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What Would You Be Willing To Do?

OAKHURST – When Jay and Lori Prentice moved their family from Los Angeles to Oakhurst seven years ago, they probably imagined that homelessness was just a problem in the big city they had left behind. Something they could never have imagined was that a chance encounter on a mission to share a Thanksgiving dinner would lead them to open their ...

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Red Cross Celebrates Real Heroes

CALIFORNIA – Each year the American Red Cross honors “Real Heroes” at Red Cross chapters across the country. The benevolent acts of these heroes embody the true spirit of the mission of the Red Cross: prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies. In your darkest hour, a stranger comes to your rescue; the quick steps of a ...

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What Will You Do When The Power Goes Out?

Submitted by Dave Wolin It may not seem like it, but we live in a dangerous area. At any moment, the Long Valley Caldera and Mammoth Mountain could explode, decimating Central California. We’re only 100 miles from the San Andreas fault; a major earthquake could destroy most of Madera County. A fire like the Harlow Fire of 1961 could wipe ...

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Jean Butterfield Celebrates Her First CD

Acoustic Americana Folk-Grass: Butterfield holds two CD release parties this weekend OAKHURST – Multi-talented singer, songwriter and local musician Jean Butterfield has scheduled two events to mark the release of her first CD, Brothers In Time. Butterfield is a frequent and favorite performer in the mountain area, and has just been nominated as the 2013 Female Vocalist for the Northern ...

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Community Christmas Tree Arrives At The Talking Bear

OAKHURST – The season is officially underway in Oakhurst, as the Community Christmas tree arrives at the corner of Highway 41 and Road 426. The 60-foot white fir was harvested under a permit from the Sierra National Forest, and was donated by Sierra Tel, who transported it to its traditional site near the Talking Bear.

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Sheriff's New Service Offers Dignity To Seniors

MADERA COUNTY — With so many elderly people living alone these days, being able to check on their safety and welfare has become a concern for friends and relatives, and for the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. To address this growing concern, Sheriff John Anderson has launched a new program called “Elder Orphans.”

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How To Spay/Neuter Feral Cats In The Mountain Area

First – a feral cat is one that CANNOT be handled. If you can touch, pet or cuddle the cat, they are not feral. The SPCA has funds for spaying or neutering feral cats. This is to help reduce the population of feral cats in neighborhoods & create a healthier cat colony. If you have feral cats (we have 10 ...

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New Business Owner Is Living His Dream

OAKHURST – All Weather Roofing & Building Supply Co. has a new owner, and he is having fun in his new venture! Barry Shrewsbury invites everyone to stop in on Saturday, Sept. 15, to take the tour. Since Shrewsbury took over the business on July 20, lots of things are new. The most interesting to many is the fact that ...

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Chores

Yesterday began with a morning job, meant to be finished before it got too hot outside. It ended up with a realization. Chores do that, sometimes. Our first spring in the foothills, we got chicks and I became sort of a self-styled chicken whisperer. Every spring since, until this year, I’ve had baby chicks in my office well past their ...

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Flooring And Paint Store Moves West

When driving up Highway 41 from the center of Oakhurst, you might notice something is missing at the address that reads 40409. After 18 years in the same location, American Floors & Interiors—Kelly Moore Paints has moved. They are now located in Suite A of the Enterprise Center at 40088 Highway 49 in Oakhurst. The new space has allowed them ...

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