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Shake It Up Shakespeare At Yosemite High

OAKHURST — Get ready for Shake It Up Shakespeare, the newest production out of the Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department, designed for your entertainment and playing two nights only at a theater near you. Tickets are $3 for all ages, and the show starts at 7 p.m., for Shake It Up Shakespeare, as it opens on Thursday, Jan. 25 ...

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Cal Fire Lifts Burn Permit Requirement For Mariposa County

MARIPOSA — Cal Fire Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) has announced that the burn permit requirement in Mariposa County has been lifted as of Monday, Jan. 22, at 8 a.m. Open burning will be allowed on “Permissive Burn Days” as established by Mariposa County Air Pollution Control District, without a Cal Fire burn permit. Permits are still required in Madera County. MMU would ...

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Yosemite Unified: Special Meeting To Select New Trustee

OAKHURST — A special meeting of the Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees will convene on Monday, Jan. 22, in the district board room, starting at 6:30 p.m. The board room is located at 50200 Road 427. Candidates from Area 4 will be interviewed by the Board for the Trustee position vacated by Joe Smith. Applications for the position were ...

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YUSD News: State Completes “Outstanding” FPM Review

OAKHURST — Now, there’s one massive task checked off Yosemite Unified School District’s lengthy to-do list. After a grueling four-month scrutiny under what’s known as compliance monitoring, including the line-by-line parsing of some 335 documents, the state of California results are in. For well over the sixteen weeks since school began, the district has been in the throes of Federal Program Monitoring ...

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County Recommendations For Yosemite Unified School District

OAKHURST — In a recent letter to the president of the Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees, the Madera County Superintendent of Schools (MCSOS) changed the certification of the district’s First Interim report for the current fiscal year to negative, assigned a fiscal adviser, and outlined requirements the district must follow in a timely manner, in order to recover from ...

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Blues, Rock, Funk: “Stranded” At Yosemite Gateway Lounge

OAKHURST — The band Stranded will be making their first mountain area appearance at The Yosemite Gateway Lounge on Friday, Jan. 19. Hailing from Redondo Beach in Southern California, this four-person group brings some tasty funk, blues and rock ‘n roll to the Sierra, and everyone is invited to dance the night away. The band is fronted by Kelly Skaja, ...

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“I’m Not Scared, I’m Prepared” — Family Safety Meeting

OAKHURST — Parents, guardians and families of students in the Bass Lake School District are invited to a Parent Safety Meeting on Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Oakhurst Elementary School Multipurpose building. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. Students in the District will soon receive age-appropriate training in the ALICE program for K-8, as educators continue to align their safety ...

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Urgent Need For Community To Step In, Step Up For YUSD

OAKHURST — Amidst the current budget crisis in which the Yosemite Unified School District is embroiled, some ray of hope emerges, even as a community meeting is scheduled to advance a recall of the entire beleaguered District’s Board of Trustees. “There are two immediate opportunities available for community members to help the Yosemite Unified School District and the school community ...

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Three-Day Amazon Hiring Fair In Fresno

FRESNO — Looking for a new job or know someone who is? Online retailer Amazon is building a reportedly 855,000-square-foot fulfillment facility in Fresno near Central and Orange, and they’re holding a three-day Hiring Fair to support it. The Hiring Fair will take place at the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Fresno starting on Tuesday, Jan. 16, and running through Thursday, ...

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Adventist Health Welcomes New Dentist

OAKHURST – The Adventist Health Medical Office is now offering preventive dental services two days a week with the addition of Randall E. Prewitt, DDS, to its team. Services include X-rays, cleanings, fillings, exams, dentures and extractions. Dr. Prewitt has been a practicing dentist for more than 30 years and currently maintains a private practice in Sanger. He earned a ...

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