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Education

Enrollment open for preschool Head Start programs in Madera, Mariposa counties

Head Start programs in Oakhurst and North Fork will be closing for the summer on April 21. There is still time to complete an application locally for your child for enrollment in the upcoming 2017-18 program year. You may still apply over the summer in Madera by contacting Community Action Partnership of Madera County, 1225 Gill Ave., Madera, CA 93637, or by calling (559) 673-9173.

Education

Search underway for new Yosemite superintendent

The bar is set high, but if you have a strong work ethic, are creative and innovative, can lead with integrity and honesty, and have the courage to deal with difficult issues while maintaining a sense of humor, then the Yosemite Unified School District has a job for you - Superintendent.

Local

OCI cleared of E. Coli

After remaining closed for nearly a month when its water system tested positive for contamination of E. Coli, the kitchen at Oak Creek Intermediate “reopened for business” Tuesday morning, the district’s superintendent confirmed.

Local

Forum shapes vision for Oakhurst college

Approximately 40 people including Oakhurst residents, and Oakhurst Community College Center (OCCC) faculty, staff, and administrators met on the campus last week to help shape the vision of the future mountain college facility.

Education

Academic Decathlon begins tomorrow

The 35th Annual Madera County Academic Decathlon competition begins Jan. 27. High School students will compete in the interview and essay competitions at Madera County Office of Education.

Calendar

Dream It Be It this Saturday

At the second annual Soroptimist International of The Sierras Dream It Be It event, to be held Jan. 21 at the Oakhurst Community Center, girls from 8th - 12th grades will learn the skills they need to create a brighter future. Registration and a continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m, with the event ending at 3 p.m.

Education

Reality of cyberbullying

Nine students lay shot, scattered across the high school campus. Henry Curley (Greg) compresses the stomach of a foreign exchange student in an attempt to stop the bleeding.

Videos

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.
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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

Female cat owners benefit most from stress-reducing effect of a pet 1:04

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