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Fire Burning Near Hornitos

The “Gaines Fire,” burning near the town of Hornitos has burned 1,667 acres and is now 100% contained, as of the most recent update at 6:45pm on Thursday. The fire started at about 12:45pm on Tuesday, June 12th at Mount Gaines Road and Hornitos Road, Northwest of Catheys Valley, near the community of Hornitos. The cause of the fire has ...

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Live Music at the North Fork Pizza Factory

The Pizza Factory in North Fork has started a new tradition – Live Music on Tuesday Nights! Every Tuesday, one of the local groups comes out to entertain, and it is a treat to have live music in North Fork this summer! Performers so far have included: Amy Duke, accompanied by Dave Novell of Sugar Pine fame; the very lively ...

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Rattlesnake Avoidance Training For Your Dog

Still teaching your dog to avoid rattlesnakes the old fashioned way? Kellen Rescue is offering a workshop to be held at Oakhurst Cause for Paws that could save your pet’s life. It’s that time of year again when rattlesnakes are out and about and very active, which may cause your dog to become very curious, and that curiosity could prove ...

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Camarena Health Comes To Oakhurst

Camarena Health, the largest provider of primary care services in Madera County, is coming to Oakhurst, bringing local jobs, and providing another choice for health care in the mountain area. They will be holding a Job and Health Fair in their new location in the Sierra Star parking lot, former home of Fullmer’s Appliances at 49185 Road 426, on Saturday, ...

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Children's Museum of the Sierra

Located in Oakhurst, California, 24 miles south of the entrance to Yosemite National Park, is the latest “fascination station.” The 4,000 square-foot museum is packed with a variety of activities to occupy the hands and minds of young people of all ages.

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Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park

Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park recaptures the flavor of 19th Century life in the Sierra Nevada foothills and mountains of Central California. Eastern Madera County is the southern end of the historic Mother Lode gold fields, but the people who settled here came not so much for gold, but to build their lives and raise their families, making their ...

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The Sierra Mono Museum

The North Fork Mono Families incorporated in 1966 to form the Sierra Mono Museum for the purpose of preserving Tribal history. The museum offers both static and living history experiences. The doors have been open to the public since 1971.

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Wassama Round House State Park

The Wassama Roundhouse is a local Historic Ceremonial Miwok site, and the focal point of the Wassama Roundhouse State Historic Park in Ahwahnee. It is one of only a few remaining roundhouses in California, and is still used today as a ceremonial structure.

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Our Partners

Michael Neveu – Yosemite Lakes Owners Association Steve Montalto – Children’s Museum of the Sierra Dave Wolin – Economic Development Committee Dan Rosenberg – North Fork Community Development Council Elissa Brown – Sierra Nevada Conservancy Diann Miller – Madera County Fire Station #11 Scott Marsh – North Fork Chamber of Commerce Sandy Chaille – North Fork Fire Department Auxilary Susie ...

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Bike, Blessing & Run

The 6th Annual Bike, Blessing and Run will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012. The day’s events will begin with a complimentary breakfast at 9:30am at the Mountain Christian Center, 40299 Highway 49 in Oakhurst. At 10:30, the Bike Blessing will take place, and kickstands will go up at 11:00 for the Bike Run. You can sign in between ...

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