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Big Walls, Swift Waters: Epic Yosemite SAR Stories

YOSEMITE — From the literal cliffhanger to the real raging waters, the stories in Big Walls, Swift Waters will leave you hanging on the edge of your seat. Most of Yosemite National Park’s nearly five million annual visitors leave the park without a scratch. For a few, however, a vacation in this renowned land of cliffs and waterfalls takes a ...

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Books, Birthdays And Superheroes

OAKHURST — Branches Books & Gifts is celebrating their 4th birthday on Saturday, Jun. 3 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and the public is cordially invited to attend the free, fun, family-friendly event. Branches’ owner Anne Driscoll says people are encouraged to dress up as a favorite super hero and come meet Wonder Woman, Batman and Captain America, while learning tricks of ...

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Book Donations Wanted For Yosemite Branch Library

YOSEMITE — Calling on all book donations: the Yosemite Branch Public Library is accepting donations to its biggest Open House Ever on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22. Hours to bring donations in are: Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Library will also have a booth on the Mall on Earth Day. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Come ...

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Mono Indian Storytelling With Gaylen Lee

NORTH FORK — The public is invited to come, sit, and listen to Mono storytelling by local Elder and author Gaylen Lee. The gathering takes place on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Sierra Mono Museum, located at 33103 Road 228 in North Fork. Gaylen Lee is the author of Walking Where We Lived: Memoirs of a ...

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Eating Your Summer Reading

Written by Virginia Eaton —  Inside Class, The Body Pastiche we have a library and encourage people to borrow any book that strikes their fancy. It may sound strange to have a library in a health and fitness business but my job as a health coach and owner is to empower people to make the changes that will lead to ...

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Stories Of Nelder Grove Brought To Life

OAKHURST — Inspired by her beloved grandparents’ own dedication to a stunning stand of trees unlike any other in the world, area writer and educator Brenda Negley has created a comprehensive new book that gives readers a window into everything they need to know about Nelder Grove. Coming up soon is a chance to view the beautiful compilation, and meet the ...

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Branches Books & Gifts Plans A Move

OAKHURST — Great news for book lovers and anyone who knows the charm and versatility of Branches Books and Gifts. Soon, it’s getting bigger. Branches will be moving to a 1,500 square-foot storefront in the Vons Shopping Center on Thursday, Sept. 1, next to Big Kahuna Yogurt and North Shore clothing. Branches is currently located in the Junction Plaza Center ...

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Jennifer Moss Introduces “Friend Of The Family”

OAKHURST — Fans of local author Jennifer Moss won’t want to miss a celebration of her most recent book — the fourth in a series — at Branches Books on Friday, May 6 from 5 to 7 p.m. Friend of the Family is the latest in the author’s series of “mysteries with a metaphysical twist” featuring Detective Ryan Doherty and ...

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Racy Writer, 80, Debuts Romance Novel

COARSEGOLD – Local resident Sandra McCart has been writing since she was a teenager, and now, more than sixty years later, the newly-crowned octogenarian author has published her first novel. According to Sandra, who writes under the name Sandra Masters, it’s worth the wait. Her new book is called, “Once Upon A Duke,” and it’s the first of a series. ...

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Celebration For Library Summer Programs

By Monica McClanahan – OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Library invites the public to share in its celebration marking the seasonal end of three exciting library programs. The concluding Summer programs are Summer Reading for Children and Teens, Summer Art for Teens, and Summer Creative Writing for Teens. All of these Summer programs will culminate on Wednesday, July 29, with a ...

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