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Yosemite High Senior Project Fair

OAKHURST — If you’re in search of a positive affirmation for the future — this is it! 138 soon-to-be-graduates will proudly display their service projects and achievements to the community and a panel of volunteer judges at the Yosemite High School Senior Project Fair on Tuesday, May 23 in the YHS Cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. Senior project are not easy: the process starts at the ...

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Awesome Auction And Dinner For ALS Daddy David Tringali

COARSEGOLD — “It’s late but I’m up taking care of my husband’s ventilation and couldn’t sleep. Not that you needed to know that,” Amber Tringali’s message read. “I hope this all makes sense, it is almost two in the morning. The community is throwing us a fundraiser and I feel so incredibly blessed because medical expenses are piling up.” The medical ...

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Exact Center Of California Has Its Balance Restored

NORTH FORK — The two markers that proclaim North Fork to be the exact center of California have been missing of late, but thanks to the hard work of the North Fork History Group and the Lions Club, both have been restored to their respective sites. The one most visible to residents is the sign on the east side of ...

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Madera County ArtsFest: A Joyful Success

MADERA COUNTY — Hundreds of Valley residents showed up for the fourth annual Madera County ArtsFest on Saturday, May 13.  Madera County Schools Foundation and Madera County Office of Education hosted the free family-friendly event promoting art in Madera County. ArtsFest was held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Madera County Office of Education. “This is such a fun ...

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Madera County Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run

MADERA COUNTY — Law enforcement agencies throughout Madera County will be participating in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on Tuesday, June 13. The mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run is to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics. This year’s Opening Ceremonies will be hosted at the Madera County Sheriff’s Office, 2725 Falcon Drive, at 6:30 ...

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May Dollar Days At Cause 4 Paws

OAKHURST — Spread the word! Local thrift shop, A Cause 4 Paws, is making room for new summer inventory by offering big savings to shoppers. All winter items in the store are $1, including sweaters, scarves, beanies and mittens. Jackets are 50 percent off, as well as all snow gear items like boots, poles, gloves, pants, jumpsuits, and skis. Owner Vicki ...

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New Multiple Sclerosis Support Group Meets In Oakhurst

MOUNTAIN AREA — The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation estimates that more than 400,000 people in the United States are afflicted with MS, and about 2.5 million people around the world share the same condition. Now, longtime area resident Chris Ferbrache is starting an MS group, with the goal of getting people together so they can support one another and work toward helping each other ...

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Library Workshop On Burn Prevention For Kids And Seniors

OAKHURST — In groups vulnerable to burn injury, such as seniors and young children, there are small changes people can make to reduce their burn risk, according to Burn Prevention Educator Debbie Karaman, of the Grossman Burn Center in Los Angeles. Area seniors and parents of young children are the focus of a workshop on burn prevention and burn first aid ...

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Yosemite USD Names New Superintendent

OAKHURST — A successful search effort to identify and hire a new superintendent for the Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) has concluded with the naming of Dr. C. Lynn Greenberg as the school system’s new leader. YUSD Board of Trustees President Christine Wilder says a broad and impressive list of pertinent qualifications are the hallmark of Dr. Greenberg’s career, including having ...

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Ladies Of The Lakes Free “Shred Day”

COARSEGOLD — Ladies of the Lakes Women’s Club in Yosemite Lakes Park is hosting a free “Shred Day” on Saturday, May 20, from 9 – 11 a.m. at the YLP Clubhouse in the parking lot. Discount Shred will be the onsite mobile shredding service provider. There is no cost to have your papers shredded, say organizers. Please make sure to ...

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