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Oakmont Loves Its Dogs

The little community where we live is not a retirement village; it’s an “over 55 community for active adults.” The folks here also love their dogs and are all to be found walking them at all hours. So a dog fun day was a natural, and I was asked to photograph it for the newspaper and web site. And no, ...

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Diabetes Alert Dogs DADs Save Lives

Photographs by Virginia Lazar OAKHURST – Six kids and a bunch of dogs: one might think that’s a recipe for a happy sort of chaos, and it is. For the Becker family, it’s also the business plan for the entrepreneurial adventure of a lifetime, or even generations. Jeremy and Alicia Becker, together with their half-dozen children who range in age ...

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Mountain Heritage Days Is Two Weekends At Fresno Flats

OAKHURST — Mountain Heritage Days returns to Fresno Flats the weekends of September 13 – 15 and 20 – 21 with an expanded calendar of events over two weekends. With the promise of great entertainment and delicious food, you may enjoy the easy pace of life 100 years ago as you “Step Back in Time.”

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No Bad Dogs, Just Untrained

OAKHURST – It’s soft, cute and cuddly. It smells amazing. You got it from a box in front of a supermarket, or at a shelter, a pet shop or breeder. It’s a little puppy, sweet as an infant and you are thrilled beyond belief. That is, until you realize your new puppy, the one with the razor sharp teeth, has ...

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Rattlesnake Avoidance Training For Your Dog

Still teaching your dog to avoid rattlesnakes the old fashioned way? Kellen Rescue is offering a workshop to be held at Oakhurst Cause for Paws that could save your pet’s life. It’s that time of year again when rattlesnakes are out and about and very active, which may cause your dog to become very curious, and that curiosity could prove ...

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MOTG Presents Dreifus & Budries and Tarantula & the Turtle Doves

Image of Tarantula and the Turtle Doves.

MARIPOSA — This weekend, Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green features Dreifus & Budries on Friday,  August 12, and Tarantula and the Turtle Doves on Saturday, August 13. Dreifus & Budries will take the stage at the Arts Park for Music on the Green on Friday, August 12. Comprised of Gail Dreifus (see video below) on guitar and ...

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Hiking To Conness Lakes With Fannie

White puffy clouds danced across the blue sky, casting their reflections in turquoise glacial-fed lakes. And those wildflowers were putting on a show along the trail that miners of yesterday utilized as they searched for their lucky strike! Where: Harvey Monroe Hall Research Natural Area, Hoover Wilderness, Inyo National ForestDistance: 10.05 Miles (shorter by about 2.6 miles if the water ...

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Recent Fresno State Grad Inspires Youth to Reach for the Sky

Image of Darina Khisiamova giving swim lessons.

FRESNO STATE — Through a megaphone on the pool deck of the Fresno State Aquatics Center, head swim and dive coach Jeanne Fleck encourages young backstrokers to “reach for the sky.” “Reach, reach, reach,” she said. “Try to be as tall as you can be.” It’s good advice, said Darina Khisiamova, a former Fresno State swimmer and one of several ...

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MOTG Presents Candice Lamb and Ted Nunes & Richfield

Image of Ted Nunes.

MARIPOSA — This weekend Mariposa County Arts Council’s Music on the Green features Candice Lamb on Friday, August 5, and Ted Nunes & Richfield on Saturday, August 6. Singer/songwriter Candice Lamb will make her Music on the Green debut on Friday, August 5th. Candice is from Merced, CA. Candice has been performing in the Central Valley and beyond for the ...

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Hiking 20 Lakes Loop With Fannie

Can you picture a wildflower-lined trail leading you by small reflective tarns, beautiful lakes and wildly colorful mountains? That was my adventure with Fannie the Corgi, along with some snow-playing, fishing, rain and rumblings of thunder. Where: Inyo National Forest, Hoover WildernessDistance: 10.3 MilesDifficulty: ModerateElevation Range: 10,090′ – 10,359′Elevation Gain: 1,100′Date: July 18, 2022CALTOPO: Hiking 20 Lakes Loop with FannieDog ...

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