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Free Hazardous Waste Disposal Day

OAKHURST – Poke your head under the sink, check your garage and peek into your storage shed. If you see empty cans of paint, old oil filters, solvents, needles or any of a host of hazardous materials and want to get rid of them, you’re in luck. You can shed much of your excess household toxic waste on Saturday, June ...

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Town Hall Meeting With Cal Fire In YLP

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – Cal Fire Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich and staff will be hosting a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse in YLP. This will be a chance for residents and concerned citizens to ask questions and get updates on the recent fires in the area, and learn what they can do ...

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Become A New Kind Of Red Cross Volunteer

CALIFORNIA – The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to help reunite families. Think “private eye meets helper of humankind.” Here is your opportunity to make a difference. The chaos and confusion that accompanies war and disaster can separate families when they need each other most. When this happens, the Red Cross joins the search across international borders, offering ...

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Local Author Shares History Of Willow Creek

OAKHURST – Marcia Penner Freedman will be at the Oakhurst Library on Saturday, June 15, to talk about and sign her new book Willow Creek History – Tales of Cow Camps, Shake Makers and Basket Weavers. It’s the same Willow Creek that flows into Bass Lake and moves through five powerhouses generating 27 kilowatts of electricity for California. It’s the ...

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Wildlife Rescue At Children’s Museum

OAKHURST – The Children’s Museum of the Sierra is holding a special event for animal lovers on Saturday, June 8 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. All ages of kids are invited to attend the morning program featuring experts from the Fresno Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Service. Organizers promise a fun and informative look at some of the beautiful creatures with ...

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Cooling Centers Open In The Mountains

MADERA COUNTY – The County of Madera has established the following locations as Cooling Centers during times of extreme summer heat. The Centers will be open the days and times as indicated on the list below. Other Centers may be opened on an “as needed” basis and will be announced through the Madera County Sheriff’s Office.

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Watch Minarets Graduation Ceremony Online

O’NEALS – For anyone wishing to watch tonight’s graduation ceremonies at Minarets High School, but are unable to attend, you will be able to watch on live streaming video. The ceremonies will be available for viewing from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 6.

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Coolwater Features Musician Thom Bresh

AHWAHNEE – Thom Bresh is the next hot guitar player to entertain in the Coolwater Ranch series. This concert will be Saturday, June 22 at 8 p.m. Thom Bresh is a singer, songwriter, recording artist, TV personality and one of the world’s greatest thumbpickers. His style, although uniquely his own, was inspired by Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed and his father, ...

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Extreme Heat Forecast Over The Weekend

CALIFORNIA – The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Special Weather Statement, alerting residents of an excessive heat warning and the chance for thunderstorms across the Sierra Nevada. Strong high pressure building across the region will result in very hot temperatures later in the week with record high temperatures likely at many locations on Friday and Saturday.

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