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Give Children The Gift Of A Second Language

OAKHURST – Area children are being offered the opportunity to learn a new language at The Children’s Museum of the Sierra. The museum began providing a Spanish immersion program on Sept. 11, with two classes each week, offering homeschool students a valuable addition to their education and their lives.

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Project To Save The Met Needs You

OAKHURST – The Met Cinema now has new owners and a new and innovative business plan. Residents have been anxiously awaiting news, since it was announced that something was in the works to save the local theater. Now the community is being asked to step up and be the driving force to make the plan succeed.

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Black Friday For Green Thumbs

OAKHURST – The weather is perfect, business is brisk and there’s a new breed of pansy in town at Western Sierra Nursery. According to local experts, this is an opportune time of year for savvy gardeners, scores of whom were out Friday to see “what’s growing on.” “You can plant just about anything this time of year,” says Diane Wilkins, ...

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Mission To Save The Met Cinema

OAKHURST – When the Met Cinema closed its doors on Nov. 1, the community began asking “what can we do to help.” Now three young men, Matt Sconce, Keith Walker and James Nelson, are teaming up to do something to save the local theater. “We have a plan, but we’re not going public with it as yet,” Nelson told us ...

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New Postmaster Takes Oath In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Postmasters and postal employees from all over the area turned out to celebrate the swearing in of Holly Baker as the new Postmaster at the Oakhurst Post Office on Friday, Nov 16. Baker was appointed Postmaster on Oct. 6, but this was her day for officially taking the oath of office.

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A Hallmark Ornaments Lover's Dream

Oakhurst, CA. – The local Hallmark store and ornament collectors donated over $600 worth of the popular decorations to the Children’s Museum of the Sierra for the annual Christmas Tree Auction. The donations came from Dave and Linda Dorsey, owners of Dorsey’s Hallmark in Oakhurst, as well as members of the H.O.L.I.D.A.Y.S. (How Ornament Lovers In Denial All Year Survive) ...

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Strike At Raley's Ends As Agreement Is Reached

OAKHURST – Striking workers at Raley’s have put down their picket signs and returned to work as a tentative agreement is reached in the 9-day long strike, the first in Raley’s 77-year history. The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) have been on strike against Raley’s/Nob Hill Stores since contract negotiations broke down on Nov. 4, and more than 7,000 ...

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New Mountain Lodge Hosts Open 'Haus'

Newly Opened Evergreen Haus: Comfy Mountain Lodging And Affordable Rates OAKHURST – If fabled heroine Goldilocks had found herself at Evergreen Haus before she met the three bears, the fairy tale would have ended right there. According to owner Edward Rainwater, Goldilocks would have pronounced Evergreen Haus “just right.”

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Manna House Gives It All Away

OAKHURST – Push through the double glass doors at Manna House and you’ll instantly feel welcome. Sunlight streams into a large, clean room as volunteers bustle about filling boxes with pantry staples destined for anyone who needs them. A spacious kitchen area has cupboards of basic foods, like beans, soup, sugar, rice and peanut butter, along with several cases of ...

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Local Matters – The Produce Place

OAKHURST – Since Kandie Stier opened The Produce Place in 2010, she has created a bright and inviting spot for people to stop in for a nice interlude during their day, check their e-mail using her free wifi, and enjoy delicious soups, sandwiches and fresh produce.

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