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Yosemite Unified: Special Meeting To Select New Trustee

OAKHURST — A special meeting of the Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees will convene on Monday, Jan. 22, in the district board room, starting at 6:30 p.m. The board room is located at 50200 Road 427. Candidates from Area 4 will be interviewed by the Board for the Trustee position vacated by Joe Smith. Applications for the position were ...

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County Recommendations For Yosemite Unified School District

OAKHURST — In a recent letter to the president of the Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees, the Madera County Superintendent of Schools (MCSOS) changed the certification of the district’s First Interim report for the current fiscal year to negative, assigned a fiscal adviser, and outlined requirements the district must follow in a timely manner, in order to recover from ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Jan. 14

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Jan. 9 to Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Raymond domestic dispute and emergency protective order On Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 1:15 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to a residence located within the 32000 block of Front Street, regarding a report of a domestic dispute. ...

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Blues, Rock, Funk: “Stranded” At Yosemite Gateway Lounge

OAKHURST — The band Stranded will be making their first mountain area appearance at The Yosemite Gateway Lounge on Friday, Jan. 19. Hailing from Redondo Beach in Southern California, this four-person group brings some tasty funk, blues and rock ‘n roll to the Sierra, and everyone is invited to dance the night away. The band is fronted by Kelly Skaja, ...

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Urgent Need For Community To Step In, Step Up For YUSD

OAKHURST — Amidst the current budget crisis in which the Yosemite Unified School District is embroiled, some ray of hope emerges, even as a community meeting is scheduled to advance a recall of the entire beleaguered District’s Board of Trustees. “There are two immediate opportunities available for community members to help the Yosemite Unified School District and the school community ...

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Three-Day Amazon Hiring Fair In Fresno

FRESNO — Looking for a new job or know someone who is? Online retailer Amazon is building a reportedly 855,000-square-foot fulfillment facility in Fresno near Central and Orange, and they’re holding a three-day Hiring Fair to support it. The Hiring Fair will take place at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Fresno starting on Tuesday, Jan. 16, and running through Thursday, ...

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Dream It, Be It: Soroptimist Conference For Girls

Submitted by Nikki Van Velson —  OAKHURST —  Soroptimist International of The Sierras presents their third annual “Dream It – Be It” Conference for high school girls. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20 at the Oakhurst Community Center. Registration is from 8:30 – 9 a.m., followed by the conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free ...

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Yosemite Unified Extends Board Member Application Date

OAKHURST — The Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) has extended the Board Member Application deadline by one week, for anyone who may be interested in filling the position of Trustee for Area 4. The new date that Board Member Applications must be received in the YUSD office is Thursday, Jan. 18 at 4 p.m. Previously, the last day to apply was ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Jan. 7, 2018

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Jan. 1 to Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Oakhurst report of plasma in parking lot On Monday, Jan. 1 at 8:33 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 40000 block of Hwy 41 regarding plasma in a parking lot. Report written and case closed. ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Big Boy

Here’s what the Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO has to say: “Hi! I am Big Boy! I am a gorgeous Husky and Shepherd mix who is about one year old. My foster mom says I am a very friendly and happy boy who is great in the car and in a leash. ...

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