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Local Actress Shines in Hawaii Five-O Episode

NORTH FORK — Book it Dano! A local actress with a Hollywood-famous last name just filmed an episode of a popular television show on world-famous Waikiki Beach. Actress Cassandra Hepburn, a North Fork resident, just wrapped up shooting an episode of the popular television series Hawaii Five-O. Hepburn was a guest star in Episode 10 of the current season (Season ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Haunted Architecture – Part II

The Moana Hotel in 1908

By Sal Maccarone Through the ages mankind has always had a fascination with the reconfiguring of landscape. For example, what once was the Isthmus of Panama is now the Panama Canal, what once was a desert in Nevada is now Las Vegas, and what once was a swampland in Hawaii is now the very famous Waikiki Beach. Waikiki, in Honolulu, ...

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4th Annual Bass Lake Halloween Carnival & Fall Festival

Don't miss the Halloween and Fall Carnival at Bass Lake!

BASS LAKE — Stop by the Pines Village on Sat. Oct. 26 and join the 4th Annual Bass Lake Halloween Carnival. Fun for the entire family! Families can participate in a variety of activities, games and crafts. Both free and paid. During this year’s Halloween Carnival kids can enjoy: ->  Photo booth with pumpkins ->  Trick or treat in the ...

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A Spooky Halloween Harvest Train Howls Into the Station at Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

Fall Harvest Halloween Train

FISH CAMP — October is chock-full of harvest season events and Halloween-time fun in the southern Yosemite region. This year, the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad’s Fall Harvest Halloween Train events are back and better than ever! Travel back in time along the historic four-mile railway, as you wind through the towering trees, full steam ahead. The spooky and family-friendly ...

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North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 Has a Very Busy Fall

The Troops at Mono Lake

NORTH FORK — Since returning from Scout summer camp in mid-July, the Scouts of North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 have had a busy fall. In August, the troop went on a backpacking camping trip to Chain Lakes in the Yosemite wilderness. In September, the troop participated in the Sequoia Council 75th anniversary council camporall. 780 Scouts, Cub Scouts, parents, ...

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Squirrel Cage Theatre Company Presents 2019 Fall Follies!

NORTH FORK — If you’ve ever seen the TV shows America’s Got Talent or American Idol, then you’ll love this wacky spoof by North Fork’s Squirrel Cage Theatre Company! Featuring the original comedy play “The Great American Talent Show,” written by Joseph Robinette and directed by Robyn Flory and Sue Novell, it’s the final night of the year long competition ...

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Horsepower Coffee: Giving the ‘Stang Staff an Energized Morning

Horsepower Coffee Crew

By Alexis Loewen & Eden Alise Tenty (Student journalists at Minarets High School) Students enrolled in Ag Business have started their own business: Horsepower Coffee. As the name implies, it is a student-run business that provides coffee to the staff members of both Minarets High School and Chawanakee Unified. Ag teacher and adviser Keeley Hall explained that she got the ...

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Yoga in Yosemite: Options Increasing for Local Enthusiasts

By Sarah Jackson Special to Sierra News Online OAKHURST – Mountain community residents hoping to find easy-to-access options for yoga are sure to be pleased by some recent local developments. Yoga classes have long been available to mountain residents with gym memberships at Mountain Muscle and Form Fitness, and an occasional ‘pop-up’ class has been available at various locations in ...

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Greenwood Heating and Air Conditioning Open for Business

Greenwood Heating & Air Conditioning

OAKHURST — Ron Greenwood, Sr. and Louis Greenwood, of Greenwood Enterprises Heating and Air Conditioning, are open for business to serve Oakhurst and the mountain areas. Greenwood Enterprises Heating and Air Conditioning is operating a complete business, offering service and installation. Louis is Ron Jr.’s brother and is also doing business in Southern California. Ron and Louis look forward to ...

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