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Music on the Green Hosts The Jespersons and The Soul Galaxy

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MARIPOSA — Music on the Green will feature two of Mariposa’s favorite local bands on June 30 and July 1. On Friday, June 30, husband and wife duo The Jespersons return to the Green. Jared Jesperson is a multi-instrumentalist, mainly playing guitar with the group and Kaye Jesperson plays cello bass and is the lead vocalist and songwriter. On Saturday, ...

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Friends of the Mariposa Fairgrounds to Host Fair Pre-Party

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Get ready for the small town summer, everyone! The Mariposa County Friends of the Fairgrounds is hosting their first ever annual fair pre-party. There’ll be dancing and BBQ and lots of fun activities for the little kids, plus a Bloody Mary bar for us big kids! There’ll also be live music with The Gilly Girls Band and ...

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CHP Arrest Suspect in 2021 Eben Hammond Hit-and-Run Case

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OAKHURST — On June 6, 2023, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Detectives arrested Bryce Yandell, 22, of Coarsegold, believed to be responsible for the fatal hit-and-run crash which killed Eben Hammond, 20, on July 7, 2021, in Oakhurst. A Life Well-Lived, Gone Too Soon On July 7, 2021, just before midnight, Eben Hammond was walking and skateboarding home with family members on ...

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Central Sierra Bikers for Christ to Hold Bike Blessing & Run

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OAKHURST — Start your engines and get ready to ride, everyone! This Saturday, Central Sierra Bikers for Christ will be holding their annual motorcycle bike blessing and benefit run. All proceeds go directly to the Helping Hands Pregnancy & Parenting Center in Oakhurst and Mariposa. Date & Time: Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. Registration is from 9:00 – ...

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Mariposa County Seeking Community Feedback

MARIPOSA—Mariposa County is excited to announce community feedback and engagement opportunities to help guide future decision-making. One of the efforts is the launch of a community survey to gather feedback from residents. The survey is part of an effort to update The Mariposa County Strategic Plan to reflect the current needs and priorities of the community. The survey will allow ...

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Upcoming Events with UC Master Food Preservers

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Get ready everyone! UC Master Food Preservers of Mariposa County is offering three awesome and highly informative classes over the next couple of months. You don’t want to miss out on any of them. Check out what’s coming up! BBQ, Potluck & Condiments, Oh My! Delicious & Safe Summer Gatherings! Join the UC Master Food Preservers for ...

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Alert: Traffic Collision Hwy 49 and Darrah

MARIPOSA—The California Highway Patrol is reporting that a traffic collision has occurred on Highway 49 at Darrah Road. Two vehicles are involved. Major injuries are being reported as well. The northbound lane is currently blocked. An ambulance is enroute and an air ambulance has been ordered to report to the Usona Landing Zone. Please avoid the area if possible. We ...

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BBQ Fundraiser to be Held for Mountain Crisis Services

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OAKHURST — Oakhurst Lutheran Church is holding a fund-raising BBQ dinner to benefit Mountain Crisis Services in Mariposa. The dinner will include a half-pound of smoked beef brisket, corn pudding, BBQ pasta salad, and dessert. Diners have their choice to either dine in or to drive through and pick up their meals. This is a great deal for such a ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Heritage Roses & Mariposa History

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By UCCE Master Gardener, Christina Oborn. The just-concluded Coulterville Heritage Rose Tour in North County is a good time to remind us South County folks that we too have this tangible link to pioneer history. Mariposa County’s legacy roses have been found in abandoned homesteads, next to old miner’s cabins and ranch homes, on town historic home sites and empty ...

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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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