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Galloping for Good: Kentucky Derby Fundraiser

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OAKHURST–Don’t miss the mountain area’s newest must-be at event and your chance to support your community center. The Center relies on your generous donations and support to keep the doors open and serving our mountain community. Dress for the Derby and bring on your best hat!! Best Dressed & Best Hat Awards! Southern Dinner Buffet Mint Juleps & Bourbon Tasting ...

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North Fork Waste Tire Amnesty Day

NORTH FORK–Tire amnesty days provide residents with a convenient and cost-free opportunity to dispose of any tires around their households. During this event, the County accepts, and hauls away old tires turned in by residents to recycling centers—additionally, neighborhoods receive educational information on the benefits of proper tire handling. Mark your calendar for the Waste Tire Amnesty Day on May ...

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CHP Salutes Those Who Answer the Call for Help

SACRAMENTO– National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 14-20, is an opportunity to shine the light on the unseen heroes. The heroes who keep us safe in our times of greatest need. Public Safety Dispatchers play a critical role in orchestrating emergency response efforts. They provide vital information to both the callers and emergency responders.   “These women and men are ...

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One-Way Traffic Control Next Week

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will conduct the following one-way traffic control next week on State Route-49 (SR-49) and SR-140 for maintenance and construction operations. Work is scheduled as follows: STATE ROUTE 49 • One-way traffic control at Joe Howard Road for utility work beginning Saturday, April 13, through Sunday, April 14, 2024. The work will ...

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Now Showing at Yosemite Cinema April 12-April 18

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Movie Times for Yosemite Cinema Friday, April 12th – Thursday, April 18th Civil War (R) Fri 12th – Mon 15th | 12:40 pm, 3:40 pm, 6:40 pm Tues 16th – Thurs 18th | 3:40 pm, 6:40 pm  Play Trailer ➤ Starring Kirsten Dunst, Wagner Moura, Cailee Spaeny, Nick Offerman, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Jefferson White, Vince Pisani Overview In the near ...

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Celebration of Life for Norman Chenowith

Norman Chenowith March 8, 2024 On Friday, March 8, 2024, Norman Chenowith passed away. He was 92 years old. Norm was the 8th of 9 children born to Ernest & Nettie Chenowith. During his lifetime, Norm was an X-ray technician in the Army during the Korean War, a restaurant owner/manager, an apple ranch owner, a construction worker, and a bowling ...

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North Fork Transfer Station Free Dump Day Coming

Image of a LEGO trash collector pushing a garbage bin.

NORTH FORK–The County of Madera is offering a free dump event for Madera County residents at the North Fork Transfer Station on Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This will be for Madera County residents only. Households have a limit of one visit. The flyer below details what is acceptable and what is not.

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Embracing the Outdoors with Shakespeare in Yosemite

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–This year’s Shakespeare in Yosemite production, A Midsummer Yosemite’s Dream, will be performed in the Curry Village Amphitheater. Performances will be Friday, April 26 (5 pm), Saturday, April 27 (noon and 5 pm), and April 28 (noon). A discovery in the Yosemite Archives of an unproduced 1934 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is inspiring this production. This ...

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Pet(s) of the Week – Trixie and Velvet

AHWAHNEE—Hi, Trixie here, along with my sister Velvet. We are both domestic short-hair cats, and we love to play. Specifically, we’d love to come to play at your house. We are just over seven months old and frisky as can be. We only weigh a little over seven pounds each, so we’d fit comfortably in your lap . . . ...

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Yosemite Awaits: Secure Your Entrance Reservations Today

Vehicles parked in lot by Yosemite Falls waterfall, nature in background.

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–Park officials are announcing that the daily rolling release of additional entrance reservations for the season has begun on April 6. Also, beginning April 13, a reservation will be required to drive into or through Yosemite National Park between the hours of 5 am and 4 pm on some days until October 27.  More reservations for each day, ...

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