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Marine Corps Birthday Bash at ECCO

OAKHURST — This weekend marks the 238th birthday of the United States Marine Corps (USMC), and the Griswold Mountain Detachment of the Marine Corps League is celebrating by sponsoring a dinner and dancing party on Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Evergreen Conference Center Oakhurst (ECCO). The USMC Annual Birthday Ball commences at 1700 hours, or 5 p.m., with a no-host ...

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Yosemite High School California Cadet Corps

Written by Evan Morton, Cadet Corps and Freshman at Yosemite High School. OAKHURST – The Yosemite High School California Cadet Corps program was founded by Brigadier General Edwin Alexander Forbes on April 5, 1911. Now, the Yosemite High School Cadet Corps is part of the United States National Guard.

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Free Concert By Oakhurst Community Band

OAKHURST — Mark the date on your calendars for Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m., when the Oakhurst Community Band will present its Fall Concert at Mountain Christian Center. This is the 10th season for the popular Oakhurst Community Band and admission to the concert, as always, is free.

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Oakhurst Lodge Set to Reopen Tout Suite

OAKHURST — Charred remains of the old lodge sat in ruins all last summer, and many wondered why, while others drove past without even glancing over at the once-booming business. That’s all changing now, as the Oakhurst Lodge is being renovated and the rooms engulfed in flames last spring are undergoing demolition and clean-up. The place is set to open ...

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Senior Centers Offer Intro To Internet Class

OAKHURST/MARIPOSA — If the idea of a smart phone makes you feel dumb, or you want to keep up with the kids on social media, or for any reason you need a little help navigating the digital terrain of technology, you’ll want to know about an upcoming free event sponsored by Sierra Tel. The public is invited to attend a ...

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Last Splash And Big Thanks For Yosemite Swim Club

OAKHURST — Yosemite Swim Club (YSC), a fixture in the mountains and at the Yosemite High School (YHS) Baker Swim Complex, hosted a well-attended USA sanctioned swim meet on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13. Meanwhile, YSC confirmed what some have known already – the popular club is disbanding to accommodate a new swim team organized through Yosemite Unified ...

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Kick Up Your Heels! Dinner & Dance In North Fork

NORTH FORK — Everyone is invited to a Mountain Family Dinner and Dance on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the North Fork Town Hall. Two organizations have teamed up to bring you a family-friendly evening that is sure to be an affair to remember, complete with dinner, dancing and raffle prizes, all for a great cause.

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3 Days For Bass Lake Arts & Crafts Fair

BASS LAKE — Pines Village plays host to the 31st annual Bass Lake Fall Arts and Crafts Fair and festival. The event runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25-27 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and it’s bound to be a great weekend filled with music, hand crafted items that are both beautiful and useful, and food for the tummy ...

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Change And The Myths Of Learning: Minarets

Submitted by Michael Niehoff, Principal of Minarets Charter and Minarets International High School With expressions like “School to Work,” “Career Ready,” and others, it seems like education is focused more than ever on getting students ready for the world of work. However, hasn’t this always been one of the foundational goals? Yes, there were others such as citizenship, democratic participation, ...

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Student Art & Poetry Contest Closes Friday

YOSEMITE — The Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest celebrates the creativity and inspiration of youth in the Yosemite gateway communities. The contest is open to all students, grades K-12, who attend school or youth programs within the gateway community school districts of Yosemite National Park. Students should submit artwork and poetry no later than Friday, Oct. 25.

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