Officials still seeking land to locate a local cemetery

Everyone knows land is precious, but maybe the most precious of all is where loved ones are laid to rest.
In Mariposa County, that issue is becoming a problem because the cemetery in Mariposa is almost out of room for burials — and officials are still seeking a piece of land to create a new location.
“We are still looking for someone to donate five acres or less to the county,” said Mariposa County Department of Public Works Director Mike Healy.
The issue has been discussed for many years in the...

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