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Light Up Oakhurst! Holiday Decorating Benefits BGC

OAKHURST – Love the look of holiday lights but not looking forward to getting out the ladder to put up your Christmas display this year? The nonprofit and always-busy Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst (BGC) has a great idea for area businesses in a clear case of win-win. “Get into the holiday spirit and light up Oakhurst. We’ll do ...

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Toys For Tots Drop-Off At Oakhurst Chiropractic

OAKHURST — Oakhurst Family Chiropractic is an official Toys for Tots drop-off location for the mountain area communities, and they’re collecting toys now through Friday, Dec. 7. “One of my special joys for the holiday season is collecting toys for the under privileged children and the Marine Corp Reserve’s Toys for Tots program,” says Dr. James E. Starnes, who has ...

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An Open Letter From A Booster Dad

O’NEALS — Minarets Volleyball 2016 season came to an end on Wednesday, Nov. 16 when they lost to Ontario Christian High School in the first Round of the CIF Division IV state Championship 3-0. That’s not what this story is about. Andrew Low tells it from the heart in this post he shared with Minarets Foundation, Inc. on social media that night. Click ...

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Strength, Confidence, Spirit, And Trophies

Submitted by Wendy Kenison —  OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School Badger Marching Band and Color Guard has had a very successful 2016 competitive marching season. Under the direction of Francisco Marquez, the Student Band Leadership Council elected to concentrate on field shows this year. While successfully marching in the parade portion in years past, this allowed the band to ...

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Annual Scout Christmas Tree Sale At North Fork Library

NORTH FORK — The North Fork Scout Fund’s annual Christmas Tree Sale will begin on Saturday, Dec. 3. Fresh, locally grown red fir (silver tip) in a variety of sizes through at least 14 ft. will be available. Tree sales will begin at 9 a.m. on Dec. 3, and continue daily until sold out. The Christmas tree lot, located behind ...

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Tax Preparedness: Avoid a Refund Delay By Planning Ahead

WASHINGTON – As tax filing season approaches, there are steps you can take now to ensure smooth processing of your 2016 tax return and avoid a delay in getting your tax refund next year. The IRS reminds taxpayers to be sure they have all the documents they need, such as W-2s and 1099s, before filing a tax return. You may ...

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YUSD Conducts Search For New Superintendent

OAKHURST —  With the recent move of former Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) Superintendent James Sargent to a position with the Madera County Office of Education, the search is on to fill the vacancy. Dave Long & Associates (DLA), a consulting firm specializing in assisting California school districts in hiring superintendents, has been retained by YUSD, District officials announced this ...

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What You Can’t See Can Kill You

FRESNO — With winter weather on the way, one reality of driving in California’s Central Valley returns to challenge motorists — fog. The California Highway Patrol encourages motorists to prepare for fog and winter driving conditions. The fog season in the Central Valley typically begins during the month of November and continues through February. “Many collisions result from driving too ...

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Skiers, Snowboarders Needed For All Skill Levels

YOSEMITE — Can you ski? Can you snowboard? Cooler temperatures and clouds over the Sierra crest are a reminder that winter is on its way, and with it the 55th year of ski and snowboard programs for our mountain area school students through Mountain Area Ski School (MASS). “MASS needs volunteers for all levels of instruction in order to continue ...

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Switzerland of the West: Historic Winter Fun In Yosemite

MARIPOSA — Local author Sharon Giacomazzi offers tales of a forgotten era in Yosemite’s fascinating history, at a fireside chat presentation, illustrated with beautiful photos. Entitled “Switzerland of the West,” it’s all about historic winter activities in Yosemite, and takes place on Sunday, Nov. 20 at the Mariposa Museum & History Center, at 2 p.m.. Click on image to enlarge. Yosemite was once ...

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