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How Art Shapes Our Lives: The Royal Hawaiian Hotel

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By Sal Maccarone History would prove that 1927 was a great year for the opening of hotels! While the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park was being built, another future icon was also breaking ground some 2500 miles to the west. Thanks to the Matson Ship Lines, who had just started providing steamer travel from California to Honolulu, there would ...

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Local Actress Shines in Hawaii Five-O Episode

NORTH FORK — Book it Dano! A local actress with a Hollywood-famous last name just filmed an episode of a popular television show on world-famous Waikiki Beach. Actress Cassandra Hepburn, a North Fork resident, just wrapped up shooting an episode of the popular television series Hawaii Five-O. Hepburn was a guest star in Episode 10 of the current season (Season ...

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Students Attend Native Youth Hawaii Conference

By Ashley Davis — O’NEALS — Three Native students from Minarets High School were selected to attend the IAC Pacific Region Native Youth Food Sovereignty Summit in Hawaii — a conference for Native youth, including Native Americans and Native Hawaiians. The students who were selected from Minarets were senior Sierra Stalter along with juniors Darrin Coleman and Ashley Davis. They ...

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Hawaiian Camping

One of our cheapest and most fun trips was a week we spent camping with two of our closest friends on the beach on the North Shore of Oahu. I am not really sure why, but we got a lot of blank stares and “you’re crazy” comments when we told people we were going camping in Hawaii, but we figured ...

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Yosemite High School Earns WASC Accreditation

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OAKHURST — Yosemite High School has earned accreditation through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) through June 2025. The school was notified of its renewed status after a recent mid-cycle visit. The accreditation process includes an evaluation by members of a committee to examine the school’s purpose, program, and operations, based on WASC criteria. An essential aspect of ...

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Fremont Healthcare Announces New Board Appointments

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MARIPOSA — John C. Fremont Healthcare District (see map below) announced at the June 29th John C. Fremont Healthcare District board meeting the election of Linda Pribyl, previous board secretary treasurer, as the new board chair replacing Candy O’Donel-Browne who is stepping down after six years as chair. O’Donel-Browne is taking over as the secretary treasurer of the board. Pribyl ...

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Incarcerated Students Now Have New Path to College Degree

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FRESNO STATE — The new program at Fresno State is a collaboration between the College of Social Sciences, the Division of Continuing and Global Education and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The new program expands access to higher education among one of the most marginalized populations in the state. The degree program was accredited on May 5 by the Western ...

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A Quick Guide to Dog Food (Especially Protein)

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PETS & ANIMALS — Dog food protein is essential to your dog and dogs require more protein than humans. Interestingly enough, protein hasn’t always been the focus of dog food. Wikipedia has several examples from the 1800s that show a focus on cheese, milk, buttermilk, oats, barley-meal, potatoes, and animal fat in dog food. Dog food has come a significantly ...

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ValleyPBS Scores Big at This Year’s Emmy Awards

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SAN FRANCISCO — The 51st Annual Northern California Area EMMY® Awards were presented Saturday evening, June 11, at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. The EMMY® Award is presented for outstanding achievement in television by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The Northern California Area EMMY Awards encompasses TV stations and production companies in the Fresno-Visalia, San ...

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Fresno State Announces Dr. Xuanning Fu as New Provost

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FRESNO STATE — Dr. Xuanning Fu has been named Fresno State’s new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, effective immediately. He has served as interim provost since January 2021. President of Fresno State, Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, announced Dr. Fu’s appointment on June 8. The provost is the University’s chief academic officer and serves as its leader when the president ...

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