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An Old Fashioned Country Fair

At the annual Gravenstein Apple Fair in Sebastapol. Outstanding displays, music, apple oriented food, and family fun in a beautiful country park. We spent hours listening to Poor Man’s Whiskey and a Zydeko band. Bought a huge bag of just picked gravensteins for $5.00 even though we have our own apple tree at home. Next week it’s to the Cotati ...

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The Charles Schultz Museum

We stopped in for a visit at a wonderful museum in Santa Rosa, home of Charles Schultz, creator of Peanuts. It’s worth at least a couple hours and will make you feel good about him and his life and attitudes

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Broken Water Line Closes One Lane Of Road 222

BASS LAKE – What appears to be a broken water main under Road 222 has closed traffic in the westbound lane between Little Denver Church and Recreation Point along the south shore of Bass Lake. Just before 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17, a report came in of water bubbling up from under the roadway and causing the surface of ...

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Expect Delays On Tioga Road

YOSEMITE – Starting next week, July 22, and continuing through Sept. 30, park crews will be scaling loose rock along Tioga Road from White Wolf to Tioga Pass. The work will take place Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., with single-lane traffic control and up to 15-minute delays.

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Road Work Along Glacier Point Road

YOSEMITE – Starting next week and continuing for one month, park crews will be scaling loose rock along Glacier Point Road. Monday through Friday, between July 15 through Aug. 16, there will be single-lane traffic control in place between 7 a.m.and 5 p.m. Motorists should expect delays of up to 15-minutes.

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Traffic Delays On Wawona Road

YOSEMITE – Crews continue their work along Wawona Road, with the project expected to continue through Aug. 2. Park crews will be scaling loose rock along Wawona Road, Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. with single-lane traffic control and up to 15-minute traffic delays. There will either be pilot car operations or alternating stop and go traffic ...

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Hawaiian Camping

One of our cheapest and most fun trips was a week we spent camping with two of our closest friends on the beach on the North Shore of Oahu. I am not really sure why, but we got a lot of blank stares and “you’re crazy” comments when we told people we were going camping in Hawaii, but we figured ...

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Provence or Sonoma Valley?

Hi friends. It may look like Provence here but it’s the Matanza Creek Winery lavender fields. We braved a 101 degree day (it was only 80 at 10:00 when we arrived), and not a moment too soon, because the cutting began as we were there. It’s not a very romantic process; they do it with a chain saw.

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A Kids-Eye View Of Tenaya Lodge

Written by Abby Williams FISH CAMP – In May, the fifth grade students from Oakhurst Elementary School went on a field trip to Tenaya Lodge near Yosemite. We had an awesome time and went on a scenic hike. I loved it! First, we walked in a large loop. We saw huge trees, like Cedar and Sugar Pines. There were also ...

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Three National Parks in Three Days

Written by Tina Buell for Trekaroo.com I have lived in California for 28 years, but never visited any of its national parks. When the opportunity presented itself to visit three parks in three days via the Majestic Mountain Loop, I jumped at the chance. As a national park virgin, I literally had no idea what to expect. And, as a ...

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