mariposa mariposa


  • (n) any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having tulip-shaped flowers with 3 sepals and 3 petals; southwestern United States and Mexico



  1. Fire burns 60 acres at Yosemite Lakes Park near Coarsegold

    Two grass fires in Yosemite Lakes Park near Coarsegold -- one burning 60 acres -- kept fire crews busy Wednesday afternoon, said Karen Guillemin, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokeswoman for the Madera-Mariposa-Merced unit.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Fresno Bee

  2. Fourth-graders from Mariposa Elementary School in Redlands visit Mission San Juan Capistrano

    Fourth-graders from Mariposa Elementary School in Redlands recently visited Mission San Juan Capistrano. They learned about the California missions, the construction of the missions and life on the missions.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Redlands Daily Facts

  3. Planes Battle Mariposa Blaze

    Mariposa County, CA -- The Columbia Air Unit was called out just after 7pm to help put out a vegetation fire in Mariposa County. Cal Fire reports flames broke out on the 29000 block of Revis Road in
    on June 10, 2013     Source:


  1. "I first heard Joni Mitchell's music in Paul McCartney's office at Apple Records in London in 1968," Taylor said from the stage. "We met actually here at the Mariposa festival, I think it was '70, maybe '71, I can't quite remember."
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: James Taylor Source: Jam! Showbiz

  2. "I was projecting mere months into the future : to my performance at the Mariposa Folk Festival," Quarrington writes in Cigar Box Banjo, his just-published, posthumous memoir, "where the entire audience was composed of women who had removed...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Paul Quarrington Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "He had a very sharp eye for the absurdities of life," MacMillan says. "He also had a gentle humour, and people liked that. It wasn't threatening, by and large. It was kindly, and Mariposa is a nice, kindly place. He has a wonderful way with...
    on Apr 30, 2009 By: Margaret MacMillan Source:

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