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Winter Solstice, Cold Full Moon, And Meteors

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE — Winter Solstice this year will be enhanced by the presence of a full moon and the peaking of a major meteor shower. Winter Solstice is the shortest day of the year, with the longest night, marking the point during the year when the Northern Hemisphere is the most inclined away from the Sun. The day marks the ...

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Coarsegold Bike And Toy Giveaway Tugs At Heartstrings

COARSEGOLD – This is the third year that the folks at G’ma and Pappas have made Christmas extra-special for mountain area kids. Mitch Riegelhuth and Lori Brown teamed up with the Sierra Shadow Casters Motorcycle Club to give shiny bicycles, sturdy helmets and brand-new toys to about 300 kids at a very special event on Dec. 15 at G’m and ...

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This is Us: Rabbi Shlomo Menkes

My father is American and was in the military during the Korean War. He wanted to go to Israel, where he met my mother. My mother was a Holocaust survivor. She’s still alive, thank God. She grew up in Warsaw and I mean, if you want an interview that’s interesting, she’s interesting. My mother, she should live and be well, ...

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Public Coffee House Serves Free Christmas Breakfast And Dinner

NORTH FORK – On Friday, Dec. 21, Public Coffee House will be serving a free Mountain Community Christmas dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to enjoy a dinner of glazed ham, green bean casserole, rice pilaf and other goodies. Then on Saturday, Dec. 22, the crew at PCH will be serving up a Community Christmas breakfast of ...

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Kiwanis Grants Bring Ideas To Life For Local Schools

OAKHURST — The spirit of giving was predominant as teachers and school representatives convened by request to celebrate one of the year’s highlights: Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Mini-Grants for education. Local Kiwanis and others gathered on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at El Cid Mexican Restaurant to give and receive money in support of projects and products that help mountain area students. Eighteen ...

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10th Annual Oakhurst Outpouring Returns To Its Roots

OAKHURST – The mood will be especially festive this particular holiday season for anyone connected to the Outpouring in Oakhurst: this marks the tenth year of the community celebration of Christmas, a free community feast open to everyone. All are invited to the Oakhurst Outpouring on Sunday, Dec. 23 from 3 – 7 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center. As ...

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Carolyn Anne Corn

Carolyn Anne Corn passed away on Nov. 28, 2018, in Clovis, Calif. She was 79. Born on Sept. 24, 1939, in the Panama Canal Zone, Carolyn excelled both in academics and sports. She competed in Track and Field in the Junior Olympics, but her passion was golf. After earning her Bachelor of Science from Oregon State, she went on to ...

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Madera Sheriff’s Deputies And Camarena Health Spread Holiday Cheer

MADERA COUNTY – Nearly a dozen people were thrilled to have been pulled over by sheriff’s deputies last week when they were presented with holiday gifts rather than citations. On the afternoon of Dec.11, Camarena Health CEO Paulo Soares and Director of Programs and Business Development Nichole Mosqueda joined Madera County Sheriff’s Office Problem Oriented Policing Team members Deputy Mike ...

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Cal Fire Holiday Reminder – “What’s Hot And What’s Not”

MARIPOSA – During this hectic time of year, it’s important to remember that fire knows no holiday. While the danger of wildland fire may have been mitigated by recent rains, a house fire can ruin your holidays, so please be cautious with your decorations, fireplace, wood stove, Menorah and Christmas tree. Cal Fire Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit would like to remind the ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Meet Shy Girl, Holly

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is an adorable puppy who’s a little shy, at first. “Hi, I’m Holly — a five-month-old Lab and Shepherd mix pup who has the funniest ears! My foster mom says I have a kind heart and am good with all dogs and cats, too. I’m crate-trained and ...

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