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Luau In The Foothills Features Polynesian Pros

OAKHURST – The cafeteria at Oak Creek Intermediate School (OCI) will be transformed into a tropical paradise on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 6 – 9 p.m., complete with delicious teriyaki dinner and entertainment by professional Polynesian dancers. The first-ever OCI Luau in the Foothills is a community event and fundraiser, designed to bring a fun multicultural extravaganza to area families ...

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Sierra Mountain Little League Registration

OAKHURST — Time to play ball! Registration for Sierra Mountain Little League (SMLL) baseball continues this week outside Big 5 Sporting Goods in Oakhurst; times vary. On Tuesday Jan. 14, and Thursday Jan. 16, registration will be 4 – 5:30 p.m., and on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 9 – 11 a.m.

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Timberline Gallery Hosts Yosemite Grant Event

OAKHURST – Gallery Row and the Galleries are hosting a series of special events all throughout the year in celebration of the The Yosemite Grant of 1864. beginning this Saturday. The series begins this Saturday, Jan. 11, at 2 p.m. as De Karlen presents an informative talk about The Yosemite Grant at the Timberline Gallery and Gallery Yosemite in Oakhurst. ...

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Local Dancers Shine In 'The Nutcracker'

OAKHURST – After four months of hard work and weekend rehearsals, three local students took the stage last month in the Valley Preforming Arts Council’s (VPAC) presentation of the holiday classic The Nutcracker. Elseana Skowronski, Rebecca Casey and Tara Neil are mountain area dancers, and each bested a host of competitors to earn a spot in the production, featuring Sacramento ...

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New Hotel Coming To Oakhurst?

OAKHURST – What is going on along Highway 41 across from Todd’s Barbeque Cookhouse? Rumors are flying, so we contacted the Madera County Planning Department to learn more. According to documents at the Planning Department, Amrut Construction and Development of Pleasanton, Ca, has applied for permits to build a 180-room Holiday Inn Express.

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New Year For Western Sierra Nursery

OAKHURST – Owners of Western Sierra Nursery Robyn and Mark Holland performed an unexpected task on Monday, Jan. 7. They removed the FOR SALE sign that’s been hanging outside for months and now plan to continue in business for the foreseeable future. The nursery had been up for sale, and wasn’t moving in this market. Instead of packing up, the ...

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Vintage Chic Closes, Reincarnates Online

OAKHURST – The local “Eiffel Tower” at the southern entrance of town will soon be gone. After six years in business, Vintage Chic Boutique is closing the retail location and transforming into an internet business with a slight name change – the new shop online will be known as Vintage Chic Bohemia. Owner Trudy Truesdell Shields will remain at the ...

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EMT Training Now Available In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Anyone wishing to earn their qualifications as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is encouraged to attend training, now underway at Glacier High School/Mountain Home School in Oakhurst. It’s not too late to register. “This is a great opportunity for anyone just starting out, or wanting to make a career change,” says Gina Hartley, local EMT who teaches the ...

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HOW Oakhurst Girls' Night Out At Todd's

OAKHURST – The giving group “Helping One Woman” (HOW) returns to Todd’s Cookhouse Bar-B-Que this month, where the inaugural event took place nearly two years ago. All women are invited to meet and eat at Todd’s as part of HOW on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 6 p.m., dining from a fixed price buffet. No recipient is designated for January, and ...

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Penguins Come To Oakhurst In January

OAKHURST – Three years ago Kristen Boysen, now the Sierra Foothill Conservancy’s conservation project manager in Mariposa, was in a far different place from the Sierra foothills. She was studying penguins in Antarctica. A 2010 graduate of Pomona College in Southern California, where as a senior she did field research on murrelets on offshore islands, Boysen traveled in October 2010 ...

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