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BYOF: Bring Your Own Fins To Movie Night At Miller’s Landing

BASS LAKE — Miller’s Landing Resort invites everyone to the Summer Outdoor Movie Series, as it continues on Friday, July 28 with a film chosen specially, in honor of “Shark Week.” Playing on the water is the 1975 classic, Jaws, directed by Steven Spielberg. A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks ...

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Local VOAD Drive-Through Drop-Off For Fire Donations

OAKHURST — Now several days into ongoing evacuations from the Detwiler Fire burning in Mariposa County, local relief agencies are busy coordinating efforts on behalf of those who are temporarily displaced. The Red Cross has set up sanctioned shelters at three locations in the Oakhurst area, as of now: Oakhurst Evangelical Free Church, Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church and Mountain Christian ...

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Library Workshop: Park Ranger Guzman On Backyard Wildlife

OAKHURST — Bobcats, mountain lions and black bears are just a few of the wild animals prominent in the Yosemite National Park and the surrounding foothill communities that Park Ranger Alejandra (Ale) Guzman will discuss in a workshop scheduled at the Oakhurst Branch Library from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Guzman says participants will learn about ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through July 16

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, July 10, to Sunday, July 16, 2017: Coarsegold trespassing On Monday, July 10, at 11:58 a.m. deputies were dispatched to a property in the 33000 block of Skyline Ridge Trail in regards to a trespassing call. The suspect is later contacted. Statements ...

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Gift Shop Guaranteed To Put A Smile On Your Face

OAKHURST — Oakhurst has a shiny new gem in the form of a gift shop, opened early this month by longtime area resident Laurie Flanagan. Many remember Laurie from her days as the owner of Time For Tea, from 2007 to 2011, and in other incarnations as a gift shop owner around town. Since selling the tea shop about six ...

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Movies In The Park Returns This Friday

OAKHURST — Once again it’s time to grab chairs and blankets and get ready for a good time, as Oakhurst Community Park hosts free Movies In The Park this Friday, July 21. The family-friendly event takes place starting around dusk; food and drinks will be available for purchase. Proceeds from concession sales are being set aside to pay for a ...

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Small Animal Shelter At Mariposa Elementary

MARIPOSA — This morning, the Central California Animal Disaster Team has been deployed to activate a small animal shelter at the Mariposa Elementary School for residents evacuated due to the Detwiler Fire, according to the organization’s Naomi Flam. Mariposa Elementary School is located at 5044 Jones Street in Mariposa. If residents need assistance with animal evacuation or large animal sheltering, please ...

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TR1BE Workshop At PLC: Historic Use Of Herbs For Well-Being

OAKHURST — The nonprofit group One Tribe Global (TR1BE) has partnered with the Positive Learning Center to offer a series of courses, and the next one is scheduled for Saturday, July 15: Historic Use of Herbs for Food and Health. Under the guidance of herbalist and educator Steven Flanagan, the workshop explores the old ways of using herbs for simple remedies ...

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Veterans Stand Down This Weekend

COARSEGOLD – All area veterans are invited to a family-style Stand-Down on Saturday, July 15 at Yosemite Lakes Community Church in Coarsegold, from 9 a.m. – noon, sponsored by Caring Veterans of America. The upbeat day offers friendship, free food, gear, haircuts and entertainment by the band Rock Therapy. Organizers also plan to have benefit advisers on hand to provide ...

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Filling Hearts And Backpacks

MARIPOSA — Mariposa AAUW is once again hard at work preparing backpacks filled with school supplies for designated middle school students who need assistance throughout our county. Students without appropriate resources may not have the necessary supplies or pack to carry them in. Each year AAUW volunteers work with the schools to determine the necessary school supplies for the packs. ...

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