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La Sierra Guild Luncheon And Basket Raffle

OAKHURST — La Sierra Guild is celebrating their 20th Annual Cinco de Mayo Luncheon and Basket Raffle on Friday, May 4, with all proceeds to benefit Valley Children’s Hospital. This year’s event will be held at the Oakhurst Community Center from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and El Cid Restaurant is preparing delicious food for the luncheon. The meal includes ...

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Meet Your Local First Responders At North Fork Fire Dept. BBQ

NORTH FORK – One of the most anticipated events of the spring in North Fork is the annual Tri-tip BBQ, put on by the North Fork Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. It is scheduled this year for Saturday, Apr. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the North Fork School. This is the major fundraiser for the Auxiliary, who work ...

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Coming Soon: Minarets Spring Ag Day

By Jazmin Alba and Ally Martin O’NEALS — The sun is out, the flowers are blooming, and Ag is booming! Keeping up with one of Minarets most popular days of the year, Spring Ag Day will be held on Wednesday, May 2 at Minarets — on the soccer fields, all day long. Minarets has invited many local elementary school students to come and ...

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June Barnum Richie

June Barnum Richie was born Oct. 28, 1921, and passed away in her sleep in the early morning hours of Dec. 31, 2017. She enjoyed 96 full, good years. Quiet Sunday mornings were spent reading the Fresno Bee while she enjoyed her waffles and coffee. Her favorites were the comics celebrating the joys of life and the obituaries, celebrating lives ...

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PG&E Warns Customers Of Recent Phone Scams

FRESNO – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is alerting customers to be aware of ongoing scam phone calls with criminals threatening to shut off power if a payment is not made. PG&E’s Corporate Security department has received several reports in the past few weeks regarding scammers requesting payment on past due utility bills immediately using a Green Dot card ...

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Grace Community Requests Items For Welcome Tote Bags

NORTH FORK – Grace Community Church (GCC) Welcoming Committee is creating a “Welcome to Our Community” tote bag filled with items donated by those who want to put their name in front of newcomers to the North Fork area. This service has been lacking in our community for many years, say organizers, and GCC is offering to distribute “welcoming” information ...

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Minarets Baseball 3rd Annual Military Appreciation Game

O’NEALS — Stop by Minarets High School on Friday, Apr. 27 for a very special event, as Minarets takes on Caruthers on behalf of the U.S. Military. Minarets Baseball will hold its third annual Military Appreciation Game in honor of all who have served. The event is being organized by junior Aaron Hall, who was recently awarded the honor of Military ...

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Mariposa Sheriff Hosts Drug Take Back Event

MARIPOSA – On Saturday, Apr. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will be set up at several locations in Mariposa County allowing local residents to return their unwanted, unneeded, or expired prescription drugs for safe disposal. Bring your medications for disposal to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office located ...

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Mariposa’s Path To Wellness Leads To A Healthier Future

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Courthouse lawn was the scene of an inaugural event which fulfilled its promise to provide a network of support for healthy living, and having fun, too. Noting that access to health and wellness services in Mariposa can be challenging under the best of circumstances, the Mariposa Health and Wellness Coalition was determined to create a ...

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“California Clean-Up Day” Totals Are In

CALIFORNIA — The numbers are in for the 2018 “California Clean-Up”, and they’re quite impressive, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). Crews and volunteers in the counties of Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern picked up over 411 cubic yards of litter during the one-day event. That’s enough to fill 2,877 orange trash bags or 26 full-size trash ...

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