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Arts Council’s ‘Music on the Screen’ Presents Nathan Ignacio

MARIPOSA — The modern day troubadour Nathan Ignacio will perform via live stream for Music on the Screen on Friday, July 17 at 7 p.m. from the Mariposa Arts Council Facebook page. Ignacio is a true one man band, a talented multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter who plays popular cover songs as well as his own material. He describes his music as “a ...

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Hospital Staffer in Mariposa Tests Positive for COVID-19

MARIPOSA — A John C. Fremont Healthcare District clinical staff member with patient contact has tested positive for COVID-19 — the first case of a hospital worker testing positive. “This individual is not one of the eight staff members that were potentially exposed from the two positive cases identified at the District earlier in the week,” said a release issued ...

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Graciela Tafoya Earns Mariposa Arts Council’s Annual Student Award

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council has announced that Graciela “Gracie” Tafoya is the recipient of the organization’s annual High School Student Award. The $500 award is given annually to one area graduating senior who has demonstrated “a commitment to the arts and the community of Mariposa over the span of their high school career,” said a press release ...

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Over the Garden Fence: An Update from UCCE Master Gardeners of Mariposa

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By Bob Labozetta, UC Master Gardener, Mariposa While we shelter-in-place, gardening can be the perfect pick-me-up. The UCCE Master Gardeners of Mariposa County are available to help answer your gardening questions. Directly access the UCCE Master Gardeners of Mariposa County website at http://cemariposa.ucanr.edu/Master_Gardener to obtain information. You can see what we are doing, access our radio show, send a question ...

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Hunters Fire in Mariposa County No Longer Active

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Hunters Fire, which sparked late Sunday, was more than 95 percent contained as of 7 a.m. Wednesday, according to the latest update from CAL FIRE, which has since removed the fire from the agency’s “active incident” list. The fast-moving brush fire scorched about 85 acres near Lake McClure west of Briceburg, reportedly starting in an area ...

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Music on Screen: Next Up, Singer/Songwriter Nicholas Lefler

MARIPOSA — In the next installment of the Music on the Screen Virtual Concert Series — a pandemic alternative to Music on the Green — the Mariposa County Arts Council and its sponsors present multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter Nicholas Lefler from Murphys, California. Lefler will live stream from the Mariposa Arts Council Facebook page beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday (June 13). A ...

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Oak Tree Care and Maintenance: Summer Practices

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By Ron Allen, UC Master Gardener, Mariposa County MARIPOSA — With warm, dry months ahead, many folks around Mariposa County with oak trees by their house or on their landscape might be asking how best to ensure the health of those trees. The short and happy answer is that you do not need to do too much. But you should ...

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Mariposa County Reports First New Case in Weeks

MARIPOSA — County health officials on Tuesday reported a new case of COVID-19 — boosting the total cases countywide to 16.The latest virus victim, a 64-year-old man, is currently isolating at home. Health officials say he was infected through community transmission “outside of the county.”Tuesday’s latest case is the first new case in Mariposa County in weeks.Mariposa County didn’t record ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Master Gardeners at the Mariposa Farmers’ Market

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By Bob Labozetta, UC Master Gardener, Mariposa MARIPOSA — Remember the Mariposa Farmers’ Market? Now that the county is opening up, the Farmers’ Market will begin its annual schedule (every Wednesday, May though Oct.) starting — hopefully — May 20, from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., at the bottom of 6th St. and Stroming Rd., adjacent to the Mariposa Creek Parkway ...

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