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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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Cooling Center At Mariposa Library

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has issued an advisory to let residents know there’s a cooling center open this week at the Mariposa County Library. The cooling center hours are noon to 8 p.m. daily beginning Monday, June 19 through Thursday, June 22. The Mariposa Library is located at 4978 10th Street Mariposa. The library has free internet ...

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Sierra Mountain Little League All Stars Tonight

Submitted by Ryan Schulte — OAKHURST — Sometimes the best sports are in your own back yard. This week, the mountain area has three teams playing in the All Star Tournament at our home field in Oakhurst. Sierra Mountain Little League Our district is made up of leagues all the way from Selma to as far north as Chowchilla. Every ...

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HOW Dinner Honors Annette Carpenter

AHWAHNEE — The local chapter of the nonprofit organization Helping One Woman (HOW) will meet on Wednesday, June 21, at The Hitching Post, in support of Annette Carpenter. Annette’s husband Rick passed away in September of 2016. After spending some time in Mexico working with an orphanage that Annette and Rick used to volunteer for, she has returned home to Coarsegold and ...

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Emadco Rate Increase Takes Effect July 1

MOUNTAIN AREA — Customers of Emadco Disposal Service, Inc., Madera County’s waste disposal service company, will soon be seeing an increase in their monthly rate. Emadco customers will receive this letter in the coming days: The purpose of this notice is to inform you of a service rate increase in your area effective July 1, 2017. The State of California ...

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Miller’s Landing Movie Night

BASS LAKE — Miller’s Landing Resort invites everyone to the first night of their planned Summer Outdoor Movie Series starting Friday, June 16. The first movie will be playing on the water, featuring the 1988 Bass Lake classic, The Great Outdoors, written by John Hughes and starring Dan Aykryod and John Candy. The smart-thinking folks at Miller’s Landing have purchased ...

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Perfect Attendance Has Its Rewards

OAKHURST — Oak Creek Intermediate 7th grader Sebastian Valdez is dedicated to his studies and that dedication was rewarded at school’s end this year, when he was awarded a sweet new ride for his efforts. Principal Brad Marcus posed proudly with the new trail bike given to Sebastian, one of several students eligible for a drawing due to his perfect attendance throughout ...

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