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Traffic Alert: Hwy 41 and Road 416

INDIAN LAKES–The California Highway Patrol is reporting a traffic collision has occurred on Highway 41 near Road 416. Two vehicles are involved and there is some lane blockage being reported. A tow truck is enroute. No injuries are being reported.   We will update this article if more information becomes available.  

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Celebration of Life for Rita G. Maczko

Rita G. Maczko December 09, 1916 – October 2nd, 2023 It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Rita G. Maczko, who lived a remarkable and inspiring life for 106 years. Rita was born in Madera, CA, and she called Mariposa, CA, her home. She was the beloved eldest tribal elder of the Chukchansi Tribe, a woman ...

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Now Playing at Yosemite Cinema: July 28th – August 3rd

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Movie Showtimes for Friday, July 28th – Thursday, August 3rd Yosemite VR shows begin at 11:45 a.m. daily. Remember, you can always check movie times and purchase tickets in advance at Yosemite Cinema or on the Yosemite Cinema App. Haunted Mansion Rated PG-13 – 2 hours 3 minutes A woman and her son enlist a motley crew of so-called spiritual experts to help ...

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Oakhurst Hand Drum Club Meeting Coming Soon

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OAKHURST — If you play, or are interesting in playing conga, bongos, djelbe, handpan, steel tongue, remo, Native American, daf, cajon, tabla, bodhran, pederio, bendir, Tambourine, or even on of your own creations, then visit the Oakhurst Hand Drum Club (OHDC). They will be meeting in the patio area between Pizza Factory and The Cool Bean Cafe in Oakhurst. Date & ...

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Mariposa Butterfly Festival is Coming to Town

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MARIPOSA — The annual Mariposa Butterfly Festival party will kick off on Friday night in downtown Mariposa with lots of live music and local art. Then Saturday will be an awesome parade on Main Street. After the parade, drive or take the free bus to the Mariposa County Fairgrounds where you will be treated to a classic car and truck ...

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Sammy James Coming to Fäsi Estates Winery

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FRIANT —  Fäsi Estates Winery has done it again! Bringing you the finest local musicians, along with an exquisite food and wine menu, there’s no better place to be this Saturday afternoon. Come to the winery and listen to the mellow rock sounds of Sammy James as he puts on an incredible acoustic live set! It’s going to be a ...

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Meet the Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra Musicians

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MARIPOSA — Back following a 40-month COVID hiatus and led by its Founding Music Director and Conductor Les Marsden, the Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra is now fully independent in its 21st year. Its 2019-2023 18th “Season Interruptus” began in the fall of 2019, but was suspended in March 2020 due to COVID. It will now resume, eventually ending nearly four ...

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Caltrans Unveils New Signs and Infrastructure Projects

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MADERA COUNTY — Caltrans today unveiled new “Rebuilding CA” highway signs that will highlight the record levels of state and federal infrastructure funding being put to work on projects statewide to create a safer, more sustainable and more resilient transportation system. The sign unveiling took place as Caltrans and local partners broke ground on a $36.8 million project to replace ...

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Lunch in the Wild Coming to Idle Hour Winery & Kitchen

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OAKHURST — We’ve got some great news for the wildlife lover in your family! Idle Hour Winery & Kitchen (located at Queens Inn by the River in Oakhurst) is doing Lunch in the Wild every Thursday with animals from The Nature of Wildworks. The first animal to appear will be Griffin, the Ferruginous Hawk. This is going to be wild ...

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Sierra Mountain Quilters Association’s to Offer Workshop

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OAKHURST — A workshop favorite, this mama and baby turtle duo is both elegant and heart-warming. From workshop teacher Karen Brow-Meier of Java House Quilts, the wall hanging measures 18″ x 23.″ A perfect accent piece for any room in the house. Date & Time: Friday, April 7, 2023, at 9 a.m. (Doors open at 8:30) Students can fuse appliqués ...

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Mariposa County RCD Offers Free Help for Home Hardening

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MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) is launching a free program to help residents to harden their homes against wildfire. The new program includes a team of technical experts to perform an onsite assessment, and a list of recommendations specific to the home. When possible, they will also install ember screens on attic and crawlspace vents, ...

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