The "Where's Waldo?" search is an effort to encourage the public to shop at local businesses. It'll be happening the month of July at participating businesses in Oakhurst, California, and neighboring Coarsegold.
Hectic schedules can make managing time seem like a riddle wrapped inside an enigma. Many people feel there are not enough hours in the day. But busy men and women need not look for extra hours in the day to manage their time more effectively.
A dozen Mountain Area retailers are gearing up for Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26, with everything from free tote bags to deep discounts and prize giveaways designed to bring in business to compete against larger chain stores.
A Dollar General store at the northeast corner of Highway 41 and Road 417 was approved 4-0 by the Madera County Planning Commission, and unless appealed, county officials expect construction to begin soon.
In a recent workshop sponsored by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce at the Yosemite Gateway Association of Realtors office, Manuel Garcia, assistant director of business services for the Central Valley Better Business Bureau, said a variety of scams are on the rise. Garcia presented the following reminders on how Mountain Area residents can stay safe and practice “Smarter Living.”