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Celebrate Earth Day In The Exact Center Of California

NORTH FORK — Looking for something fun and educational to do with the family to celebrate the arrival of spring? The community of North Fork will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Old Mill Site. Admission is free. “Come to the exact center of California to learn how to keep our ...

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Minarets Student Rounds Up the Recyclables

O’NEALS — Like the idea of water bottle refill stations at Minarets High School? Recycle, and you can help make that happen! Minarets senior Beth Morgan’s Senior Legacy Experience (SLE) is a fundraising project resulting in the planned installation of  two motion-activated, filtered, refrigerated water bottle refill stations for campus. Beth has been collecting recyclables from around campus for the ...

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Electronic And Tire Recycling Day

OAKHURST — Here’s what’s in the garage right now, all broken: a TV/VCR, a large fan, rice cooker, two modems, one pump, portable DVD player, radio/CD, and yes — a tire. Thank goodness it’s time for electronic and tire recycling day in Oakhurst, sponsored by the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission Local Conservation Corps. It’s Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. ...

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Recycle Your Old Paint Products

MARIPOSA — Ready to get rid of old household DIY products like paint, stains and sealers? A free paint drop-off event is open to all households and businesses on Saturday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Containers must have original labels. The following products will be accepted: house paint and primers (latex or ...

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Guiltless Coffee

By Virginia Eaton — I love to drink coffee. I drink it everyday, and occasionally in the afternoon, depending on my mood. Whether it’s a morning cup or an afternoon one, it should have a strong complex flavor — I am particularly fond of espresso. When my sister bought one of those single serving coffee makers, I hit the snob button. Couldn’t imagine a ...

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Free Hazardous Waste Disposal Day

OAKHURST – Poke your head under the sink, check your garage and peek into your storage shed. If you see empty cans of paint, old oil filters, solvents, needles or any of a host of hazardous materials and want to get rid of them, you’re in luck. You can shed much of your excess household toxic waste on Saturday, July ...

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