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Guest Editorial: SCCCD Proudly Gives Back to Community

By Dr. Paul Parnell, Chancellor, State Center Community College DistrictFRESNO — We at State Center Community College District (SCCCD) would like to thank our first responders, health care and other essential employees who are reporting to work during the pandemic. You are all heroes. SCCCD (Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis Community College, Madera Community College Center and Oakhurst Community ...

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Top 5 Meal Delivery Services: Are They Worth It?

In the past year or so, meal delivery services have flourished online. Aimed toward the “busy cook” these services send you the ingredients for a certain number of pre-designated meals. This is an attractive proposition for those of us living in the mountains, since it can be daunting to drive to town just to get a couple of missing ingredients. ...

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SNO Launches Crowd-Funding Campaign

Our valued SierraNewsOnline readers know about the phenomenal growth of this website, and have hung in there during the upgrade to a much larger server over the past few weeks. Overwhelming traffic is a good problem to have! When I launched SNO in June 2012, I had absolutely no idea just how enthusiastically this website would be embraced by our ...

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SierraNewsOnline Celebrates 1000 Fans!

CENTRAL SIERRA – Yes, we are tooting our own horn, and celebrating a milestone for S|N|O. We have just hit 1,000 fans on our Facebook page! We want to welcome all our recent Facebook fans, and thank all of you who have joined us over the past six months. This has been an organic process, fueled by you, the readers, ...

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Take A Chance, Make A Difference

SierraNewsOnline is all about celebrating people who are up to something. In their jobs, in their communities and in their lives. Amanda DeMasters is one of those people, and we want to celebrate her! Amanda took the very huge and very scary step of writing about her disease, Interstitial Cystitis (IC), and putting it out there for everyone to see. ...

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Think Local First!

As we lose yet another small business in Oakhurst with the closing of the Willow Bridge Book Store, it reminds us once again of the impact that our spending choices can have on our mountain communities. Yosemite/Sequoia Think Local First is a campaign that celebrates and supports local economies and the people who make our community unique, happy, and strong ...

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RCRC Pushes Back Against Rural Fire Fee

Guest Editorial by Staci Heaton, Regulatory Affairs Advocate, Regional Council of Rural Counties Information regarding California’s State Responsibility Area Fee or “Fire Tax” – CalFIRE’s budget has a $50 million dollar hole, and state lawmakers are raiding the pockets of rural Californians to fill it. In 2011, the state Legislature pushed through a budget bill that created a new fee ...

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North Fork Mill Trail

North Fork residents – I would like to invite you to consider this your chance to create something unique and beautiful in your community! Harry Stott and The North Fork Community Trail Coordinating Group are calling on everyone to become part of the team to design and build the Historical South Fork Mill Trail. Since I moved “down from the ...

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