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Centuries Old Songs Featured In Free Performance

OAKHURST — A presentation of soul-stirring choral works from the 15th to 20th century is free to attend, as Fresno Choral Artists sing “Magnificat! Songs of Mary,” at Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church. The concert takes place on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. and there is no charge to attend. Click on flyer to enlarge. Director Greg Lapp and Accompanist Catherine ...

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Town Hall Meeting Features Public Safety Tax Presentation

AHWAHNEE — District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will host the next in his series of Town Hall meetings this Thursday, Oct. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wasuma Elementary School gymnasium. Of great interest to taxpayers will be an educational presentation by Georgiena Vivian of VRPA Technologies on the proposed public safety sales tax to fund the Madera ...

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Time Starts Now

Written by Virginia Eaton — Glenn Raggio designed the look of wellness center Class, the Body Pastiche, from the color on the walls to the flooring, and the art throughout the space. He is a retired police officer from the Bay Area and it came as a surprise, to Glenn as much as anyone else, that he has an exquisite sense of style ...

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Fisher, Fisher, And Govreau For Art Trails

OAKHURST — Three local artists in the upcoming 14th annual Art Trails Open Studio Tour are showing their work at Branches Books & Gifts, on Friday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 2. The annual Sierra Art Trails Open Studio Tour draws thousands of visitors to our area each year, giving art enthusiasts a chance to see fine art and fine ...

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Animal Faire And Tails On Trails

OAKHURST – It’s going to be a perfect day for an outing of this sort, agree the dog, the cat, the lizard, the snake, the bunny and the chicken. Once again, it’s time to put your paws together for the upcoming Animal Faire at Oakhurst Community Park on Sunday, Oct. 2, starting at 10:30 a.m. and running to 3 p.m. The exciting ...

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Sierra Art Trails Open Studio Tour Features Local Artists

CENTRAL SIERRA – The Sierra Art Trails open studio tour takes place Friday through Sunday, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, throughout more than a dozen Yosemite area communities of Eastern Madera and Mariposa Counties. This is the largest exhibit of its kind and features a variety of media including painting, photography, jewelry, sculpture, fiber art, woodcarving, ceramics, glass and more. ...

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Yahoo Breach Prompts Warning To Strengthen Passwords

SAN FRANCISCO – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris is advising Californians to secure passwords connected to online accounts in light of the Yahoo breach announced last week. The company confirmed an incident that may have exposed the personal information of at least six million California users. The information compromised in this breach included passwords, names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates ...

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Rotary Poker And Bingo Fun Night

OAKHURST — Celebrate the season with friends, fun, food, and good causes, as members of the Rotary Club of Oakhurst Sierra invite those who are game to an Oktoberfest Poker and Bingo Fun Night. Click on flyer to enlarge. “We will be giving away over $1,500 in Prize Money,” say organizers, who plan to award a $500 first place prize for Poker, and will offer ...

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Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Sept. 25

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Sept. 19 to Sunday, Sept 25, 2016: Bass Lake boating under the influence On Monday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. the solo operator of a personal watercraft was observed jumping wakes while following a pontoon boat and making circular, “doughnut” maneuvers on ...

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Monique Wales: Nature, Beauty And Balance

OAKHURST — Artists are often influenced by their surroundings, and Monique Wales is no exception. The printmaker is inspired by the natural world, including the majesty of Yosemite National Park; its towering trees, monumental rocks, abundant wildlife and exceptional vistas. She’s also affected by the more intimate surroundings of the home she and husband Tim built in the foothills, from the ground up. ...

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