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The Mariposa County Grizzlies football team lost Friday's neutral playoff game against Colfax by a score of 28-21.
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Suspect Killed In Sonora: Two Injured

Mariposa Weather for Sunday, November 23, 2014
Mostly sunny skies today with the high temp coming in around 59 degrees for the day. Yesterday's high temp in Mariposa topped out at 54.5 degrees, 1.7 degrees cooler than Friday. The SST rain gauge recorded .27" yesterday. Including Thursday's rain we have a total of .54". Monday's high temp should come in around 61 degrees under sunny skies. No rain in the long range forecast and Thanksgiving in Mariposa will have sunny skies with the wild turkeys in hiding.
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Statement by California Assembly GOP Leader Kristin Olsen on Proposals to Increase College Tuition and Fees Says "It Is Unacceptable To Put Higher Tuition Costs On Our Young People"
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Madera County Launches HERO PACE Program to Help Homeowners Conserve Water and Energy
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Merced Police Department Apprehend Suspect Using Stolen Credit Cards in Local Motel
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Merced College Friends of The Library Sponsors Book Launch for "Shadowed: Unheard Voices" and Poetry Reading on Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Deputy Struck by Drunk Driver Driving 100 MPH Near Newman
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Merced Multi-Agency Gang Task Force Make Three Arrests in Atwater for Firearms

Stockton Teacher Caught On Camera Pulling Student Into Pool

Thieves Posing As Sheriff's Deputies In Madera County

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Fox News: With the House final report out on Benghazi, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to expand the House investigation by adding a Senate probe. Would you approve your tax dollars be spent on a Senate report on Benghazi?

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Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says Taxpayers are Paying for Lawyers as Republicans sue President Obama over the Affordable Care Act. Is this a good use of your taxpayer money?

No, suing the president is not a good use of taxpayer money - 56.5%
Not sure if suing the president is a good use of taxpayer money - 0%
Yes, suing the president is a good use of taxpayer money - 43.5%

Total votes: 69
The voting for this poll has ended on: 23:Nov:2014 - 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.