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Boot Camp Training To Become A Red Cross Shelter Volunteer

MARIPOSA – The American Red Cross of the Central Valley is hosting another pre-fire season Shelter Boot Camp training on Wednesday, May 1, through Friday, May 3, at New Life Christian Fellowship Church, 5089 Cole Road in Bootjack, Mariposa County. Anyone interested in training as a Red Cross disaster volunteer is encouraged to attend. This multi-evening offering of courses is ...

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AAUW Hosts Free “Creative Aging” Series In Mariposa

MARIPOSA – Planning for “elderhood?” It looks different than it did a few years ago. People are viewing their next chapter in life as an opportunity for growth and enrichment as well as security and comfort. The Mariposa AAUW branch (American Association of University Women) is hosting a two-part series on this latest trend of creative aging. Part One of ...

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Find Your Path To Wellness At Creek Week

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Health & Wellness Coalition invites you to the Path to Wellness Fair on Saturday, Apr. 13 at the Mariposa Creek Parkway, to learn about the many organizations and businesses that make Mariposa a healthy and thriving community. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is part of Creek Week on Apr. 12 ...

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Brief Power Outage For Thousands In Mariposa Area

MOUNTAIN AREA — Earlier today, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reported that a power outage stretching from Mariposa to Bootjack and into part of Madera County was affecting approximately 2,611 customers. The outage occurred just after 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 9. Early reports indicated that power would be restored by 4:30 p.m. as crews were heading to the ...

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Rocks, Crystals, Gold And Jewels At Gem Show

MARIPOSA — If you’re a rock hound or someone who loves jewels, prepare to be dazzled at the Mariposa Mineral & Gem Show this Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 13 – 14 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The location is also the site of the State Mining and Mineral Museum, located about two miles south of Mariposa on Highway 49. This ...

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Yosemite Audubon Program Spotlights Bean Meadow Restoration

MARIPOSA – The Yosemite Area Audubon Society (YAAS) will present a program entitled “Bean Meadow Restoration: Trials, Triumphs, and Turtles,” on Thursday, Apr. 11, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Mariposa. Join Melissa Odell of Sierra Foothill Conservancy (SFC) to learn about the trials and tribulations of a large-scale Sierra meadow restoration. Located in northern ...

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Bootjack 49ers 4-H Club Reports On Presentation Day

By Nina Sharrar —  Mariposa County Presentation and Judging Day On Saturday, Feb. 23, Mariposa County 4-H held Presentation and Judging Day at New Life Church in Bootjack. Six members gave presentations before Judges Codie Hart, Ginnie Day and Kathie Hollan. Bridget Sharrar, the only primary member to present, gave a demonstration about silkie chickens. Lilly Goodman demonstrated how to ...

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Make Healthy Connections At Community Open House

MARIPOSA — It’s National Public Health Week and this Friday, Apr. 5, the public is cordially invited to a celebration of wellness at Mariposa County Public Health. It’s clear, they say: people’s health, longevity, and well-being are connected to the communities where they live, learn, work, worship, and play. Public Health works to expand opportunities for healthy living in many ...

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Mariposa Man Arrested, Charged With Having Sex With A 13-Year-Old

MARIPOSA – Mariposa County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a 24-year-old Mariposa man on charges that include unlawful sex with a minor. Miles Imamura was taken into custody on Friday, Mar. 1, outside the home of his alleged victim – a 13-year-old whose gender is not being specified by the Sheriff’s Office at this time. During the course of their investigation ...

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Inmate Who Escaped From Mt. Bullion Camp Apprehended

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Law enforcement officials today arrested Joseph Speakman, an offender who walked away from the Mount Bullion Conservation Camp in Mariposa County on Mar. 1. At 1:55 p.m., Speakman was found hiding near a vacant cabin located in a rural area about three miles from the Mount Bullion camp, say officials. He was taken into custody without incident, ...

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