Saturday, 28 March 2015
Tree Limbing, Thinning and Brushing for Wildfire Prevention in Mariposa County

Frank Diaz USFS presentation on Tree Limbing, Thinning and Brushing for Wildfire Prevention in Mariposa County.
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Today
 Ever Better Community II Conference in Mariposa
 And
 Mariposa Safe Families to Host Their Annual Safe at Home Event
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 Mariposa Soroptimist Host Annual Gold Rush Dinner & Dance

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Mariposa Auto Trim and Auto Glass Moves!


Real Estate
California 2015 February Home Prices Up 6.5% Year Over Year

Updated on Saturday at 4:52 A.M. - Daily Area News
Bigelow bill on studying Moke River protection passes first committee

Mariposa Weather for Saturday, March 28, 2015
Yesterday's high temp of 83 degrees was the warmest day since October 13, 2014 when Mariposa topped out at 89 degrees for the day.
Sunny and cooler today with a high temp near 76 degrees while the low temp tonight comes in around 50 degrees. Yesterday's high temp in Mariposa topped out at 83 degrees, 2.9 degrees warmer than Thursday. The low temp yesterday was 53.5 degrees. Sunday's high temp will come in around 77 degrees under sunny skies. The Sierra crest has a very slight chance of showers/T-storms on Saturday/Sunday afternoons and evenings.
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Valley Online News.com
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 Senator Andy Vidak Says California High-Speed Rail Land-Grab Process Needs Legislative Review
And
Merced County Parks and Recreation Begin Selling Lake Yosemite Passes on Saturday, March 28, 2015
And
Merced College Now Accepting Submissions For Merced River Literary Review
And
Congressman Jeff Denham Announces April 2015 Mobile District Office Hours
And
UC Merced Researchers Dispel Child Development Myths at Symposium
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Academic Trailblazers to Address UC Merced’s 10th Graduating Class
And
Asian Citrus Psyllid Quarantine Expansion in Madera County - Now Covers 179 Square Miles

Heat Drying Out Feed At Foothill Cattle Ranch

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If your well went dry do you have the finances to install a new well?

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Education and Schools - 1.2%
Immigration - 2.4%
Jobs and the Economy - 14.3%
Water and the Drought - 79.8%

Total votes: 84
The voting for this poll has ended on: 28:Mar:2015 - 07:00
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California Mandatory Water Conservation Regulation Goes Into Effect



On July 29, 2014, an emergency regulation to increase conservation practices for all Californians went into effect. The new conservation regulation targets outdoor urban water use. In some areas of the State, 50 percent or more of daily water use is for lawns and outdoor landscaping. This regulation establishes the minimum level of activity that residents, businesses and water suppliers must meet as the drought deepens and will be in effect for 270 days unless extended or repealed.

The regulation, adopted by the State Water Board July 15, and approved by the Office of Administrative Law July 28, mandates minimum actions to conserve water supplies both for this year and into 2015. For more information please visit the Conservation Regulation Portal.

With this regulation, all Californians are expected to stop: washing down driveways and sidewalks; watering of outdoor landscapes that cause excess runoff; using a hose to wash a motor vehicle, unless the hose is fitted with a shut-off nozzle, and using potable water in a fountain or decorative water feature, unless the water is recirculated. The regulation makes an exception for health and safety circumstances.

Larger water suppliers are required to activate their Water Shortage Contingency Plan to a level where outdoor irrigation restrictions are mandatory. In communities where no water shortage contingency plan exists, the regulation requires that water suppliers either limit outdoor irrigation to twice a week or implement other comparable conservation actions. Finally, large urban water suppliers must report water use on a monthly basis to track progress beginning Aug. 15.

Local agencies could ask courts to fine water users up to $500 a day for failure to implement the conservation requirements of the regulation, in addition to their existing authorities and processes. Compliance with prohibitions and water agency restrictions on customer water use will be locally enforced. The State Water Board could initiate enforcement actions against water agencies that don’t comply with the new regulations. Failure to comply with a State Water Board enforcement order by water agencies is subject to up to a $10,000 a day penalty. To report state agency water waste, visit http://www.saveourh2o.org/report-water-waste

Governor Brown has called on all Californians to reduce their water use by 20 percent and prevent water waste – visit SaveOurH2O.org to find out how everyone can do their part, and visit Drought.CA.Gov to learn more about how California is dealing with the effects of the drought.