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Minarets’ Senior Helps ‘Celebrate’ Chawanakee Unified Eighth Graders

O’NEALS — As the community comes together to celebrate seniors graduating from high school, Minarets senior Synovia Wold decided to organize “Adopt an Eighth Grader” as a way to celebrate the eighth graders graduating from Chawanakee Unified elementary schools. The system is similar to the one taking place for graduating seniors in the mountain community; families post a bio about ...

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Central Valley Community Bank Donates to Local Food Banks, Challenges Other Businesses to do Same

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FRESNO — James M. Ford, president and CEO of Central Valley Community Bank, announced its fifth Business Food Fund Challenge campaign to benefit food banks from the San Joaquin Valley to the Greater Sacramento region. Along with its own donation of $8,000 to ten food banks in its territory, the bank is challenging other businesses to join the effort to ...

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Fresno State Offers Job-Search Webinars for Recent Alums

FRESNO — Recent Fresno State grads have graduated in a difficult economy and, according to university officials, entered a “bold new world” of job hunting.To aid recent grads in their job search, the Fresno State Career Development Center will offer a series of interactive webinars just for the Class of 2020 titled “Graduating in the NEW Normal.”The series, which will ...

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County Library Branches Continue ‘Phased’ Reopening

MOUNTAIN AREA — All Madera County Library locations, including the branches in Oakhurst and North Fork, are now offering curbside services for the community as the next phase of the system’s reopening plan. Library announced this week that patrons can place holds on books, DVDs and other materials via the Library’s mobile app, online catalog, or by phone. Staff will prepare ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Master Gardeners at the Mariposa Farmers’ Market

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By Bob Labozetta, UC Master Gardener, Mariposa MARIPOSA — Remember the Mariposa Farmers’ Market? Now that the county is opening up, the Farmers’ Market will begin its annual schedule (every Wednesday, May though Oct.) starting — hopefully — May 20, from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., at the bottom of 6th St. and Stroming Rd., adjacent to the Mariposa Creek Parkway ...

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Sierra Art Trails ‘Open Studio Tour’ Postponed Until 2021

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OAKHURST — Sierra Art Trails announced this week that the 18th annual Sierra Art Trails Open Studio Tour has been postponed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The application for Sierra Art Trails 2021 will go live on SmarterEntry.com on Feb. 1, 2021. If you are an artist who has already applied for 2020, your application fee will be ...

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Slickrock Slam Dunk: 10 Minarets Student Films Advance to Finals

By Johanna Ziegler, student journalist for Minarets Press O’NEALS — Minarets may still be a young school, but it has already established itself as a champion for its Media Program. This reputation is reaffirmed following the recent announcement of the SlickRock Student Film Festival’s annual “Final Fives.” Slickrock is a student-oriented film festival with over 14 categories available for high ...

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Meet the Minarets Class of 2020 Valedictorians

By Janine Alven, student journalist for Minarets Press O’NEALS — Despite our current circumstances regarding the pandemic, four students from the 2020 graduating class have persevered and been named valedictorians. With their exemplary work and determination, seniors Mackenzie Camacho, Joseph Langley, Autumn Pecarovich and Synovia Wold have earned the honor of being valedictorians. Mackenzie Camacho Camacho explained, “I set becoming ...

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