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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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New Executive Chef At Crab Cakes

OAKHURST – More changes are happening at the popular Oakhurst seafood restaurant Crab Cakes, which recently relocated to a much larger location. Restaurant owner Roman Zabicki announced the hiring of Visalia native L. Brian Velasquez as the new Executive Chef. Velasquez will be overseeing the award-winning restaurant as well as off-site catering. “I’m happy that Laura and Roman have brought ...

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Met Cinemas To Reopen On Friday

OAKHURST – After a monumental effort by the community and the three new owners, the Met Cinema will reopen on Friday, Mar. 1. “We have succeeded in locking in five movies, and we will be opening,” says Matt Sconce who led the charge to save the Met with friends James Nelson and Keith Walker.

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