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Over Half the California Legislature Supports Keep California Working Act

SACRAMENTO – The Keep California Working Act (SB74 Borgeas-Caballero) has recently attracted an even stronger coalition of statewide legislative support. As of today, 63 out of 120 California legislators, more than half the Legislature, have signed on to the bill, which would invest $2.6 billion of California’s unanticipated revenue in one-time grants for small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. ...

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Over the Garden Fence: What Vegetables Should I Grow?

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Beginning vegetable gardeners are often stymied about what vegetables to grow in their gardens. The general rule of thumb is to pick easy-to-grow varieties that you enjoy eating. California has a unique Mediterranean climate that is suitable for growing many types of vegetables throughout the year. In cooler northern climates, most crops are grown in the late spring and summer. ...

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Pet of the Week: Becky the Cat

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Hi, I’m Becky. That is Becky, the black beauty! At only eight months of age, I am not only a sleek, shiny, feline specimen, I am as sweet as pie! And check out these gorgeous golden eyes! No need to say more! Just call to meet me 559-693-1266.

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PG&E to Lovebirds: Make Sure the Only Sparks You Generate Are with Your Valentine, and Not from Metallic Balloons in Power Lines

Prevent power outages by securing metallic balloons with a weight SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Valentine’s Day is only a few days away and couples across California are busy making elaborate romantic plans that entail . . . staying at home. But if those Covid-19-friendly, stay-at-home plans involve metallic balloons, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is reminding all of its customers ...

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Highway 41 Opens From South Gate Entrance to Yosemite Valley

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK – Wawona Road (continuation of Highway 41) is now open from the South Entrance gate to Yosemite Valley with no chain restrictions. Winter weather including snow is in the forecast. If traveling to Yosemite be prepared with chains as they may be required at any time. Call 209/372-0200 (then 1, 1) to check on road conditions. Remember ...

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Valentine’s Day is Almost Here at the Fresno Art Museum

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LAST CHANCE! The Fresno Art Museum (FAM) has some great gifts that would be perfect for giving to that special someone on Valentine’s Day! Click here to see their suggestions. Online ordering and curbside pick-up from The Museum Store is available this Thursday & Friday for your shopping pleasure anytime!          

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Elderly Isolation In The Oakhurst Community

Submitted by Jane Irion Yosemite High School Student Journalist OAKHURST – Amidst a global pandemic there is an underlying consequence not getting much media attention. Elderly isolation is a serious and even lethal issue that has affected communities globally and locally. I interviewed two women from the Oakhurst community about how the global pandemic has affected them and how they ...

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Rivergold School TK and Kindergarten Enrollment Opens March 1st.

COARSEGOLD – Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten enrollment starts Monday, March 1st, 2021. Enrollment can be completed on line or you can pick up a packet at the Rivergold  School office from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Parents are asked to fill out and return the enrollment forms and all the medical requirements listed below. Upon completion you ...

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