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Summer Reservations Now Available on YARTS for Yosemite

MERCED – The YARTS 2024 summer services to Yosemite National Park are now available to the public. Prospective passengers may make reservations on the Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) for trips they plan to take during the summer months. Reservations are highly encouraged to ride YARTS as only a limited number of walk-on tickets are issued. Highway 120 The ...

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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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American Tree Medics Mobilizing Teams for Emergency Support

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — American Tree Medics is deploying several strike teams which will include tree experts, medics, and military veterans to help residents prepare for the latest round of storms hitting the Central Valley and the Sierra. “In January, our office here in Merced was flooded by Black Rascal Creek, and our tree equipment was literally dead in the water,” ...

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Helping One Woman (HOW) to Honor Bettie Perry

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OAKHURST — Join Helping One Woman Oakhurst for their second dinner of 2023 when they will honor their February recipient, Bettie Perry. Bettie is lovingly sponsored by Cheryce Chartier. ♥ This month’s Helping One Woman (HOW) recipient is Bettie Perry and her HOW dinner will be Wednesday, February 15th at 6 p.m. at The Hitchin’ Post in Ahwahnee. See map below. When: ...

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Winter Service To Yosemite National Park Now Running

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MERCED – The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) is now operating its winter schedule for bus service running from Merced and Mariposa to Yosemite National Park. YARTS Highway 140 Winter Schedule (PDF) The Highway 140 service operates year-round but reduces the frequency of service to and from the park after the summer season. YARTS routes into Yosemite that originate ...

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UCCE Presents Basics of Fermenting and Pickling in Merced

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MERCED — The UC Master Food Preservers of Mariposa County (serving Mariposa, Merced, Madera and Fresno Counties) will be holding a workshop, “Basics of Fermenting and Pickling” in Merced at the UC Cooperative Extension office on October 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration is required and is available online. Interested parties may also call 209-966-2417 for more information. This is ...

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Air District to Provide Clean Air Centers With New Funding

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The Clean Air Centers Pilot Program was established by AB 836 (Wicks) and provides the Valley Air District $750,000 in funding to create a network of clean air centers to provide vulnerable populations a respite from wildfires and other smoke events. The program will pay public or private organizations up to 100% of the cost of large ...

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MOTG Presents Candice Lamb and Ted Nunes & Richfield

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MARIPOSA — This weekend Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green features Candice Lamb on Friday, August 5, and Ted Nunes & Richfield on Saturday, August 6. Singer/songwriter Candice Lamb will make her Music on the Green debut on Friday, August 5th. Candice is from Merced, CA. Candice has been performing in the Central Valley and beyond for the ...

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Mariposa’s Concierge Real Estate Services Opens Second Office In Merced

MERCED— Concierge Real Estate Services, Fine Homes, Ranches and Estates celebrated the grand opening of their second location at 3558 G Street in Merced with a ribbon cutting late last month. The event was an opportunity to meet owner/broker Kori Smith, her realtors and staff members. The guest of honor was Dr. LeRoy Wrestling, a professor from U.C. Merced. At ...

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