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Spanish Classical Guitar, Blues And Jazz At Music On The Green

Written by Andy Roberts – MARIPOSA — The free open-air concerts continue as Music on the Green hosts Nicholas Lefler on Friday, June 14. On Saturday, June 15 Steve Johnson and Those BobTones take the stage at the outdoor amphitheater. Creating the sound of a modern one-man band, Nicholas mixes live loops of guitar, bass and percussion. Never using prerecorded tracks, ...

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Memorial Service For Jay J. Johnson

Our beloved Miwuk/Paiute elder, Jay J. Johnson, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2019, at his home in Mariposa, California, with family by his side. Jay was born on November 29, 1931, in Yosemite National Park, CA, his ancestral home, to Harry and Sarah (Tom) Johnson. Jay lived at the Indian Village across from Yosemite Lodge until he was sent ...

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In Memory Of Witt Hawkins, Jr.

A man of faith and commitment to his Lord and Savior, Witt O. Hawkins Jr. enjoyed a life was well lived and he was well loved! Born in 1939, the Lord called him home on May 12, 2019, in Oakhurst, California. Witt was born in Chicago, Illinois to father Witt and mother Catherine 79 years ago. Witt, his wife Pam ...

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Music On The Green Returns To Mariposa Art Park

Written by Andy Roberts – MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Arts Council is proud to present the music of Bagby Station on Friday, June 7, and Trance Mission on Saturday, June 8. Denise Ludington and Greg Torres are the musical duo, Bagby Station, based out of Mariposa/Yosemite. Denise Ludington, the songwriter of the duo, has been distracted with creating lyrics and ...

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Field Of Master Gardeners Grows In Mariposa

MARIPOSA —  The UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County welcome 13 new graduates to their Master Gardener program. UC Master Gardener volunteers are trained representatives of the University of California Cooperative Extension. Trainees complete an 18- week course and pass a written examination to become ambassadors for the statewide UC Master Gardener program. They also complete annual volunteer hours and ...

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Caltrans Completes Rumble Strip Project On Highway 49

MARIPOSA COUNTY – Caltrans has announced the completion of a project that created more than 35 miles of center and shoulder rumble strips on Highway 49 in Mariposa and Tuolumne counties. Rumble strips are used to increase the safety of the roadway and reduce the likelihood of offroad collisions, head-on collisions and other incidents, according to Caltrans. Rumble strips alert ...

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Arthur Miller’s WWII Family Drama, All My Sons

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Theatre Alliance, a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, is proud to present Arthur Miller’s American classic play, All My Sons directed by Fred Friedland. Set a few years after World War II, All My Sons opens in the Keller family backyard. They look like a mid-century American success story. Joe runs the business, Kate ...

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Highway 49 Reopens From Bear Valley To State Route 132

MARIPOSA COUNTY – It has been over three weeks since Caltrans closed both lanes of Highway 49 in northern Mariposa County for repairs. The closure added up to one hour of additional travel time for some motorists wishing to reach the communities of Bear Valley, Coulterville, Greeley Hill and Mariposa. Today, Caltrans announced that it has completed repairs and opened ...

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Mariposa Festival Highlights Art, Wine And Wheels

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary will once again host an afternoon of fine art, wine tasting and sweet rides at the Art, Wine & Wheels Festival on Saturday, May 25, on the lawn at the historic Mariposa County Courthouse. In the heart of Mariposa, underneath the trees, it’s a perfect setting in which to enjoy local artists’ works while ...

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