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Back To School!

Laces were tied, backpacks were zipped, lunches were packed and perhaps even some tears were shed as mountain area residents got kids ready to return to school today, Monday, Aug. 17. Many noted on social media that it was a cruel coincidence Starbucks in Oakhurst is closed this week for a remodel. Undaunted, the community united and carried on despite ...

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Pick Some Apples To Keep Bears Wild

YOSEMITE – Hey, everybody! You are invited to an apple picking party in Yosemite on Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. til 4 p.m. This is an annual event that was started as part of efforts to help reduce bear-human contact in the park, and to “Help Keep Yosemite’s Bears Wild.” According to volunteers who help coordinate this event, the ...

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Bagby Station And Todd Noval & The Benny Hillbilleez

MARIPOSA – Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings – brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council and its many fine sponsors – continues into its tenth weekend of thirteen, presenting, live in concert, Bagby Station on Friday, August 7, and Todd Novak & The Benny Hillbilleez on Saturday, August 8. Denise Ludington, leader and songwriter of Bagby Station, is a ...

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Free Golf Clinics For Juniors & Beginners

AHWAHNEE – Juniors and beginners can learn to golf for free at Sierra Meadows in the next month, as organizers plan to host a series golf clinics so locals and visitors can get a taste of what’s great about the sport. The two-hour workshops will be offered to the public at no charge by local golf pros Mike Best and Roger Lyon. The sessions ...

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One Week That Shapes A Lifetime

OAKHURST – Two local students just experienced life-changing weeks away from home, attending summer programs designed to elevate the country’s young leaders while allowing them first-person access to the ideals and practices that shape the American goverment. Quentin Lawrence and Meagan Montalto, Yosemite High School class of 2016, shared their recent experiences with American Legion Boys State and American Legion ...

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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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Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrate Summer

By Leticia Juarez Sisson – OAKHURST – Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Valley (BBBS) celebrated last week at the Summer Splash at Yosemite High School for those who participated in this year’s program. The Big Brothers Big Sisters program in the Oakhurst area started in February and continues to unite their bigs and littles with a little summer ...

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