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The Romance In Rev’s Farm House

OAKHURST — There’s a new restaurant opening up in Oakhurst. It’s called Rev’s Farm House, and owners Brian and Renée Velasquez say they’re here to stay. Taking over the former Crab Cakes location, the opening date isn’t set in stone, though they figure it to be around the first of August. Rev’s Farm House is an expansion and re-envisioning of their ...

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Yosemite’s Bridalveil Creek Campground Now Open

YOSEMITE — Rangers say Bridalveil Creek Campground opened Sunday, July 1. Bridalveil is first come, first served and is $18 per night for family sites. Bridalveil Creek’s three horse camp sites will not be opening at this time due to hazard tree removal. An opening date for horse camps will be announced as soon as they are habitable. Horse camp ...

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Sierra Star Newspaper Closes Oakhurst Office After 60 Years

OAKHURST – The Fresno Bee announced yesterday that as of July 1, the Sierra Star will close its office at 49165 Crane Valley Road (Road 426) in Oakhurst. Fresno Bee editor Joe Kieta, and president and publisher Ken Riddick posted an open letter to readers in this week’s print edition of the Sierra Star, noting that with the dramatic drop-off ...

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This Is Easy: Getting To Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove

YOSEMITE — With many people road-tripping to make the most out of the July 4th break and summer vacation, one option has emerged as the most popular and hassle-free way to visit some of the largest trees on earth. Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite National Park recently reopened following three years of restoration. Amtrak San Joaquin train and ...

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Summer Inspiration At Branches Books

OAKHURST — Everyone is invited to Branches Books & Gifts on Saturday, June 30, to visit with two local authors whose grasp of the natural world is inspirational, each in their own way. The author event takes place on Saturday, June 30, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Click on image to enlarge. Brenda Negley is the author of Nelder ...

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Local Superheroes Welcome New Officers

OAKHURST — Family, friends and members of Soroptimist International of The Sierras attended the 50th Installation of Officers Event on Sunday, June 24, 2018 with an awesome Super Heroes theme at Oakhurst Grill in Oakhurst. Installation officer was Soroptimist International of The Sierras 30 year member Cass Adelsbach, who explained the duties of each officer and the values that Soroptimist ...

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Give The Gift Of Life At Sierra Tel

OAKHURST — If you’re one who likes and is able to give the gift of life, stop by Sierra Telephone’s Blood Drive on Monday, July 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It’s sponsored by the Central California Blood Center for patients in Valley hospitals. Everyone is welcome: you do not need to be employed with Sierra Tel to participate. ...

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$50,000 In Grants Available For Criminal Justice

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Probation Department is seeking requests for proposals (RFP) from the Mariposa County community for innovative programs or projects that prevent, improve and/or addresse issues related to criminal justice. Any individual, organization or group may apply for the grant funds. A nonprofit status is not required. The Local Innovation Grant is supported by funds in the ...

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End Your Love/Hate Relationship With Money

OAKHURST — Creating a budget is for many people a “love/hate” relationship, says Edward Azul, branch manager of Golden 1 Credit Union in Oakhurst. “It’s that way even for me. However, through my own personal and professional experiences over the years, I have developed some best practices to help people create and stay on a budget,” he adds. On Saturday, ...

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Free And Reduced-Price Meals For School Year 2018-19

MADERA COUNTY — Bass Lake Joint Union Elementary, Chawanakee, Raymond-Knowles Union Elementary and Yosemite Unified School Districts announce their policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the applicable National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, and/or Afterschool Snack Programs. Effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals if the household ...

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