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Mariposa County Arts Council Awarded California Arts Council Innovations + Intersections Grant

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MARIPOSA — The California Arts Council announced on Oct. 14 the Mariposa County Arts Council as one of six recipients of their pilot Innovations + Intersections grant program. This state grant supports arts-based strategies for community needs in wellness and technology sectors. Aimed at providing groundbreaking approaches to address society’s most pressing issues and opportunities, the Innovations + Intersections grant ...

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Leaf Peeping In Lundy Canyon

Road trip to the east side! It is an annual thing for me to try and take at least one trip to the east side of the Sierra to check out the fall colors. Those colors start up earlier over there than they do here and there is something about the way those yellow and orange leaves contrast with those ...

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Virtual Yosemite: Surprising Underwater Granite Arch

Image of an underwater arch at Yosemite Park.

For the interactive 360° VR experience, go to: https://www.virtualyosemite.org/virtual-tour/#node278 An unexpected (and somewhat hidden) treasure in Yosemite is a rare geologic formation – a granite arch – found underwater in a river in the Tuolumne Meadows area of Yosemite. It is much less known – and far less visited – than Indian Rock arch, just off the trail to North ...

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Visit Yosemite Madera County

10.16.20 Daily Conditions Report              CALIFORNIA ROAD CONDITIONS 10.16.20    Weather Report20201016                       Visit Yosemite/Madera County  REMINDER: Wawona Road Delays Starting Monday, October 19, 2020 crews will begin some additional drainage repairs and shoulder stabilization on the Wawona Road in the former Ferguson Fire burn area ...

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Fresno Art Museum to Reopen Next Week

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FRESNO — After seven long months of being closed to the public and their members, the Fresno Art Museum is thrilled to welcome you back to art-filled, inspiring galleries and a tranquil Sculpture Garden. They also have two brand new exhibitions to share with you! Join FAM for two weeks of members-only days through Sunday, Nov. 1, by reservation only. ...

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Learning Lab Admission Open at Boys and Girls Club

OAKHURST – The Boys and Girls Club of Oakhurst is now offering admission to Learning Lab. Come learn, grow and explore. Admission is open to all students grades K-8. The program includes full day supervision and tutoring to assist your child in successful remote learning. During non learning hours members will participate in Boys & Girls Club programs. Cost is ...

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Visit Yosemite Madera County

10.15.20 Daily Conditions Report    CALIFORNIA ROAD CONDITIONS 10.15.20    Weather Report20201015 For current and upcoming local events, please visit our website at:  https://www.yosemitethisyear.com/whats-happening Great news from Yosemite:  MARIPOSA GROVE is OPEN!!! Parking is available (until full) at the Mariposa Grove Welcome Plaza. There are approximately 300 parking spaces and it may fill by mid-morning. Access to Mariposa Grove is ...

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Visit Yosemite Madera County Updates

OAKHURST – Oct. 14, 2020 – Please find today’s Daily Conditions, Weather Report, and updated CA Road Conditions attached. 10.14.20 Daily Conditions Report      CALIFORNIA ROAD CONDITIONS 10.14.20      Weather Report20201014        Visit Yosemite/Madera County Click here for Creek Fire Updates:  https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7147/ Half Dome Cables Down Today The Half Dome Cables are being taken down Wednesday, October ...

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Veterans Day Avenue of the Flags Volunteers Needed

OAKHURST – On November 11, 2020, Veterans Day, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8743 and Marine Corps Griswold Detachment #1121 will be at Oakhill Cemetery to put up the Avenue of the Flags to honor all of our military veterans. They are requesting volunteers from the community to help put up the flags at 0730 and take them down ...

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Escape with Sally & Fannie to Marina Dunes

I was so tired of the smoke, grey skies, no sun and I just had to escape it for a few days. I loaded up the camper, the dogs and headed over to Marina Dunes to breathe the fresh ocean air, feel the the sand beneath my toes and watch the waves crash in. It took us about 3 hours ...

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