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Oakhurst College Hosts Feedback Forum On New Campus

OAKHURST – Oakhurst Community College Center (OCCC) will host a community feedback forum for residents interested in providing recommendations for the educational goals and/or physical facility features they would like to see considered for the proposed new campus. Participants will have the opportunity to provide direct feedback on the expansion of instructional programs, student support services, community use and facility ...

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The History Mystery #50

RAYMOND — This month we have two items we would like folks to check out and see if they know what they are or what they were used for. They were donated by local museum visitors and came from old family homes. We have had many guesses but no definitive answer. The board item looks homemade and the green metal ...

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MCW Invites Community To Support Community Center

OAKHURST – Home to events including official elections, dance workshops, SRO bingo and emergency services response, the Oakhurst Community Center (OCC) pulses with the heartbeat of its town. This Saturday, Mar. 4, Mountain Community Women (MCW) invite the community to support the community center by attending their annual Mardi Gras Luncheon from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community ...

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Mariposa Soroptimist Spring Fiesta Dinner And Dance

MARIPOSA — Put on your dancing shoes and plan to have a good time for a good cause, as Soroptimist International of Mariposa invites the community to a Spring Fiesta Dinner and Dance. The festivities take place at the Mariposa Fairgrounds, Building A, on Saturday Mar. 25. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. ...

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Help For Homeowners With Flood-Damaged Wells

CENTRAL SIERRA — Due to the recent flooding events in California there is the likelihood that some private household water wells may be damaged or contaminated. Pumps and electrical components can be damaged from floodwaters, silt and debris, posing electrical safety hazards. Contamination of your drinking water during flooding events is a significant health threat. Water from a flooded well should not ...

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Yosemite High Theater Festival Standouts

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School Theater Arts students enjoyed the process and earned awards at the Lenaea Theater Festival in Folsom last month. The Lenaea Festival is the largest high school theater festival in Northern California, with more than 60 schools participating in the program. Yosemite High School seniors Zoe Bush and Kelly Ravel earned special Judges Awards for their ...

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One Tribe Global: Goddess In The Garden Festival

OAKHURST — “In 2014, two friends and I were discussing ways to bring a sense of greater connection to our community,” D’Elle Milton explains. “The idea of ‘One Tribe Global’ was born of a desire to create opportunities to explore, support and enhance our lives together in meaningful and joyous ways.” One Tribe Global is a non-profit association founded whose ...

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Eastern Madera County Job Fair In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — The Workforce Development Board of Madera County invites businesses to participate in the upcoming Eastern Madera County Job Fair. The job fair is on Thursday, Mar. 23, at the Oakhurst Community Center, located at 39800 Road 425B. Looking to fill immediate vacancies? Looking to build a pool of applicants for future job openings? Interested in the resources and ...

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Celebrate Mariposa Storytelling Festival’s Grande Finale

By Cara Goger — MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Mariposa County Arts Council welcomes you to the 30th Annual Mariposa Storytelling Festival. This year will be the Grand Finale of this time-honored festival, featuring six acclaimed, all-time county-favorite tellers: Bil Lepp, Marilyn McPhie, David Novak, Tim Tingle, Donna Washington, and Kim Weitkamp. Click on image to enlarge. Prepare to be captivated and ...

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Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

CENTRAL SIERRA — The Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit wants to remind everyone that on Sunday, Mar. 12, daylight saving time begins. When you set your clocks forward one hour, they also suggest you make another change that could save your life: change the battery in your smoke alarm. A working smoke alarm provides an early warning of a fire and critical extra seconds for you ...

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