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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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Air Quality Alert Due to Wildfire Smoke

Mountain Communities – Smoke infiltration from the Windy and KNP Complex fires in Tulare County combined with high pressure and poor dispersion have prompted air quality officials in the San Joaquin Valley to issue an Air Quality Alert. Smoke is expected to continue to impact the San Joaquin Valley through Monday, October 4, when a low-pressure system moving over the ...

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Update Mariposa Sheriff’s Office – Gerrish / Chung Investigation

Mariposa – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the death of the Gerrish / Chung family. Detectives are working closely with toxicologist, environmental specialist, the FBI and other specialists. “We respect and understand the need for information and details regarding this case. Our current priorities remain supporting and informing the Gerrish / Chung family during this tragic time. ...

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Twiss Realty Grows “Healthy Home Ownership”

OAKHURST – Courtney Twiss has Twiss Realty offices in Mariposa, Bootjack and now in Oakhurst. But that’s not the end of the story, they continue to grow and expand offerings to their clients. Originally founded in 2012, Twiss Realty operated at a small capacity, literally on founder Courtney Twiss’s kitchen table, while Courtney and her spouse focused on growing their ...

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Sierra National Forest Fire Restrictions

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST – Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited within the Sierra National Forest. This Order is effective from September 23, 2021, through November 15, 2021. Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire. 36 C.F.R. ...

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District Issues Air Quality Alert Due to Fires

Mountain Communities – The Windy Fire and KNP Complex in Tulare County continue to cause smoke impacts across the San Joaquin Valley. As a result, the District has issued an Air Quality Alert with the National Weather Service to remain in place while smoke impacts continue, or until the morning of Thursday, September 23 when a trough is expected to ...

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Forest Service Ending Regional Closure Order Two Days Early

VALLEJO, Calif., — Sept. 14, 2021. The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region will end the regional closure order affecting National Forests in California at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 15, two days prior to the original end date of Sept. 17. However, forest-wide closures will remain in place and be extended until midnight on September 22nd on the Los Padres, ...

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Small Amounts of Toxic Algae in Yosemite Valley

Yosemite – Recent testing has yielded positive results for small amounts of toxic algae in Tenaya Creek in Yosemite Valley, and toxic algae may exist in other sites in Yosemite Valley. Toxins are concentrated within algal mats themselves and are released episodically into the water when the algae dies or is disturbed. What does this mean for me? For your ...

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One-Way Traffic Control Delays Expected on State Route 49 and 140

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform various operations on State Routes 49 and 140 next week in Mariposa County. Work is scheduled to be performed as follows: Route 49 • Intermittent lane closures from the Madera/Mariposa County Line to Varain Road for striping operations beginning Sunday, September 12, through Friday, September 17, 2021, from 6:00 ...

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