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Mariposa Farm & Ranch Tour Celebrates County’s Ag Traditions

Submitted by Len McKenzie MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Mariposa AgriNature Association invites all county residents and visitors to participate in this year’s Farms & Ranches project at the properties of several local agricultural producers on Saturday, September 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Featured locations on the tour will include CostaLivos Mountain Gold Olive Oils in downtown Mariposa, Sierra ...

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Health, Fitness, Art & Food: It’s Friday At Class.

OAKHURST – Call it what you want: a lightbulb moment, an epiphany, a sound idea. Whatever term is used, it’s what Virginia Eaton had, and now locals may benefit as a result. She’s the owner of a new community fitness center designed with an emphasis on living — and aging — well. The Grand Opening of Class, the Body Pastiche ...

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SNO Survey: The Results Are In

There’s an old saying that goes, “never ask a question you don’t already know the answer to.” That’s a good rule to live by if you’re in court, but when it comes to the business of reporting local news, question-asking is essential to forward-movement. With that in mind, Sierra News Online recently conducted a survey, and the results are in. ...

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Locals! Get Your Daily Ducey’s On The Lake

BASS LAKE – Have you been to Ducey’s on the Lake lately? We’re talking: discounts. The signature restaurant at the Pines Resort is a mainstay for delicious cuisine, with a mouth-watering menu thanks to Chef Johnathan Frabotta, who cooks with an emphasis on fresh local ingredients and aims for flavors that jump off the plate. It’s pretty well-known that Ducey’s ...

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Oakhurst Chamber Hosts Elected Officials

BASS LAKE – The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce will host a meeting of elected officials on Friday, Aug. 21 at the Bass Lake Conference Center Lake View Room at 12 p.m. State Senator Tom Berryhill, State Assembly Frank Bigelow, Madera County Supervisors Tom Wheeler of District 5 and Brett Frazier of District 1 will all be in attendance for ...

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Free Training For Workers Impacted By Drought

REEDLEY – Reedley College is offering a free class in Irrigation Technical Training that is open to the public. The class is offered to residents in the Fresno, Tulare, Kings or Madera Counties and will provide training to workers, employers and students that are currently unemployed or underemployed as a result of the drought. With the water technology industry needing ...

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Madera Ranked #1 Nationally For Manufacturing Jobs

MADERA COUNTY – The Madera Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which includes most of Madera County, has been highlighted and ranked in the coveted #1 position of best place for manufacturing jobs in a report published by Newgeography.com. According to the Madera County Economic Development Commission (MCEDC), the report documents a 59.8% growth rate in manufacturing jobs from 2009-2014. Additionally, Madera ...

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Grocery Discount Center Closing This Month

OAKHURST – The town is losing another locals’ favorite establishment as the proprietor of Grocery Discount Center on Road 426 announced she will shut the doors of the little-shop-that-has-everything, this month. “We are closing the store sometime mid-to-latter part of August,” said Anita Disney, who has owned the store for almost 8 years, most of those with her husband Randy. ...

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Career Fair For Tenaya Lodge At Yosemite

FISH CAMP – Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is holding a Career Day on Tuesday, Aug. 11, in the Tenaya Lodge Foyer from 5 – 7 p.m. “Tenaya Lodge is seeking qualified candidates to join our four-diamond hospitality team,” say organizers. Positions are opening at Tenaya in departments including restaurant, housekeeping, spa, concierge, guest rec, bell, kitchen, gift shop, and engineering ...

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Oakhurst Chamber Picks Joelle Leder For Exec Director

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the selection of a new Executive Director, Joelle V. Leder, who is set to begin her new position on Monday, Aug. 17. With more than ten years’ experience in sales, marketing, public relations, social media and as an Operations Director, the Chamber looks forward to Leder providing knowledge ...

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