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Work Begins On The Mountain House

OAKHURST – Anyone driving by the Mountain House Restaurant in recent days may have noticed the activity in and around the property. “The demo work is underway,” says North Fork resident and project coordinator Vince Smith. “This is a major rebuild, and the Mountain House is on its way back.” When the restaurant closed in late 2009, the area lost ...

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Two Area B&Bs Earn Customer Service Recognition

OAKHURST – A Haven of Rest Bed and Breakfast in Oakhurst and Yosemite’s Sierra Mountain Lodge in Ahwahnee received word from Trip Advisor recently that they had earned the Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.

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Yosemite Tour Company Earns Award

OAKHURST – Discover Yosemite, a tour company specializing in guided excursions to Yosemite and surrounding attractions, was honored with the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. “I got the email from Trip Advisor this morning ...

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Sierra Video Closes After 26 Years

NORTH FORK – After more than 26 years in business on North Fork’s main street, Sierra Video will be closing its doors at the end of the month. What has been a mainstay in the community for decades will be sorely missed, not only because folks won’t be able to pick up a movie on their way up the mountain, ...

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Round Table Pizza Recognized For Community Work

Local Business Receives Crystal Tower Award for Exemplary School Partnerships OAKHURST – Round Table Pizza was recognized for their partnerships with Madera County schools in front of more than 150 business and community leaders at the 10th annual Business and Education Shareholders’ Luncheon on May 8, hosted by the Madera County Compact. Accepting the award for Round Table Pizza were ...

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Coach Calls Sierra Lanes Closure "Tragic"

OAKHURST – The sounds of kids laughing and pins falling and parents cheering was bittersweet at Sierra Lanes on Wednesday, as the upcoming closure of the bowling alley loomed over everyone’s heads. The news that the building has been sold to make way for a Grocery Outlet has hit hard in this tight-knit group. On June 7, after the Sober ...

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Local Matters – Spring Is In Full Bloom

OAKHURST – It’s springtime at Western Sierra Nursery, and if you’re just itching to get busy digging in the dirt, here’s a great place to get some inspiration. Mark, Robyn and the crew are about as busy as they can be, not only with the beautiful bounty of plants, trees and shrubs, but the huge array of garden art and ...

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New Menu Includes Sushi At The Jade Gazebo

OAKHURST – The Jade Gazebo in Oakhurst has recently undergone numerous changes, including a refreshed dining room and revamped menu. Peter Young recently took over the operation of the restaurant and has put his years of experience to work, quickly winning over regular customers and gaining many new ones.

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