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ELK Adventure Comes To Madera County

Submitted by Julie Fullmer, Director of Sales & Operations, Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau MADERA COUNTY – Coming to Madera County, the E.L.K. (Everybody Loves Kids) Charity Challenge is truly a one-of-a-kind event that brings charity, motorsports, and history to life in an interactive entertainment series adventure; pitting philanthropic vehicle enthusiasts against one another in a seven-day journey. Their goal, to ...

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To Catch A Thief: The Mariposa Gold Rush Robbery of 2012

MARIPOSA – The shocking robbery was over within minutes, and when it was done, more than a million dollars worth of historic gold and minerals had been stolen, destroying a collection dating back to the California Gold Rush. What had been taken could never be replaced, and in its absence there was only one thing left to do: catch the ...

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Library Authors Day A Literal Success

OAKHURST – The Community Room was packed with people and papers, as scribes and others brought their books and expertise to the Author’s Day event at the Oakhurst Library on Saturday, Sept. 27. Friends of the Branch Library (FOBL) helped prepare the room and Librarian Dale Rushing greeted people as they arrived.

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Major Video Games Developed In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Did you know that Oakhurst was once home to one of the world’s largest video game developers? If you remember Sierra Entertainment or perhaps worked there or know someone who did, there’s a writer who would like to talk to you. Laine Nooney, a media studies researcher and cultural historian of technology, will be visiting Oakhurst from Sept. ...

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Mariposa Grove to Biledo Meadows Hike

White, orange, yellow, blue, and purple flowers showed off for us on this hike. Some were striped and some had dots. We also saw bugs and butterflies flitting around the flowers. We even saw young bucks still in velvet and we almost got hit by a mob of turkeys while flying home. What a nice hike that was close by ...

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Sometimes You Get Mermaids

Last Saturday, we set out in search of adventure, well aware of the weather conditions. The night before, Mother Nature had dumped a load on the Mother Lode, and just about every foot of hill between us and our destination was loosely draped in snow. Most people had the good sense to stay in and admire the view – an ...

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