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Biking With Bob: Battlefields Of The Civil War

Editor’s Note: Longtime Oakhurst resident Bob Kaspar continues his epic ride across the United States from California to his hometown in Massachusetts. We lost track of Bob for a week or so. Now we know why. He’s been busy. The Kentucky countryside is dotted with stately old tobacco barns.  They are all painted flat black and many have been re-purposed ...

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80s Tribute Band Max Headroom At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — It’s one of the “not just” nights this Friday at (Not Just) Jazz on the Lake outdoors at The Pines Resort, as 80s tribute band Max Headroom takes the stage on the Gazebo Deck. Max Headroom is a five-man group out of Fresno “performing pop rock hits of the 80s,” and “specializing in one-hit wonders.” They play ...

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Celebrate America With Oakhurst Community Concert Band

OAKHURST — If you’re in the mood for some truly uplifting and soul-stirring music, take note: the Oakhurst Community Concert Band presents their annual free “Celebrate America Concert” this coming Sunday,  June 25 at 3 p.m. at the Mountain Christian Center. The program will include favorites from Gershwin, John Philip Sousa, “Dizzy” Gillespie, Glen Miller and more. Bring the whole ...

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Excessive Heat Warning Extended Through Friday

MOUNTAIN AREA — As temperatures continued to climb today, the National Weather Service in Hanford extended the Excessive Heat Warning through Friday, June 23 at 11 p.m. The warning is for the San Joaquin Valley and Mariposa, Madera And Fresno County Foothills, including the cities of Oakhurst and Mariposa. Afternoon temperatures in some areas will be between 107 degrees and ...

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Job Fair And Career Opportunities At Caltrans

FRESNO — If you’re looking for new employment or thinking of changing careers, please note: Caltrans is opening its doors in welcome for jobs opportunities with departments including planning, engineering, IT, office, maintenance and more. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has announced a job fair for individuals interested in working for the state’s department of transportation. The event is ...

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CRCD Crews Chop Downed Logs Into Shared Firewood

MOUNTAIN AREA — Does someone you know have fallen trees littering their landscape, and really needs help to clear the hazard? Good news: the Coarsegold Resource Conservation District (CRCD) has received a grant to hire crews to cut wood and help with this problem. One condition of the plan is that the person who gets the assistance then donates a portion ...

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Happy First Day Of Summer

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE — The first day of summer typically falls around June 21. This year, it’s worth it to note that the precise time of summer solstice locally is 9:24 p.m. PST on Tuesday, June 20. It’s the day with the most hours of sunlight in the entire year. According to The Farmer’s Almanac, the timing is not based on ...

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Truck Rollover Crash Slows Traffic South Of Deadwood

COARSEGOLD — At approximately 3:45 p.m. today, calls came into 911 of a rollover crash with a truck on fire at the south end of Deadwood at Cavin Lane. A 43-year-old driver from Fresno was southbound on Highway 41 at the bottom of Deadwood where the double lanes merge. He was approaching a line of cars stopped for a southbound vehicle ...

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RibFest: Food And Fundraising At Oakhurst Community Center

OAKHURST – Come on out for a glorious gastronomic event while supporting the Oakhurst Community Center, as the all-you-can-eat extravaganza known annually as Rib Fest takes place on Saturday, June 24. Arrive hungry and leave the fancy clothes at home, because this is a night where food, friends, and fundraising take center stage. Proceeds benefit the Oakhurst Community Center, where ...

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Cooling Centers In Coarsegold And Oakhurst

COUNTY – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office announced that the County of Madera has established the following locations as Cooling Centers during times of extreme summer heat. The Centers will be open the days and times of the week as indicated on the list below. Other Centers may be opened on an “as need” basis and will be announced through ...

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