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Carnival For A Cure: Relay For Life

OAKHURST — It’s hard to find a family that hasn’t been somehow touched by cancer. One of the beautiful things about Eastern Madera County (EMC) Relay For Life is that it gives people a chance to come together for a day of concentrated celebration to honor survivors of the disease, and remember those who’ve been lost to its consequences. Despite ...

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Mariposa Master Gardeners Spring Tour

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Master Gardener’s annual spring tour this year includes two hillside pool-scapes (blending California native plants with traditional varieties), an inspiring lake-side organic garden (integrating animal husbandry), a mountain-view garden sprinkled with maple groves, and an enchanting creek side property with welcoming wildflowers, blooming along meandering trails, accentuated by enchanting yard art. On Saturday, May 19, the ...

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Get Ready For The Bass Lake Spring Clean

BASS LAKE — Get ready to don your gloves for the Bass Lake Annual Spring Clean Event, set for Saturday, May 19. This is day that comes once a year, when like-minded individuals dedicated to making the world a more beautiful place, gather at Bass Lake for a tidy fling known as the Bass Lake Spring Clean. Volunteers will gather ...

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Public Meeting On Big Oak Flat Project In Yosemite

YOSEMITE — A meeting is scheduled for public input as officials in Yosemite National Park announce the opening of public scoping for the Big Oak Flat Visitor Contact Station and Emergency Services Facilities Project. This project will replace an aging contact station and restroom facility located near the Big Oak Flat Entrance to Yosemite National Park. The park is soliciting ...

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YUSD New Hires: Football Coach And Music Director

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District has announced that two key positions have been filled by new hires, and the 2018-19 school year will begin with fresh faces in football and music. Chance Sigala has been brought on as Varsity Head Football Coach, and Megan Rice has been hired as the new Choral and Instrumental Music Director. “Chance comes to ...

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Free Smart Phone Workshop At Oakhurst Branch Library

OAKHURST — Because the cellular industry is “extremely complicated” and “requires constant learning,” Kevin Baker and Brandon Cummins of the Sierra Tel Business Center in Oakhurst know from experience that people are always going to have lots of questions about their smartphones. So, they’re planning a special “Smartphone 101 Question and Answer” workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library Community Room ...

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Movies In The Park Are Back With SING

OAKHURST — They’re baaaack! Join family, friends and neighbors for Movies in the Park at Oakhurst Community Park on select Fridays at dusk. Free! This is the second year of the event and, after an excellent inaugural season, all systems are go for another exciting year of populating the park with people who like pictures. Organizers say to please bring ...

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Yosemite Unified Trustees Accept Superintendent Greenberg’s Resignation

OAKHURST — During Closed Session at the regular meeting on Wednesday, May 9, the Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees considered a settlement agreement with Superintendent Cecelia Lynn Greenberg. According to Interim Superintendent Mike Berg, Member Joe Reynolds moved to approve the agreement and was seconded by Member Christine Wilder. The motion passed by unanimous vote. “Dr. Greenberg has ...

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Public Comments Wanted For Yosemite’s Big Oak Flat Project

YOSEMITE — Public comments are sought by Yosemite National Park regarding the Replacement of the Big Oak Flat Visitor Contact Station and Emergency Services Facilities project. The park is in the early stages of developing an environmental assessment and is seeking public scoping comments through June 4, 2018. The Big Oak Flat entrance welcomes about one million visitors to the ...

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Yosemite High Honors 23 Pitman Scholars In Class of ’18

BASS LAKE — On the shore of Bass Lake with perfect weather, 87 people gathered Monday night to honor the Yosemite High School Class of 2018 Valedictorians. The 32nd annual Paul and Martha Pitman Awards Banquet was held on the Gazebo Deck at The Pines Resort to recognize 23 outstanding students in the YHS graduating Class of 2018. The Pitman ...

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