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'A Bed of Roses' Gets New Owners

OAKHURST – A popular bed and breakfast near Yosemite is under new ownership. Steve and Mary Kay Eicholtz took over A Bed of Roses B&B earlier this year and have been keeping busy ever since, making numerous changes to the property. Although taking over the property has proven to be a lot of work, the couple agree that they are ...

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New Business Owner Is Living His Dream

OAKHURST – All Weather Roofing & Building Supply Co. has a new owner, and he is having fun in his new venture! Barry Shrewsbury invites everyone to stop in on Saturday, Sept. 15, to take the tour. Since Shrewsbury took over the business on July 20, lots of things are new. The most interesting to many is the fact that ...

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Driver Arrested In Road 426 Accident

OAKHURST – Tawney Jeffries, 44 of Oakhurst, was arrested on Friday, Aug. 31, and charged with felony DUI while causing injuries to others. According to the CHP report, Jeffries, who was impaired by alcohol, was traveling westbound on Road 426 just past Elliott Road at 6:25 p.m. last Friday, when she lost control of her 2006 Dodge Caravan. After swerving ...

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Become A Tutor, Make A Friend

M.A.L.Co. invites you to make new friends, help new neighbors learn Written by Barbara Hodgson Mountain Area Literacy Council, aka M.A.L.Co began in October 1987, born and nurtured by two dedicated ladies, Sue Rhu and Virginia Dane, at Oakhurst. Twenty five years later, M.A.L.Co. is alive and well. The original goal of the group was to assist English speaking persons ...

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New Life For The ‘Mountain House’

The whole town has been buzzing since word got out that someone bought the Mountain House. The Mountain House restaurant, located at Highway 41 and the Bass Lake turnoff (Road 222), had been a favorite of locals and visitors alike for many years, so when the doors closed in late 2009, it was another blow to the economy of the ...

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Crane Valley Dam Project Nears Completion

Hikers and bikers look forward to the re-opening of the trail across the dam at Bass Lake “By the first of the year the Crane Valley (Bass Lake) dam should be open for foot and bicycle traffic across the dam,” says Mike Palmer, project engineering supervisor for the Southern Hydro Group for Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), owner of the ...

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Flooring And Paint Store Moves West

When driving up Highway 41 from the center of Oakhurst, you might notice something is missing at the address that reads 40409. After 18 years in the same location, American Floors & Interiors—Kelly Moore Paints has moved. They are now located in Suite A of the Enterprise Center at 40088 Highway 49 in Oakhurst. The new space has allowed them ...

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Willow Bridge Books Closes Its Doors

When Willow Bridge Bookstore closed its doors on August 12, it saddened a lot of people. But none so much as the woman who put her heart and soul into it for the past six years, owner Monica McClanahan. “I was trying to do too much and I ended up in the hospital,” Monica told SierraNewsOnline. “It was like a ...

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Update – Explosion At Bass Lake Courthouse

A small incendiary device exploded at the Bass Lake Courthouse this morning at about 4:30 a.m., according to Cal Fire and the Madera County Sheriff’s Department. Karen Guillemin of the California Department of Forestry (CDF) says that an incendiary device placed at the glass doors at the back of the building shattered the glass, damaging the paint and charring the ...

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