German Fest arrives in Oakhurst March 11

With a feast of German-style dishes such as sauerkraut and sausages, as well as a selection of native beers and wines, the Oakhurst Community Center will transform into the 5th Annual German Fest at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 11.

Those opposed to Measure L are sadly mistaken

One simple thing that is not being discussed about Measure L is what happens if Measure L doesn’t pass. The staffing levels for Madera County Fire Department have never been increased above the 1928 staffing levels. That is one person by themselves on a fire engine.

Glorious Gazing

It’s a block party, sometimes for thousands, but not at the end of the street in the cul-de-sac. This block party spreads along Northside and Southside Drives, follows the banks of the Merced River and continues into the El Capitan Picnic Area in Yosemite Valley.

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Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

An apartment complex on River Park Road in Oakhurst, located on a portion of Fresno River known as China Creek, was flooded out on its lower level on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
Mark Evan Sierra Star
Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods 1:17

Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

Yurt floats away in Fresno River flooding 0:53

Yurt floats away in Fresno River flooding

Most babies should be exposed to peanuts earlier, according to new guidelines 1:39

Most babies should be exposed to peanuts earlier, according to new guidelines

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Female cat owners benefit most from stress-reducing effect of a pet