Mariposa & Yosemite

Mariposa & Yosemite

Music fest comes to Mariposa

The Yosemite Music Festival kicks off at 3 p.m. Friday, July 8, at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. The two-day music festival is in its 15th year, and 14 performances ranging from bluegrass and Americana to reggae and psychedelic rock are set to take the stage, according to organizers.

Mariposa & Yosemite

Lineup set for Yosemite Music Festival in Mariposa

Now in its 15th year, the Yosemite Music Festival’s lineup has some returning bands and fresh faces. The two-day festival is July 8 and 9 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Road in Mariposa. Fourteen acts will play an array of music including rock, folk and reggae, to name a few, according to organizers.

Mariposa & Yosemite

Merced a ‘big winner’ in weekend storm

Not even halfway through April, Merced has been soaked with more than twice the rainfall than is typical for the entire month, according to forecasters. Beginning Friday night, Merced saw 2.44 inches of rain through the weekend, which is the only rainfall since April 1. The 30-year average for April is 0.34 inches, according to the National Weather Service in Hanford.

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Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble teaches free workshop in Merced

Building Young Leaders and Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble hold a free dance workshop at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Merced, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.
Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star
Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble teaches free workshop in Merced 2:24

Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble teaches free workshop in Merced

Golden Valley's Brady Mello clinches state berth with win 0:35

Golden Valley's Brady Mello clinches state berth with win

Amaya Valenzuela on Merced's win in PKs 2:05

Amaya Valenzuela on Merced's win in PKs

Merced coach Hector Nava on Bears' loss 2:34

Merced coach Hector Nava on Bears' loss