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Christmas Tree Auction Is Dazzling Event

OAKHURST – This year’s premiere holiday event, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst and other local charities, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 7, in Pines Resort Lake View Room. The Club’s Christmas Tree Auction has become a holiday tradition for the Mountain Area. Abundant silent auction items are offered in addition to raffles, a door prize and ...

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Annual Christmas Boutique Is Locally Handcrafted

Submitted by Linda Aube OAKHURST – Christ Church Women are delighted to announce their 13th Annual Christmas Boutique is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at ECCO, the Evergreen Conference Center, Oakhurst. In addition to exquisitely handcrafted wooden items such as Nativity sets, tea boxes, wine and recipe boxes, some hand painted by a local ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra's Independence Day Spectacular

MARIPOSA – Though Tchaikovsky’s monumental “1812 Overture” has been performed by the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra in the past, there will be one big difference this year at the orchestra’s “Independence Day Spectacular!” Concert – the recorded sound of actual cannons. The concert will be held Saturday, July 5, at 7 p.m. at the Amphitheatre at Mariposa County Park, with the ...

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A Very Foothill Fathers Day

We asked readers to pay tribute to the dads in their lives, and in the days since, have received a treasure trove of photographs in return. The pictures poured in online, and we saw dads wading, swimming, fishing, hiking, biking, playing and sleeping. One after another came young dads, old dads, some with tattoos, many with beards, and a couple ...

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Remembering Memorial Day

OAKHURST – From the Little Church at Oakhill Cemetery, to other churches, parks, parades, homes and cemeteries across the country, many will honor fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26. Some will place flowers on the graves of veterans, while others may spend the day off serving warm-weather treats. Any way you prepare the potato salad, it’s a day ...

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Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over

SACRAMENTO – As Californians ready for their holiday travels, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) plans to make sure yours aren’t ruined by a drunk driver. CHP is set to begin its annual Christmas Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP). The two-day holiday enforcement effort is designed to help ensure the safety of the motoring public during a time when celebrations are in ...

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Notes From The Field: Christmas Bird Count

Submitted by Oakhurst artist Monique Wales YOSEMITE – Binoculars, field guides and cameras in hand, Virginia Lazar and I stepped into the Citizen Science arena via Yosemite’s Christmas Bird Count. New to the birding world, and filled with enthusiasm, we joined the 114th Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC) taking place all over the Americas from Dec. 14 to Jan. ...

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Oakhurst Outpouring: Free Community Christmas Feast

OAKHURST – This is the fifth year of the Oakhurst Outpouring, a free community Christmas feast open to everyone. The dinner celebration is planned for Monday, Dec. 23 from 3 – 7 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center, and all are invited to attend or participate by providing food, decorations or both. Coordinating the grand event this year is Rebecca ...

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Santa Visits Sierra Tel

OAKHURST – Families take note: Santa Claus will be at the Sierra Tel Business Office on Tuesday, Dec. 17, from noon to 4 p.m. Organizers at Sierra Tel invite parents to bring a camera and take pictures while kids talk to Santa about what’s on their Christmas list.

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