Home » Community » Business


Oakhurst Chamber Hosts Community Mixer

Oakhurst Area Chamber Office

OAKHURST—Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce invites the community to an open house/mixer at its office on Thursday, April 21. The festivities take place from 5 pm to 7 pm and will feature cuisine from Glow Cafe; beer, wine and soft drinks “on the house” and—best of all—networking with friends and business associates new and seasoned. Lynn Fullmer provides the music ...

Read More »

Ponderosa Welcomes Chad Rupe as New General Manager

Image of a welcome sign.

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Ponderosa Communications, Inc. is proud to announce that it has selected Chad Rupe as its new General Manager effective June 15, 2022. Mr. Rupe is ideally suited to lead Ponderosa’s team in the fast-evolving telecommunications space with his strong business and governmental background in rural broadband/telecom and regulatory affairs. Mr. Rupe succeeds Matthew J. Boos, the Company’s ...

Read More »

New Job Announcements from the Sierra Nevada Alliance

Image of a help wanted sign.

The Sierra Nevada Alliance is a hub for the stewardship of the Sierra Nevada, which they achieve by empowering and collaborating with their partners. The following are recently posted job announcements from their network. If you would like to post a job to the Sierra Nevada Alliance, please e-mail them at info@sierranevadaalliance.org. Wild & Scenic Film Festival Intern – South ...

Read More »

Small Businesses Are Making Big Changes for the Planet

Image of a hand holding the Earth.

YOSEMITE —  Sustainable tourism” is a term that is often tossed around at this time of year, but what exactly does it mean? The United Nations World Tourism Organization defines it as “tourism that meets the needs of present tourists and host regions while protecting and enhancing opportunity for the future.” Yosemite inspires a love for nature, and now, travelers can ...

Read More »

Small Town Attitude, Big Resources

OAKHURST—Premier Valley Bank prides itself on its small-town feel and approach to doing business. Many of its customers have banked there since its inception as Yosemite Bank back in 1977. A misconception seems to circulate among some local residents that when Yosemite Bank changed its branding to Premier Valley Bank, ownership had changed. This is not true. Ownership, local leadership ...

Read More »

Yosemite Mortgage: Homegrown and Committed to the Community

Image of the team at Yosemite Mortgage.

OAKHURST — Nick Schneider has ties to the Eastern Madera County area. He grew up here, graduated from Yosemite High School and, immediately after graduation, joined his father Roger Schneider’s business, Yosemite Mortgage. He’s been there ever since, with no plans of moving on. He loves what he does, and he loves that members of his family have joined with ...

Read More »

Tesoro Viejo Announces KB Home As Its Newest Homebuilder

MADERA COUNTY — Tesoro Viejo Development™ today announced that KB Home, one of the largest and most recognized homebuilders in the nation, will be joining the highly regarded builders at Madera County’s newest award-winning, master-planned community. KB Home will widen the selection of homes available for homebuyers at Tesoro Viejo with its Bristol neighborhood. “We are thrilled to welcome KB ...

Read More »

Paradise Springs Relaunches as The Lodge at Two Moons

Image of a forest.

BASS LAKE — Green Door Hospitality Group, has recently purchased the property formerly known as Paradise Springs and rebranded it as The Lodge at Two Moons. They have also acquired the historic Sierra Sky Ranch and plan to make the two into “sister properties” which will support and enhance what each can offer to its unique audience. 100 Secluded, Forested ...

Read More »

Sierra Sky Ranch Revitalizes with New Management

Image of Sky Ranch.

OAKHURST — Sierra Sky Ranch, the venerable Oakhurst hotel that sits right at one of the entrances to the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway on Road 632 (Sky Ranch Road), has new life, new management and a new vision. Still, it intends to keep with old traditions the property has always embodied, after being acquired by the Green Door Hospitality Group. Among ...

Read More »

Petrushkin & Associates Earns Ameriprise Client Experience Award

OAKHURST – Petrushkin & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC has earned the 2021 Ameriprise Client Experience Award. Petrushkin & Associates was honored with this award because their ability to consistently deliver personalized, goal-based advice and exceptional client service. Award recipients earned an overall client satisfaction rating equal to or greater than 4.9 out of ...

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online