El Niño returns with a vengeance

Trees tumble, creeks flood

Two ponderosa pines fell at the Greeley Hill School during Saturday night’s storm, knocking down several smaller trees and narrowly missing the Red Cloud Library. Here, from left, Isaiah Cunningham, Dylan Burke and Nathan Burke survey the fallen trees from a good vantage point.After a dry February, residents of Mariposa, and the rest of California, were worried that the rain faucet, and the El Niño, had been turned off.
But last weekend’s storms brought rain to lower elevations in the Cou...

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