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Fresno Flats Friday Night Lecture Series: Sugar Pine Lumber Company Railroad

The Sugar Pine Lumber Company’s Minarets and Western Railroad ran from Central Camp to Pinedale carrying timber to the sawmill in Pinedale. The railroad will be featured in the Fresno Flats Friday night lecture series at 6:30 p.m. on March 1 at the Fresno Flats Historical Park in Oakhurst. Historian David Rodriguez will also share the history of Pinedale and the Pinedale Assembly Center, one of 15 (12 in California) temporary detention centers housing Japanese-Americans in 1942.

North end of Bass Lake iced over after heavy storms, frigid conditions

Heavy winter storms and frigid conditions have left the northern end of Bass Lake frozen over as of Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. It's a somewhat rare condition, according to resident Taylor Ferguson.