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Board-Certified Podiatrist Joins Adventist Health In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Adventist Health welcomes board-certified podiatrist Craig Aaronson, D.P.M. to Adventist Health Medical Office – Oakhurst East. Dr. Aaronson began seeing patients in Oakhurst in last month. Bringing more than 34 years of experience to his medical practice, Dr. Aaronson specializes in podiatric medicine and surgery, including diabetic foot concerns, foot and nail maintenance, heel pain and flat foot ...

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YHS’ Nicolas Guynn To Japan For Wrestling Cultural Exchange

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School (YHS) junior Nicolas Guynn embarks for Japan today as a member of USA Team California Wrestling Cultural Exchange Program. Guynn joins eleven teammates and three coaches to depart San Francisco for Tokyo, reports his mom, Anne Guynn. The team’s ten day itinerary includes trainings, school visits and six competitions in Okinawa, Kagoshima, Oita, Fukuoka, Kurume ...

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Candace Flammang Honored For Decades Of Volunteerism

OAKHURST — Longtime volunteer and best friend of Friends of the Oakhurst Branch Library (FOBL), Candace Flammang was honored recently for her tireless efforts on behalf of the organization and the community. Madera County Supervisor Tom Wheeler, District 5, presented Mrs. Flammang with a plaque to commemorate her 21 years of dedication. The presentation took place on Flag Day, June ...

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Celebration Of Life For Charles “Chuck” Walling, Jr.

Loving brother, father, grandfather and great-grandfather Charles “Chuck” L. Walling Jr. passed from this life on April 4, 2019. Chuck was preceded in death by his older sister Jean Marie Peoples (Walling), his wife Helen Walling and his granddaughter Maegan Walling. He is survived by his four sons, nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Chuck was born in Tulsa, Okla. ...

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Yosemite Unified School District Seeks Board Member, Area 1

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District is now accepting applications for Board Trustee Member – Area 1 following the resignation of Tim Curley. Candidates must live in Trustee Area 1, Coarsegold. Click here to see a map of Trustee Area boundaries. Potential candidates may obtain a Letter of Application on the District website. Questions? Contact Raylene Trent by email or ...

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Welcoming Summer On Solstice, Longest Day Of The Year

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE — Here we go! This is your cue to start celebrating. Summer officially kicks off at precisely at 8:53 a.m. PDT on Friday, June 21, with solstice, marking the point during the year when the sun takes its most northerly path across the sky. Sunrise on Friday will be at 5:41 a.m. and sunset at 8:07 p.m. Summer ...

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Celebrate The 125th Anniversary Of Little Church On The Hill

OAKHURST — This year marks the 125th Anniversary of the dedication of the Little Church on the Hill located in the Oakhill Cemetery, and the nonprofit foundation that supports the landmark invites the community to a joyful celebration to mark the occasion. The Little Church is a State of California Historical Point of Interest that has served the mountain community ...

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Elder Abuse Legal Workshop Informed By Casey Casem’s Family Troubles

OAKHURST — Martha Patterson, a local certified elder care attorney, says one of the most rewarding experiences of her 35-year legal career was helping Kerri and Julie Kasem visit their dad, Casey Kasem, towards the end of his life. In that case, she was instrumental in Kerri Kasem obtaining conservatorship over her father’s medical care. At a special workshop at ...

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First Bear Incidents This Season In Yosemite

YOSEMITE — There have been three bear incidents so far this season with a total property damage of $190. One bear has been hit by a vehicle near Foresta. Compared to this same week in 2018 (the lowest year on record for bear incidents), bear incidents in 2019 are the same as last year, and damage amounts (in dollars) are ...

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Celebrate Solstice With An Evening Of Whine And Noses

OAKHURST – Stop by Western Sierra Nursery on Friday, June 21 for ‘An Evening of Whine and Noses’ to benefit the Eastern Madera County SPCA (EMC SPCA) and help raise funds to outfit the shelter. You can celebrate the longest day of the year with your furry friends and your dogs, too, and get an update on the latest news ...

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