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HOW Dinner In Support Of Kari Burton Smith

AHWAHNEE – The nonprofit organization Helping One Woman (HOW) will meet on Wednesday, May 20, to honor and support area resident Kari Burton Smith. “On the morning of Apr. 11, Kari heard a knock at the door and was told the news no one ever hopes to hear,” say HOW organizers.

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Tioga & Glacier Point Close At 8 PM Tonight

YOSEMITE – With rain and snow predicted this evening through tomorrow, Tioga Road and Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park will temporarily close at 8 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, May 13. This is due to a significant storm predicted for the area that will potentially produce several inches of new snow at higher elevations. Both roads will remain temporarily closed ...

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Rain And Snow Forecast This Week

COUNTY – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the higher elevations around Yosemite starting late Wednesday. Hanford Weather Forecast Office confirms another cold storm system is coming in late on Wednesday, May 13 and continuing through late Thursday, May 14. As a result, snow is expected to impact the high country on Thursday and Friday.

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Author Jennifer Moss Talks Writing At WIB

BASS LAKE – Jennifer Moss is the speaker for this month’s meeting of mountain communities’ Women in Business (WIB). Jennifer is an author and web designer expected to expound on the subject, “Write that Book! The New Publishing Industry.” WIB is an offshoot of Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, meeting monthly at different restaurants for about 90 minutes of networking, ...

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Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Art & Wine Festival

MARIPOSA – Art, wine, food and smooth jazz will be the order of the day as the Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club presents the 11th annual Art & Wine Festival on Saturday, May 23, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. . The 2015 Festival blends fine art and wines of the Sierra Foothills near Yosemite. This year the setting returns to ...

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Farmer's Market Returns To Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — The Bass Lake Chamber of Commerce has officially announced the opening of the 2015 Certified Farmer’s Market at the Pines Village in Bass Lake starting on Wednesday, May 13, from 4 to 7 p.m.. Organizers say this ongoing event has proven to be one of the most popular in the mountain area and has been eagerly awaited ...

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Emergency Threatens Bass Lake

Letter from Dr. Bill Troost, Chair, Forest Management LSBC Homeowners Lakeshore Park, Bass Lake CA sent to: HON. DIANNE FEINSTEIN HON. BARBARA BOXER This letter is written to inform you about a critical emergency that is threatening BASS LAKE California. Bass Lake is a crown jewel of the Sierra Nevada mountain range located approximately 11 miles south of Yosemite National ...

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Fresno To Yosemite Bus Service Starts May 23

MADERA COUNTY – The new bus service from Fresno to Yosemite will start on Saturday, May 23, with runs starting as early as 4 a.m. from the Fresno Airport, and 6 a.m. from the Best Western in Oakhurst to Fresno. There will be six buses a day, seven days a week, except weekends and holidays when the early and late ...

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Yosemite Roads Temporarily Closed

YOSEMITE – The Tioga Road and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park are temporarily closed due to snow and icy conditions. A storm system in the area necessitated the temporary closure. The park is currently receiving snow at the higher elevations.

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