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New Year's "Sensible Celebration" At ECCO

OAKHURST – Final touches are underway for celebrating New Year’s Eve at the Evergreen Conference Center Oakhurst (ECCO) on Monday, Dec. 31, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Billed as “A Sensible Celebration,” the evening promises a perfect blend of socializing, dining and dancing for adults seeking a night of nostalgic fun.

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Yosemite High Takes Second In Mock Trial

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School’s acclaimed Mock Trial team took second place in Madera County at the Honorable Edward P. Moffat Mock Trial, held Dec. 5 – 8, 2012. Liberty High School garnered first place at the competition and Minarets High School took third.

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Talking To Kids About Tragedy In The News

As events were being reported today from Connecticut, and people began posting on social media, it became apparent that the tragic realities of this story will not be limited to those who want to watch the news. The news of this unfathomable event will be broadcast extensively on television and online for days and weeks to come, and will be ...

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Last Call For Oakhurst Time Capsule

OAKHURST – What can you share that represents modern life in this mountain town? The Centennial Committee of the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce wants to know: they’re reaching out to the community for items to be placed in a time capsule marking the town centennial. The time capsule will be sealed and buried at an unspecified location this year ...

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Need an Easy Holiday Appetizer? S|N|O Readers Share

We asked S|N|O fans on Facebook to fork over some favorite “make-and-take” holiday appetizers. Here’s how you responded: Warning: do not read on an empty stomach! Reader Amy Beebe makes bacon and cream cheese-studded jalapenos as her “go-to” dish, adding “it’s not restricted to the holidays. They’re always a hit!”

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Local Matters – Seasonal Tips From The Tire Pros

OAKHURST – The owners of a Sullivan’s Tire Pros have some tips for area drivers that could help families stay safe this holiday season. Mike and Diane Sullivan have owned the familiar shop, located at 40126 Highway 49, for more than 11 years. Last May, they changed their franchise affiliation, but say their core values and standards of customer service ...

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Mountain Area Warming Centers Are Open

MADERA COUNTY – The County of Madera has established three different Warming Centers in the mountain area, for those seeking comfortable sanctuary during times of extreme winter cold. In Oakhurst, the Sierra Senior Center, located at 49111 Cinder Lane, just behind the Oakhurst Community Center, will be open as a warming center Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 1 ...

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'Creative Hands' Is A Crafter's Dream

OAKHURST – One look around the Creative Hands section of Pak and Page and it’s immediately clear – this place is so much more than a craft store, it’s a Mecca for artists and others who want to express themselves creatively. Located inside Pak and Page at 40108 Highway 49, Creative Hands has emerged as a complete local arts and ...

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Jean Butterfield Celebrates Her First CD

Acoustic Americana Folk-Grass: Butterfield holds two CD release parties this weekend OAKHURST – Multi-talented singer, songwriter and local musician Jean Butterfield has scheduled two events to mark the release of her first CD, Brothers In Time. Butterfield is a frequent and favorite performer in the mountain area, and has just been nominated as the 2013 Female Vocalist for the Northern ...

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