Could a bear rescue facility put Mariposa on the tourists’ map?




Veterinarians work with a staffer from Lions, Tigers & Bears to carry out a procedure on Sugar Bear. Sugar Bear came to the San Diego County center in 2012 from an Ohio facility that closed due to lack of funding.Building a bear-rescue facility in Mariposa might kill two birds with one stone, local proponents say.
Problem bears, including those from Yosemite National Park, might avoid destruction when they wear out their welcome. What’s more, the facility might attract tourist dollars...

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