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Inside Minarets’ Beauty And The Beast

By Maisy Fronteras and Lauren Childers —  O’NEALS — On Dec. 1 -2, the Minarets High School Drama Club enchanted audience goers with their production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the Yosemite Lakes Community Church. This play was directed by Mrs. West with choreography by Miss Urrutia and, of course, the talented cast. The cast included Jackson Crosby, Emma ...

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A Dog Named Kitty: ACT Pet Of The Week

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO has a name you won’t soon forget. “Hi! My name is Kitty and my foster mama says I am a very social one-to-two year old Chihuahua. She also says I am very pretty. I think I am, too — I mean, when do you see a ...

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Minarets Student Rounds Up the Recyclables

O’NEALS — Like the idea of water bottle refill stations at Minarets High School? Recycle, and you can help make that happen! Minarets senior Beth Morgan’s Senior Legacy Experience (SLE) is a fundraising project resulting in the planned installation of  two motion-activated, filtered, refrigerated water bottle refill stations for campus. Beth has been collecting recyclables from around campus for the ...

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Tracking Santa Claus — Christmas Countdown!

MOUNTAIN AREA — Do your kids want to keep an eye on the big guy in the red suit this holiday season? Here’s how: The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 62nd Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey!  The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, launched Dec. 1, features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, games, activities, ...

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Local CHP Gives Seniors An Early Christmas

OAKHURST– Cheer was in the air as the Oakhurst Area CHP joined with community volunteers to deliver gifts to 66 seniors at the Oakhurst Healthcare & Wellness Centre and 11 seniors at the Oakhurst Board & Care for the Elderly on Monday afternoon. Volunteers including parents and children, and a handful of CHP officers arrived in festive Elf and Santa ...

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Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Award Thousands For Kids

OAKHURST — The room was full and so were the hearts, as teachers and school representatives gathered by request to celebrate one of the year’s highlights in giving: Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Mini-Grants for education. Local Kiwanis and others convened on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at El Cid Mexican Restaurant to give and receive money in support of projects and products that ...

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Stand-Off Closes Highway 41 North Of Oakhurst

OAKHURST — Highway 41 in the vicinity of Road 630/Sugar Pine is currently closed due to law enforcement activity. Just after 8 p.m. tonight, CHP was in pursuit of a vehicle that was speeding and swerving erratically when the driver refused to yield. The driver crashed off the west side of the road at approximately 8:20 p.m. near Road 630/Sugar ...

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Oakhurst Elks Lodge Hosts New Years Eve Party

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Elks Lodge invites one and all to a New Year’s Eve Party on Sunday, Dec. 31 There will be no-host cocktails and hors d’oeuvres  beginning at 6 p.m., with a dinner of prime rib, garlic mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad and dessert served at 7 p.m. Dance to the music of Henry Espine at 8 p.m., and ...

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Slim’s Koffee Shak Is Closing Both Locations

OAKHURST — After nearly seven years in business, Slim’s Koffee Shak in North Fork is closing its doors at the end of business today. The Oakhurst location will also be closing today after a 2-1/2 year run in the Silver Creek Center. The shop in Mariposa closed about two months ago when the building was sold and the new owners ...

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