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Jarrod & Steve "Drag" Donations From Children's Museum Supporters

During this election year many people get the sense that politicians will do anything for money. Well, apparently our small community is no different than what is going on throughout the country. Wednesday evening 50 – 60 concerned citizens showed up to learn about exciting programs going on this summer at the Children’s Museum of the Sierra, and to support ...

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Cal Fire Warns Public About Illegal Fireworks

CAL FIRE is warning the public of the state’s zero tolerance regarding the use or sale of illegal fireworks. CAL FIRE is working closely with local law enforcement and firefighting agencies to seize illegal fireworks and prosecute those found in possession of them. Under California law, illegal fireworks include sky rockets, bottle rockets, roman candles, aerial shells, firecrackers and other ...

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Fire Near O'Neals

A grass fire that consumed some 9 acres near O’Neals has been contained, controlled and extinguished, according to Cal Fire. The fire, which started on Wednesday near the intersection of Hiway 41 and Road 200, did not threaten any structures, and no injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

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Fossil Discovery Center To Resurrect Mammoth Orange

Chowchilla, CA. – In the 1940’s and ’50’s, large fruit-shaped hamburger stands dotted the highways of California. The largest of them, the Mammoth Orange, was located in Chowchilla and was a welcome site for truckers and families needing something hot to eat and cold to drink. Those days will soon return if the Fossil Discovery Center has any say. The ...

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Graduation Rates In California Schools On The Rise

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Reports Climb in Graduation Rates for California Students SACRAMENTO—Graduation rates among California’s public school students are climbing and dropout rates are falling, with the biggest gains being made among English learners and the state’s largest minority groups, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today.

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Golden Chain Theatre Casts "Shame of Tombstone"

Oakhurst’s Golden Chain Theater is running full bore for the summer. While “Treacherous Trepidations at Phossilwaite’s Find” continues its run through July 29, the cast has been chosen and work has started on the next show, “The Shame of Tombstone.” The melodrama tells the tale of the “shame,” the masked singer woman who lures men to the saloon. She has ...

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Jazz Guitar Concert In Oakhurst

Twenty guitarists and ten bass players from across the United States will be performing in a jazz guitar concert on Thursday, June 28, from 7:00-9:30pm. The event will be held at the Queens Inn Wine & Beer Garden, located at 41193 Highway 41 in Oakhurst, Ca. Tickets are $10.00 each and can be purchased at the door. Beverages are available ...

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Celebrate America With The Oakhurst Community Band

The Mountain Christian Center will be hosting the “Celebrate America” concert on Sunday, July 1st, at 6:30pm. In celebration of the Fourth of July, the Oakhurst Community Band will perform a medley of patriotic music, Henry Mancini selections, Big Band tunes, and recognize our American veterans. This 45-piece band has become a mountain treasure. In addition to providing spectacular concerts, ...

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Visit The NF History Group At Jamboree

The mission of the North Fork History Group is “Gathering, Preserving and Sharing the History of a Community,” and as the Loggers Jamboree approaches, there is heightened interest in the history of the Central Sierra. The keepers of that history are the dedicated folks of the North Fork History Group. They are a collective weath of information about the area ...

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Jamboree Queen And Court Raise Funds For Youth Program

The Loggers Jamboree Queen and Court contest is designed as a fundraiser for the Summer Youth Program at the Recreation Center each summer. This provides the children of our community a fun and safe place to gather during those long hot summer days. It also provides free lunch and a lifeguard in the swimming area. Whichever contestant in their category ...

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