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Caltrans New Strategy for Ferguson Project in Mariposa County Could Result in Cost Savings

Mariposa County Real Estate
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California Association Of Realtors April 2015 Home Sales Report Finds California Pending Home Sales Continue Upward Trend -
Mariposa County Distressed Home Sales Plummet Year Over Year

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NY Times - Hospitals Provide a Pulse in Struggling Rural Towns

Updated on Tuesday at 4:38 A.M. - Daily Area News
Debate Heats Up Again Over Lake Tahoe Bears

Mariposa Weather for Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Sunny today as Mariposa's high temp tops out around 79 degrees while the low tonight comes in at 53 degrees. Yosemite/Sierra has a 20% chance of afternoon/evening showers/T-storms. Yesterday's high temp topped out at 78.5 degrees, 3.9 degrees warmer than Sunday. The low temp yesterday came in at 53.8 degrees. Wednesday is looking sunny with a high temp of 83 degrees for Mariposa. For Wednesday, Yosemite/Sierra has a 20% chance of afternoon/evening showers/T-storms. Mariposa high temps continue to rise during the work week topping out at 89 degrees by Friday.
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 Man Sentenced for Marijuana Operation and Sparking the Nicolls Fire in Sequoia National Forest
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Four Suspects Arrested for Weapon Violations Over Memorial Day Weekend in Merced
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Provide Updated Trip-planning Information
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Representatives Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) and Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) Say French Camp Outpatient VA Facility One Step Closer to Construction
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Merced Police Find Pound of Cocaine and $17,000 in Traffic Stop
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Merced Police Confiscate Guns and Meth
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Manteca Resident Charged With Sex Trafficking a Minor
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Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) Introduces NEPA Reciprocity Act - Removes Unnecessary Bureaucracy in the Environmental Review Processes
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Wine Lovers Turn Out for the Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club 11th Annual Art & Wine Festival


With high temps in the 70's and a considerable turnout of many local residents the Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club 11th Annual Art & Wine Festival on Saturday, May 23, 2015 was a great success. 

Quick Response Stops Wildfire Near Table Mountain

Sierra Sun Times Daily Poll

Talking about the Iraq War, Paul Krugman in the New York Times says "The public justifications for the invasion were nothing but pretexts, and falsified pretexts at that." Do you believe the American public was lied to about the reasons to invade Iraq?

No, I do not believe the American public was lied to about the reasons to invade Iraq - 27.9%
Not sure, I believe the American public was lied to about the reasons to invade Iraq - 0%
Yes, I believe the American public was lied to about the reasons to invade Iraq - 72.1%

Total votes: 61
The voting for this poll has ended

Older Poll Questions

California Senators Boxer and Feinstein voted No on the USA Patriot Act as it failed to pass the Senate 45-54 on Saturday morning. Do you agree with their vote?

No, I do not agree with their vote - 17.2%
Not sure, I agree with their vote - 3.4%
Yes, I agree with their vote - 79.3%

Total votes: 29
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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.