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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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SNF Welcomes Jane Allen as New Tribal Relations Specialist

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CLOVIS — We are extremely excited to announce that Jane Allen joined the Forest Leadership Team of the Sierra National Forest (SNF) on February 13, 2023, as the new Tribal Relations Specialist. Ms. Allen comes to the SNF with an abundance of professional experience. Over the last 35 years, Ms. Allen has worked as an archeologist in several National Park ...

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UCCE and Mariposa County to Offer Pest Management Workshop

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MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Mariposa County Department of Agriculture in conjunction with the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) will be presenting its annual 2022 Winter Integrated Pest Management workshop on Thursday, December 8, 2022, at the Mariposa Fairgrounds in Building A. See map below. Join us for this workshop if you are interested in learning about the California Department of ...

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Food Preservation Day at the Garden of the Sun in Fresno

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UC Master Food Preservers of Mariposa County Present: Preservation Day at the Garden of the Sun               Saturday, August 6, 2022 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 1750 North Winery Avenue Fresno, CA 93703 Learn more about: Preserving the excess produce from your garden. How to get the most out of your harvest. Basic canning ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Master Gardeners at Farmers’ Market

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The Farmers’ Market began its annual schedule on May 18th at the bottom of 6th Street and Stroming Road adjacent to the Mariposa Creek Parkway in beautiful downtown Mariposa (see map below). The market will be every Wednesday evening from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. through October. Locally grown fruits and vegetables — many organic — are ...

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Fresno State Announces Dr. Xuanning Fu as New Provost

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FRESNO STATE — Dr. Xuanning Fu has been named Fresno State’s new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, effective immediately. He has served as interim provost since January 2021. President of Fresno State, Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, announced Dr. Fu’s appointment on June 8. The provost is the University’s chief academic officer and serves as its leader when the president ...

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Largest Nautanki Folk Opera in U.S. to be Staged by FSU Prof

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FRESNO STATE — According to Fresno State communication professor Dr. Devendra Sharma, nothing compares to the satisfaction and fulfilling experience of watching the nautanki, a North Indian form of opera. His memories are enveloped by the beautiful singing backed by instruments and the presence of thousands of people standing on bullock carts and their roofs to reward the troupe with ...

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