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Live Music Around Town This Weekend

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Get out your dancing shoes because it’s time to party! There’s live music (and lots of great food and drink) happening all over the mountain this weekend! Just take a look at what’s coming up on the musical horizon! Axis Grounded Music Series Presents Randy Freeman Gather outside on the patio in Town Center at AXIS Coffee Bar ...

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Celebration of Life for Sarah “Sally” Ruth Swiecki

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Sarah “Sally” Ruth Swiecki  August 6, 1929 – June 19, 2023 With sadness, love and profound gratitude, the family of Sarah “Sally” Ruth Swiecki, age 93, announces her departure at the Oakhurst Board in Care on Wednesday, June 19, 2023. Sally, as known to those closest to her, was born August 6, 1929, in Grosnell, Arkansas, to parents Tom and ...

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MOTG Presents JNX and Mike Hammar & The Nails

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MARIPOSA — Local metal trio JNX will make their Music on the Green debut on Friday, July 28. Crushing, aggressive, and raw are a few descriptions of the band. Brothers Jonah and Xavier Dacanay have been influenced by bands such as Van Halen, Metallica, and Pantera. These young rockers strive to carry the torch in the metal genre for younger generations. ...

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Deadline to Apply for FEMA Aid Extended to September 1

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Renters and homeowners in 14 counties impacted by the February and March storms and flooding will now have more time to sign up for federal disaster assistance. FEMA’s registration period, due to end July 20, has been extended to Sept. 1, 2023. The eligible counties are Butte, Kern, Madera, Mariposa, Mendocino, Mono, Monterey, Nevada, San Benito, San ...

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EMCFSC to Perform Hazard Fuels Reduction Roadwork

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Please be advised that in partnership with Madera County, the Eastern Madera County Fire Safe Council will be performing hazard fuels reduction work along Roads 621, 420, and 225 in the county right-of-way. The name of the project is the Madera County Evacuation Route Identification, Assessment, and Fuels Treatment Project. This fuels reduction project was chosen in ...

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Celebration of Life for Ethel Saenz

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Ethel Saenz, age 89, of Visalia, California, entered into rest on Thursday, July 13, 2023. Ethel was born in Madera, California, to her loving parents Ralph and Mabel Lewis. Ethel was a proud mother and was incredibly passionate about caring for her family and others. She shared with her family her love of cooking and enjoyed the tranquility that the ...

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Celebration of Life for Patricia Ann Murray

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Patricia Ann Murray December 29th, 1940 – July 24, 2023 Patricia Ann Murray, 82, of Oakhurst, CA, passed away peacefully on July 24th, 2023. Pat was born in Barrow-in-Furness, England, on December 29th, 1940, to Florence “Jean” and James Orrell. Pat’s father was in the Royal British Navy and was killed in action in 1941. Pat immigrated to the United States ...

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Now Playing at Yosemite Cinema: July 21st – 27th

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Movie Showtimes for Friday, July 21st – Thursday, July 27th Yosemite VR shows begin at 11:45 a.m. daily. Remember, you can always check movie times and purchase tickets in advance at Yosemite Cinema or on the Yosemite Cinema App. Barbie Rated PG-13 – 1 hour 54 minutes Live-action feature film based on the popular line of Barbie dolls. StarringMargot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, America ...

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Music on the Green Presents Night Wolf and Randy Mandy

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MARIPOSA — On Friday, July 21, Music on the Green presents Night Wolf. Night Wolf is a Latino rock band from the Fresno area featuring Mariposa County local Austin Ridenhour on drums and joined by Ernesto Cordero Jr., Chris Hernandez, and Anthony Valenzuela. Night Wolf made their debut for Music on the Green in 2022 to a warm welcome from the ...

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History Mystery #121: Time Book From 1876

Check out this awesome time book from a century and a half ago! Do you know anything about it or recognize any of the names? Let us know!

This week’s History Mystery is a time book from 1876. It appears to have been used to track work hours and wages. Do you know anything about it? Do you recognize any of the names? Please let us know here in the comments or on the SNO Facebook page! Follow-up to History Mystery #120: North Fork Festival & Loggers Jamboree ...

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