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Biking With Bob: Battlefields Of The Civil War

Editor’s Note: Longtime Oakhurst resident Bob Kaspar continues his epic ride across the United States from California to his hometown in Massachusetts. We lost track of Bob for a week or so. Now we know why. He’s been busy. The Kentucky countryside is dotted with stately old tobacco barns.  They are all painted flat black and many have been re-purposed ...

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This Is Your Brain On Cardio

When I talk to my clients about exercise the first question they have is usually, “what type of exercise should I be doing?” The answer is, “it depends.” It depends on lots of things, such as what your goals are, what kind of physical condition you’re presently in and what your physical limitations are. Short bursts of high intensity workouts ...

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Three Dollar Kids’ Price For Pancakes

OAKHURST — Fluffy pancakes, any-style eggs, ham, sausage, orange juice and milk for $3? That’s the price for kids age 5 – 12, as members of the Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis invite the community to enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast. The price for adults is $7 and senior citizens are offered a new discount with a price of $5. Children under 5 enter ...

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CHP Offers Free Class For Senior Drivers

OAKHURST — Driving is a complex skill that may diminish as a person ages. The ability to drive safely is affected by changes in one’s physical and mental conditions. Many of these changes take place as we get older, though in different ways and at different times. To address these changes and the challenges they pose, the California Highway Patrol ...

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Library Workshop On Medicare

By Celeste Wheeler — OAKHURST — Susan Hatch is a licensed, independent insurance agent who represents all Medicare Supplement plan types offered by various companies. She says that January 2017 will usher in quite a few almost “shocking” changes to many senior health plans that people need to know about now. Susan will discuss these upcoming changes in a special workshop at ...

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Free Skills Workshop For Family Caregivers

OAKHURST — Family caregivers are often responsible for the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of someone who cannot readily help themselves on a daily basis. So who takes care of the caregiver? Valley Caregiver Resource Center is offering a free Family Caregiver Workshop that will provide participants with hands-on strategies and skills needed to care for a loved one at various ...

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Free Senior Scam Stopper Seminar

OAKHURST — According to one investor survey, more than seven million older Americans – that’s one out of every five citizens over the age of 65 – have already been victimized by a financial swindle. Now, there’s something proactive to be done about it. The public is invited to attend a free Senior Scam Stopper Seminar on Friday, Jun. 10 ...

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“If I Only Had A Brain!” Lions Club Trivia Night

OAKHURST – Sierra Lions Club of Oakhurst is having its inaugural “If I Only Had a Brain” Trivia Night on Saturday, Nov. 14  at 5 p.m. at Sierra Senior Center. Tom Wheeler is the distinguished Master of Ceremonies, according to organizers, and participants will be treated to the spectacle of a unique live auction and raffle. Light dinner fare and ...

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“Introduction To Your Android” Cell Phone Class

OAKHURST – Back by popular demand, cellular wizard Jerry Ward will hold an instructional class for Android cell phone users on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Community Room at Oakhurst Branch Library. Jerry is the Cellular Sales Supervisor with Sierra Tel Business Center. He shares his knowledge with the group on topics including basic cell ...

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