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Detwiller Fire (Mariposa County)

Detwiler Fire Incident Information: Last Updated: July 22, 2017 6:30 pm Date/Time Started: July 16, 2017 3:56 pm Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit County: Mariposa County Location: Detwiler Rd and Hunters Valley Rd, 2 miles east of Lake McClure Acres Burned – Containment: 75,500 acres – 40% contained Structures …

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Ben Fire (Mariposa County)

Last Updated: July 02, 2017 6:30 pm FINAL Date/Time Started: June 28, 2017 3:49 pm Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit County: Mariposa County Location: off Ben Hur Road and Silver Bar Road Acres Burned – Containment: 630 acres – 100% contained Road Closures: Road closures have been lifted Cause: …

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Revised Economic Development Strategy

The Mariposa County Economic Vitality Strategy has been revised to incorporate the comments and input received from the general public. An item has been placed on the July 18th Board of Supervisors regular meeting agenda to request adoption of the plan.

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County of Mariposa Request For Qualifications

The County’s 2014-2019 Housing Element sets forth a variety of programs intended to increase the supply of housing for all economic segments of the Community, with particular attention to affordable, workforce housing and housing for special populations.

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Bonds Flat Road Now Closed

La Grange, CA…Bonds Flat Road is closed this morning. Workers are preparing to cut into the roadway so the spillway gates can be opened. Guard rails and culvert pipe will be removed so it does not wash down stream. This is the second time spillway gates have been used. 1997 …

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