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Lucille Kaye Burton

Lucille Kaye Burton passed away in the early morning hours of August 2, 2018. She was the office manager for the Sierra Senior Center in Oakhurst, Calif., for 28 years, bringing joy and helping the elderly. Lucille was a wonderful person every day of her life. She always had a thing for gardening and she could take a pile of ...

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District Will Offer Child Care Before And After School

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) is planning to open child care programs at each of the elementary campuses and adjacent to the high school for enrolled students and employees’ children beginning this fall, the Interim Superintendent’s office announced today. District Administration has posted a survey on the district webpage, as well as hard copy surveys, at each school ...

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National Night Out In Mariposa, Meet Your First Responders

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office invites everyone to join them and their public safety partners to celebrate National Night Out tonight at 6 p.m., at the Fosters Ace Hardware parking lot in Mariposa. The Sheriff’s Office along with CHP, Cal Fire, Mariposa County Probation, Mariposa Safe Families and Mountain Crisis Services will be hosting this community event. National ...

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Free Library Workshops On Self-Publishing For Authors

OAKHURST — As president and creative director of Ball Point Creative Design, Inc., local author Lauren Ball consults with clients to ensure the design of their book “captures the tone and vision” they had in mind. On Saturday, Aug. 11, Ball will present Part 1 of a two-part workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library entitled “Self Publishing for Authors.” Ball’s ...

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CASA Hosts Mariposa Summer Fun Street Fair

MARIPOSA — Bring your extended family, and join with friends and neighbors in downtown Mariposa on Friday, Aug, 10 for the 2nd Summer Fun Street Fair. Closed off on 7th Street, the Fair runs from from 4 – 9 p.m. Organizers at CASA of Mariposa County say last year’s event was a huge success, with over 400 people in attendance. ...

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Sierra Tel Installs The First Of Multiple Wi-Fi Hot Spots

MARIPOSA – Sierra Tel is proud to announce the installation of the first of multiple Wi-Fi Hot Spots in our mountain area. It is located at the Mariposa County Visitor Center, 5158 Highway 140 in Mariposa. The Wi-Fi signal covers the parking lot, the Visitor Center and MoonBow Espresso. The first five minutes of the service are free. Users who ...

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Ferguson Fire News – Behind The Scenes In Lush Meadows

Submitted by Jeannie Harsha – MARIPOSA COUNTY – Smokey sunrises, fiery front-page photos, convoys of fire trucks and personnel – we see these every day in our foothill communities of late. I love the signs of support for our fire crews and law enforcement along the local routes that I travel. They like it, too. Some of them have told ...

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Learn About Gardening In The Foothills With Master Gardeners

Written by Greg Dunn – MARIPOSA – If you’re a foothill-area landscaper, gardener or would-be gardener, let the University of California Master Gardeners of Mariposa County help you with university-based research on gardening in our foothill locale. The UC Master Gardeners offer workshops, a free helpline, a website and a Facebook page (both overflowing with great tips and event notices) ...

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YUSD Believes In Continuous Learning For Students And Adults

Written by YUSD Interim Superintendent Mike Berg – OAKHURST – The learning never stops in Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD), where leadership has been developing and planning a dynamic two days of Professional Development for all employees to kick-off this school year. YUSD knows the value of including all staff and community in the development of and aspirations for student ...

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Star Wars Tribute At Public Coffee House In North Fork

NORTH FORK – The public is invited to a summer Star Wars tribute at Public Coffee House in downtown North Fork this Saturday, Aug. 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. Dress up in costume or come as you are, and party like you’re in outer space! The original Star Wars movie will be shown, and there will be Star Wars ...

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