Sunday, April 20, 2014
The Mariposa Democratic Club Meeting on Saturday, April 12, 2014
Featured Candidates for Supervisor for District One and Three in Mariposa County

Photo of the Day - September 12, 2012 - 9/11 Memorial Dedication in Mariposa


A fly-over during the dedication

Mariposa County Sheriff's Department Color Guard 9/11 Memorial Flag Raising

At the dedication of the 9/11 Memorial in Mariposa on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 the Mariposa County Sheriff's Department Color Guard raised the flags over the memorial.
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Today's Weather

Mariposa for today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.
Mariposa topped out at 76.1 degrees yesterday at the Sierra Sun Times Weather Station.
Mariposa Monday Weather: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Read more about yesterday's weather and the extended outlook on the Weather Page.

Sunday's Area Forecast
76- 86 Today:
Mostly sunny today with the high temps warming up three to four degrees
from yesterday's high temps. Most Area Weather Stations are reporting overnight temps in the 40's.

Yosemite Valley: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the evening.

Real Estate

Mortgage activity ticks up in March but at lowest level since 1997
Mortgage applications for new home purchases in March increased by 15% over February, the Mortgage Bankers Association’s builder application survey shows.

California Farm Bureau

Asparagus harvest accelerates

If you enjoy asparagus with your Easter meal, there will be plenty coming from California fields. The California Asparagus Commission says farmers will harvest good supplies of fresh asparagus through May. Mexican asparagus remains on the market, too. Warm spring weather caused the California crop to mature earlier than usual. California farms produce about 60 percent of the asparagus grown in the United States.


CalPERS seeks fresh faces to manage investments
A one-day CalPERS event for new money managers, who want a chance to invest public pension funds, drew an overflow crowd this month, packing nearly 400 into a Sacramento hotel conference room with another 100 on a waiting list. Public pension systems, with some prodding from legislation, are stepping up a drive to spread their investments to firms owned and operated by minorities and women, often with what were called “mixed” returns so far.
Read More at Calpensions...

California Economy

BofA Posts Loss on $6 Billion of Costs Tied to Mortgages
Bank of America Corp., the second-biggest U.S. lender, swung to a surprise loss as the company booked $6 billion of costs tied to mortgage disputes. The first-quarter loss was $276 million, or 5 cents a diluted share, compared with a profit of $1.48 billion, or 10 cents, a year earlier, according to a statement today from the Charlotte, North Carolina-based firm. Adjusted earnings were 35 cents a share, beating the 27-cent average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.
Read More at Bloomberg...

United States Economy

Builders in U.S. Begin Work on Fewer Homes Than Forecast
The pace of U.S. home construction rebounded less than forecast in March, held back by declines in warmer parts of the country that indicate the recovery in residential building will be slow to develop. Housing starts climbed 2.8 percent to a 946,000 annualized rate following February’s 920,000 pace, which was higher than previously reported, Commerce Department data showed today in Washington. The median estimate of 78 economists surveyed by Bloomberg called for an increase to 970,000. Permits for future projects declined.
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Leroy Radanovich's Mariposa Life 
Linda Gast 

Tom Phillips 
Michael Fisher

Jim Parks 
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"Hope in a Time of Tragedy"
by Les Marsden.
The 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act.

Photo of the Day
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Dogwood in Yosemite National Park
Dave Conway captured this fabulous image of Dogwood in bloom in Yosemite National Park.
Thanks for sharing the photo Dave.

Weather - Burn Day Information

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Mariposa County
Burn Day Information

Sunday, April 20, 2014
Burn Day
Permits are NOT Required for Residential Open Burning

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Today's SST Poll

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors have provided a response to the Grand Jury Investigative Report of the Human Services Department. Are you satisfied with their response?
No, I am not satisfied with their response - 84.2%
Not sure I am satisfied with their response - 2.6%
Yes, I am satisfied with their response - 13.2%

Total votes: 38
The voting for this poll has ended on: 12 Apr 2014 - 00:00

SST Poll - Yesterday's Poll Results

The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors have approved a permit for a Medical Marijuana Collective. Should Mariposa County also allow a permit for a Medical Marijuana Collective?
No, Mariposa County should not allow a permit - 34%
Not sure if Mariposa County should allow a permit - 4%
Yes, Mariposa County should allow a permit - 62%

Total votes: 50
The voting for this poll has ended on: 11 Apr 2014 - 00:00

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