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Fire Alert: Vegetation Fire In Midpines The Oak Fire

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MIDPINES–A vegetation fire has been reported in Midpines, in Mariposa County, near Carstens Road and Highway 140. Ground crews and fire-fighting aircraft are responding. This is the Oak Fire. We will update this article as more information is available. Original reports included that the fire in approximately 1/2 acre with creeping and smoldering behavior and a moderate rate of spread. ...

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Evacuation Shelter Opens For Agua Fire

MARIPOSA— The Red Cross of the Central Valley is opening an evacuation shelter at New Life Christian Fellowship (5089 Cole Road, Mariposa, CA 95338) for evacuees affected by the Agua Fire in Mariposa. Agua Fire Information: Click link for Details https://evb.gg/n#f3llllrrmq6 Evacuation Order: All of Agua Fria Rd and Gold Leaf Rd Fire Advisement Area: ( This is not an evacuation order, it ...

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MOTG Presents Tommy V. and the Creekers & Mike Hammar and the Nails

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MARIPOSA — This weekend Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green features Tommy V. and the Creekers, Friday, July 15, and Mike Hammar and the Nails on Saturday, July 16. Tommy V. and the Creekers bring their well-loved down-home folk sound to the Arts Park. Tom V. originally from Wisconsin, now resides in Oakdale, California and is a key ...

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MOTG Presents Clan Dyken and Nightwolf

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MARIPOSA — This weekend Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green features Clan Dyken on Friday, July 8, and Nightwolf on Saturday, July 9. Clan Dyken Clan Dyken is a bluesy rock band from Tuolumne County that has been on the forefront of the California live music scene for decades. They have played hundreds of festivals including Earth Dance, ...

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MOTG Presents Yosemite Songwriting Retreat & Scott Patrick

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green continues free summer concerts this weekend with a showcase of talent from the Yosemite Songwriting Retreat on Friday, June 17, and Scott Patrick on Saturday, June 18. Led by local singer/songwriter Gail Dreifus, the Yosemite Songwriting Retreat (YSR) celebrates the craft of songwriting and the art of performing original ...

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MOTG Presents Chris Doud and Mike Hammar & The Nails

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green continues free summer concerts this weekend with Chris Doud on Friday, June 10, and Mike Hammar and the Nails on Saturday, June 11. Chris Doud is a country singer/songwriter and guitar slinger from the central valley of California. Most notably from the alt-country band, The Good Luck Thrift Store ...

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Music on the Green’s Opening Weekend Starts June 3rd

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green returns to the Art Park this year for a full season of live music starting on June 3, with local favorites The Jespersons, and on June 4, The Trespassers! The Jespersons are a husband and wife folk duo. Jared Jesperson is a masterful guitar player and sings harmony while ...

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Mariposa Arts Council Celebrates National Poetry Month

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MARIPOSA – This spring, the Mariposa Arts Council is celebrating National Poetry Month and National Trails Day with two free, public poetry events. First, on April 28, 2022, at 6 p.m., the Arts Council will host a virtual poetry reading with nationally-renowned contemporary poets and authors, Karyna McGlynn and Michael Mlekoday. The reading will be facilitated by poet Megan Levad, ...

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Maegan Matchett Announced as Poetry Out Loud Finalist

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MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Arts Council is proud to share that Maegan Matchett, a sophomore at Mariposa County High School (MCHS), has placed within the top finalists of the California State Poetry Out Loud competition on March 21, 2022, with her performances of “Portrait of my gender as [Inaudible]” by Meg Day, “The Robots are Coming” by Kyle Dargan, and ...

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“Seed Share” Installation on the Mariposa Creek Parkway

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Planning Department and the Mariposa County Arts Council are excited to unveil Seed Share, a demonstration piece and Creative Placemaking Master Plan stakeholder engagement opportunity exploring the relationships between healthy landscapes and vibrant communities. This project is connected to the Mariposa Creek Parkway project and efforts to restore the Mariposa Creek corridor with native riparian ...

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