Mariposa http://kvpr.org en Near the Rim Fire, Some Residents Decide to Stay Put http://kvpr.org/post/near-rim-fire-some-residents-decide-stay-put <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Rim Fire is now the <a href="http://www.fire.ca.gov/communications/downloads/fact_sheets/20LACRES.pdf">seventh largest wildfire</a> in California history, growing to nearly 180,000 acres overnight. Over 3,700 firefighters are battling the blaze which is now 20 percent contained. It has destroyed 111 structures, with many more threatened. Late yesterday officials expanded the evacuation area, as the fire continues to spread to the east and southeast. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 19:41:32 +0000 Joe Moore 20664 at http://kvpr.org Near the Rim Fire, Some Residents Decide to Stay Put New Study Shows California's Local Road System In Crisis http://kvpr.org/post/new-study-shows-californias-local-road-system-crisis <p></p><p></p><p>A new study shows that local roads in California are falling into a state of disrepair at an alarming rate. As Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, the report says the majority of counties have roads at risk of failing.</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 19:45:30 +0000 Amy Quinton 11762 at http://kvpr.org New Study Shows California's Local Road System In Crisis Future of Mariposa Museum Still In Doubt http://kvpr.org/post/future-mariposa-museum-still-doubt <p>California's State Mining and Mineral Museum was supposed to close by July 1, as part of the state's planned closure of some 70 state parks. Nearly one month into the new fiscal year, it remains open, but it's future is far from certain. Valley Public Radio's traveled to the Gold Country to bring us this report.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 16:00:05 +0000 Joe Moore 777 at http://kvpr.org Future of Mariposa Museum Still In Doubt