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Teens Take The Stage At Golden Chain Theatre

OAKHURST — The Golden Chain Theatre’s teen summer workshop students will take the stage for three nights, in a rousing performance of Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr. The performing arts workshop for students in grades 7 – 12 began on June 25, and the talented young thespians have worked tirelessly since then to mount the performance set for this weekend. “These ...

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Ben Fire Burning In Mormon Bar Area North Of Raymond

RAYMOND — As firefighters were busy fighting the nearly week-old Ferguson Fire burning west of Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County, reports came in early this afternoon of another fire starting north of Eastman Lake near Raymond. At approximately 1 p.m., crews were called out to reports of a vegetation fire burning in the Mormon Bar area. The first engine ...

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Kiwanis Run For The Gold Car Show, Dinner & Poker Run

OAKHURST – Members of the Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Club welcome one and all to the 16th annual Run for the Gold classic car show on Saturday, Sept. 8 at Oakhurst Community Park, preceeded by a poker ride, dinner and preview party at the Oakhurst Community Center on Friday night, Sept. 7. The car show is free for the public to ...

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Pick Apples In Yosemite To Keep Bears Wild

YOSEMITE — All visitors, employees and residents are invited to enjoy a morning in Yosemite National Park at an apple picking party. This is an annual event that was started as part of efforts to help reduce bear-human contact in the park, and to help keep Yosemite bears wild. The historic apple orchard near Curry Village produces apples which attract ...

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SCCCD Approves New College Administrator

FRESNO — State Center Community College District (SCCCD) Board of Trustees approved Cheryl Sullivan as the vice chancellor, finance and administration. Ms. Sullivan will begin her new role on August 1, 2018. She currently serves as Fresno City College’s vice president of administrative services and has begun transitioning into her new role. During her time as the vice president, Cheryl ...

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How About A Hot Summer Night At Bass Lake?

BASS LAKE — The Hot Summer Nights tradition continues on Friday, July 20 at Miller’s Landing. They’ll be barbecuing, and DJ Jonny Cash will play some dancing music. Yosemite Badgers Youth Football will be fundraising for the upcoming season, and the folks at Miller’s have planned lots of games for kids. As they say, one of the best things about Hot ...

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Dakota Crossing At Bass Lake Live

BASS LAKE — Great news for lake and music lovers of all sorts and all ages — a perennial favorite for summer entertainment is returning anew, as the event formerly known by the name Jazz on the Lake resumes this season as the Bass Lake Live Summer Concert Series at The Pines Resort. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through July 15

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, July 9 to Sunday, July 15, 2018. Oakhurst vehicle stop results in arrest for possession On Monday, July 9 at 3:30 a.m. a deputy conducted a vehicle stop on a suspicious vehicle leaving a closed businesses located in the Enterprise Center. The driver ...

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CASA Hosts Mariposa Summer Fun Street Fair

MARIPOSA — Bring your extended family, and join with friends and neighbors in downtown Mariposa on Friday, Aug, 10 for the 2nd Summer Fun Street Fair. Closed off on 7th Street, the Fair runs from from 4 – 9 p.m. Organizers at CASA of Mariposa County say last year’s event was a huge success, with over 400 people in attendance. ...

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Library Workshop: Mosquito Awareness

OAKHURST — As part of his commitment to making communities safer, Madera County Vector Control District assistant biologist Trinidad Reyes will present a workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library. The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, July 28 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Reyes will lead the workshop, with a presentation about the lifestyle and habitats of mosquitoes. The workshop will take place in ...

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