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Lifesaving Equipment Now on Order, Thanks to Community’s Generosity

OAKHURST – At Sierra Ambulance’s office in Oakhurst on Thursday (Nov.21) four checks totaling $19,000 were presented by Cedar Valley, Ahwanhee, North Fork and Oakhurst Volunteer Fire Stations – bringing the total amount donated to $80,000, which Sierra Ambulance needed to raise in order to purchase an oxygen generator. Edward Guzman, general manager of Sierra Ambulance, said he’s been touched ...

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26th Annual Free Dentistry Day is Coming to Oakhurst

Free dental work! Four hours only!

OAKHURST — Doctors Rodney Peter, Dennis Jones, Robert Brosi, Ryan Franklin, as well as their hygienists, assistants, and front office staff, will be volunteering their time and services for free dental treatment. The treatment is offered to adults and children who do not have dental insurance or cannot afford to see a dentist. Adults and children will be seen for a ...

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The ‘Be A Santa To A Senior Program’ is Now Accepting Donations

Be A Santa To A Senior is back for a third year

OAKHURST — It’s that time of year again! For the last three years, the Be A Santa To A Senior Program and members of the community have been gathering items to deliver to seniors in living facilities. This year the Oakhurst CHP and Mariposa CHP have teamed up to deliver gifts to JCF Long Term Care Facility, Oakhurst Healthcare and ...

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Toys for Tots’ 2019 Toy Drive is Coming to Eastern Madera County

MADERA COUNTY — Here it is, another year for Eastern Madera County and Toys For Tots. Their 2019 campaign is in full swing with almost 100 donation boxes supported by local businesses, schools, and organizations, from Raymond to North Fork. Look for the Toys For Tots banners on display. Last year, mountain communities came together to provide toys for over ...

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Thanks to Coach Mike, PE at Oakhurst Elementary A Lot More Interesting

Third grade class at Oakhurst Elementary School

OAKHURST — Ever played Blob Tag, Cats in the Corner Tag, Four-Square, or raced through the American Ninja Warrior Junior course or the Eagle Agility Trail? Or maybe you’ve spent time hoola-hooping, jumping rope or racing on a scooter. Then there’s holiday favorites like Spiders and Flies, Witches Hat Tag or Poison Pumpkin Patch? From four-square to kick-ball tournament, the ...

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Senator Andreas Borgeas to Hold Mobile ‘Office Hours’ Thursday in Oakhurst

Senator Borgeas is coming to Oakhurst tomorrow

OAKHURST — Representatives from 8th Senate District State Senator Andreas Borgeas’ office will host district office hours Thursday, Nov. 14, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., in Oakhurst. Staff will be available to answer questions and provide assistance with a variety of services, issues and state agencies. The meeting will be held at the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, located at ...

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Lights Go Out Early for Popular Local Pet Groomer

OAKHURST — A popular local pet groomer has been forced to close up shop. Liz Hunter, who for nearly five years has operated “Liz is Grooming” inside the former Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply, came in to her shop last Monday (Nov. 4) to find that her electricity was out. “At first, I thought it was another PG&E power shut ...

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New Holiday Inn Express Poised to Open in Oakhurst

OAKHURST — The long wait is almost over. Nearly a decade in the planning and construction, the first of Oakhurst’s three new hotels appears poised to open — and local business leaders, county officials and mountain area residents couldn’t be more excited. “We’ve been waiting so long for these new hotels to come on online,” said one business owner this ...

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Pet of the Week: Tux the Cat

Tux the Cat

Hello everybody, I’m Tux. I am 11 years old. I never thought I would need a new home, but here I am. I have always lived a quiet life with no other cats or dogs. You might say I am set in my ways like other seniors I know! Although I have lived mostly indoors and prefer that now, I ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through November 4, 2019

Photo of sheriff's car

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office reports taken locally from Tuesday, October 29, to Monday, November 9, 2019. Oakhurst Possible Fraud On Tuesday, October 29, at 1:03 p.m., a cadet was dispatched to Liberty Drive in Oakhurst regarding a possible fraud. Recommend case to be closed due to a lack of leads. Coarsegold Theft ...

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