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Mariposa Arts Council Hosts Art And Photography Exhibit

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to the opening of both Ann Harris: Celebrating a Life’s Work and Stories and Sequences: Images from F/STOP at the Treetop Gallery on May 3 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Ann Harris: Celebrating a Life’s Work is a retrospective exhibition exploring the rich body of work created by Ann Harris ...

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PG&E Warns Customers Of Recent Phone Scams

FRESNO – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is alerting customers to be aware of ongoing scam phone calls with criminals threatening to shut off power if a payment is not made. PG&E’s Corporate Security department has received several reports in the past few weeks regarding scammers requesting payment on past due utility bills immediately using a Green Dot card ...

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Mariposa Sheriff Hosts Drug Take Back Event

MARIPOSA – On Saturday, Apr. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be set up at several locations in Mariposa County allowing local residents to return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal. Bring your medications for disposal to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office located ...

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Mariposa’s Path To Wellness Leads To A Healthier Future

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Courthouse lawn was the scene of an inaugural event which fulfilled its promise to provide a network of support for healthy living, and having fun, too. Noting that access to health and wellness services in Mariposa can be challenging under the best of circumstances, the Mariposa Health and Wellness Coalition was determined to create a ...

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Time To Watch For Rattlesnakes

CALIFORNIA — As the warm weather returns, humans are not the only species coming out to enjoy the sun. Snakes, too, can be found basking in the sun’s rays. Although most snakes in the state are harmless, the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) reminds the public to steer clear of the venomous rattlesnake and know what to do if ...

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Mariposa Master Gardeners Plant Sale

MARIPOSA — Good news for green thumbs. Mariposa Master Gardeners have been propagating since last fall and seed-germinating since February in preparation for their annual spring plant sale and now the time has come. Stop by on Saturday, Apr. 28, starting at 8 a.m. in the Amigo Picnic Area at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, located at 5007 Fairgrounds Road. The event lasts ...

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Cal Fire Burn Permits Required May 1st In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) has announced effective at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, all hazard reduction burning will require a permit in Mariposa County. Permits can be obtained free-of-charge at the nearest Cal Fire station: Cal Fire Usona – 2629 Highway 49 South, Mariposa Cal Fire Mariposa – ...

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Actors Needed To Play Evacuees At Red Cross Boot Camp

OAKHURST – The Red Cross needs volunteer players for acting roles during their Shelter Boot Camp Exercise on Saturday, Apr. 21. They are in search of thirty-five volunteers of all ages – singles, couples, families, young and old, with/without disabilities, etc. Volunteers will play the part of people who are having to evacuate to a shelter due to a wildland fire. You will ...

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John C. Fremont Offers Nursing Assistant Training Program

MARIPOSA — John C. Fremont Healthcare District is offering a Nursing Assistant Training Program, with a start date set for June 11. This is an eight week paid on-the-job training program in which trainees are hired as temporary employees. Trainees will earn the current minimum wage during the training program, and upon satisfactory completion of the educational requirements and successfully ...

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Smell The Roses During Earth Day Weekend In Coulterville

Submitted by Lynn Breshears – COULTERVILLE – Celebrate Earth Day weekend by taking a few moments to smell the roses while enjoying a leisurely step back in history. Please join the Coulterville Rose Rustlers on Saturday, Apr. 21, for their annual Heritage Rose Tour through the historic old Gold Rush town of Coulterville. Participants will meet in the courtyard of ...

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