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A River Of Light On All Souls Day In Hornitos

HORNITOS – At once exciting and nearly ethereal, a candle-lighting and procession in the old Mexican town of Hornitos winds its way from plaza to cemetery each year on November 2, to celebrate All Souls Day, and Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Hornitos in Spanish means “little ovens,” as the town in Mariposa County is said ...

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Husband And Wife Physician Assistants Join Adventist Health

OAKHURST — Michael and Cindy Coggins, certified physician assistants, are now caring for children and adults at Adventist Health Medical Office – Oakhurst. Cindy Coggins specializes in internal medicine and women’s health, while Michael Coggins specializes in sports medicine/orthopedics and arthritis management. They received their physician assistant training at University of California at Davis and have been practicing since 2004. Cindy ...

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Golden Chain Revue Celebrates 100 Years Of Musical Theater

OAKHURST — For those who enjoyed “I Can’t Believe That Didn’t Win a Tony!” get ready to love “Another Openin’, Another Show!” as the Golden Chain Theatre players take the audience through dozens of your musical favorites across the past century. The revue opens Friday, Oct. 27 and runs weekends through Nov. 19. Shows on Friday and Saturday start at ...

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Important Safety Tips For Pet Parents At Halloween

MOUNTAIN AREA — It’s almost the scariest night of the year for you and your pet, says the Central California Animal Disaster Team (CCADT). They recommend taking preventative steps and precautions this Halloween to keep your pet safe all the way through the celebrations. Keep your pets safely indoors, away from trick-or-treaters and other Halloween activities. Make sure that all ...

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EMC SPCA Fall Raffle: Cards For Critters

OAKHURST — The EMC SPCA has a question: are  you feeling lucky? Hope so, because the time has come for their infamous Cards For Critters raffle to help equip the shelter. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20, and they’re available at The Cats Meow or at any EMCSPCA event. The organization will even mail them to you, provided ...

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Yosemite Western Artists Showcase And Sale

AHWAHNEE – Members of Yosemite Western Artists (YWA) invite the community to stop by their collective home at Gertrude Schoolhouse on Saturday, Nov. 4, for the YWA annual Artists Showcase from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gertrude Schoolhouse is located on Road 600 just off Highway 49 in Ahwahnee. Yosemite Western Artists is an association of artists and art patrons dedicated ...

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Prescribed Burning And Lightning-Caused Fires On Sierra National Forest

NORTH FORK – The Sierra National Forest, Bass Lake Ranger District, is preparing for the fall, winter, and spring burning program, said District Ranger Denise Tolmie, and projects will consist of three activities: pile burning, broadcast, and underburning. The objectives will be to reduce fuel loading from recent tree morality, and hazard removal projects within the Wildland Urban Interface and ...

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Pirates For Hope, Harvest Festivals, and Halloween Haunts

MOUNTAIN AREA — Want to know some of what’s happening around the foothills this year to celebrate the season, from Harvest Festivals to Halloween Haunts? Here’s a basket full of treats so you can pick and choose. Click on flyers to enlarge.   Pirates for Hope, Thursday, Oct. 26 – Sunday, Oct. 29 in Coarsegold Pirates For Hope are holding their ...

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Oakhurst And North Fork Library Workshops: Origami Christmas Projects

OAKHURST — The ancient art of folding paper into various shapes called “origami” will return to the Oakhurst Branch Library this year, at a special workshop where Carla Hyatt will teach participants to make an origami Christmas wreath and Santa Claus. The free workshop is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the library located at ...

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Electronic And Tire Recycling Day

OAKHURST — Here’s what’s in the garage right now, all broken: a TV/VCR, a large fan, rice cooker, two modems, one pump, portable DVD player, radio/CD, and yes — a tire. Thank goodness it’s time for electronic and tire recycling day in Oakhurst, sponsored by the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission Local Conservation Corps. It’s Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. ...

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