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Metta Yosemite: A Respite for Mind, Body & Spirit

OAKHURST — Jennifer Moss calls herself a serial entrepreneur. She’s had multiple businesses over the years, many very successful and a few that didn’t work out. She considers the not-so-successful learning lessons that have led not to discouragement but to bigger opportunities such as the one she has just created. Jennifer strives to make Metta Yosemite a central place for ...

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Recipes of the Week: Wings, Brownies, and Pizza Dips

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You can take your tailgate to the house with these baked dishes that help simplify homegating so you can focus on the big screen. From a salsa-based dip and chicken wings to kick off the party to sweet brownies for celebrating victory, each of these recipes call for less than an hour in the kitchen. Clock management is key to tackling ...

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North Fork Scouts’ Christmas Tree Sale Begins December 4

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NORTH FORK – The North Fork Scout Fund’s annual Christmas Tree Sale will begin on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the North Fork Library parking lot. Fresh, locally grown red fir (silver tip) in a variety of sizes through at least 15 ft. will be available. Tree sales will begin at 9 a.m. on the 4th and continue daily until sold out. ...

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CAL FIRE – Keep an Eye on What’s Cooking this Thanksgiving

Mariposa – If harnessing your inner chef with creative culinary skills this Thanksgiving is at the top of your holiday to-do list, make sure you don’t leave your cooking area unattended so that cooking accidents can be avoided. According to FEMA’s National Data Center, cooking is the leading cause of all Thanksgiving Day fires and more than half (54%) of ...

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The Week’s Events – Nov. 23 to Nov. 28

OAKHURST–November exits and December approaches with many area events to spice up your holiday prepping, planning and reveling. Check back often. Events are added as we learn about them. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23 Morning Yoga with Sarah 8:30 am – 9:30 am Oakhurst Community Center 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst, CA 93644 – Phone 559/642-4448 Occurs: Every week on Tuesday until December ...

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Make Safety a Priority for Holiday Travel

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Nearly half of Americans (47%) plan to travel in the next six months, including 51% with plans to travel for Christmas, according to a recent survey. A majority (76%) plan to travel by car, but more than a third of travelers are as concerned about road safety as they are about contracting COVID-19.           Consider these ...

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Managing Grief and Depression During the Holiday Season

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The holidays, as well as birthdays and other celebrations, are often difficult for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. This is particularly true during the first year of adjusting to life without them. The holiday season may result in a renewed sense of grief. Especially if well-intentioned individuals are encouraging those who are grieving to participate ...

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Hiking the Pohono Trail from Tunnel View to Stanford and Crocker Points

This hike was all about the views and there were some dandies, not to mention getting in a good workout as I gained 3,415′ to see those magnificent views along the Pohono Trail. Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: 8.79 MilesDifficulty: Moderate to StrenuousElevation Range: 4,384′ – 7,087′Elevation Gain: 3,415′Date: November 12, 2021CALTOPO: Pohono Trail from Tunnel View to Stanford and Crocker ...

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Recipe of the Week: Walnut Pumpkin Cream Cheese Tart

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One of the best parts of the holidays is the aromas and flavors of the season, from walnuts and cinnamon to peppermint and nutmeg. Sweet treats and mouthwatering desserts can bring family and friends around the table to celebrate the season together, one bite at a time. Need walnuts? Click here to order #1 top-rated Fisher Chef’s Naturals walnuts.  During ...

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John C. Fremont Healthcare Announces CEO’s Voluntary Pay Cut

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MARIPOSA — The Board of Directors of the John C. Fremont Healthcare District recently conducted their annual evaluation of Matthew Matthiessen, the District CEO. During his evaluation, Matthiessen not only declined a merit increase but requested the continuation of a salary reduction that he had already started to take a year and a half earlier. Shortly after COVID-19 hit in ...

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