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
 And
 Mariposa Soroptimist Host Annual Gold Rush Dinner & Dance

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Yosemite and the First National Park
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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

Sierra Sun Times Daily Poll

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

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What is the most important issue facing people living in the Sierra foothills today?

Crime - 2.4%
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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Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies Says Mariposa County Needs Deputy Candidates

The Mariposa County Supervisors listened to Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies at the February 24, 2015 supervisors meeting discuss the recent lack of acceptable candidates for hiring at the Sheriff Department.

Douglas-A.-BinnewiesSheriff Binnewies said the county cannot compete on wages with the surrounding counties and the county needs to focus and apply energy on hiring new deputies that are qualified.

The Sheriff Department is looking into classifying a new position: deputy recruit. This position would allow local candidates that live in the county and are most likely already employed in a profession in the county that are interested in a career in law enforcement to apply. The department would then pay to have the applicant(s) attend the law enforcement academy.

Sheriff Binnewies said this is very expensive as the academy is not local so they provide lodging and per diem. A main concern is they then move on to other departments for higher paying careers, as they have lost a few in the past after paying for the academy.  Apparently the department cannot contractually make the new deputy have to stay employed for the county for a certain length of time after they graduate the academy.

The Sheriff Department is looking at possibly having three positions open up in the near future as deputies move on or retire.