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California Assemblymember Adam Gray (Merced) speaks on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Draft EIS Documents for the Merced Irrigation District

On Thursday evening, April 30, 2015 at the Merced County Fairgrounds a meeting was held for the public to comment on the document.

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FERC-MID Meeting Update

Over 250 people attended the FERC-MID meeting tonight with several Mariposa County residents on hand including Mark Rowney from MPUD along with Don Pedro community residents. Most folks who spoke are not happy with the draft and several said people are more important than fish! The SST videotaped the event and will publish highlights later...
Federal Regulators to Hold Local Public Hearing on Impacts to New MID Operations and Water Storage on April 30 - FERC Draft EIS Released

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Mariposa Weather for Monday, May 4, 2015
Sunny and slightly cooler today with the high temp topping out around 77 degrees while the low tonight comes in at 53 degrees. A chance of Sierra showers/T-storms today. Yesterday's high temp in Mariposa topped out at 78.3 degrees, 3.3 degrees cooler than Saturday. The low temp yesterday was 51.3 degrees. Tuesday's high temp is forecast at 76 degrees for the day with sunny skies. A chance of  showers/T-storms for Thursday/Friday.
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 Great Valley Center Demonstration of Kill-A-Watt EZ Power Meters on May 6 at the Merced County Library
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Madera County Board of Supervisors Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, May 5, 2015
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State Highway Route 140 from Arboleda Drive to Plainsburg Road in Merced County Dedicated as Rick K. Oules Memorial Highway
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Merced Woman Held on $65,000 Bail for Multiple Charges Including Embezzlement
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California Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen (Modesto) Says Education Committee Refuses to Vote on Teacher Evaluation Reform Bill
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UC Merced Mentoring Program Empowers Student Leaders
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EXCLUSIVE: 'Star Trek' Actress Grace Lee Whitney Dies in Coarsegold Home at 85, Son Shares Final Memories

Grey Water: Homeowner Gets Creative To Make Each Gallon Count

Feds dismiss Rim Fire indictment against Keith Emerald

Chukchansi casino raid suspects admit guilt

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Yesterday, the government moved to dismiss the federal indictment against Keith Matthew Emerald. The indictment alleged that Emerald had caused the Rim Fire. Do you agree with the government dismissing the case?

No, I do not agree with the government dismissing the case - 70.6%
Not sure, I agree with the government dismissing the case - 7.8%
Yes, I agree with the government dismissing the case - 21.6%

Total votes: 51
The voting for this poll has ended

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CBS 47 Fresno reports the Sierra Charter Foothill School board in Catheys Valley voted to cancel a same sex penguin play, "And Then Came Tango," following outrage from concerned parents. Do you agree with the school board with canceling the play?

No, I do not agree with the school board with canceling the play - 48.8%
Not sure I agree with the school board with canceling the play - 4.7%
Yes, I agree with the school board with canceling the play - 46.5%

Total votes: 86
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Mariposa Golden Agers to Host FREE Ice Cream Social on August 8, 2014

All Mariposa seniors are invited to a FREE Ice Cream Social at the Senior Center on Spriggs Lane on Friday, August 8 from 3 to 5 p.m.  Once again, this is being hosted by the Mariposa Golden Agers.  Ice cream with all the toppings will be served along with entertainment

provided by Morgan Avery.  Cool off at the Senior Center and bring along your friends and neighbors for a most enjoyable afternoon.

 

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