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2021 Community Wildfire Prevention Progress

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 The Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has released its 2021 Community Wildfire Prevention Progress for customer and community safety NORTH FORK – We are continuing to evolve our Community Wildfire Safety Program to improve and strengthen our electric system. Keeping customers and communities safe from wildfires and reducing the impact of Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events are our ...

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Message from the Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Coordinator for John C. Fremont

For National Wildfire Awareness Month, Nanette Wardle, our Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Manager, asks, when a disaster strikes are you ready? For the past seventy years, John C. Fremont Healthcare District has provided critical emergency and medical care to Mariposa County residents. As the only hospital in the county, we are prepared to address all types of emergencies and disasters. ...

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Ferguson Rock Shed Project

CAL TRANS District 10 Announces Internet Platforms Dedicated to the Ferguson Rock Shed Project, Updates, Photos & Videos Will Help the World Track Progress. STOCKTON – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has launched a web page and a Facebook page that will track the progress of one of the most exciting construction projects in District 10 history, the Ferguson Rock ...

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FDA Announces Plan for Ban of Menthol Cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced their stance in response to a citizens petition, stating it will work to prohibit menthol as a characterizing flavor in cigarettes and all characterizing flavors (including menthol) in cigars due to their harmful impacts. MARIPOSA – This announcement significantly builds onto the tobacco control efforts in California particularly in regard to ...

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State Route 49 Repaving Project

CALTRANS Launches State Route 49 Repaving Project in Mariposa County With More Than 34 Lane Miles To Be Improved MARIPOSA — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will improve driving conditions by repairing and repaving State Route 49 from the Mariposa/Madera county line to the Route 49/Route 140 south junction in Mariposa. The $20.75 million project – awarded to Teichert ...

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Burn Day Restrictions

Burn Day Restrictions Effective May 1st for Madera and Mariposa Counties  Mariposa – Effective Saturday, May 1, at 8:00 AM, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit suspended all burning below the 2,000-foot elevation in Madera and Mariposa County. Burning is allowed above the 2,000- foot elevation with valid permits only. Burn Permits can be ...

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Mariposa Pedestrian Safety Project

Mariposa Pedestrian Safety Project Scheduled To Begin On State Route 140/Route 49 to 12th Street In Mariposa MARIPOSA – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin work to improve pedestrian safety and traffic conditions from the State Route 140/ Route 49 south junction to 12th Street in the beautiful town of Mariposa. Work is scheduled to begin in May ...

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Wildfire Preparedness Week

CAL FIRE Urges Personal Responsibility in Protecting Against Wildfire – Do Your Part to Protect Your Community – Create Defensible Space and Harden Your Home “Wildfire Preparedness Week” is May 2-8” Sacramento – Being proactive and prepared for wildfire is crucial to making our communities more resilient to the impacts of wildfire. You can dramatically increase your safety and the ...

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The Mariposa Arts Council Collection of Poems

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council recently printed a collection of poems written by Mariposa County Adult Detention Facility inmates during the 2018-2020 Arts in Corrections program and would like to invite past participants to pick up a copy to keep for themselves. Poetry collection copies are available as of April 27, 2021 at the Adult Detention Facility’s front ...

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Apparent Murder Suicide In Mariposa County

UPDATE- April 27, 2021 @ 2:14pm Suspect and Victim Identified Victim- Roland Goldberg, age 31 from Lebanon, Missouri. Suspect- Elisabeth Shauck, age 22 from Salinas, California. The gun used, a Glock model 17 was registered to Shauck. Goldberg and Shauck were in a long term dating relationship and at this time it appears the two were on vacation in the ...

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