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YARTS Lifts Capacity Restrictions

MERCED – The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) Board of Directors has lifted restrictions on the capacity of its buses traveling to and from Yosemite National Park. The action occurred at a special meeting of the Board on June 14, 2021, and went into effect on June 15, 2021, when the State of California lifted all social distancing requirements. ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING, OAKHURST . . . and Beyond – June 17-20, 2021

Thursday, June 17 Bass Lake LIVE featuring Motel Drive. 6:30 – 10 pm. The Pines Gazebo Deck, 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake. 800/350-7463.  Bass Lake Events. Friday, June 18 Live Music on the Lawn with Max Headroom 80’s Tribute Band at Martin Morgan Amphitheatre, 7 pm to 9 pm, Tesoro Viejo at Treasure Hills Drive & Redrock Drive, Madera.  559/822-3375. ...

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Canning Demonstration with Sage & Dawn at Fresno Flats Saturday, June 26

During the long, enforced “time-out” endured during 2020, some folks revived skills that occupied extra time. For others the extra time has enabled them to gain knowledge that will serve them in good stead in the future.Fresno Flats Historical Museum resumes its mission to keep local history alive by offering demonstrations and classes that meet the desires of many of ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Style, John Muir, and Redwood

Image of the Merced County Courthouse statues.

By Sal Maccarone Throughout history major civilizations have impressed the future with their own distinctive style. The best parts of one popular style will often influence another in some fashion. It is the Architectural Revival that makes use of important elements from a previous era. Italianate, a Renaissance revival style, draws from a wide range of architectural models. Borrowed from ...

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BEEKEEPING & HONEY-MAKING LECTURE AT FRESNO FLATS

Fresno Flats Historical Museum is stretching its wings, much like bees emerging from a honey-filled hive. In fact, next Saturday, June 12, Fresno Flats offers a lecture and q & a session on exactly that—as part of its series on homesteading. Conducted by local beekeeper, Doug Mendonca, the event takes place from 10 am to 12 noon at Fresno Flats ...

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History Mystery #99: Mystery Site at the Mono National Forest

History Mystery image.

The Mono Museum in North Fork would like more information about the site in this photograph.  It is at the edge of the Mono National Forest in Mono County.  What is significant about this place?  Any information will be appreciated. Have you visited the refurbished Mono Museum in North Fork?  It is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday from 10 ...

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Fresno Art Museum to Reopen Soon

Image of the front of the Fresno Art Museum.

This new exhibition banner is on their building! FAM is hoping to reopen for members only by the middle or later part of June 2021. You will be updated here, on their website, and in social media as soon as they have a firm date!

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Free Day-Use Passes For Lakes McClure and McSwain

Free day-use passes for Lakes McClure and McSwain now available at Mariposa County Library MARIPOSA – Library cards in Mariposa County will now let you check out a lot more than books. Under a new program, card-holders can now check out Lakes McClure and McSwain for fishing, biking, boating, picnicking and more. Beginning in June single day-use passes for Lakes ...

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