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Free Garden Workshop This Sunday: Get Ready For Veggies

OAKHURST – With near-future weather forecasts showing a series of sunny days and very little chance of rain, spring could be coming to the mountains sooner than planned. Fortunately, there’s still time to plan and plant a productive plot. With that idea in mind, the garden gurus behind the Oakhurst Garden Club at True Value invite the public to a ...

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Rally To Support 2nd Amendment Rights Draws A Crowd

OAKHURST – Tea Party members, veterans and mountain area citizens gathered at the corner of Highways 41 & 49 on Saturday, Feb. 23, as part of the national Day of Resistance, protesting any potential threats against Americans’ 2nd Amendment rights. Local Tea Party chairman John Pero said he was pleased with the turnout, with nearly 60 people joining in the ...

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Sheriff Anderson To Speak On Law Enforcement Challenges

OAKHURST – The Executive Committee of the Democratic Club of Oakhurst is pleased to announce that Madera County Sheriff John Anderson will be the guest speaker at their monthly meeting on Saturday, Mar. 2, at Sweetwater Steakhouse. Sheriff Anderson will discuss “Law Enforcement Challenges in Eastern Madera County” and allow plenty of time for questions and answers following his prepared ...

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Give Blood At SierraTel On Thursday

OAKHURST, CA – The management and staff of Sierra Telephone in Oakhurst invite you, your family and friends to join them in helping save lives by participating in a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 21. A bloodmobile will be on site between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., and the community is invited. “At this time of year, ...

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4-Course German Fest Served Up By Oakhurst Chamber

OAKHURST – Reports out of Europe last fall say that traditional German garb like lederhosen for men and dirndl dresses for women are making a fast fashion comeback. That’s good news for the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, who recently announced they’re planning the first annual celebration of German Fest for Saturday, Mar. 2 at 6 p.m., at the Oakhurst ...

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The Bigger The Waterfall, The Better The Firefall

YOSEMITE – People were gathered around this time last year, waiting, talking and laughing – then the crowd began to settle down. We were amateurs among professionals, but no one seemed to mind, as a hush fell on the crowd looking out at Horsetail Fall. Colors began to change on the cliffs, as light played with water, and in the ...

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'Helping One Woman' Honors Fay McHatton

OAKHURST – Women in the mountain area will meet once again to treat and honor one of their own, as the local chapter of Helping One Woman (HOW) gathers at Sweetwater Steakhouse, Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. HOW’s mission is to “help a woman in her time of need and loss,” by reaching out to support women in the ...

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Birding at Eastman Lake Through April

MADERA COUNTY – Birding enthusiasts or nature lovers in general are invited to head over to Eastman Lake on the second Saturday of each month through April for a chance to spot numerous species of birds. Eastman Lake, located in the foothills of Madera County almost equidistant between the city of Madera and the town of Coarsegold, is home to ...

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Workshop Focuses On The Details Of Nonprofit Management

OAKHURST – Anyone involved in a nonprofit organization will want to take advantage of this opportunity on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 1 to 5 p.m. This seminar will explore the duties and responsibilities of boards of directors of nonprofit corporations and members of government committees will. It will cover parliamentary procedures, ethics, liability issues, officers’ roles, open meeting laws and ...

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