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Central California Animal Disaster Workshop

The Central California Animal Disaster Team (CCADT) is actively recruiting volunteers in Mariposa County. They have scheduled: INTRODUCTION TO THE CCADT CORE TRAINING WORKSHOP Wednesday, December 3,2014 (Offering two training times) 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m Government Center 5100 Bullion St. Mariposa, CA During the …

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Team Napa or Team O’reilly?

According to a Napa employee the Auto part chain O’reilly will be taking over operations starting on December first, some of the employees will be staying with O’reilly as they seem to have a better benefit package we were told by a Napa employee. Napa Auto Parts however seems like …

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Burn Suspension Lifted

CAL FIRE NEWS RELEASE California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Madera -Mariposa -Merced Unit Burn Suspension Update Following recent rain, the Madera -Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) of CAL FIRE, has lifted the suspension of burning within State Responsibility Area (SRA) in Mariposa County effective Monday November 17, 2014 While cooler …

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Jeffery Hotel Fire

Press Release November 12th, 2014 Jeffery Hotel Fire Several firefighters are actively fighting fire at the historic Coulterville Jeffery Hotel, located in northern Mariposa County. A hotel guest phoned the Mariposa County sheriff’s emergency dispatch via 911 to report the smell of smoke in the building at 1:00 a.m. this …

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Goodbye Napa?

Rumors are going around that the locally owned Napa Auto Parts store was sold to Giant Auto Parts chain O’Reilly. Napa Auto parts, family owned by Lester Bridges, the store has been in business since 1966 and has since then been a long standing tradition that started on main street …

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Yosemite Free Entrance Day

This November 11th is Veterans day so please take a moment to honor those who fought for us. It is also the last Free Entrance day into Yosemite National Park of this year, so take advantage of the occasion and take yourself out and enjoy what Mother nature has to …

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Tioga Pass Closed

Well so far seems like we are off to a good start, at least with the California Drought issue. this last storm brought several inches of rain and a good dump of snow up in the high sierra, Tioga pass at 9,943 elevation is already closed from Crane flat to …

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Chukchansigold Casino Remains Closed

Almost three weeks since it was stormed by armed individuals on Oct. 9, the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino remains closed and the case it’s now on the hands of a federal Judge. Meanwhile 1100 of their employees remain out of work wondering when or if anything will go back …

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Small Quake Felt in Mariposa

A Magnitude 2.8 quake was felt around 9:45 pm on Sunday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey the event took place 7 miles SSW of Mariposa, California Location 37.380°N 119.977°W depth=9.8mi – This puts the epicenter somewhere down Ben Hur Rd and Silver Bar Rd The slight rattle occurred …

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Coordinated Transportation Plan

The meeting will be held at the Government Center Board Chambers on 5100 Bullion St. Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in Mariposa at 6pm. This project provides an opportunity for a wide range of stakeholders with a common interest in human service transportation to collaborate on how best to provide transportation …

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Has Drought Affected the Price of Pumpkins?

The price of pumpkins can be added to the list of things affected by California’s continuing drought. while the increase don’t seem to be a big one it certainly is an increase and most people will be affected while shopping for those precious Halloween’s master crafts.

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MCHS 100th birthday

When Maddalena Skookie Gartin comes to Mariposa this weekend, she’s hoping to see some folks she hasn’t seen for a few years. More than 60 years, to be precise. Gartin’s hoping to see fellow classmates who graduated with her from Mariposa County High School in 1952. this fine institution has …

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