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Fire Burns Travel Trailer On Road 425A

OAKHURST — A fire that reportedly started in a travel trailer this evening was stopped before spreading to the home just feet away, thanks to the quick work of firefighters. Just before 9:45 p.m., crews were dispatched to an address in the 40800 block of Road 425A for reports of a microwave catching fire. Madera County Engine 12 and Water ...

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Kiwanis Address Rowdy Behavior At Bingo Night

OAKHURST — Scores of people donned shades of emerald and descended on the Oakhurst Community Center for Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis annual spring bingo Saturday night, one of the nonprofit organization’s primary fundraisers for their charitable work to improve the lives of children throughout the foothills. Students from the high schools’ Key Clubs were present to facilitate dinner and clean-up, and many Kiwanis ...

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Willkommen Zurück, German Fest!

OAKHURST — Just about time to dust off your dirndl or lederhosen, as the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce says the 5th Annual German Fest is set for March. The dinner costs $35 per person for an authentic four-course German style dinner. The menu includes deutschesbrot (bread), gurkensalat (cucumber salad), graupeneintopf (barley stew), sauerkraut (red cabbage), kartoffel kasserole (potato), bratwurst and ...

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Oakhurst College Hosts Feedback Forum On New Campus

OAKHURST – Oakhurst Community College Center (OCCC) will host a community feedback forum for residents interested in providing recommendations for the educational goals and/or physical facility features they would like to see considered for the proposed new campus. Participants will have the opportunity to provide direct feedback on the expansion of instructional programs, student support services, community use and facility ...

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MCW Invites Community To Support Community Center

OAKHURST – Home to events including official elections, dance workshops, SRO bingo and emergency services response, the Oakhurst Community Center (OCC) pulses with the heartbeat of its town. This Saturday, Mar. 4, Mountain Community Women (MCW) invite the community to support the community center by attending their annual Mardi Gras Luncheon from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community ...

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Woman Escapes Serious Injury In Solo Rollover

OAKHURST — A single vehicle rollover blocked the southbound lane of Highway 41 for over an hour this morning and sent one woman to the hospital. Just after 10 a.m. a 74-year-old Oakhurst woman was southbound near Bay Leaf Lane in a 2005 Ford Escape. She told the investigating CHP officer that she hit something in the road and lost ...

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Eastern Madera County Job Fair In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — The Workforce Development Board of Madera County invites businesses to participate in the upcoming Eastern Madera County Job Fair. The job fair is on Thursday, Mar. 23, at the Oakhurst Community Center, located at 39800 Road 425B. Looking to fill immediate vacancies? Looking to build a pool of applicants for future job openings? Interested in the resources and ...

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YAAS Presents Living With Wildlife Program In Oakhurst

Contributed by Len McKenzie — Californians, particularly in rural areas such as the Sierra foothills, are generally familiar with the pleasures and the challenges of living with wildlife. While viewing animals at close range, especially species not commonly seen, is usually exciting, some critters who live or venture close to our homes can become “problem” animals or nuisances, and occasional ...

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Update On Highway 41 To Yosemite Road Closure

FISH CAMP — Caltrans anticipates Highway 41 north of Fish Camp will remain closed in both directions for the rest of the week and into next week. Click on images courtesy of Caltrans to enlarge. The closure is located north of the town of Fish Camp and south of the turnoff to Mt. Raymond Road. The Tenaya Lodge is still ...

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Local Business Donates To Find Animals Forever Homes

OAKHURST — During the month of January 2017 Sullivan’s Tire Pros in Oakhurst raised funds to support the Eastern Madera County SPCA. For each Bridgestone, Firestone, Continental and General tire sold, Sullivan’s Tire Pros made a donation, supporting the goal of the Eastern Madera County SPCA to place animals in forever homes. This morning, Mike and Diane Sullivan presented a ...

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