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Ladies Of The Lakes Holiday Boutique In YLP

COARSEGOLD – For over 30 years, the Ladies of the Lakes (LOL) Women’s Club has been hosting a Holiday Boutique in Yosemite Lakes Park. This year’s event will he held on Saturday Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the YLP Clubhouse and grounds. There will be free parking and continuous taxi service from the Clubhouse and the ...

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Residents Can Face Fines For Illegal Burns

O’NEALS – For anyone considering lighting off a debris pile while a burn ban remains in effect across the state, be on notice that the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) takes these violations very seriously. They also see them as a good opportunity to educate the public. After a full wildland fire dispatch was called up to ...

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Traffic Collisions Are A Teen’s Biggest Danger

SACRAMENTO – Traffic collisions are the number one killer of teenagers in the United States, ending more young lives every day than cancer, homicide, and suicide combined. To bring awareness of the dangers facing young people when they drive, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is participating in National Teen Safe Driver Week, Oct. 18-24. “Among all drivers, teenagers are at ...

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Huge Fall Festival Honors Local Firefighters

Written by Lisa Clark NORTH FORK – The countdown is on for the Fall Festival honoring our firefighters at the Putney Ranch, now the Siderman’s Family Camp and Conference Center. An amazing day is planned packed full of sunshine, food, beer, wine, apple martinis, dance, bingo, kiddie games crafts, hay rides, paint ball, archery, crafts vendors, cash prize cupcake contest, ...

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Sierra National Forest Lifts Campfire Restrictions

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST – Due to favorable weather conditions the Sierra National Forest has terminated Forest Order No 05-15-06, dated June 30, 2015 which eliminated campfires. Visitors are now permitted to have campfires using wood and charcoal in all campgrounds in the Sierra National Forest. They will be permitted to have a campfire outside of designated campgrounds when they are ...

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Take Home The Big Prize At Trivia Night

OAKHURST – Gather up your friends and coworkers and show off your trivia knowledge during a spirited night of friendly competition this Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Sierra Lions Club’s inaugural “If I Only Had a Brain” Trivia Night. Tom Wheeler is the distinguished Master of Ceremonies, and participants will be treated to a unique live auction and raffle. There ...

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Life-Changing Event For Rescuers And Rescued

NORTH FORK – A medical emergency on Road 221 on Saturday morning resulted in a bicyclist being airlifted to St. Agnes hospital, but ended with what has been described by the family as a miracle. Mike Nolen, 61, of North Fork was riding his bike about a half-mile north of the Bass Fork Minit Market when he lost consciousness. Passerby ...

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Quaint Color for Autumn In Flea Market Garden

The addition of blue in the traditional warm Fall color scheme makes this chicken coop dazzle and delight! Dandi Gentry made her chickens the stars of this colorful little scene and the focal point is her stunning stained glass window of a rooster.  She stuck with French and Cobalt blues, orange and buttery yellow with a tiny bit of pink. ...

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Full Agenda For Town Hall Meeting In Ahwahnee

AHWAHNEE – District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will be hosting the next in his series of Town Hall meetings on Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Wasuma Union Elementary School Cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. The night’s agenda will include Cal Fire Battalion Chief Troy Cheek, and a presentation by Roger Maybee, Madera County Firewise Coordinator. Also, Emadco Recycling/Operations Manager ...

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Creepy Crawly Tarantula Festival Returns To Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD – Coarsegold is prepping for its 18th annual Coarsegold Tarantula Festival on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10:30 a.m. til 5 p.m. in the Historic Village along Highway 41. The event features a day packed with activities including the popular tarantula races and costume parade, along with contests for the hairiest legs, pizza eating, pumpkin cake and poetry, plus the ...

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