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Rattlesnake Avoidance Training with Sally

Yesterday I read about the Rattlesnake Avoidance Training on Sierra News Online and had been wanting to take Sally to this type of training, so this morning we met Kelly with Kellen Rescue at Mountain Christian Center to take the class. In addition to Sally, two other dogs participated. The training teaches your dog to avoid the sight, sounds and ...

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Rattlesnake Avoidance Training For Dogs

OAKHURST – It’s never too late to teach your faithful companion about some of our most venomous hillside inhabitants. Luckily, Kellen Rescue offers a one-day Rattlesnake Avoidance Training on Saturday, July 12 and another one-day class on Saturday, July 26. The classes start at 9 a.m. and the length of time the program takes each day varies.The class on July ...

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Volunteers Needed For Pet Food Bank

OAKHURST – Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply’s non-profit pet food bank will have its first food distribution Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to noon. Proof of need, proof of current vaccinations and proof of spay/neuter is required, although food will be distributed on this first go-round with just proof of need*.

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The History Mystery #18

This photograph is of a newly restored item on display at the Coarsegold Historic Museum located at 31899 Highway 41 in Coarsegold. Do you know what it is? What was it used for? When it was originally built? Hint: It was built as a work vehicle a long time ago.

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How To Grow Happy Hosta

Our gardeners are weighing in with why they love hosta, how they successfully grow it, where and how… and how they design the garden around this fascinating plant.

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Your Picture Framed Garden

Old frames are the easiest things to find at a thrift store or at Flea Markets, but did you know you can bring them into the garden in dozens of different ways? You’ll see frames that act as plant hangers, frames that add color to a fence and frames that ‘frame’ the view in you garden. Can you be as ...

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Make A Fun Flea Market Garden Sign

Whether found at a Flea market, craft show or in a friend’s garden, most fun garden signs can easily be made yourself with a few simple materials. I love clever garden sayings and also thoughtful quotes I find for garden signs. “Live for today” is a favorite! Also, I like Thomas Jefferson’s quote, ‘Though an old man, I am but ...

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Dream It, Create It! Less is Best

Most of you have heard of the need for decluttering when staging a house for sale, thanks to HGTV and other design TV programs. Decluttering is crucial when listing a house but it’s also important in the homes where we dwell. As we live our lives, most of us accumulate a lot of stuff. When we cannot find space to ...

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Learn To Protect Oak And Pine From Drought

How is California’s record drought affecting your pines and oaks — and what can you do about it? That’s the topic of a free Mariposa County Master Gardeners workshop on Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to noon at Lake Don Pedro Elementary School, 2411 Hidalgo Road, La Grange. Please register so there are enough materials to go around. Register ...

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Low-Cost Pet Clinic In North Fork

NORTH FORK – On Saturday, June 28, the EMC SPCA will once again host a low-cost pet vaccination clinic in North Fork. Pet owners can bring their furry friends to Best Friends Pet Grooming, 33017 Road 222 in downtown North Fork between 8 a.m. to noon. All dogs must be on leash, and cats must be in secure carriers. No ...

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