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Extreme Registration At Oakhurst Community College

OAKHURST – State Center Community College District will hold its fall semester Extreme Registration on Thursday and Friday, July 30 and 31, from 2 – 7 p.m. and on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Extreme Registration is a one-stop shop that offers everything a student will need to enroll at Oakhurst Community College Center, Fresno City ...

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Youth Boardgaming League At North Fork Library

Written by Crystal Pike NORTH FORK – Kids ages 6 to 18 are invited to the Youth Boardgaming League at the North Fork Library, every Tuesday from 3 to 5 p.m. This unique program was designed by the Youth Boardgaming League to offer fun and educational ways to learn critical thinking and communication skills in a safe and fun environment. ...

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Celebration For Library Summer Programs

By Monica McClanahan – OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Library invites the public to share in its celebration marking the seasonal end of three exciting library programs. The concluding Summer programs are Summer Reading for Children and Teens, Summer Art for Teens, and Summer Creative Writing for Teens. All of these Summer programs will culminate on Wednesday, July 29, with a ...

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Library Presents Talks On Local History

By Monica McClanahan OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Library will host a presentation by Jack and Kay Good along with local author, Marcia Freedman, on Saturday, July 25, from 10:30am to noon. Jack and Kay Good will be talking about the Coarsegold Historical Society and Historic Museum. Coarsegold is located at the southern end of the Gold Chain where the town ...

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YHS Senior Clara Briley Researching Valley Health Issues

FRESNO – Yosemite High School’s Clara Briley is one of ten students from the Central San Joaquin Valley recently selected to take part in the 28th UCSF Fresno Summer Biomedical Internship Program (SBI). Students will spend the summer researching valley health issues. “The SBI program is an amazing opportunity for high school students interested in careers in medicine and science ...

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Oakhurst Chamber Seeks New Executive Director

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for a dynamic, forward-looking individual to serve as Executive Director, who possesses skills in the areas of social media, marketing, public relations, public speaking and event management. Darin J. Soukup, Ph.D., who has served as Executive Director since 2011, has accepted a position within the State Center Community College District ...

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Free Hazardous Waste Disposal Day

OAKHURST – Poke your head under the sink, check your garage and peek into your storage shed. If you see empty cans of paint, old oil filters, solvents, needles or any of a host of hazardous materials and want to get rid of them, you’re in luck. You can shed much of your excess household toxic waste on Saturday, July ...

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You Art What You Eat

OAKHURST – It’s been said we eat with our eyes before our mouth, and now you can easily do both in a most imaginative way, for free, on three different occasions. The public is cordially invited to a Celebration of Tasteful Art at local Timberline Gallery, which amounts to a splendid collaboration between 16 artists and 16 local restaurants, resulting ...

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Farewell Luncheon For JoAnn Griffin

NORTH FORK – JoAnn Griffin, a former teacher at North Fork School, is ready to give up her home of 50 years on Wild Rose Lane. She is moving to The Wyndham Retirement Home in Fresno, where she will be closer to to two of her four offspring. To give friends and former students a chance to say goodbye, family ...

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The Sewer Board Is Looking For A Few Good Men Or Women

Written by Dave Wolin – OAKHURST – You probably don’t often consider all that happens when you flush your toilet or throw the dinner remains down the garbage disposal. Well, if you live in the part of Oakhurst connected to the sewer plant, a very complicated system of pipes, pumps and machinery eventually transports all that to our sewer plant, ...

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