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Dinner On Ducey’s Deck For Children’s Hospital

BASS LAKE — What better way to spend a Sunday evening in September than enjoying a meal with friends while helping to raise money for an essential cause? Here’s an opportunity for just such a pleasure, as the local guild of Valley Children’s Hospital invites people to attend a fundraising dinner at Ducey’s on the Lake. The special event takes place ...

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See History Through The Eyes Of A Child

MARIPOSA — Have you ever told a child about something from the past and watched as their eyes lit up with wonder and excitement? It’s a feeling hard to describe, and one anyone can experience. The Mariposa Museum and History Center invites members of the community to become volunteer tour guides for their upcoming 5th grade field trips; no experience is ...

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Perfect Time To Ride Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

FISH CAMP – With the crowds of summer preparing to dwindle, now is the perfect time to spend a day with friends and family at the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad. Just 15 minutes from Oakhurst and 4 miles south of the entrance to Yosemite National Park, the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad offers excursions with authentic, historic Shay locomotives ...

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Free Library Workshop: Book Marketing For Authors

OAKHURST — If you’re a published author, the next step is marketing your book, says local author and web developer Jennifer Moss. But, you may wonder, how do you begin that process? She’s got the answer for you, and it’s free. On Saturday, Aug. 25, Moss presents the second of a two-part workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library, focusing on ...

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Pak & Page: New Look, New Inventory, Here To Stay

OAKHURST — Located in the Enterprise Center on Highway 49 in Oakhurst, with plenty of easy parking, Pak & Page is the place to go for school and office supplies, shipping, mailing, arts and crafts, business services, gifts, toys and pretty much you-name-it. Now, the shop has a bright new look, with a growing inventory, and the same great people ...

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District Partners With Sheriff For School Resource Deputy

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) announced they are partnering with the Madera County Sheriff’s Office on a grant opportunity that will bring more support to local students. Thanks to funding made available through the Proposition 56 Tobacco Law Enforcement Grant, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office is providing YUSD with a full-time School Resource Deputy (SRD) for the 2018-2019 ...

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Reaching Students And Teaching Students: YUSD Update

OAKHURST — With students back in school, we caught up to Mike Berg, Interim Superintendent of Yosemite Unified School District, who made a point of stopping into every classroom in his district to touch base. He says good things are happening at all of their schools, including Yosemite High School, Coarsegold Elementary, Rivergold Elementary, an Educational Options program, and Adult School: enrollment ...

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Remains Of Missing Hiker Found In Yosemite

YOSEMITE — Yosemite National Park officials say they have located the remains of a hiker missing for nearly a month. The remains of Scott Tenczar, 48, were discovered on Saturday, Aug. 18, in the far northeastern portion of the park above Tuolumne Meadows. According to Scott Gediman, director of media relations for Yosemite National Park, a hiking party came upon ...

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Sierra Foothill Musicians Concert In Clovis

CLOVIS — If you missed their local concert earlier this summer, or if you loved it so much you want to hear more, now is your chance to spend some time listening to the beautiful sounds of Sierra Foothill Musicians. On Sunday, Aug. 26, the Sierra Foothill Musicians will perform chamber music at 3 p.m. at the Memorial United Methodist ...

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Movies In The Park: The Incredibles (Cancelled)

UPDATE: Movies in the Park for Aug. 24 has been cancelled due to a last-minute vendor cancellation, according to organizers with the Oakhurst Community Park. OAKHURST — Movies in the Park wrap up a super season at the Oakhurst Community Park on Friday, Aug. 24 with The Incredibles. Bring a blanket and chairs and enjoy an evening “under the stars ...

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