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Awesome Auction And Dinner For ALS Daddy David Tringali

COARSEGOLD — “It’s late but I’m up taking care of my husband’s ventilation and couldn’t sleep. Not that you needed to know that,” Amber Tringali’s message read. “I hope this all makes sense, it is almost two in the morning. The community is throwing us a fundraiser and I feel so incredibly blessed because medical expenses are piling up.” The medical ...

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The Magic Potential Of Peppercorns

I owe my ex-husband an apology. He loves black pepper and tops every savory dish placed in front of him with a substantial amount of ground of peppercorn. He said that, aside from the spice and flavor black pepper adds, he really liked the crunch of coarsely ground peppercorns. It bothered me to no end that, before even tasting the ...

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Madera County To Sell Parcels With Delinquent Taxes

MADERA COUNTY — The Madera County Tax Collector’s office is in the process of the final drive for collections of taxes owed to the County, and all entities for whom they collect, in preparation for fiscal year-end closing. “Last month we sent out over 4,000 delinquent notices, and we have been putting bank levies on unpaid unsecured taxes,” said Tracy ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Crime Log Through May 14

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, May 8 to Sunday, May 14, 2017: Coarsegold Coroner’s case On Monday, May 8, a deputy responded to a delayed Coroner’s case with the primary physician stipulating to the decedent’s cause of death. This is a natural death case involving only a Coroner’s referral ...

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May Dollar Days At Cause 4 Paws

OAKHURST — Spread the word! Local thrift shop, A Cause 4 Paws, is making room for new summer inventory by offering big savings to shoppers. All winter items in the store are $1, including sweaters, scarves, beanies and mittens. Jackets are 50 percent off, as well as all snow gear items like boots, poles, gloves, pants, jumpsuits, and skis. Owner Vicki ...

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New Multiple Sclerosis Support Group Meets In Oakhurst

MOUNTAIN AREA — The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation estimates that more than 400,000 people in the United States are afflicted with MS, and about 2.5 million people around the world share the same condition. Now, longtime area resident Chris Ferbrache is starting an MS group, with the goal of getting people together so they can support one another and work toward helping each other ...

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Library Workshop On Burn Prevention For Kids And Seniors

OAKHURST — In groups vulnerable to burn injury, such as seniors and young children, there are small changes people can make to reduce their burn risk, according to Burn Prevention Educator Debbie Karaman, of the Grossman Burn Center in Los Angeles. Area seniors and parents of young children are the focus of a workshop on burn prevention and burn first aid ...

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Vision Academy Daffodil Photo Contest Winners

MOUNTAIN AREA — The results are in and the top entries in Vision Academy’s inaugural Daffodil Photography Competition have been recognized. The contest was open to adults and children, and entries were received by Mar. 31. Each spring our foothills come alive, peppered in gorgeous displays of yellow and white daffodils, organization board member Nicole Hoke noted at the onset of the ...

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Yosemite USD Names New Superintendent

OAKHURST — A successful search effort to identify and hire a new superintendent for the Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) has concluded with the naming of Dr. C. Lynn Greenberg as the school system’s new leader. YUSD Board of Trustees President Christine Wilder says a broad and impressive list of pertinent qualifications are the hallmark of Dr. Greenberg’s career, including having ...

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Library Workshop: Great Sierra Mines

OAKHURST — With a camera by his side, local author and adventurer Tony Krizan has been hiking and recording the “hidden locations snuggled within remote canyons and valleys” of the Sierra mountains for 34 years. Some of these locations are great Sierra gold and silver mines that he will present in photos at an Oakhurst Library workshop from 10:30 a.m. ...

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