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To Yosemite By Stage! At Fresno Flats

OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historical Park and Museum (Sierra Historic Sites Association) invites the community to the First Friday Free Lecture Series on Friday, July 6 at 6 p.m. July’s topic is based on the book, To Yosemite by Stage, written by Zelda Garey Dubel. Fresno Flats Board Member and local historian, Brenda Negley, will lead the presentation, with over 200 ...

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42nd Annual Fish Camp Volunteer Fire Department Pot Luck

FISH CAMP — Come visit with your neighbors and support your local fire department on Saturday, July 7, at 11:30 a.m. as the Fish Camp Volunteer Fire Association sponsors a potluck get-together at the new Firehouse. This will be a great opportunity for residents to get updates on how they can help with fire preparedness activities in their community. The ...

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Un-Bearable Fireworks At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — Here in the foothills we appreciate our neighbors and, especially during the summer months and holidays like 4th of July, we want them to enjoy all of the fun activities available locally. But we have our limits. When a good-sized bear began to saunter down the mountain approaching the crowd gathered to watch fireworks explode in the ...

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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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Get Caught Up: Free Fishing Days 2018

CALIFORNIA — The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) wants to know: have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? If you’re new to the sport of fishing, and not sure if you’ll enjoy it, a great opportunity awaits: CDFW offers two Free Fishing Days each year. On these days, ...

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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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