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Youth Basketball Starts This Sunday

Submitted by Gary Blate —  OAKHURST — Yosemite Youth Basketball begins on Sunday, Nov. 20 with registration, clinic and team play in the Yosemite High School gyms. Boys and girls should come dressed and ready to play. Players through 2nd grade will play on baskets lowered to eight feet. Players in 3rd grade and above will play with regulation baskets. There ...

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Discount For Veterans Via SNO: Cause For Paws

OAKHURST — New advertiser Cause 4 Paws Thrift Shop in Oakhurst, for a limited time, offers a 50% discount to Sierra News Online members who are veterans of the United States Military and Reserve. For the next four weeks, from Thursday, Nov. 9 through Thursday, Dec. 8, just let the folks behind the counter at Cause 4 Paws in Oakhurst know that you’re a Sierra ...

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Discount For SNO Members: Slim’s Koffee Shak

OAKHURST — New advertiser Slim’s Koffee Shak in all three locations, for a limited time, offers Sierra News Online members one dollar off any sandwich. For the next four weeks, from Thursday, Nov. 9 through Thursday, Dec. 8, just let the folks behind the counter at Slim’s in North Fork, Oakhurst and Mariposa know that you’re a Sierra News Online member and you’ll receive ...

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Cans 4 Cats At Cause 4 Paws

OAKHURST — Here, kitty, kitty, kitty! Local thrift shop Cause 4 Paws is collecting empty cans and bottles which will be recycled and, at the end of the month, all proceeds will be donated to the Cause 4 Paws free spay and neuter program. Foothill residents are encouraged to collect recyclables in plastic bags and bring the donations to Cause 4 ...

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International Baccalaureate Showcase “R3VolUTION”

Submitted by Evan Higgins — OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School International Baccalaureate (IB) program invites the community to an interdisciplinary showcase on Wednesday, Nov. 9 in the Badger Gallery on campus, from 6 – 8 p.m. We are living during a divisive time in human history. Politically, environmentally, economically and globally things seem to be at the tipping point. ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Nov. 6

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 31 to Sunday, Nov. 5, 2016: Oakhurst recovered property On Monday, Oct. 31 at 6:46 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 50000 block of School Road regarding a report of a white 2 door Toyota Tercel driving around the school. ...

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Funding Available to Help With Tree Mortality

CALIFORNIA — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is expanding its initiative to assist private forestland owners in addressing tree mortality and other drought-related damage to improve forest health. NRCS will provide financial assistance for landowners with dead and dying conifer forest trees in certain counties. Removing dead tree debris and other woody material will also help ...

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LANDMARK: Yosemite Through the Lens of Contemporary Landscape Photography

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council presents LANDMARK: Yosemite Through the Lens of Contemporary Landscape Photography, a multi-sited exhibition of contemporary landscape photography created in Yosemite. This exhibition celebrates the centennial of the National Park service and looks ahead to the next hundred years. Curated by Cara Goger, LANDMARK features the work of: Binh Danh, Mark Klett and Byron ...

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Multi-Vehicle Accident On Highway 41 Results In Major Injury

OAKHURST — A multi-vehicle accident late Friday evening on a busy stretch of Highway 41 on the north end of town sent one juvenile down the hill to the hospital with major injuries. At approximately 10:25 p.m., emergency crews were called to respond to the scene of a three-vehicle accident on Highway 41 near El Cid Restaurant. According to CHP on site, two ...

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Marine Corps 241st Birthday Celebration At ECCO

OAKHURST – Registration is drawing to a close for the local 241st birthday celebration of the United States Marine Corps, happening Thursday, Nov. 10 at Evergreen Conference Center Oakhurst (ECCO). Social hour begins at 5 p.m., with a ceremonial cake cutting at 6 p.m., followed by dinner festivities. Marine Corps Birthday celebrates the establishment of the United States Marine Corps on ...

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