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Message of Thanks from Greenwood Heating and Air Conditioning

Dear Mountain Area Community, As you may or may not know, earlier this year, Ron Greenwood Jr. suddenly and unexpectedly passed away. As the owner and face of Greenwood Heating and Air Conditioning, conducting business came to a screeching halt with Ron’s passing. While efforts were made to continue to operate, ultimately, the decision to close our doors became unavoidable. ...

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Madera County Crops Worth $2 Billion in 2018

MADERA — County Agricultural Commissioner Stephanie “Stevie” McNeill presented the 2018 Madera County Crop and Livestock report to the Madera County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday (October 1) — and the final tally on last year’s overall ag output was impressive. In 2018, the gross value of agricultural production in Madera County was $2,058,474,000 — an increase of $85,025,000 — ...

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2019 Bass Lake Home Tour Postponed

The Bass Lake Lions Club has postponed the 2019 Bass Lake Home Tour until next fall. Originally scheduled for October 5, the event will now be held every other year beginning in 2020. “It’s a fun, wonderful event,” Lions Club member Diane Peterson stated. “We will have some special homes to view next year.” The Bass Lake Lions Club, in ...

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The American Dream: The Pines Resort Celebrates 9 Years

By Sarah Jackson Special to Sierra News Online BASS LAKE — The Pines Resort hosted an Anniversary Party Wednesday night to celebrate nine years in business — and to say thanks to their employees. Owners Kyu Sun Choe and Sun Wah Choe have a history of hard work and humble beginnings, which gives them a real appreciation for their employees. ...

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Take Advantage of Free Business Counseling from the SBA

OAKHURST — Valley Community SBDC offers no-cost, personalized, confidential, one-on-one consulting for start-ups, entrepreneurs, nonprofits and existing businesses. The SBDC, which is funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration, is focused on helping business owners and key decision makers create and retain jobs, attain capital, and improve profitability for long-term success. We have a broad ...

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Owner: Broken Bit About to ‘Git’ Some Attention

COARSEGOLD — Gabby the Miner has not had a lot of company lately — or attention. The 10-foot-tall statue that greets motorists on Highway 41 just north of Coarsegold is perched next to the Broken Bit, a restaurant and one-time tourist attraction that’s been closed and boarded up for years now. In January 2015, the Broken Bit was purchased by ...

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Concierge Real Estate Services Opens Second Office In Merced

Kori Smith, Founder of Concierge Real Estate Services

MERCED — One of the fastest-growing real estate brokerages in the Central Valley and the foothills, Concierge Real Estate Services, Fine Homes, Ranches and Estates,  will be celebrating its grand opening of a second location at 3558 G Street in Merced on Wednesday, September 25, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. In addition to celebrating the grand opening, the ‘ribbon-cutting ...

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Smokehouse 41 Fundraiser Benefits Oakhurst Boys & Girls Club

By Sarah Jackson, Special to Sierra News Online OAKHURST — When Smokehouse 41 owners heard news of the difficulties facing the Oakhurst chapter of the Boys and Girls Club, they decided to help. And help they did! Friday, the Oakhurst business donated 100 percent of its daily sales to the club. And all of the popular restaurant’s employees donated their ...

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Mariposa County Arts Council Partners with Ruth Fruehauf to Offer Marketing & Sales Workshop for Artists

MARIPOSA –– The Mariposa County Arts Council will partner with Ruth Fruehauf for a marketing and sales workshop for artists on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Mariposa Room at the Mariposa Health and Human Services building, located at 5362 Lemee Lane in Mariposa. Light refreshments will be served. Workshop tickets cost $20 and should be ...

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Update: Mariposa Biomass Project Now In Line for Power Purchase Agreement with PG&E

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Biomass Project (MBP) is taking a giant step toward becoming operational. MBP officials recently released an update from technology provider and project partner, Cortus Energy, a green-tech company based in Sweden. The project update came after the Cortus Energy board of directors authorized release of the funds necessary for the MBP to enter the queue for ...

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