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Haunted House Scares Up $1,000 For Fire Victims

OAKHURST – After all the zombies shuffled off, and Jason and Freddie moved away to stalk their next victims, the aftermath of the Oakhurst Mountain Lions’ 7th Annual Haunted House resulted in a donation of $1,000 to benefit victims of the recent Oakhurst fires. The creepy event took place over the Halloween weekend and was a huge success, both financially ...

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Sheriff's Office Collecting Toys For Tots

MADERA COUNTY – The Sheriff’s Office is now collecting Toys For Tots in Oakhurst and Madera. Donations bins are stationed at the Sheriff’s main office in Madera and also at the Sheriff’s Substation in Oakhurst just behind True Value Hardware.

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Free Workshop On Dementia Care Strategies

OAKHURST – Valley Caregiver Resource Center is offering a free workshop for family caregivers: Understanding Difficult Dementia Behavior. The workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to noon at Oakhurst Lutheran Church. Some assistance for respite care may be available.

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Christmas Tree Auction Is Dazzling Event

OAKHURST – This year’s premiere holiday event, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst and other local charities, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 7, in Pines Resort Lake View Room. The Club’s Christmas Tree Auction has become a holiday tradition for the Mountain Area. Abundant silent auction items are offered in addition to raffles, a door prize and ...

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Free Permaculture Animal Forage Workshop

MARIPOSA – A workshop entitled “Integrating Poultry with Gardens, Orchards and More,” will be offered free of charge on Sunday, Nov. 16, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the One Light Bed and Breakfast Meeting House in Mariposa. Ken Boche, permaculture designer and teacher, will lead the workshop, which is the last in the 2014 six-part series on Permaculture, and ...

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Minarets Youth Football Championship Tonight

O’NEALS – Don’t miss tonight’s exciting football action as the Minarets Youth Football Team takes on Caruthers at 7:30 p.m. in the Central Valley Youth Football League Championship game. The Minarets Youth Football seniors are undefeated on the season, and tonight they will be defending their perfect record in a bid to win the championship.

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YHS Students Lead Spanish For Beginners At CMOS

OAKHURST – Perfecto! Starting Saturday, Nov. 15 and continuing every other weekend, two Yosemite High School students will lead a beginning Spanish class for kids at the Children’s Museum of the Sierra. Classes are 45 minutes long and run from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. The teens who will be devoting their Saturdays to teaching are hoping to spread the ...

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Town Hall Meeting Tonight In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler is holding the next in his series of Town Hall Meetings on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center. Topics for discussion include wood stoves and available rebates for upgrading to a clean burning stove, with a representative from the San Joaquin Valley Air Quality Control Board.

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McDonald's Recalls Hello Kitty Whistles For Choking Hazard

OAKHURST – McDonald’s Corporation of Oakbrook, Ill. has announced the recall of about 2.3 million whistles that were given away recently as part of a plastic Hello Kitty toy was distributed nationwide in Happy Meals. Two children are reported to have coughed out pieces of the whistle they sucked into their mouths. Calls to McDonald’s headquarters confirmed the toys were ...

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Have Your Treasures Appraised This Saturday

OAKHURST – Mountain Community Women are excited to introduce their newest fund raiser – the Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal, Boutique and Luncheon, on Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Oakhurst Community Center Main Hall and Pavilion. The Boutique hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m; appraisal hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with lunch available from 11 a.m. – 1:30 ...

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