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Coolwater Ranch Launches New Season Of Concerts

AHWAHNEE — The fall lineup at Coolwater Ranch has changed a bit, but one thing remains the same — top-notch musicians will be taking the stage this season. On Saturday, Sept. 30, Robin and the crew will welcome back David Jacobs-Strain and Bob Beach — Hill Country blues duo extraordinaire. David plays extraordinary slide guitar combined with a voice soulful ...

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ACT Dogs Of The Week: Meet Merlin And Jafar

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption program introduces a pair of pups this week. Meet my fosters Merlin, with lighter blue collar and white on his chest, along with Jafar, sporting the darker blue color collar. These adorable, fun-loving Lab and Doberman mix puppies, about four-months-old, are super sweet and playful. Right now they are 18-20 pounds and ...

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Award-Winning Pianist John Nilsen In Concert

OAKHURST — If you’re in the mood to hear beautiful music this weekend, look no further than the concert taking place this weekend in Oakhurst. Award-winning pianist John Nilsen will take to the ivories on Saturday, Aug. 19 at the New Community United Methodist Church. The concert starts at 3 p.m. and it’s free. John Nilsen is a pianist, guitarist, ...

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Trailers Delivered To Families Who Lost Homes In Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA — On Wednesday night, Duane Drost, president of Bless You, Inc. out of Milford Iowa and his crew rolled into Mariposa with travel trailers in tow. Bruce – a retired firefighter who lives just north of Los Angeles – was watching the news when he saw the details of the Detwiler Fire. He immediately reached out to the local ...

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North Fork’s Hot August Night Car Show Winners

NORTH FORK — It was another stellar line-up of classic cars as the North Fork Chamber hosted Hot August Night last Saturday. About 300 people strolled along the main street to “oooh and aaah” at the more than 50 beautiful rides, and enjoy the wares offered by food, craft and other vendors. There were also two pop-up art galleries hosted ...

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Reservations Required For Waste Tire Amnesty Day

NORTH FORK — Madera County residents are in luck if it’s someone who happens to have an old tire or two around the yard that didn’t quite make it to Pinterest-status. You were going to craft it into a planter box, or a swing, or sell it on swap but — instead, it’s still on your property creating an unsightly ...

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Mariposa Master Gardeners Firescaping Workshop

Written by Bob Labozetta — MARIPOSA — As is being witnessed now, wildland fire is the #1 natural disaster in Mariposa County, note members of Mariposa Master Gardeners. “Common to our Mediterranean climate at this time of year, wildfire is first and foremost among county residents’ concerns,” they say, asking, “How does one live in harmony within our natural wonderland ...

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Bookstore Open For One Day On Oakhurst College Campus

OAKHURST — Students at the Oakhurst Community College Center (OCCC) have a one-time chance to buy books and other supplies on the OCCC campus Friday, August 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. OCCC students would normally have to buy their books and supplies online or in person at the Madera Community College Center (MCCC) bookstore. This week the MCCC ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Meet Jaxon

UPDATE — Aug. 20. Thanks to this post, Jaxon has been adopted to a furever home. Riley says, “Jaxon was the pet of the week last week and someone saw him on Sierra News Online and adopted him. He gets to be an only dog and a pampered dog! He was taken home by an amazing adopter who is buying ...

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Mountain House Nears Completion (No, Really!)

OAKHURST– People driving by the Mountain House may have noticed improvements to the iconic building located on the corner of Highway 41 and Bass Lake Road 222, and wondered when the project will be complete. Will it be a restaurant or an office space? General contractor Steve Gabbard, owner of Oakhurst-based Sun Construction, is happy to clear up some of ...

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