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BEEKEEPING & HONEY-MAKING LECTURE AT FRESNO FLATS

Fresno Flats Historical Museum is stretching its wings, much like bees emerging from a honey-filled hive. In fact, next Saturday, June 12, Fresno Flats offers a lecture and q & a session on exactly that—as part of its series on homesteading. Conducted by local beekeeper, Doug Mendonca, the event takes place from 10 am to 12 noon at Fresno Flats ...

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EVACUATION PREPARATION:  The Time Is NOW!

OAKHURST – It’s not possible to predict when you’ll need to evacuate, but circumstances increasingly dictate that at the least you and your family must be prepared to leave at a moment’s notice. Each year our region has suffered serious wildfires, resulting in loss of property with potential for injury or loss of life. Already this year we’ve seen fires ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING, OAKHURST . . . and Beyond – June 17-20, 2021

Thursday, June 17 Bass Lake LIVE featuring Motel Drive. 6:30 – 10 pm. The Pines Gazebo Deck, 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake. 800/350-7463.  Bass Lake Events. Friday, June 18 Live Music on the Lawn with Max Headroom 80’s Tribute Band at Martin Morgan Amphitheatre, 7 pm to 9 pm, Tesoro Viejo at Treasure Hills Drive & Redrock Drive, Madera.  559/822-3375. ...

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Canning Demonstration with Sage & Dawn at Fresno Flats Saturday, June 26

During the long, enforced “time-out” endured during 2020, some folks revived skills that occupied extra time. For others the extra time has enabled them to gain knowledge that will serve them in good stead in the future.Fresno Flats Historical Museum resumes its mission to keep local history alive by offering demonstrations and classes that meet the desires of many of ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Style, John Muir, and Redwood

Image of the Merced County Courthouse statues.

By Sal Maccarone Throughout history major civilizations have impressed the future with their own distinctive style. The best parts of one popular style will often influence another in some fashion. It is the Architectural Revival that makes use of important elements from a previous era. Italianate, a Renaissance revival style, draws from a wide range of architectural models. Borrowed from ...

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Miller’s Landing Goes to the Dogs

When the world turns upside down overnight, the creative come up with new ways to thrive. Miller’s Landing, a Bass Lake institution since 1982, is known for its ability to roll with the punches. Once again it met the challenge and exceeded it. For several years Miller’s has offered the My*Tri kids’ triathlon, and much of the same great team ...

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Recipe of the Week: Banh Mi Steak Sandwiches

Image of a banh mi steak sandwich.

A hearty flavor profile and perfectly prepared, high-quality meat can make a spring meal truly spectacular, especially when paired with fresh veggies in a protein-packed sandwich. Inspired by Vietnamese tradition, this Banh Mi recipe – which features tender a flat iron steak, pickled carrots, bright lettuce and crunchy cucumbers – is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next gathering. ...

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Pet of the Week: Gunther the Cat

Image of Gunther the Cat.

Hi there, Gunther here! Are you looking for a super sweet guy? I am a big, loving ball of fur! I just need a lap and somebody to love me. I am a youngish guy who is past the kitten stuff but has a lot of years to share with you. Call the EMCSPCA at 559-683-1266 to learn more about me. ...

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