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A Life Well-Lived, Gone Too Soon

At the age of 20, Eben Hammond achieved more than many adults reaching into their 70s, 80s, and 90s. But on the night of July 7, 2021, a hit-and-run driver cut that life short and destroyed at least two futures: Eben’s and their own. That driver couldn’t have known if the person hit was alive, critically injured or dead. That ...

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Celebration of Life for Diane Lynne van Deursen

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Diane Lynne van Deursen died on July 10, 2021, in Fresno, California. She was 74 years old. Diane was born on November 1, 1946, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and graduated from Washburn High School, Minneapolis. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Minnesota and a Master in Business Administration (Management) from National University ...

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Calling All Local Home Gardeners and Small Farmers!

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OAKHURST — You are invited to participate with Plant a Row and donate extra produce from your garden to be distributed to local residents in need of fresh, nutritious produce. Fresh produce donations will be accepted at Heritage House (5200 State Hwy 49N) on Mondays only from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at Manna House (5127 Charles St) Monday ...

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Celebration of Life for Margaret “Peggy” Guyett

Margaret “Peggy” Melville Guyett passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 5th, 2021. On April 5th, 1935, Peggy was born to Arthur and Nellie Melville, both immigrants from Scotland and their daughter, Anne. Peggy often told stories of her childhood, spending time at Fort Washington Golf Club where her father was a Pro, going on vacation ...

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The Week’s Events July 26 – August 1

A bit of a change this week:  Scroll down for a list of recurring events as well as select events in Yosemite National Park. There’s lots to do in our mountain area. Get out there! THIS WEEK’S EVENTS THURSDAY, JULY 29 Make & Take Wine Cork Birdhouse at Yosemite Wine Tails 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Admission: $20. Advance Reservations Required ...

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Update: Convicted Arsonist Kenneth Allan Jackson Scheduled for Release Next Tuesday from Prison

Tuesday afternoon we received confirmation that Kenneth Allen Jackson’s release has been pushed back to January 15 of 2022. This happened because of the quick response of the YLP community to our request for signatures and victim services requests. Although no reason has been given for this change it seems likely that the support of Senator Anna Caballero who assisted ...

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The Week’s Events Oakhurst & Beyond – July 20 through July 29, 2021

TUESDAY, JULY 20 Coarsegold Stampede Barrel Racing at Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds. 7:30 pm racing starts. 44777 Rodeo Grounds Lane, Coarsegold. 559/281-5619. https://www.cgrodeogrounds.com/events THURSDAY, JULY 22 Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Sierra Telephone’s Grand Reopening. 12 noon. 49150 Road 426, Oakhurst. Axis Music Series Event Featuring Natural Bridge. Axis Coffee Bar + Eatery. 6 pm to 8 ...

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Yosemite Bank & Founders Bank Rebrand as Premier Valley Bank

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A Message from Premier Valley Bank For several years, our banking teams have operated under three brand names across Central California: Yosemite Bank, Founders Community Bank and Premier Valley Bank. Effective immediately, all banking centers will begin operating under the Premier Valley Bank name. This affects our banking centers in San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, Oakhurst, Mariposa and Groveland. The ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING, OAKHURST? . . . and Beyond, Weekend of July 14-19, 2021

WEDNESDAY Art Exhibit at Yosemite Gateway Art Center, through August 15. 11 am to 5 pm. Gallery Row, 40982 Highway 41, Oakhurst. 559/683-5551. Facebook.com/ygacarts THURSDAY Bass Lake LIVE Featuring Classic All Stars at The Pines Resort Gazebo Deck, 6:30 pm to 10 pm. 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake. 800/350-7463.  Basslake.com FRIDAY Axis Music Series Featuring Jason Cade. Axis Coffee Bar ...

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