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Vet Shares Common Myths About Heartworm

Meet “Buster” the Myth Buster from All Creatures Veterinary Hospital – COMMON MYTHS ABOUT HEARTWORM: MYTH #1: Heartworm disease is not a problem year round. FALSE! Heartworm is spread by mosquitoes, and those insects can survive in tree holes, indoors, in standing water, even where winters are cold.

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The History Mystery #3 – March 2013

The Baseball Game The photograph below of the baseball field was taken in Raymond in 1926, and is a game between the Dos Palos and Raymond Granite Union High Schools. The photo was found in Dorothy Philp’s album with a picture of the team. But, where in Raymond was this baseball field in 1926?

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How Peckinpah Mountain Got Its Name

After establishing our home on Malum Ridge overlooking Peckinpah Mountain, I heard from neighbors about the logging history in our town and was curious about the Peckinpah name. Being a bit of a history buff, I decided to dig a bit further and this is what I found.

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Great Alternative To Football For Green Thumbs On Sunday

OAKHURST – The Superbowl is Sunday but for tillers of soil, Sunday’s nearly balmy temperatures, expected to be in the mid-sixties, it’s an opportunity to get outside and do some winter gardening. True Value Home Center is offering a free Winter Sowing and Preparing New Garden Beds Workshop, in the garden department, Sunday, Feb. 3, starting at 1 p.m.

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The History Mystery #2 – February 2013

Like the January History Mystery, the photograph below came from the John Hughes collection. In 1920, John Hughes was the trail crew supervisor for the Sierra National Forest. It may be that this photograph is somewhere on today’s Road 200, but the structure, location and ownership has not been determined. Is it a hotel or a residence? Where is it ...

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Coarsegold Historical Society Invites You To The Netherlands

YOU ARE INVITED……to join a fabulous trip of History and Beauty sponsored by the Coarsegold Historical Society and hosted by experienced travelers Jack and Kay Good. Leaving on Mar. 29, 2014, from Fresno, and returning Apr. 12, the trip includes 10 nights on a deluxe river boat with visits to many historic towns and cities in the Netherlands and Belgium. ...

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The Cattle King – Pt. 2

By Edward F. Treadwell- In the last article I introduced this fascinating book about “The Cattle King,” Henry Miller. He was born in Brackenheim, Germany, on July 21, 1827. He had little education, but …had been trained in the art of raising, slaughtering, and marketing livestock. Henry finally left his village, went to Holland and England and finally to America. ...

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The History Mystery #1 – January 2013

In 1920, John Hughes was the trail crew supervisor for the Sierra National Forest. He collected photographs and created a photographic album that was donated in 1983 to the (then) Minarets Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest by his daughter Avis Hughes Harper, then living in Fresno, California. This photograph may be near O’Neals, but the exact location – ...

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