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Met Cinema Prepares For Feb. 1 Opening

OAKHURST – Work is underway at the Met Cinemas getting everything into ship-shape condition for their much-anticipated reopening on Feb 1. Met Heroes are out in force scrubbing and cleaning, patching and painting, and checking everything from carpets to projectors.

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Local Christmas Bird Counts Successful

Annual Christmas bird counts last month in Mariposa, Oakhurst and Yosemite yielded fewer birds than last year, yet organizers of the three local events nonetheless judged them successful–and, as always, fun! The counts were part of the National Audubon Society’s 113th Christmas Bird Count, an annual avian census held between Dec. 14, 2012 and Jan. 5, 2013. Begun on Christmas ...

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Become The Master Of Your iPhone/iPad, Facebook, Photoshop

OAKHURST – If your über-smart electronic device is smarter than you are, this is your chance to get the upper hand and learn some new skills. Adult education computer classes start up again in January 2013 at Yosemite High School in Oakhurst. The computer lab has been upgraded to Windows 7 and the computers are working perfectly. There is also ...

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Yosemite Area Celebrates California Restaurant Month

OAKHURST – The Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau (YSVB) is once again teaming up with Visit California to showcases Yosemite area restaurants during California Restaurant Month. Four restaurants in California’s Gateway to Yosemite are participating this year, offering discounts on signature dishes. “California Restaurant Month is a great chance for our restaurants to showcase their amazing dishes,” said Jarrod Lyman of ...

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Met Heroes Reach Their Goal! Theater To Re-Open!

OAKHURST – After two months of sleepless nights, dogged determination and a never-say-die attitude, the Met Heroes have won the day! As the deadline approached, at 8:18 p.m. this evening, Monday, Dec. 31, the tireless team of Matt Sconce, James Nelson, Keith Walker, all their family and friends, and a host of community volunteers, reached their goal of 3,000 subscribers, ...

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Last Day To Be A Hero!

OAKHURST – Today is the last day for people to sign up to be a hero and Save The Met! After many weeks of hard work and determination, Movie Heroes, Inc. and all their Met Heroes are within 250 subscribers of their goal of 3,000. Matt Sconce, one of the three local entrepenuers who have organized the “Save the Met” ...

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New Year's "Sensible Celebration" At ECCO

OAKHURST – Final touches are underway for celebrating New Year’s Eve at the Evergreen Conference Center Oakhurst (ECCO) on Monday, Dec. 31, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Billed as “A Sensible Celebration,” the evening promises a perfect blend of socializing, dining and dancing for adults seeking a night of nostalgic fun.

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Only 2 Days Left To Save The Met!

OAKHURST – The clock is ticking down to the end of 2012, and also to the end of the chance to save our local theater. And the message from the Met Heroes today is – “We need your help!” Movie Heroes, Inc., is spearheading a last minute phone drive. They are calling all the homes in the mountain area to ...

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Oakhurst Audubon Program: "Climate Change Is Happening"

Guest Column submitted by Len Mckenzie OAKHURST – “The Times They Are A-Changin’,” wrote Bob Dylan–and, indeed, they are. They always have, of course, and those words continue to ring true today. The only constant in nature, it’s been said, is change, and survival requires adapting to it.

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It's Now Or Never For The Met Cinemas

OAKHURST – The Los Angeles Times will be in town today taking pictures of the Met Heroes who have been fighting so hard to save the local theater. Matt Sconce, one of the three local entrepreneurs who have launched a plan to turn the Met Cinema into a subscription-based theater, is encouraging everyone to come out to the corner of ...

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