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OCI: Outstanding Electives, Talented Teachers

OAKHURST – Good news out of Oak Creek Intermediate – kids are enrolled in creative classes and actively exploring electives outside the core curriculum, even in a time of excruciatingly limited resources. How? Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI) teachers have developed a series of special classes designed to be appealing and exciting to students by tapping into some of the instructors’ ...

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Free Services For Veterans At Mariposa Stand Down

MARIPOSA – All veterans are invited to a Veterans’ Stand Down on Saturday, Mar. 9, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., outdoors at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The Mariposa Veterans’ Stand-Down encourages all area vets to visit for an array of free services and amenities, throughout an upbeat day complete with food, refreshments and music.

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Free Garden Workshop This Sunday: Get Ready For Veggies

OAKHURST – With near-future weather forecasts showing a series of sunny days and very little chance of rain, spring could be coming to the mountains sooner than planned. Fortunately, there’s still time to plan and plant a productive plot. With that idea in mind, the garden gurus behind the Oakhurst Garden Club at True Value invite the public to a ...

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4-Course German Fest Served Up By Oakhurst Chamber

OAKHURST – Reports out of Europe last fall say that traditional German garb like lederhosen for men and dirndl dresses for women are making a fast fashion comeback. That’s good news for the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, who recently announced they’re planning the first annual celebration of German Fest for Saturday, Mar. 2 at 6 p.m., at the Oakhurst ...

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8th Graders Get A Taste Of High School At YHS

OAKHURST – Potential Yosemite High School (YHS) students from area middle and elementary schools were treated to a day at YHS during 8th grade orientation last week. Student Activities director Tammy Thacker explains, “We give incoming 8th graders as much information as possible about YHS so they feel comfortable about coming here. All of the mountain area 8th graders were ...

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The Bigger The Waterfall, The Better The Firefall

YOSEMITE – People were gathered around this time last year, waiting, talking and laughing – then the crowd began to settle down. We were amateurs among professionals, but no one seemed to mind, as a hush fell on the crowd looking out at Horsetail Fall. Colors began to change on the cliffs, as light played with water, and in the ...

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Local Company Creates Award-Winning Music Software

OAKHURST – A leading manufacturer of innovative music production and multi-track recording software announces that its flagship product has won an industry award. Mixcraft 6, from Acoustica, Inc., received the 2013 Electronic Musicians Editors’ Choice Award in the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) category, at the winter National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention in Anaheim, California. Acoustica was founded in ...

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Ancient Guardians: The Legacy Of The Key (Book 1)

HOUSTON – Mountain girl and Yosemite High School graduate Stacy Morgan has written a book series under a pen name. Friends in the Oakhurst area may remember her as Stacy Baker, daughter of Dr. Terry Baker (Baker Chiropractic) and Rhonda Baker. Stacy’s married surname, since 1996, is Morgan, and readers now know her as S.L. Morgan, author of Ancient Guardians: ...

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