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Growing Up In The School System With ADHD

O’NEALS – Minarets High School student Daniel Hooker will be the first direct male descendant on his father’s side to graduate from high school in at least three generations. “They all struggled academically and dropped out before graduation,” says mom Patti of Daniel’s father’s side of the family. “We believe early intervention for Daniel, along with school and home support ...

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Round Table Pizza Helps OCI Kids Go To Catalina

OAKHURST – Pizza – It’s what’s for dinner! On Wednesday, Mar. 13, Round Table in Oakhurst will host Oak Creek Raiders Night from 4 to 9 p.m. Round Table will generously donate 20 percent of the sales for the evening, both eat-in or carry-out, for the Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI) 2013 Catalina trip fund.

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New Coarsegold Pharmacy To Provide Home Delivery

COARSEGOLD – Aaron Draper loves being a pharmacist. It’s something he says he was born to do, and now he’s bringing that passion for his profession to a new venture in Coarsegold. Draper has leased the building where the Coarsegold Village Thrift Shoppe used to be, and work is underway to prepare for opening a full-service pharmacy and drug store ...

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Yosemite Area Hotel Maintains 5-Star Rating

OAKHURST – The world-renowned Château du Sureau was recently awarded the coveted five-star rating from Forbes, continuing a 17-year streak of earning the lofty rating. “We are delighted to be one of eleven 5-Star properties in California,” said Erna Kubin-Clanin, owner of the inn. “It is truly a privilege to have received this award for the 17th consecutive year. “Since ...

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Yosemite Bank Branch Closes In Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD – Yosemite Bank has announced they will be closing their branch in Coarsegold as of Friday, May 31. We spoke with J. Mike McGowan, President and CEO of Premier Valley Bank, parent company of Yosemite Bank, who told us that they were unable to generate the level of business activity that would warrant a profitable operation at the Coarsegold ...

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Biomass Project Meetings In North Fork

NORTH FORK – The North Fork Community Development Council (NFCDC) in partnership with the Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation and Development Council (Y/SRC&DC) and a diverse project team, are moving forward with planning efforts to construct a 1MW bioenergy generation facility at the town’s former Mill Site. The project is a strategic step to producing green energy and finding economic uses for ...

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Glitches Fixed – Crowds Lining Up At The Met

OAKHURST – Everything is back on track at the Met Cinemas, says new owner Matt Sconce. After a glitch with the ticket machine that shut everything down on Friday, the team got back up and running late yesterday. “We did it! We fixed our ticket machine,” says Sconce. “Movies are up and rolling at the Met Cinemas with large excited ...

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New Owners At Hounds Tooth Inn

Oakhurst, CA. – The mother/daughter team of Marilyn Barbian and JoAnna Crawford are looking forward to their first busy summer season as the innkeepers at the Hounds Tooth Inn. Located at the north end of Oakhurst, about 15 minutes south of Yosemite National Park, the Hounds Tooth Inn is a charming Victorian-style inn with 12 rooms on verdant grounds with ...

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New Movies Light Up The Screens At The Met

Pick up your membership cards early! OAKHURST – “Lincoln,” “Wreck It Ralph” and “Les Miserables” – that’s just part of the line-up in store for movie goers on opening night as the Met Cinemas reopen on Friday, Mar 1. “We want to let people catch up on movies they may have missed,” says new owner Matt Sconce. “It’s exciting, especially ...

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