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Fire Prevention Rally Kicks Off Big Week

MARIPOSA — The community is invited to attend a National Fire Prevention Week Rally to kick off the start of an annual awareness campaign. The family fun event that’s designed around fire safety and injury prevention takes place at the Mariposa Fairgrounds on Sunday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click on flyer to enlarge. National Fire Prevention week ...

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Beautiful Day For Smokey Bear Run/Walk

BASS LAKE – It was a perfect day for running, walking or cheering from the sidelines at the 29th annual Smokey Bear Run / Walk at Bass Lake on Saturday. As the sun rose over the shores of beautiful Bass Lake, more than 350 participants gathered at Recreation Point, from the tiny 2-year-old athletes, to the most seasoned —  78-year-old ...

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College Students Sought To Work After School Programs

OAKHURST — California Teaching Fellows Foundation is currently hiring college students locally to work as Teaching Fellows in elementary after school programs, the nonprofit organization announced today. “We’re seeking awesome, outgoing, and creative applicants who will be paid 11 dollars per hour,” in the Oakhurst and North Fork areas, say organizers. The mission of the CTF is to inspire next-generation leaders with a passion ...

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Minarets Volleyball: Leaders On and Off the Court

Written by Annabelle Lowndes — O’NEALS — Over the past few years, the Minarets Volleyball program has made a name for itself, not only in the mountain community, but in the entire Central Valley. They have proved that, with excellent coaching staff and hardworking players, they can rise up to any challenge. Each year, there is a tremendous turnout of ...

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Mariposa Sheriff Hosts Drug Take-Back Event

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be set up at several locations in Mariposa County on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., allowing local residents to return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal. Bring your medications for disposal to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office located ...

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Tree Removal Will Cause Delays On SR-41

FISH CAMP — Heading from Oakhurst to Yosemite next week? Be prepared for delays, weather permitting. The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced today that beginning on Monday, Sept. 26, one-way traffic control will be in effect on State Route 41 in Mariposa County for five days as part of a tree removal project taking place in Madera and Mariposa counties. ...

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Community Health Fair Offers Free Exams

OAKHURST – Area residents are invited to a free health screening at the Oakhurst Community Center on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors will be treated to tips for leading a healthy life at a Community Health Fair where kids and families are welcomed. Click on flyer to enlarge. Complimentary services will be provided by chiropractors, ...

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Sierra Tel Open House And Chamber Mixer

OAKHURST — The community is invited to a delightful open house event as the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce and Sierra Tel plan a mixer with food, fun, friends and prizes. If you’re a Sierra Tel customer you’ll most certainly want to be there, with a chance you could win something great as well as talk to that nice person who helps you ...

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North Fork Chamber’s Oktoberfest

NORTH FORK – October is the season of lederhosen and hops and, to that end, the North Fork Chamber of Commerce invites the community to celebrate Oktoberfest at Bandit Town. Live music will fill the air as dance bands The Executive Rocker Show, Three Shades of Blue and others take the stage for this second-year Oktoberfest celebration happening on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 5 – ...

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Have A Doughnut With A Deputy

COARSEGOLD — Here’s an opportunity to get to know local law enforcement in a comfortable atmosphere with no agenda except a chat and cuppa something good. Madera County Sheriff Jay Varney invites the community to join him and the deputies to discuss community issues during monthly events dubbed “Doughnut with a Deputy.” Based on the popular “Coffee with a Cop” format, the ...

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