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Quilters Sew Up Love And Comfort

Written by Diane Martin — MOUNTAIN AREA — The members of the Sierra Mountain Quilters Association have revved up their sewing machines to support and comfort those in need in the Sierra foothills and Central Valley. The quilters know that lovingly made quilts can help those in stressful situations feel more relaxed, comfortable, and secure. Since 1981 the members of ...

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North Fork Chooses Linda Gott-Maddox Citizen Of The Year

NORTH FORK — The mountain community of North Fork gathered at the Town Hall tonight to honor all its nominees for the 37th annual Citizen of the Year, choosing Linda Gott-Maddox from a wealth of candidates. True to her gracious and generous nature, Linda acknowledged everyone who gives of their time and energy in service to the community. “I am ...

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Don’t Fall For This PG&E Scam

MADERA COUNTY — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents that once again, the “pay up or we’ll shut off your electricity” PG&E scam is targeting power customers in the area. In one such scam, PG&E customers have told the company that they are receiving calls that show PG&E’s caller ID (1-800-743-5000) on their phones. Customers are told they ...

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Look Good, Feel Better Workshop For Cancer Patients

OAKHURST — Oakhurst Medical Group will host the American Cancer Society’s free “Look Good, Feel Better” program, with one workshop per month for three non-consecutive months, beginning Monday, Mar. 14. The program repeats on Monday, Jun. 13 and again on Monday, Sept. 12. Look Good Feel Better holds group workshops across the United States, teaching beauty techniques to female cancer ...

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Yosemite Western Artists Tri-County Exhibition

OAKHURST — Yosemite Western Artists not-for-profit collective is putting out the call for artists in advance of hosting its 44th Annual Tri-County Art Show. The Tri-County show is open to artists in Madera, Mariposa, and Fresno Counties. Categories include oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, fiber, mixed media, photography, and sculpture. Cash awards are: Best of Show ($100) and First Place in ...

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Help Send A Local Kid To Science Camp

OAKHURST – Do you remember the first time you ever stepped into the forest and squinted up through tall trees into golden sierra sunlight? That’s the kind of memory that many kids will take away from the planned 6th grade outdoor science camp field trip for students in the Bass Lake School District, and organizers are seeking the community’s help ...

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Berryhill And Bigelow Staff Hold Local Office Hours

MOUNTAIN AREA – A staff member from the office of State Senator Tom Berryhill will hold a day of Mobile District Office hours in Mariposa and Oakhurst next week. On Wednesday, Mar. 2, Outreach Coordinator Jenna Welch will be available to hear the public’s opinions on legislation, or to help with problems associated with state agencies, such as the Department ...

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Arson Treatment Program Announced In Oakhurst

MADERA – District Attorney David Linn announced today the opening of a first offender arson treatment program in Oakhurst. Linn and other officials will provide more information during a news conference on Thursday, Feb. 25, at the mountain area District Attorney’s Office in Oakhurst. On that date, D.A. Linn, Jolinda Thomas, Cal-Fire Battalion Chief Bernie Quinn, and Supervisor Tom Wheeler ...

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Win Apple Watch Or Fitbit From Adventist Health

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA – In celebration of Doctors’ Day on Mar. 30, Adventist Health / Central Valley Network is asking patients to share their excellent experiences with physicians affiliated with Adventist Health. If you’ve had a wonderful visit to your doctor at Adventist Health, submit your positive story by Mar. 31 and be entered into a drawing to win an Apple ...

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North Fork Gathers To Honor Citizen Of The Year

NORTH FORK — For the 37th year, the North Fork community will gather to celebrate its Citizen of the Year — someone chosen as being representative of the spirit of service and giving that defines this mountain village. The dinner and celebration is set for Saturday, Feb. 27, at the North Fork Town Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with ...

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