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OCI: Outstanding Electives, Talented Teachers

OAKHURST – Good news out of Oak Creek Intermediate – kids are enrolled in creative classes and actively exploring electives outside the core curriculum, even in a time of excruciatingly limited resources. How? Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI) teachers have developed a series of special classes designed to be appealing and exciting to students by tapping into some of the instructors’ ...

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Oakhurst Audubon Program Features Pacific Fisher Research

CALIFORNIA – A shy and elusive member of the weasel family, the Pacific fisher seems misnamed. This carnivorous inhabitant of mid-elevation forests in the Sierra Nevada doesn’t fish at all, favoring birds, small mammals and–unlike most predators–even porcupines in its diverse diet which they augment with fungi and fruit. Feeding mostly in the hours around dusk and dawn, fishers are ...

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Glitches Fixed – Crowds Lining Up At The Met

OAKHURST – Everything is back on track at the Met Cinemas, says new owner Matt Sconce. After a glitch with the ticket machine that shut everything down on Friday, the team got back up and running late yesterday. “We did it! We fixed our ticket machine,” says Sconce. “Movies are up and rolling at the Met Cinemas with large excited ...

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Weekend Schedule For The Met Cinemas

OAKHURST – The Met Cinemas reopens today, after being closed for four months. The new owners have been working hard to bring local residents the best of the movies they have missed during the past few months. At last, the line-up of movies and show times has been announced! Met Cinema – MOVIE TIMES FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY —

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New Owners At Hounds Tooth Inn

Oakhurst, CA. – The mother/daughter team of Marilyn Barbian and JoAnna Crawford are looking forward to their first busy summer season as the innkeepers at the Hounds Tooth Inn. Located at the north end of Oakhurst, about 15 minutes south of Yosemite National Park, the Hounds Tooth Inn is a charming Victorian-style inn with 12 rooms on verdant grounds with ...

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New Movies Light Up The Screens At The Met

Pick up your membership cards early! OAKHURST – “Lincoln,” “Wreck It Ralph” and “Les Miserables” – that’s just part of the line-up in store for movie goers on opening night as the Met Cinemas reopen on Friday, Mar 1. “We want to let people catch up on movies they may have missed,” says new owner Matt Sconce. “It’s exciting, especially ...

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New Executive Chef At Crab Cakes

OAKHURST – More changes are happening at the popular Oakhurst seafood restaurant Crab Cakes, which recently relocated to a much larger location. Restaurant owner Roman Zabicki announced the hiring of Visalia native L. Brian Velasquez as the new Executive Chef. Velasquez will be overseeing the award-winning restaurant as well as off-site catering. “I’m happy that Laura and Roman have brought ...

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Free Garden Workshop This Sunday: Get Ready For Veggies

OAKHURST – With near-future weather forecasts showing a series of sunny days and very little chance of rain, spring could be coming to the mountains sooner than planned. Fortunately, there’s still time to plan and plant a productive plot. With that idea in mind, the garden gurus behind the Oakhurst Garden Club at True Value invite the public to a ...

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Rally To Support 2nd Amendment Rights Draws A Crowd

OAKHURST – Tea Party members, veterans and mountain area citizens gathered at the corner of Highways 41 & 49 on Saturday, Feb. 23, as part of the national Day of Resistance, protesting any potential threats against Americans’ 2nd Amendment rights. Local Tea Party chairman John Pero said he was pleased with the turnout, with nearly 60 people joining in the ...

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Met Cinemas To Reopen On Friday

OAKHURST – After a monumental effort by the community and the three new owners, the Met Cinema will reopen on Friday, Mar. 1. “We have succeeded in locking in five movies, and we will be opening,” says Matt Sconce who led the charge to save the Met with friends James Nelson and Keith Walker.

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