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New Pharmacy Coming To Coarsegold Historic Village

COARSEGOLD — A new, family-run pharmacy is coming to Coarsegold’s Historic Village. The Bass family, who’ve operated San Joaquin Drug in Planada for nearly 20 years, are planning to open a second location later this year in Coarsegold. Mary Bass, one of the owners, said the new pharmacy will be called Yosemite Drug “because we like to run our business ...

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Attention Local Bibliophiles: Branches Bookstore Is For Sale

OAKHURST – The owner of Oakhurst’s only independent bookstore has decided to start a new chapter in life. Local bibliophiles need not panic — Branches Books & Gifts is “definitely not closing.” But the popular bookstore is officially “on the market,” says owner Anne Driscoll, who confirms she’s decided to turn the page in her personal life. “I just want ...

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Staffing Shortage Temporarily Closes Adventist Health Clinic

OAKHURST – A staffing shortage temporarily forced Adventist Health to close its medical offices in Oakhurst earlier this week. The closure began Monday and lasted until midday today, when clinic officials announced that pediatric care — including same-day appointments — had resumed at the Oakhurst facility. “We apologize for any inconvenience today’s temporary provider shortage is causing our Oakhurst community,” ...

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Emadco Spearheads Cleanup Of Abandoned Homeless Camp

OAKHURST — A group of Emadco employees rolled up their sleeves and got busy this past week removing more than 3,100 pounds of trash left at an abandoned homeless camp along the Fresno River behind Vons. The cleanup effort, which took place Thursday morning, is generating a lot of positive comments on Facebook — and around town. “We didn’t do ...

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Young Entrepreneur’s Energy Powers Sierra Global Tech

OAKHURST – Ashley Kruser may be one of the youngest entrepreneurs in Oakhurst. The 20-year-old managing partner at Sierra Global Tech graduated two years ago from Minarets High and is already running her own local business. Kruser’s family has lived in the area for four generations and Ashley decided to launch her store, in part, “because I didn’t want to ...

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Delicious News! ‘Pastry Brasil’ Is Coming To Oakhurst

OAKHURST – The savory scent of freshly baked Brazilian bread will soon be wafting through the center of Oakhurst. Pastry Brasil, a new bakery set to open early next month in Junction Plaza, will feature an extensive menu of freshly baked Brazilian breads and will also offer exotic treats like chocottone — panetone made with chocolate instead of fruit — ...

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Supervisors OK Snow Line Liquor License, Oakhurst Bar Could Reopen By May

OAKHURST – Plans to reopen Oakhurst’s iconic Snow Line Depot took a giant step forward Tuesday when Madera County supervisors unanimously OK’d a so-called Letter of Public Convenience and Necessity required for the new owner to obtain a liquor license. North Fork’s Jennifer McMillan, who purchased the Snow Line in September 2018, is trying to bring the popular local watering ...

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Big Plans For New Businesses In Downtown North Fork

NORTH FORK – Big changes are coming to downtown North Fork as Bandit Town owner Jennifer McMillan gets busy on the three store fronts and two houses she recently purchased from Doug and Lois Betty. McMillan is the new owner of the building that now houses K&B Auto Parts, plus the shop that used to be Sierra Video which closed ...

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Find A New Start With Tenaya Lodge Job Fair

OAKHURST — Ready for a new start in your career? An internationally favored visitor destination in the Sierra is staffing up, as Tenaya Lodge premieres their new village of Explorer Cabins on a 30-acre site across the highway from the Fish Camp Post Office. To find just the right people for the team, Tenaya will host a pair of Job ...

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New Executive Director For Calvin Crest Conferences

OAKHURST — After a nine-month search process, Calvin Crest Conferences has named Tiffany Staman to be their next Executive Director. Staman moves to Oakhurst from Rockford, Ilinois, where she was the Executive Director of The Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford.  She has more than 26 years of experience as a strategic leader,  with demonstrated success in organizational development, nonprofit leadership, ...

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