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Fresno State Mourns The Loss Of Coarsegold’s Dr. Brad Hufft

FRESNO — On Thursday, Apr. 13, Coarsegold residents learned of the loss of friend and neighbor Dr. Brad Hufft — musical educator, concert promoter and composer. Dr. Hufft was a professor in the Music Department at California State University Fresno, and yesterday, Dr. Saúl Jimenez-Sandval, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State, issued the following statement ...

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Yosemite High Theater Arts Sows “Wild Oats”

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department is proud to present Wild Oats, a comic romance of the old west by James McClure. The show opens this week, on Thursday, Apr. 20. Wild Oats runs for three nights through Saturday, Apr. 22, at the YHS theater, starting at 7 p.m. The raucous comedy combines a little bit of Shakespeare, ...

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Services For Albert Moody, 1939 – 2017

COARSEGOLD — Services for beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend Albert (Al) Moody will be held on Friday, Apr. 21 at Our Lady of the Sierra Catholic Church in Oakhurst. A local artist and Green Bay Packers backer, Mr. Moody passed away at home in Coarsegold on Sunday, Apr. 9, after a seven-year battle with cancer. Born on Aug. 9, ...

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Mariposa Network Night And Block Party

MARIPOSA — Locals and visitors including youth are invited to downtown Mariposa for a Network Night and Block Party on Thursday, Apr. 20, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This special community event, in honor of April as Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention month, is a partnership between CASA of Mariposa County, Ridgeline Gallery and the Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce. ...

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North Fork Boy Scouts Enjoy Winter Filled With Fun

NORTH FORK — As always, the North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 has had a busy winter. In January, the Scouts spent the afternoon at Boomers! in Fresno, and before returning to North Fork, stopped at In-N-Out for dinner. In February, the Scouts headed up to Shaver Lake for a day in the snow, and in March, traveled to Morro ...

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Take The Student Survey: Frogs Of The Foothills

By Stephen Downs, Caleb Gurman, and Gavin Mitchell —  COARSEGOLD — “When we save the frogs, we’re protecting all our wildlife, all our ecosystems and all humans.” — Dr. Kerry M. Kriger, Save the Frogs.   We are studying our local frogs and toads. Shouldn’t we all know about the frogs in our community and how we can help? We believe ...

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EMC SPCA Thrift Shop Relocates

OAKHURST — The EMC SPCA Thrift Shop has relocated to a roomy 2,000 square foot space at 40315 Junction Drive, Suite F. It’s near the Grocery Outlet, next to The Cat’s Meow. The new, larger space leaves plenty of room for display of donated items, and customers are responding well, say organizers. Currently the hours are Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. ...

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Oakhurst Library Workshop: What is the Grand Jury?

OAKHURST — Have you ever wondered what a Grand Jury is, how it works, or if you could ever serve on one? Now is the time to get those answers. On Saturday, Apr. 29, the Oakhurst Branch Library will host an informative workshop about what makes California Grand Juries unique. The event is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon in ...

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Vision Academy Daffodil Quilt Prize Drawing

OAKHURST — Vision Academy of the Arts is continually raising funds for its various enterprises, including free concerts, low-cost children’s arts camps, and generous support of metriculating middle school students and graduating high school seniors. Click on image to enlarge. Now, you have a chance to support one of the organizations that supports the entire community, and you could win ...

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Book Donations Wanted For Yosemite Branch Library

YOSEMITE — Calling on all book donations: the Yosemite Branch Public Library is accepting donations to its biggest Open House Ever on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22. Hours to bring donations in are: Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Library will also have a booth on the Mall on Earth Day. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Come ...

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