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Lunch With Gal Pals at Bread Head Kitchen

Sometimes us gals just need to find a good excuse to get together and we tried out Oakhurst’s new restaurant, Bread Head Kitchen, for our adventure. Where: 40278 Rd 425 A, Oakhurst Date: November 13, 2019 We had heard about a new restaurant in Oakhurst but I wasn’t sure if they had really opened up yet. Some of my gal ...

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26th Annual Free Dentistry Day is Coming to Oakhurst

Free dental work! Four hours only!

OAKHURST — Doctors Rodney Peter, Dennis Jones, Robert Brosi, Ryan Franklin, as well as their hygienists, assistants, and front office staff, will be volunteering their time and services for free dental treatment. The treatment is offered to adults and children who do not have dental insurance or cannot afford to see a dentist. Adults and children will be seen for a ...

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The ‘Be A Santa To A Senior Program’ is Now Accepting Donations

Be A Santa To A Senior is back for a third year

OAKHURST — It’s that time of year again! For the last three years, the Be A Santa To A Senior Program and members of the community have been gathering items to deliver to seniors in living facilities. This year the Oakhurst CHP and Mariposa CHP have teamed up to deliver gifts to JCF Long Term Care Facility, Oakhurst Healthcare and ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Getting Your Perennial Vegetables Through the Winter

Artichokes

By Bob Labozetta, UC Master Gardener, Mariposa MARIPOSA COUNTY — Perennial vegetables like artichokes, asparagus, rhubarb, and horseradish need protection to survive the freezing temperatures of winter that occur in our area. Artichokes may be hardy down to USDA Zone 6 and asparagus down to Zone 4, but they do need care before cold winter temperatures set in. For artichokes, ...

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2019 National Young Writers Contest Winners Announced

Soledad Lemus and Lila Oster

YOSEMITE — Congratulations to 8th grader Soledad Lemus and 7th grader Lila Oster for being accepted for publication into the 2019 National Young Writers Anthology, Issue One. Soledad’s work, The Black and Blue Ritual, and Lila’s work, ok, will be available in print and eBook in December. Proper Publishing hosted their first national writing contest for middle and high school ...

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Pet of the Week: Bella the Chiweenie Dog

Bella the Chiweenie Dog

Hello! I am Bella, a cute little Chiweenie, which is a chihuahua-dachshund mix. My brother and I need loving homes. We have had a rough five years without much care and little love, so we are hoping to find a home where we can thrive. If you would like to meet us, please call 559-693-1266.

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Minarets High Wins at the 92nd Annual FFA National Convention in Indianapolis

Minarets FFA Chapter at the Indy 500

By Cara Coombs, Student Reporter MINARETS — After many hours of practice, hard work, and travel, the Minarets High School Future Farmers of America won first and third place titles at the 92nd Annual FFA National Convention, held in Indianapolis from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2. The Minarets chapter competed in several different competitions. The convention was four days long ...

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Toys for Tots’ 2019 Toy Drive is Coming to Eastern Madera County

MADERA COUNTY — Here it is, another year for Eastern Madera County and Toys For Tots. Their 2019 campaign is in full swing with almost 100 donation boxes supported by local businesses, schools, and organizations, from Raymond to North Fork. Look for the Toys For Tots banners on display. Last year, mountain communities came together to provide toys for over ...

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Mariposa County High School FFA and ASB Plan Barbecue Fundraiser for Injured Student

Audrey Ogilvie

MARIPOSA — Mariposa County High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) and Associated Student Body (ASB) have planned a fundraiser to support Audrey Ogilvie, who injured her spine in a fluke incident and required emergency surgery. The barbecue is set for Saturday, Dec. 14. Ogilvie was a member of the MCHS Future Farmers of America and graduated last June as ...

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One Dead, One Injured in Highway 41 Crash

SUGAR PINE – One person was killed and another injured in a two-vehicle collision this morning on Highway 41. The driver – and solo occupant – of the second vehicle was not injured. At 7:43 a.m., the California Highway Patrol received a call of a vehicle off the road following the crash. A 26-year-old male from Fish Camp was driving ...

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