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'Welcome March 2015!'

Mariposa County EDC to Request $50,000 From Mariposa County Supervisors

Mariposa County Senior News

Senior Menu & Activities Schedule for March 

New: Ferguson Project Presentation to the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors by Caltrans

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Special Weekend Out & About Edition 

Real Estate
New: California Association Of Realtors Find January 2015 Home Sales Rise After Disappointing December

Updated on Sunday at 3:07 A.M. - Daily Area News
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Mariposa Weather for Sunday, March 1, 2015
Partly sunny today with a 20% chance of showers. Also today will be warmer than Saturday as the high temp tops out near 54 degrees while the low temp tonight comes in around 39 degrees. Yesterday's high temp in Mariposa topped out at 47.7 degrees, 8.0 degrees cooler than Friday. The low temp yesterday was 34.9 degrees. The SST rain gauge recorded .04" of  mostly light afternoon showers along with periods of hail. The two day total of rain in the SST rain gauge stands at .08". Monday's high temp should top out at 55 degrees under partly sunny skies with a 30% chance of showers/T-storms.
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Valley Online News.com
New:
 California State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) Says A Zero Allotment Of Water For the Central Valley Water Project Is Devastating For Our District
And
California Assemblymember Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) Promotes Tax Immunity for Veterans’ Retirement Pay
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California Assembly GOP Leader Kristin Olsen Comments on the Joint Budget Committee’s Denial of DCA Funding
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UC Merced's Upcoming Research Week Puts Array of Important Work on Display
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Donna Brazile "Beyond the Dream: From Selma to Ferguson" at Fresno State on February 27
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Congressman Jeff Denham Announces March 2015 Mobile District Office Hours
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Merced College Announces Cup Cake Classes and Other Life-Long Learning And Leisure Activities Community Services Classes For Month Of March
2 Arrested After Merced Police Officer And Suspect Shot

Five-mile hyperloop has been approved for testing

Sierra Sun Times Daily Poll

Caltrans has released the design for the Ferguson Project Rock Shed. How would you rate the design?

Great - 68.3%
Okay - 19.5%
Could be improved - 12.2%

Total votes: 41
The voting for this poll has ended

Older Poll Questions

Yesterday Congressman Jeff Denham said the President’s Keystone XL Veto doesn’t match the will of the people. Do you agree with Congressman Denham's statement?

No, I do not agree with Congressman Denham's statement - 49.2%
Not sure I agree with Congressman Denham's statement - 1.6%
Yes, I agree with Congressman Denham's statement - 49.2%

Total votes: 61
The voting for this poll has ended on: 26:Feb: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.