of a residence in the 40000 block of ...

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MSO’s Young Master Composers Challenge Features Superheroes

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra and Mariposa County Arts Council’s 2018 Young Master Composers Celebration has now begun. The Young Master Composers Celebration is an annual challenge to all Mariposa County residents aged 8 – 18. Entrants are invited to compose their own classical music following specific guidelines created by MSO Founder/Conductor Les Marsden. In the current 2018 event, ...

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Urgent Need For Volunteer Drivers For Cancer Patients

Written by Karen Kale —  MOUNTAIN AREA — We are in need of more volunteer drivers in Madera County, especially from the foothill communities. It is estimated 600 residents will be diagnosed with cancer this year in Madera County, and for many of them getting to treatments can be their biggest roadblock. A successful transportation assistance program can be a ...

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“Back to Basics” Rancher’s Workshop

MARIPOSA COUNTY — University of California, Cooperative Extension’s Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor for Fresno and Madera Counties, Rebecca Ozeran, is hosting a workshop for local ranchers at McCay Hall in Catheys Valley on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and again at Kearney Ag Research and Extension Center, Parlier on Thursday Feb. 22, 2018 from 2 ...

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Free Workshop For New Animal Disaster Team Members, Join Now

OAKHURST — Are you interested in helping to save animals during the wildland fire season? Join the Central California Animal Disaster Team (CCADT) at this free workshop to learn how you can become a team member. The “Introduction to the CCADT Volunteer Orientation Workshop” will be held on Wednesday, Mar. 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the California Highway ...

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Across The Bridge: KRYZ Radio And Sierra News Online

MOUNTAIN AREA — Want to listen to your news for a minute, instead of reading it? For the past year, Sierra News Online has been working in collaboration with KRYZ Community Radio in Mariposa, to provide a regular broadcast of local news and information important to the communities of the Central Sierra. The show is called Across the Bridge, and ...

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Mariposa Museum Talk On Fish Camp Archaeological Research

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Museum and History Center presents a Fireside Chat that will please historians and those who like to dig into the past. The talk is Fire and Ice: Historic and Archeological Research at Fish Camp/Summerdale in California, and takes place on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. Admission is free. The conversation will summarize the preliminary findings ...

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Enchanted Florist Expands To Mariposa

MARIPOSA — Just in time for one of the biggest flower-giving times of the year, The Enchanted Florist has expanded to a satellite location in Mariposa. As of now, shoppers can pick up artfully arranged and magnificently colorful bouquets of Enchanted’s flowers at the Pioneer Market, located at 5034 Coakley Circle. They are also offering local delivery fees for the Mariposa ...

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Scammers Go Door To Door Posing As PG&E Workers

CENTRAL CALIFORIA — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is alerting customers in the Central Valley and surrounding areas to be aware of scam activity with criminals posing as PG&E workers. Law enforcement officials in the area have received reports of individuals claiming to work for PG&E going door to door to investigate outages of electric and phone service but ...

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Award-Winning Play Benefits Mountain Crisis Services

MIDPINES — Mountain Crisis Services invites the community to a night featuring the award-winning play by Eve Ensler, The Vagina Monologues. The play delves into consensual and nonconsensual sexual experiences, body image, genital mutilation, reproduction, sex work, and other topics through the eyes of women of various ages, races, and sexualities. (Wiki). The show takes place at the Yosemite Bug Rustic ...

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