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  • n  any of several plants of the genus Calochortus having tulip-shaped flowers with 3 sepals and 3 petals; southwestern United States and Mexico
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  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - The Fresno Bee
  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - Redlands Daily Facts
  • 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
    June 10, 2013 -

  • James Taylor in Jam! Showbiz
    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."
  • Paul Quarrington in Globe and Mail
    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...
  • Margaret MacMillan in
    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...

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