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Bootstrap Circus And Soul Galaxy At The Art Park

Written by Ronnie Sweeting – MARIPOSA — Music on the Green continues into the 2016 season of free concerts with The Soul Galaxy Power Trio on Friday, Aug. 5; and taking the Art Park stage on Saturday, Aug. 6, will be Bootstrap Circus. Soul Galaxy has, over the last three years, performed as a sextet, quintet, quartet and trio (Friday, ...

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IRS Warns Of Surge In Phone Scams

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to stay vigilant against an increase of IRS impersonation scams in the form of automated calls and new tactics from scammers demanding tax payments on iTunes and other gift cards. The IRS has seen an increase in “robo-calls” where scammers leave urgent callback requests through the phone telling taxpayers to call ...

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Cal Fire Suspends Campfires & Outdoor Smoking On SRA

MARIPOSA – Due to the “extreme menace of wildfire and its potential to destroy life, property and natural resources,” Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) Chief Nancy Koerperich has suspended certain activities within the State Responsibility Area (SRA), including campfires and outdoor smoking. Due to current and predicted fire weather, the lack of precipitation, the dryness of vegetation, and the increased fire activity, ...

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PG&E Offers Debris Removal At Epicenter Of Tree Mortality Crisis

SAN FRANCISCO — As woody debris piles up from dead trees killed by drought and bark beetle infestation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has launched an expanded debris management program to support its customers in 10 counties severely impacted by California’s growing tree mortality emergency. PG&E is offering the expanded debris removal program to customers in Kern, Tulare, Fresno, Madera, ...

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Wildfires Affecting Air Quality In Central Sierra

CENTRAL SIERRA — Smoke from the Soberanes Fire burning in Monterey County is affecting air quality in locations throughout the San Joaquin Valley and the Central Sierra, warns the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District. Unusually high particulate matter and ozone levels throughout the area are prompting Air District officials to issue a health cautionary statement Valley-wide. The wildfires ...

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How Pokémon Go Can Boost Your Business

Written by Jennifer Moss —  MOUNTAIN AREA — Yes, it’s a fad, but it’s all the rage, and many businesses are taking advantage of this crazy craze! First off, let’s define Pokémon Go: Pokémon Go is a video game played on a cell phone that places the fictional game in and around the real world, so players have to find ...

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Extreme Registration At Oakhurst Community College

OAKHURST — The State Center Community College District-wide Extreme Registration event is a one-stop shop to assist students in completing registration for the upcoming Fall 2016 semester. All new and returning students are encouraged to take advantage of the services offered. Extreme Registration will be held on Friday, July 29, from 2 to 7 p.m., and on Saturday, July 30, ...

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B. Natural And The Skylights In The Art Park

MARIPOSA — Music on the Green continues into the 2016 season, presenting live, in concert, B. Natural on Friday, July 29, and The Skylights on Saturday, July 30. Based in Mariposa, B. Natural makes their debut on the Art Park Stage, playing an eclectic and wide-ranging mix of well-loved covers and original songs in the genres of contemporary folk, pop, ...

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Attorney General Issues Consumer Alert For Pokémon Go

SACRAMENTO — Just when you thought the world couldn’t get any weirder, the California Attorney General today issued a consumer alert advising citizens to use care when playing location-based virtual games, such as the Pokémon Go treasure hunt app. Just released this month, Pokémon Go is an augmented reality application that generates a virtual treasure hunt taking place in the real ...

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Things You Need To Know About Tree Removal

CALIFORNIA —  Removing dead and dying trees has become part of every property owner’s reality, and there are important things you need to know before proceeding with any tree removal project. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) has issued these guidelines and answers questions about what you need to know before you remove — or hire ...

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