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Yosemite Unified School District Special Board Meeting

OAKHURST — The office of the Superintendent of Yosemite Unified School District has announced a special meeting of the Board of Trustees. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the YUSD office board room, located on the campus at Yosemite High. The special meeting is related to the current search for a permanent district superintendent and ...

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Traffic Delays After Armored Truck Overturns On Highway 41

OAKHURST — A trip down Highway 41 ended with two people in the hospital today, and traffic north of Oakhurst remains backed up while the vehicle is being recovered. Just after 11 a.m. this morning, a Loomis armored truck was southbound on Highway 41 about a mile north of Cedar Valley, according to CHP at the scene, when it apparently ...

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Oakhurst Community Band Winter Holiday Concert

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Community Band presents their Winter Holiday Concert on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. The concert will be held at Mountain Christian Center and marks the beginning of their 20th season. The Jazz Band is playing some Big Band favorites featuring vocalists & band members Mary Posluch and Jason Walle — the same talented individuals who ...

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Apply Now For Soroptimist “Live Your Dream” Scholarship

OAKHURST – Do you live in the Oakhurst area? Are you a head of household and attending college? If so, you are invited to apply for the “Live Your Dream” Education and Training Awards for Women. The local Soroptimist International of the Sierras Club in Oakhurst is now accepting applications for the 2018 awards. Applications are due online by Nov. 15 ...

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Free Entrance To Yosemite On Veterans Day, For All

YOSEMITE — In honor of Veterans Day on Sunday, Nov. 11, the entry fee to Yosemite National Park is waived for all visitors. This fee free weekend is offered to all park visitors in honor of current members, retired members, and reserve members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. The National Park Service has honored Veterans Day ...

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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

UPDATE: Nov. 12 — Director and YHS Theater Department chair Lars Thorson says the play has been canceled at this time. No further update is available. Another production is planned for this year, and we will update when details become available. OAKHURST — Yosemite High School’s theater department invites the community to their fall play, The Curious Incident of the Dog ...

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Treetop Gallery Features Abbott, Marco And Shell

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to an opening reception featuring work of local painters, Linda Abbott and Michelle Marco, and ceramicist Fran Shell on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the Treetop Gallery in historic downtown Mariposa. Light refreshments will be served. Linda Abbott, a previous long-time resident of Yosemite Valley, has ...

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Reignite Your Imagination With Free Campfire Stories Event

OAKHURST — Here’s a fun gathering for adventurers big and small, including everyone who loves our national parks, and anyone who likes to hear a good yarn: Campfire Stories at Branches Books & Gifts. Campfire Stories is a collection of short stories from America’s National Parks that are perfect for reading aloud together around a fire. Branches welcomes the couple ...

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H-40 And SAR Perform High Angle Rescue In Yosemite

YOSEMITE — Emergency rescue operations in Yosemite National Park were enabled by CHP Central Division Air Operations when a stranded climber and his partner required immediate assistance. On Saturday, Oct. 27, CHP helicopter H-40 was requested by park officials to assist with an injured rock climber on Mount Watkins. Colorado resident Vincent Worth, 39, had slipped and fallen approximately 50-feet ...

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Soroptimist Gold Country Chili Cook-Off

OAKHURST — Ladies and gentlemen, get your beans in order. It’s time for the Gold Country Chili Cook Off, sponsored by the local Soroptimist service club, dedicated to helping women and girls in the immediate area and around the world. The sweet and spicy event takes place on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Oakhurst Community Center, from 5 to 9 ...

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