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Mariposa Museum Offering Free Admission During Holiday Sale

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Museum & History Center will be having their annual Holiday Extravaganza beginning Sunday November 29 and occurring every Sunday until December 20. Winter hours are 9am – 4pm daily with free admission. Come do your Christmas shopping, with lots of great gift ideas. Choose from a nice selection of books and gorgeous jewelry, many made by ...

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Madera, Mariposa and Merced Counties Burn Suspension Lifted

MARIPOSA – Effective Monday, November 23, 2020 at 8:00 am the burn suspension in Madera, Mariposa and Merced Counties will be lifted. CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit Chief Mike van Loben Sels is formally cancelling the burn suspension and advises that those possessing current and valid residential burn permits can now resume burning on permissive burn days. Burn permits will be ...

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Mariposa Heritage House is Hosting a Fundraiser/Food Drive For National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

MARIPOSA – In acknowledgment of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week the Mariposa Heritage House is hosting a fundraiser/food drive. As this year has stretched us all thin, we could certainly use any help. Starting Nov 15th through Nov 22, 2020 the Mariposa Heritage House will be collecting donations of food and or monetary donations to aid the hungry and ...

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Fundraiser for Kalel

AHWAHNEE  – Calling on all community members to come out Saturday Nov. 14 from 11 am to 4 pm (rain or shine) to support Kalel. 7-year-old Kalel has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  Duchenne is a rare fatal muscle wasting disease that currently does not have a cure, but we have been pursuing therapies that we think will preserve our son’s muscles ...

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Cal Trans is Hiring in Mariposa County

MARIPOSA – Nov 8, 2020 – Cal Trans District 10 is hiring for Caltrans Equipment Operator II, Caltrans Tree Maintenance Worker, Caltrans Electrician I, Structural Steel Painter, Drawbridge Operator, Caltrans Highway Maintenance Worker, Caltrans Landscape Maintenance Worker and Custodian I. In addition to Mariposa County, Cal Trans District 10 includes the following counties: Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and ...

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Mariposa County HHS Awarded State Funding for Project Homekey Program

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MARIPOSA — Mariposa County Health and Human Services has been awarded state funding as part of the Project Homekey program. This is an opportunity to keep residents safe and slow the spread of COVID-19. Mariposa County Health and Human Services will be bringing Project Homekey in front of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Project Homekey is a ...

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Advisory: Public Safety Power Shutoff for Mariposa County

MARIPOSA – Oct. 23, 2020 – PG&E has notified the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office of a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event that is currently forecasted to affect areas of Mariposa County. This event is anticipated to begin on the afternoon of Sunday Oct. 25 and last through the evening of Tuesday Oct. 27 or Wednesday morning Oct. 28 before ...

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Mariposa County Arts Council Awarded California Arts Council Innovations + Intersections Grant

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MARIPOSA — The California Arts Council announced on Oct. 14 the Mariposa County Arts Council as one of six recipients of their pilot Innovations + Intersections grant program. This state grant supports arts-based strategies for community needs in wellness and technology sectors. Aimed at providing groundbreaking approaches to address society’s most pressing issues and opportunities, the Innovations + Intersections grant ...

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Mariposa County Hosting Community Workshops to Seek Public Input on Wildfire Planning Priorities

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MARIPOSA — Through a CAL FIRE grant received by the Mariposa County Fire Safe Council and Mariposa County funding, the Mariposa County Fire Advisory Committee is updating the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP.) This plan assesses local wildfire risk and creates prioritized actions to improve public and first responder safety, manage forests and watersheds, protect critical infrastructure, and reduce property ...

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