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Services For Albert Moody, 1939 – 2017

COARSEGOLD — Services for beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend Albert (Al) Moody will be held on Friday, Apr. 21 at Our Lady of the Sierra Catholic Church in Oakhurst. A local artist and Green Bay Packers backer, Mr. Moody passed away at home in Coarsegold on Sunday, Apr. 9, after a seven-year battle with cancer. Born on Aug. 9, ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Apr. 16

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Apr. 10 to Sunday, Apr. 16, 2017: North Fork warrant citation On Monday, Apr. 10 at 9:34 a.m. a deputy contacted a male subject in the 32000 block of Road 222 who was cited and released for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. Case ...

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Cal Fire Launches New Ready For Wildfire App

SACRAMENTO – Being Ready for Wildfire has never been easier with Cal Fire’s new Ready for Wildfire app. This new tool puts a whole library of step-by-step checklists in the palm of the user’s hand. It allows homeowners to track their progress while creating Defensible Space, hardening their homes with fire-resistant construction, assembling an emergency supply kit and creating a ...

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Do You Need Vitamin D? Answer May Surprise You

Sometimes I find it easier to write in public places, where there is no laundry calling my name. One such time recently, as I was researching a topic, I was also eavesdropping on a gaggle of women comparing their vitamin D test results. Apparently, they had all been told, in the last five years, that they were deficient in vitamin D ...

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Take The Student Survey: Frogs Of The Foothills

By Stephen Downs, Caleb Gurman, and Gavin Mitchell —  COARSEGOLD — “When we save the frogs, we’re protecting all our wildlife, all our ecosystems and all humans.” — Dr. Kerry M. Kriger, Save the Frogs.   We are studying our local frogs and toads. Shouldn’t we all know about the frogs in our community and how we can help? We believe ...

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Meet The Over-Eating, Non-Native American Bullfrog

By Tanner Marsh —  Mark Twain once said “If it’s your job to eat a frog it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” The American bullfrog that Mark Twain might have written about is not native to this region. It was ...

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No Personal Data Compromised In Sierra Tel Hack

OAKHURST/MARIPOSA — When thousands of people were suddenly unable to connect to the internet this past week, phones began ringing at Sierra Tel — the local internet provider hit with a malicious hack of one brand of modems. The service interruptions reportedly began as early as last Friday evening for some, and Sierra Tel became aware of the problem on ...

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EMC SPCA Thrift Shop Relocates

OAKHURST — The EMC SPCA Thrift Shop has relocated to a roomy 2,000 square foot space at 40315 Junction Drive, Suite F. It’s near the Grocery Outlet, next to The Cat’s Meow. The new, larger space leaves plenty of room for display of donated items, and customers are responding well, say organizers. Currently the hours are Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. ...

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Oakhurst Library Workshop: What is the Grand Jury?

OAKHURST — Have you ever wondered what a Grand Jury is, how it works, or if you could ever serve on one? Now is the time to get those answers. On Saturday, Apr. 29, the Oakhurst Branch Library will host an informative workshop about what makes California Grand Juries unique. The event is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon in ...

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Vision Academy Daffodil Quilt Prize Drawing

OAKHURST — Vision Academy of the Arts is continually raising funds for its various enterprises, including free concerts, low-cost children’s arts camps, and generous support of metriculating middle school students and graduating high school seniors. Click on image to enlarge. Now, you have a chance to support one of the organizations that supports the entire community, and you could win ...

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