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PG&E, National Weather Service Monitoring Storm Conditions for Sierra

Ponderosa trees covered in snow

OAKHURST – Winter weather is making its way toward California and Eastern Madera County. Mountain community residents are urged to prepare for possible power outages and travel delays. In a press release dated November 17th, PG&E announced they are “monitoring a mid-week potentially strong offshore wind event” that “could prompt a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) for customers in Sierra ...

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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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Calvin Crest Conferences Hosts Fall Crest Fest

The only way to pick an apple: from 15 feet up in the air

OAKHURST — Calvin Crest Conferences invites people of all ages to this free, family-friendly event on Nov. 9. The day will kick off at 10:30 a.m. with a 5k trail run through the beautiful grounds that lie in the heart of the Sierra National Forest. From 1:30 to 8 p.m., people can enjoy live music by Yosemite Jazz Band and ...

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Soroptimist Chili Cook-Off Coming to Oakhurst This Saturday

All you can eat chili cookoff! We love it!

OAKHURST — Soroptimist International of The Sierras will hold their 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off Fall fundraiser event Saturday, Nov. 9, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center. Proceeds benefit community projects and scholarships to local women and girls. Join them for a night of good food, live music by The Whiskey Creek Band, beer and wine from ...

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Tractor Supply Poised to Begin Construction of New Oakhurst Store

OAKHURST — Construction appears poised to begin on the mountain area’s first Tractor Supply Co. store, the popular farm and ranch retailer that announced six months ago it was coming to Oakhurst. While some unexpected delays in closing the deal have had project developers tight-lipped recently, SNO has learned that plans for the new location remain in place — with ...

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