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SCCCD Approves New College Administrator

FRESNO — State Center Community College District (SCCCD) Board of Trustees approved Cheryl Sullivan as the vice chancellor, finance and administration. Ms. Sullivan will begin her new role on August 1, 2018. She currently serves as Fresno City College’s vice president of administrative services and has begun transitioning into her new role. During her time as the vice president, Cheryl ...

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How About A Hot Summer Night At Bass Lake?

BASS LAKE — The Hot Summer Nights tradition continues on Friday, July 20 at Miller’s Landing. They’ll be barbecuing, and DJ Jonny Cash will play some dancing music. Yosemite Badgers Youth Football will be fundraising for the upcoming season, and the folks at Miller’s have planned lots of games for kids. As they say, one of the best things about Hot ...

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CASA Hosts Mariposa Summer Fun Street Fair

MARIPOSA — Bring your extended family, and join with friends and neighbors in downtown Mariposa on Friday, Aug, 10 for the 2nd Summer Fun Street Fair. Closed off on 7th Street, the Fair runs from from 4 – 9 p.m. Organizers at CASA of Mariposa County say last year’s event was a huge success, with over 400 people in attendance. ...

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Library Workshop: Mosquito Awareness

OAKHURST — As part of his commitment to making communities safer, Madera County Vector Control District assistant biologist Trinidad Reyes will present a workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library. The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, July 28 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Reyes will lead the workshop, with a presentation about the lifestyle and habitats of mosquitoes. The workshop will take place in ...

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Easy One-Stop Registration At Oakhurst College

OAKHURST — State Center Community College District will hold its fall semester Extreme Registration on Friday, Aug. 3 from 2 – 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Extreme Registration is a one-stop shop that offers everything a student will need to enroll at Oakhurst Community College Center, Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis Community ...

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Free Wildland Fire Academy At Yosemite Adult School

Submitted by Tony Misner — OAKHURST — Want to work hard, get dirty, and travel across the country in an exhilerating position that’s a meaningful career and not just a job? Here’s an opportunity to become a wildland firefighter — and the classes are free. Yosemite Adult School, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, will be offering two Wildland ...

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Movies In The Park: Finding Nemo

OAKHURST — Movies in the Park return to Oakhurst Community Park on Friday, Aug. 3 with Disney’s Finding Nemo. This is the second year of the event and the fourth movie this season. Organizers say to please bring a blanket and chairs and enjoy an evening “under the stars with the stars.” Four legged friends require a leash. Movies begin at ...

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Caltrans Postpones Paving Work On Busy Local Highways

MADERA COUNTY — Good news for those who were concerned about anticipated delays on Highway 41 and Highway 49 for the next several weeks — especially with the extended closure of Highway 140 near the El Portal entrance to Yosemite National Park, due to the Ferguson Fire. Caltrans has decided to postpone the previously scheduled paving project. Caltrans, in cooperation ...

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Come Out For Star Gazing At The North Fork Rec Center

NORTH FORK – The Friends of the North Fork Library, in collaboration with the Central Valley Astronomers Club, invite the community to a Star Party sky viewing on Wednesday, July 18, at the North Fork Recreation Center starting at 8:30 p.m. This is a free family event for all to enjoy. Picnic blankets, camping chairs and flashlights are encouraged. The ...

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Tony Krizan On World War II Pilots At Mariposa Museum

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Museum and History Center offers a Fireside Chat presentation by a local historian — one aviators and students of conflict may appreciate. Famous World War II pilots and their aircraft are the topics of Tony Krizan’s talk at the museum on Sunday, July 15. Author and adventurer Krizan will present a slideshow featuring pilots and aircraft from Allied ...

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