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Helping One Dozen Women: H.O.W. Marks Milestone

OAKHURST – Organizers behind the mountain chapter of Helping One Woman (H.O.W.) are honored to be marking one year in operation, as the group gathers for the 12th time in as many months. H.O.W. meets at the Queen’s Inn this Wednesday, June 19, at 6 p.m. in support of Linda Jeffries, who is grieving her husband after he sustained a ...

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Summer Tennis Camp For Kids

OAKHURST – Some say “love means nothing to a tennis player,” and here’s a chance for young people to find out whether or not that’s true. Summer Tennis Camp at Yosemite High School (YHS) is open to boys and girls ages 9-18. It’s an affordable 4 week program organized by a pro with over 20 years experience teaching tennis while ...

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Yosemite High School Graduation 2013

OAKHURST – After years of striving toward the goal of graduation, 152 students in the Yosemite High School Class of 2013 reveled in their commencement Friday night, June 7. The program began at 7:30 p.m. with a processional accompanied by the YHS band and Color Guard. Jubilant students were welcomed by Class President Kayla Davis followed by YHS Principal Edward ...

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Oakhurst Library Opens New Doors

OAKHURST – Friends of the Oakhurst Branch Library (FOBL) invite the community to visit for a Completion Celebration on Wednesday, June 12, at 4 p.m. The reception marks the opening of the library following an expansion which began last fall.

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Children's Museum Events For Everyone

OAKHURST – The Children’s Museum of the Sierra (CMOS) has some terrific plans lined up for the summer, as part of the race for honorary mayor. The community is invited to start at a free Chamber of Commerce mixer at the Museum on Tuesday, June 11, at 5 p.m. and follow up with a Carnival and Open House on Saturday, ...

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Kurtis For Mayor Plans Post-Spring Cleaning Sale

OAKHURST – Forces behind the Kurtis For Mayor campaign are joining together for a massive rummage sale and “Post-Spring Cleaning Event,” set for June 15, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club (BGC). Kurtis Foster is a Yosemite High School graduate who is running for honorary mayor of Oakhurst on behalf of the BGC. Foster is ...

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Adventures Of A New Bee Keeper

OAKHURST – Recently our friend Doug Mendonca decided to build a Kenyan “top-bar” style bee hive. Before ordering bees online, Mendonca practically lived on a diet of YouTube bee-keeping videos in preparation for his precious new arrivals. The newly minted beekeeper received an initial order for three pounds of honey-makers, which translates to ten or twelve thousand individuals bees. Once ...

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Come For The Golf, Stay For The Jewels

AHWAHNEE – Volunteer Dale Miller’s bid for honorary mayor is taking to the links on Sunday, June 9, when friends will gather to cast their votes with dollars at River Creek Golf Course. While golfers are out working on birdies, a jewelry “shopportunity” for ladies will be taking place inside the River Creek Clubhouse. A nine hole, par three tournament ...

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Rivergold Rounds Out A Fun Year

COARSEGOLD – There’s never a shortage of fun and educational events at Rivergold Elementary School, and as the last weeks of the Hawks’ 2012-2013 academic year comes to an end, these elements remain at the forefront of every day. Take a recent Saturday, for instance. As temperatures soared on May 11, student Emily Rich was busy capturing 5th place in ...

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Yosemite Student Scores Coveted Internship

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School student Kenny Jeffris will be taking on a sought-after internship this summer at Fresno State. Jeffris will be a senior during the 2013-14 academic year, and plans to work with Dr. Jason Bush on pancreatic cancer markers starting later this month. “It is the Summer Biomedical Research Internship with University of California San Francisco (UCSF) ...

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