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Helping One Woman (HOW) Dinner Honors Tina Sexton

OAKHURST — The nonprofit Helping One Woman (HOW) will gather for the first time in the new year to honor Tina Sexton at Plazuelas Mexican Restaurant in Oakhurst, starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Tina is a hard-working, vibrant mom of six, with two of her children married and four still at home, say HOW organizers. She was ...

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Looking For Work? Tenaya Lodge Job Fair

MARIPOSA – Tenaya Lodge is holding a job fair on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Mother Lode Job Training in Mariposa. Positions are available for manager on duty/security, landscapers, engineers experienced in HVAC/plumbling and electrical/general maintenance, reception/utility person for new clubhouse, shuttle drivers, camp host, public area attendants, food and beverage attendants, bussers, servers, hosts, laundry, bell staff and housekeepers (limited ...

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Free Legal Services For Mariposa Senior Citizens

MARIPOSA — The Mother Lode Office of Catholic Charities has announced a partnership with Central California Legal Services Inc. (CCLS) to provide free legal services through the Legal Advocacy for Seniors Program for those age 60 and over in Mariposa County. The program provides legal information and advice, self-help, and preparation of simple estate planning documents including wills and power of attorney. ...

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Visit Yosemite Madera County: January Is Restaurant Month

MOUNTAIN AREA — Here’s a tasty and timely reminder: throughout January, local businesses are celebrating California Restaurant Month. California is the number one food destination for travelers in America, according to Visit California. In January, a handful of mountain restaurants are offering prix fixe menus and specials at affordable prices to encourage visitors to dine out in different restaurants. “Restaurant Month ...

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Kick Your New Year Up A Notch With Free Dancing

OAKHURST — The Gold Dust Dancers Square and Line Dance Club will offer free sessions for new square dancers at the Oakhurst Community Center beginning Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 7 to 8:15 p.m., with caller Jan Pearson. Everyone is welcome, including couples, singles and families with children in the fourth grade and up. The class is open for three weeks ...

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Major Delays Due To Fatal Accident On Highway 41

COARSEGOLD — One-way traffic control is now in place on Highway 41, which had been temporarily closed between Yosemite Springs Parkway and Road 200, following a fatal accident this morning about a half-mile south of the Black Hawk Lodge. Traffic is currently backed up in both directions as CHP and Caltrans work to clear the scene of the crash, which ...

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Girls Invited To Dream It, Be It

OAKHURST —  Soroptimist International locally presents their fourth annual “Dream It – Be It” Conference for high school girls. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Oakhurst Community Center. Registration is from 8:30 – 9 a.m., followed by the conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free to those attending. The one-day conference will focus ...

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Free This Friday At Fresno Flats: Yosemite By Stage!

OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historical Park and Museum (Sierra Historic Sites Association) invites the community to the Friday Free Lecture Series on  Jan. 11 at 6:30 p.m. For this first lecture of the year, the topic is based on the book, To Yosemite by Stage, written by Zelda Garey Dubel. Fresno Flats Board Member and local historian Brenda Negley will lead ...

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Elks Lodge Annual Crab Feed Benefits Children’s Fund

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Elks Lodge will host their annual Crab Feed charity fundraiser in order to gather resources for kids next Christmas and, in the process, have a convivial and delicious dining experience surrounded by good friends. The Elks Crab Feed is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Elks Lodge in Oakhurst. No host cocktails start at 5 ...

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Winter Storm Warning And Wind Advisory

MOUNTAIN AREA — Don’t be fooled by any scant blue sky you see this morning — we have more weather on the way this afternoon. Driving may be difficult, trees limbs could take out power lines, and some roads may be closed as a result of the storm. The National Weather Service (NWS) says the Winter Weather Advisory in effect until ...

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