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Sullivan’s Tire Pros Supports Local Students With Huge Discounts

OAKHURST — When a local business teams up with a local high school, everyone benefits. For the entire month of February, Sullivan’s Tire Pros is offering a special on select tires at the best price around, and donating part of the proceeds to send five Minarets High School students on a “Close Up Washington, D.C.” trip. Bob Kelly — who ...

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McGoldrick & McGoldrick: Love And Law

OAKHURST — The law firm of McGoldrick & McGoldrick is helmed by the talented and altruistic team of Snezhana and Bernard McGoldrick. It’s been nearly three decades since Bernie set out into the world after graduating from Yosemite High, and now he and Snezhana, partners in business and in life, are just as committed to family and community as can be imagined. Bernard J. ...

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Welcome To Whiskey Wednesdays At Yosemite Gateway Bar

OAKHURST — Yosemite Gateway Inn Restaurant and Bar are now offering a new whiskey and bourbon experience to entice the refined palate and the curious alike, with Whiskey Wednesdays, starting Jan. 25. Each week features whiskey and the evening’s special dish to go along with it. An inviting central fireplace and comfortable low seating adds to the ambiance, as you watch weather ...

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Work Underway Once Again On The Mountain House

OAKHURST – Recent activity at the historic Mountain House has been underway for about a month and many are curious about what’s going on with this beloved landmark. General contractor Steve Gabbard, owner of Oakhurst-based Sun Construction, spoke with Sierra News Online (SNO) and was happy to share that construction and restoration of the Mountain House is back underway after ...

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One Stop Shop: Advanced Auto, Technique Towing, Hertz Auto Rental

OAKHURST — In 1990, Otto “Noe” Gramajo was working for Jeff Taylor at Jeff’s Fine Auto Service in Coarsegold. They specialized in Volvos, both maintenance and repair along with the sale of the popular foreign car. Jeff was looking to move to San Luis Obispo and Noe seized the moment by buying the company. Little did he know, a new life as an ...

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Yosemite Mortgage: Your Hometown Lender

OAKHURST — The motto at Yosemite Mortgage is, “your local hometown lender, doing more than others expect,” and the family company has been serving the mountain community with that in mind for decades, building relationships as a top priority. It all began with Roger Schneider, born and raised in Fresno, and a resident of the mountain area since the 1960s. ...

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Sierra Mercantile: It’s A Family Affair

OAKHURST — When searching for the daily necessities to outfit family or that gift for someone special, and you want to shop locally, look no further than Sierra Mercantile. From sophisticated and classic to contemporary mountain style, customers think Sierra Mercantile is a great place to shop, and the two sisters who run the store agree wholeheartedly. Paula Henry, 64, and ...

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Small Town Hospitality At Napa Auto Parts

NORTH FORK — When you think about small town service and hospitality, you might just be thinking of Napa Auto Parts and it’s proprietor, Daniel Tilden. Friends and regular customers already know the value he adds to the community, providing honest information and working to get what’s needed as soon as possible. People trust in that. Daniel says he was fortunate to be raised ...

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Fun, Laughter, And Enrichment: Indian Springs Children’s Center

OAKHURST — Indian Springs Children’s Center has been the life focus of Jean Boren for the last 26 years. What began out of necessity for this one-time working mother in the business industry, quickly became a calling when she answered the offer to work in a preschool and stepped into a new life. Jean likes to think that “when we go with ...

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Madera County’s Newest Deputy Dog Wins Over The Crowd

NORTH FORK — Madera County’s newest K9 officer provided a demonstration last week for the group that helped to make his acquisition possible. On Wednesday, Nov. 9, members of the Friendship Circle at Grace Community Church in North Fork were honored with a special visit from Gastone, the 2-year-old Belgian Malinois whose purchase was made possible in part by the ...

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