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2016-2017 Chamber Directory Ahwahnee • Bass Lake • Coarsegold • Fish Camp • Nipinnawasee • North Fork Oakhurst • O'Neals • Raymond • Wishon • Yosemite Lakes Park • Yosemite National Park


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Welcome

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Work where you Play

elcome to the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Directory presented by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce. One would say people who live in Eastern Madera County are lucky. While we are 45 minutes from a metropolitan area, we live in a peaceful, beautiful mountain area at the base of the Southern Sierra Nevada Mountains. “Work where you play” is our motto and the Oakhurst Area, situated at the South Gate of Yosemite National Park, offers a wide variety of employment, as well as any activity an outdoor enthusiast could want. The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce provides many opportunities to network within our community with events like monthly chamber mixers, monthly Women In Business lunch meetings, ribbon cuttings, grand opening celebrations, installation and award ceremony events, summer membership dinner, and elected officials luncheon. The chamber offers two annual fundraisers. In the spring, we hold the German Fest Annual Gala Dinner, and the second weekend in October, we sponsor Oakhurst Fall Festival and Car Show. Each event is well-attended, adds to the economic vitality of the area, and is a wonderful tradition for families. We hope this guide will be one you will want to keep as a reference to share with family and friends. We ask only that you use it first, while looking for goods and services in our area. We consider our members to be our most valuable assets. They are committed to the Oakhurst Area Chamber, to the community, and to its guests. They are devoted to you. Please return that devotion by shopping locally. Joelle V. Leder, Executive Director

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A Message from the 2016 - 2017 Chamber Presidents The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce strives to be the business community’s voice in Eastern Madera County. Membership in the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce is your passport to business and community citizenship. As an active member of this community you will receive many benefits while partnering with the Chamber to ensure the health, strength and welfare of our Eastern Madera County business community. The Board of Directors is committed to advocating on

your behalf in regards to issues that impact our local economy, our mountain communities and our quality of life. It is our mission to grow and diversify our local economy while preserving the unique lifestyle we all enjoy. All we ask of you is to roll up your sleeves and join us in making this the best place to work where you play. Don Eaves, 2016 Chamber President Betty Linn, 2017 Chamber President

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Past & Present Presidents

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1994 .......................Fred Brylka 1995 .....................Robert Brosi 1996...................Doug Dearing 1997 ..................Patrice Jensen 1998......................Jim Watkins 1999 .............Gregory Chappel 2000 ....................Marilyn Rigg 2001 .........................Don Olsen 2002 ........................Ron Foster 2003 ...........................Joe Stern 2004....................Beverly Scott 2005 ....................Laura Nelson 2006.....................Tim Madden 2007 ..............Mark Yarbrough 2008 ...................Shelle Abbott 2009 ..............Don DeBernardi 2010 .................Susan Madden 2011 ...................Angelo Pizelo 2012 ...............Janet Stanovich 2013 .............Gregory Chappel 2014 .......................Todd Miller 2015 ...........................Dan Rule 2016 .........................Don Eaves 2017 .........................Betty Linn

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1959..............John Morehouse 1960 ........................Bill McCoy 1961...................Stan Hartwell 1962 ......................Clyde Cavin 1963 .................Harry H. Baker 1964....................Sidney Carlin 1965..........George Woodward 1966.......................H. B. Baxter 1967 ............George Ocheltree 1968 ................George Malone 1969......................Ray Colbern 1970 ......................Gary Schaaf 1971 .........................Al January 1972 .........................Dexil Rold 1973 ......Tommie Underwood 1974 ...................Rudy Stauffer 1975 .............Herman Neufeld 1976 ................Maynard Vogel 1977.....................Joann Baxter 1978...Anna Marie Hutchison 1979 ......Marie Waldrop-Lane 1980.....................Dante Longo 1981.......................Bill Kidwell 1982......................Kent Brooks 1983 .......................Andy Alsko 1984 .........................Bob Baker 1985 ......................Walt Regert 1986..................Rusty Murphy 1987 ........................David Linn 1988...............Scott Adelsbach 1989 ....................Paul Johnson 1990........Betty Chevoya-Linn 1991................Doug Macaulay 1992 .......................Gary Pence 1993 ...................Dave Nemeth

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Contents

TABLE OF

Welcome from the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce ...................3 Past & Current Chamber Presidents............................................................4 About the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce ...................................6 Oakhurst Chamber founded in 1959 ..........................................................7 About the area.................................................................................................9 Work where you Play ..................................................................................13 Bright Future for Oakhurst .........................................................................17 Entertainment & Recreation ......................................................................19 Location & Transportation ..........................................................................25 Residential Living.........................................................................................27 Education .......................................................................................................29 Government ..................................................................................................30 Healthcare......................................................................................................31 Worship..........................................................................................................32 Business & Industry .....................................................................................34 Shopping & Dining .......................................................................................37 Area History...................................................................................................39 New Member Application ..........................................................................44 Membership Directory................................................................................45 Business Categories .....................................................................................54 Index of Advertisers.....................................................................................59

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Brian Wilkinson

40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 Phone: 559.683.776 • Fax: 559.395.0903 Chamber@OakhurstChamber.com www.OakhurstChamber.com Photography by: • Tiffany Fong • Joelle Leder • Tony Krizan • Steve Montalto

• Debbie

Sebastian • Bill Troost • Morgan Voorhis • Alan Wileman

• Brian Wilkinson • Sierra Historic

Sites Association

• Sierra Mono Museum

This publication created and produced by the Sierra Star.

Copyright 2016© Sierra Star, All right reserved • Publisher: Betty Linn Email: publisher@SierraStar.com Sales: Claudia Zimmerly & Jackie Porter • Phone: 559.683.4464 • Website: www.SierraStar.com Cover Photos: Joelle Leder, Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce • Cover Design: Lisa Baker, Sierra Star Layout: Lisa Baker & Morgan Voorhis • Editorial: Brian Wilkinson, Morgan Voorhis & Mark Evan Smith

Every effort has been made to assure the accuracy of the information in this directory. The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce and the Sierra Star assume no responsibilty for misinformation. Contact the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce for additions or corrections.

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the

About

Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce 40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 Telephone: 559.683.7766 Fax: 559.395.0903 Chamber@OakhurstChamber.com www.OakhurstChamber.com

Chamber Leadership

The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce is governed by 15 members of the Board of Directors, with the Executive Committee consisting of the President, President Elect, Past President, Secretary, Treasurer and Executive Director.

Mission Statement

“To promote and support the economic vitality while honoring and preserving the unique lifestyles of our Mountain Communities.”

Purpose

“To advocate and promote the interests of business in Eastern Madera County.” The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce has more than 300 members. We serve the 12 Mountain Communities of Ahwahnee, Bass Lake, Coarsegold, Fish Camp, Nipinnawasee, North Fork, Oakhurst, O’Neals, Raymond, Wishon, Yosemite Lakes Park and Yosemite National Park, and we welcome you to our beautiful Eastern Madera County community. This publication, the Chamber’s Membership Business Directory & Community Guide, includes member business listings; individual information; area statistics and information on shopping, real estate, lodging, dining, activities, museums, schools, government agencies, health care and more. This guide will be one you want to keep, use and share. We ask you to please use it first when you are looking for goods and services in our area. Our Chamber of Commerce members strive to bring top quality products and services to our Mountain Area residents and guests. They are committed to the Oakhurst Area Chamber and to the com-

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munity. They are devoted to you. Please show your devotion to them, and Shop Locally. The Chamber also publishes the Eastern Madera County map; this free map has a loyal following among our local residents and serves as an important location tool for tourists.

The Value of Chamber Membership

The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce works actively to be a liaison in the Eastern Madera County business community on behalf of its membership.

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ABOUT THE CHAMBER Direct benefits

Online Profile - Free listing on the chamber’s website (advertising, branding and link opportunities also available). Published membership directory - Free listing in the chamber’s membership directory & community guide. Referral service - Chamber members contact information is provided in response to business and information inquiries Newsletter - Monthly electronic newsletter delivered to your email, keeping you informed on local issues and activities. Chamber pages - Monthly newsletter through the Sierra Star, which is delivered to the doorstep of more than 4,000 residents and businesses. Publicity and exposure - Brochure and business card distribution in our lobby, e-blasts, banner ads on our website, presence on Chamber community maps, free page on our website, ribbon cuttings, business and networking mixers, committees, and events. Membership database - Access to more than 300 members Broadcast e-blasts - For your business to other chamber members. Advocacy - On behalf of your business at local, state and federal levels. Display - The chamber offers your business the opportunity to display brochures and business cards in our lobby. Hosting opportunities - Host a business open house or sponsor other special events and activities. Tax deduction - Chamber membership is 90% deductible as a necessary business expense. Community action - Be involved by joining a committee and make a difference.

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Did you know...

We coordinate business involvement in education through partnerships and other related school-to-career activities. We sponsor the Oakhurst Chamber German Fest Annual Dinner (March). We sponsor the Woodcarvers Rendezvous (April). We sponsor the Oakhurst Fall Festival (October). We sponsor shopping and bus tours. We conduct ribbon cuttings, grand openings, groundbreaking ceremonies, business mixers and anniversary celebrations. We arrange meetings with legislators. We assist businesses with resource information. We host state of the county and town hall meetings.

But most of all...

We answer the needs of our business members and the business community. We respond to hundreds of requests for relocation information. We work with other local chambers and county agencies on economic development for our region. We distribute demographic information about our area and the county. We continue a dialogue with county, state and federal elected representatives, to ensure that the pro-business agenda is being followed. We respond to thousands of questions ranging from requests for phone numbers to how to start a business.

Oakhurst Chamber Founded in 1959

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he Oakhurst Businessmen’s Association, at a meeting in February 1959, voted to change the name of the organization to the Oakhurst Chamber of Commerce. Articles of incorporation for the group were drawn up by Madera County District Attorney Lester Gendron, according to a story in the Sierra Star on Feb. 26, 1959. The new Oakhurst Chamber of Commerce was structured as a progressive organization for business and professional people by the group’s constitution and bylaws. The group also agreed to limit the voting membership to business people. Basis for this action, it was pointed out, was to clarify

the group’s status as a non-social organization in order to remove the possibilities of functional conflict with social groups operating in the area. The new chapter decided to sponsor a sign, displaying the names of civic groups and meeting dates, to be placed near the south entrance to Oakhurst. Election of new officers took place the week of Feb. 12, 1959, with John Morehouse named president; Frank Hansen, first vice president; Jack Street, second vice president; Ralph Walton, treasurer; Harriet Stewart, secretary; Grace Peasgood, recorder; and Jess Love and Virgil Clarke, trustees.

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About

The Area

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Fresno Flats has the distinction of not stemming from a gold mining town. It began quite deliberately as a community with homes, schools and churches to provide stability for the miners, lumberjacks, cattlemen and farmers finding this area in the 1850s. The name “Fresno Flats” alludes to the Spanish word for ash trees (fresno). From the get-go, Fresno Flats thrived. In 1893, it boasted a hotel, restaurant, saloon, Chinese store, Chinese laundry, post office, stage stop, livery stable and blacksmith. But the railroad line to Raymond skipped Fresno Flats, and later Highway 140 also left the town in the dust as tourists sought the fastest and most direct path to Yosemite. When the Madera Sugar Pine Mill closed early in the Depression, the few hundred people left seemed destined to abandon the area, making it a true ghost town. However, Highway 41 was completed by the end of the decade to draw visitors from the San Joaquin Valley - and it ran right through dying Fresno Flats. After the revival, the town renamed itself Oakhurst. Today, 13,969 people call the Oakhurst area home - small enough to retain that close community atmosphere, large enough to support modern industries and retail. Oakhurst entices tourists to this region year round with affordable hotels, a great variety of restaurants, museums, art galleries, and lots of shopping. Oakhurst also enjoys being part of a region that has the highest number of artists per capita of area in the United States. Art galleries, antique shopping, wine trails, the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, movie and live theaters, a children’s museum, Fresno Flats Historic Village and Museum, Nelder Grove, historical tours, gold panning, hiking, biking, horse riding, photography, dancing, hunting, fishing, golfing, swimming, skiing, dining, baseball games, festivals, concerts and car shows keep this town hopping. There is always something wonderful to see and do.

Ahwahnee Like many towns in the region, Ahwahnee began when settlers arrived to find their gold nuggets. Instead, they struck

pay dirt in the fertile fields and began growing fruits and vegetables to sell to the mining camps ringing the area. When the railroad line to Raymond came through Ahwahnee, even President Theodore Roosevelt stopped to lunch here on his way to marvel at Yosemite. Newspaper stories reported every detail, including the fact the innkeeper told him to wash his hands in a tin bucket out back before eating. She may have been one of the first citizens to complain about an error in the press. It was her best china basin, thank you. Ahwahnee was also home to a tuberculosis sanitarium built at the turn of the century in hopes those suffering from the disease would benefit from the area’s purer air quality. Later, it flourished as a home for boys. Today, Ahwahnee is a peaceful, small community with a population of approximately 1,920 who strive to keep the rural atmosphere. It is home to The Wassama Roundhouse, built by Miwok Indians, one of a few authentic roundhouses left in California. Also Rivercreek is a beautiful 9-hole golf course. A new regional park has been created in Ahwahnee. This 240-plus-acre park will feature nature walking trails, horse trails and equine center, a pentaque court, a natural history display, a no-kill animal shelter, picnic tables and more.

Bass Lake You could call Bass Lake a planned community: it sprang up in 1895, when state officials created the Bass Lake Reservoir as part of Central California’s first hydroelectric generating project. Bass Lake, with a population of more than 2,500, is now a natural retreat with all types of hiking, water sports and fishing opportunities, thanks to the United States Forest Service Recreation Area that surrounds the lake. Entrepreneurs have rolled out the red carpet to visitors with a smorgasbord of dining and lodging options, including camping and day-use areas. Residents consider themselves the county hosts: they hold the region’s only Fourth of July fireworks display and an annual fishing derby the first weekend in May. Every Friday night in the summer, people flock

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here to enjoy jazz concerts under the stars. Visit our vacation rentals and resorts while you indulge in the scenic wonders of the area. Rent many types of water crafts or enjoy our world famous burgers as you relax by the lakeside.

Coarsegold This unusual name reflects the fact that a group of Texan miners discovered gold in the nearby creek in the early 1850s. They named their settlement Coarse SEE

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ABOUT THE AREA It began as a Michigan transplant’s homestead stake in 1908. The U.S. government had established a post office here by 1912. Unfortunately, it was destroyed in 1961 when the Harlow fire consumed the entire town in just 15 minutes. Nipinnawasee proper was never rebuilt, although people continue to live in the area for the incredible views of the Sierra. Most residents “commute” into Oakhurst, just 15 minutes away.

North Fork North Fork owes its accidental birth to Milton Brown, an ambitious businessman who saw Willow Creek’s north fork as the perfect place to drop off sheep and cattle on their journey to higher summer pastures. Roads and lumber mills followed the traffic, giving North Fork a reputation in the milling industry until the U.S. Forest Service discontinued timber harvesting a few years ago. Today, its 3,171 residents are deep into plans for the town’s promising future as a historic tourist site. It’s already a gateway to the Sierra National Forest, the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway and the Scenic Route to Yosemite (as well as being located in the exact center of California), so adding a mill site to tour will only add strength to the area’s tourism base. A majority of the population are Mono Indians, whose museum displays beautiful Mono Indian basketry as part of a peek at this town’s past. The Mono Indian basketry has long been touted as some of the most beautiful and intricate Native American basketry in the United States.

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Gold Gulch (they later renamed their abode Texas Flat, but the name didn’t have staying power among Californians). Coarsegold produced the first deep lode mine in the region, but time revealed that wasn’t the area’s true wealth. Cattle, sheep and hogs headed for Stockton became the treasure as ranching became the way of life in the latter half of the 19th century. That’s why Coarsegold, population 11,661, is still known for its large ranches. In fact, native ranchers still hold huge cattle drives to the cooler high country every summer. Visitors can learn more about Coarsegold’s colorful heritage at the Coarsegold Historic Village. The village is also a great place to shop. It is full of small unique shops selling one-of-a-kind treasures. Make sure and enjoy the annual sanctioned Rodeo the first weekend in May.

Fish Camp In 1881, Albert Philip filed a timber claim called Fish Camp, an odd name for what became a busy logging center and cattle range. Its citizens knew how to have a good time. By 1883, Fish Camp was the home of the then-famous Summerdale Hotel, a general store, saloon, post office and a barn where dances were held every day of the week. Hospitality continues to run deep through this community of just a few hundred residents. Because it’s only two miles from the southern entrance of Yosemite National Park, tourists stream through here, making this a hub for everything outdoors, including hiking, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and tobogganing. Fish Camp boasts two large hotels and several bed and breakfast facilities. In the summer, Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad offers daily rides through the Sierra National Forest in vintage steam locomotives. The “Logger” (as it is affectionately referred to) is not to be missed. It is great fun for the entire family and the panoramic views of the Sierra will take your breath away.

Nipinnawasee Nipinnawasee, a Native American site whose name means “home of the deer,” is one of the newest communities in Eastern Madera County.

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Charles O’Neal came to California in 1857, first to manage the Santa Rita Ranch for cattle baron Henry Hildreth and then for “California’s Cattle King,” Henry Miller. The O’Neal family eventually used its wages to buy the GilmoreMace Ranch in Spring Valley, California, which he turned into a town named after himself. It turned out to be a popular theme - in 1903 Harmon Bigelow ran a phone line from his house to his mother-inlaw’s home and launched the Bigelow Telephone Company. He also operated the Bigelow Stage Line, serving Sugar Pine, Bass Lake and North Fork. Cattle ranches remain the story for all living in the O’Neals region, joined by well-known ranching names like Bissett, McDougald, Ellis and Brown. Bigelow’s Telephone Company is now called Ponderosa Telephone Company. There is an up-andcomer in O’Neals. One of the best wineries in Madera, Westbrook Wine Farm, is located here, and you can tour this beautiful winery by calling ahead.

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ABOUT THE AREA Raymond Raymond was a tent city that sprung up when floods threatened the Fresno River in the winters of 1885-1886. Simultaneously, A.H. Washburn, owner of the Yosemite Stage and Turnpike Company and the Wawona Hotel in Yosemite, convinced the Southern Pacific Railroad to build an alternate route to Wawona. One of the new railroad’s stops was at this tent city, so officials named it after Israel Ward Raymond. Local legend has it that traffic was so heavy through this town, the local inn had to serve wildcat one evening when it ran out of beef. People soon nicknamed the town Wildcat Station. But in the present, Raymond is known more for its granite quarries and ranching opportunities than its gourmet fare. In fact, the granite from this area was used to help rebuild San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake and fires. Raymond currently supports a population of about 1,229 residents.

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Work Visit the giant sequoias in Nelder Grove. Ride a historic steam locomotive and pan for gold at the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad in Fish Camp.

where you

Play

Play at Bass Lake. Pack a picnic for Falls Beach at Bass Lake. Hike along beautiful Lewis Creek. Ride the Bass Lake Queen II tour boat, and look for eagles at Bass Lake.

Fish on one of the many lakes or streams in the Mountain Area.

Learn about the history of the area at Fresno Flats Historic Village & Park in Oakhurst. Spend the day on the Madera Vintner Wine Trails. Enjoy hiking many of the beautiful trails in the Mountain Area. Be a cowboy for an afternoon or the day experience the Sierra on horseback. Rent a waverunner, ski boat, fishing boat, or party barge at Bass Lake. Enjoy a winter sport. Try snowmobiling in the great outdoors, or downhill and cross country skiing at Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area. Spring is one of the most beautiful times in the Sierra. Take a drive and enjoy your own wildflower tour. Take an art tour of our famous art galleries in Oakhurst - including Gallery Row on Highway 41. Take the children to Oakhurst Community Park or the Ahwahnee Regional Park. Kick up some dirt. Go dirt biking on Miami Trails. Try the skill of fly fishing on one of our many trout streams. Step back in time. Rent a Model T and drive to Yosemite Valley. Let someone else do the driving for you. View the Sierra and Yosemite in a luxury coach, a rugged jeep or a stretch limo. Don’t miss a good movie while on vacation. See the latest releases at the MET Cinema in Oakhurst. Take in an old-fashioned melodrama, musical, comedy, drama, or murder-mystery at the Golden Chain Theatre. Are you a golfer? Visit the 9-hole River Creek Golf Course in Ahwahnee. Feeling lucky? Gaming 24/7 at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in Coarsegold. Check out the the many Mountain Area antique and collectible shops, and thrift stores for those secret treasures. Take a sleigh ride. Take the family to the Children’s Museum of the Sierra in Oakhurst. Dine at a five-star restaurant - Erna’s Elderberry House. Take a stroll along the Oakhurst River Parkway in Oakhurst. Nelder Grove / Joelle Leder Photography

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WORK WHERE YOU PLAY Visit the Talking Bear on the northeast corner of Highway 41 and Crane Valley Road (426). Search for wooden carved bears throughout Oakhurst. See some breathtaking views of the Southern Sierra on the Sierra Scenic Byway. Try the delicious hamburgers and milkshakes at The Forks Restaurant or Miller’s Landing Resort in Bass Lake. Visit an Alpaca farm. Pick your own seasonal berries and vegetables at Sweetwater Berry Farm, and Highland Downs Cottage Garden Farm in Ahwahnee. Take a motorcycle ride on historic Highway 49. Go rock climbing or zipline through the trees. First timer? Try the rock climbing wall at Tenaya Lodge in Fish Camp. Attend an authentic Native American Pow Wow. Visit the Mono Indian Museum in North Fork. Visit a Mountain Area farmers market.

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Oakhurst Area Calendar of Events Soup & Salad Luncheon Soroptimist of The Sierras Fundraiser 559.760.7335

JANUARY Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce www.OakhurstChamber.com, 559.683.7766

APRIL

FEBRUARY Crab Feed - Sierra Rotary Club Oakhurst, 559.683.4694 Wine & Chocolate Weekend - Madera Wine Trail www.maderawinetrail.com 800.613.0709

MARCH German Fest - Annual Gala Dinner Oakhurst Area Chamber Fundraiser www.OakhurstChamber.com, 559.683.7766

Golden Chain Theatre - Season Opening www.goldenchaintheatre.org, 559.683.7552 Annual Woodcarvers Rendezvous www.oakhurstwoodcarversrendezvous.com 559.658.2405 Elegant Auction Oakhurst Community Park Fundraiser Chairman Andrew Pence, 559.785.3940 Earth Day - Oakhurst www.oakhurstfeed.com, 559.683.7977 Earth Day Yosemite - Yosemite National Park www.nps.gov/yose/, 209.372.0200

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WORK WHERE YOU PLAY Cajun Creole Fest - Oakhurst Sunrise Rotary Fundraiser, 559.683.6832 Ragtime Festival - Fresno Flats, 559.683.7860 Raymond Parade - 559.689.3341

MAY Oakhurst Sidewalk Sale Shop Local - sponsored by the Oakhurst Chamber of Commerce www.OakhurstChamber.com, 559.683.7766 Farmers Markets - All summer long Oakhurst, Bass Lake & Coarsegold Annual Coarsegold Rodeo www.thecoarsegoldrodeo.com 559.683.1952

Annual Antique and Classic Wooden Boat Show - Bass Lake www.acbs-tahoe.org, 559.733.8379 Memorial Day Weekend Coarsegold Peddler’s Fair www.coarsegoldhistoricvillage.com 559.683-3900 Annual Bass Lake Fishing Derby www.basslakechamber.com 559.642-3676 Meet the Winemaker Weekend Madera Wine Trail www.maderawinetrail.com, 800.613.0709 Relay for Life - Oakhurst

JUNE Music in the Meadow www.coarsegoldhistoricmuseum.org 559.642.4448 Bass Lake Classic Triathlon www.basslaketri.com 559.683.4636 South Shore Car & Boat Show Miller’s Landing - Bass Lake www.millerslanding.com 559.642-3633 Hummingbird Festival - Coarsegold www.coarsegoldchamberofcommerce.com 559.760.0806 SEE

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JULY 4th of July Celebrations in Bass Lake www.yosemitethisyear.com 5589.683.4636 Annual Logger’s Jamboree 4th of July Weekend - North Fork www.north-fork-chamber.com 559.877.7700 Car Show- Coarsegold www.coarsegoldchamberofcommerce.com 559.760.0806

AUGUST Summer Membership Dinner Oakhurst Chamber of Commerce www.OakhurstChamber.com 559.683.7766 Annual Indian Fair Days & Pow Wow North Fork, www.sierramonomuseum.org 559.877.2115

SEPTEMBER September 11 - Patriot Day www.sierratel.com, 559.683.4611 Labor Day Weekend Peddler’s Fair - Coarsegold www.coarsegoldhistoricvillage.com 559.683.3900 My Tri Kids Triathlon Bass Lake at Millers Landing www.mytribasslake.com, 559.642.3633 Annual Kiwanis Run for the Gold Car Show - Oakhurst www.oakhurstkiwanis.org 559.877.6500

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Annual Mountain Heritage Days & Parade www.fresnoflatsmuseum.org 559.683.6570 Bass Lake Home Tour www.basslakehometour.com, 559.642.3037 Smokey Bear Run/Walk Smokey Bear Bass Lake - 1K and 2 Mile Fun Run www.smokeybearrun.com 559.683.1770

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All Year

usiness is brisk and the future outlook shows very positive signs for the greater Oakhurst area. Over the past few years we have seen new businesses open and thrive and existing business continue to grow. New hotels are in the process of being built in the heart of Oakhurst, and the Chukchansi Resort & Casino has reopened, putting close to a thousand people back to work. The Visitor’s Bureau and the Oakhurst Chamber have moved to new and upgraded offices and both have rebranded themselves to be more aggressive and effective in marketing this scenic area. The Eastern Madera County Chamber Alliance (Oakhurst, Coarsegold, North Fork and Bass Lake) just completed their first annual planning session that will increase marketing efforts to promote Eastern Madera County and encourage businesses to relocate or expand into the area. The good news does not stop there. Relatively low land prices will help new development to continue to move forward, and bring well-planned growth to the area. That will bring more shopping options, services and create more new jobs. Eastern Madera County has great schools, and the State Center Community College District has put a facilities bond on the June 2016 ballot. If passed, that bond measure will include $25 million to relocate and expand the Oakhurst campus, including the first permanent community college structure to be built on this Oakhurst area site. With a growing economy coupled with all of the outdoor amenities available in the greater Oakhurst area, it is no wonder why the slogan “Work Where You Play” is so fitting. Bobby Kahn Executive Director, Madera County Economic Development Commission

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t goes without saying that Yosemite National Park will forever be the greatest recreational draw for visitors and residents alike. But as spectacular as the scenery is, it alone is only part of the experience of the Sierra. California is the land of plenty, and nowhere is it more truthful than here. Oakhurst and the surrounding areas are rich in Native American culture, California Gold Rush pioneers, farmers, ranchers, cowboys, lumberjacks and artisans. It’s an unusual combination, but it just goes to show the diversity of the region. We have been reinvented many times over through the years, and that is why we can honestly say we have something for everyone. We cater to our guests in everyway from five-star accommodations and dining to picnics under blue skies along a creek or singing around a campfire under the stars. Here is a peek at a handful of the entertainment and recreational opportunities in Eastern Madera County.

EVENTS Pow Wows

The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians and North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, still living in the area, continue to hold many gatherings, native dances and pow wows. Both tribes demonstrate and teach basket weaving. Look for examples of this fine

Bass Lake Fireworks / Steve Montalto

artwork for sale in many local shops.

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Bass Lake’s Annual Fireworks Show

Oakhurst Fall Festival & Car Show

You’ve seen fireworks. You’ve seen awesome displays over the Statue of Liberty in New York City. You’ve witnessed the skies awash in color across the globe to ring in the New Year. You’ve anticipated the technowizardry of the Olympic opening and closing ceremonies. But if you haven’t relaxed on a boat and seen fireworks light up the night and reflected in the clear waters of Bass Lake, you can’t say you’ve truly enjoyed fireworks. There’s only one word for our version, available on New Year’s Eve and Fourth of July: breathtaking!

German Fest Annual Dinner Gala

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Beer and Brats ... enjoy a wonderful evening with a four course German style dinner, live entertainment and amazing raffle prizes. While you dine let yourself experience the unique live German band, food created by international chefs as well as authentic German beer. This fundraiser is sponsored by the Oakhurst

What could be better than spending a beautiful autumn day surrounded by colorful fall foliage, food, local wine and craft beers? Enjoy live music, children’s activities, and petting zoo, while your indulge in the local faire. The classic car show, the food court, the wines, and don’t forget the shopping. Local winery Westbrook Wine Farm serves awardwinning wines along with other Madera valley wineries. California grown, craft beers are available from regional breweries including Oakhurst’s South Gate Brewing Company. When you need a moment to savor, sit and listen to live music, play games with the kids, and shop for unique holiday gifts and crafts to take home to your friends. This event is sponsored by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce.

Antique and Collectibles Show The Coarsegold Antique and Collectibles Show, held twice each year (Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends), is a treasure-hunters dream come true. Enjoy live entertainment and tractor displays while you shop for antiques, collectibles, one-of-a-kind items, crafts and commercial goods. Then rest up in the food court or beer garden, because you SEE

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ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park.

MUSEUMS & ATTRACTIONS Fresno Flats Historical Park

Fresno Flats Historical Park recaptures the flavor of 19th-century life in this secluded part of California. The pioneers who settled here mainly came to build their lives and raise their families, so they planned from the start to earn their living as farmers, merchants and by using the rich natural resources of the mountains. Community events at the Flats include Mountain Parade and Heritage Days in October. Enjoy Christmas at the Flats with caroling, food booths and shopping in December. Both of the two restored homes that comprise the museum have been designated as Points of Historical Interest by the State of California. Historians call attention to the unique construction styles restored by the volunteers of the Sierra Historic Sites Association, with designs no longer in use anywhere else in the state. Tour a pair of one-room schools, two 19th century jails and several other farm buildings in the historical park. The museum complex is open from dawn to dusk for self-guided tours of the grounds, with picnic areas and restrooms available. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Guided tours of the grounds and buildings are available from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Reservations for group tours may be made by calling 559.683.6570.

Children’s Museum of the Sierra

EMC SPCA Animal Faire / Morgan Voorhis

will still want to try your hand at gold panning, available right there in the Coarsegold Historic Village.

North Fork Loggers Jamboree

Take a step back in time to experience the timber trades. This great event features a variety of interesting logging competitions. Held Fourth of July weekend, it is a sure hit for the entire family as lumberjacks compete for the annual prize.

Animal Faire

The annual Animal Faire, to benefit the Eastern Madera County SPCA takes place the first Sunday in October. It’s a day dedicated to the animals, with competitions including Best Kiss, Best Wag, and newspaper fetch. If you’re an animal lover, this is an event neither you nor your four-legged friend will want to miss. For more than 20 years, the organization has diligently raised funds to build a no-kill shelter in the

Located in Oakhurst, 24 miles south of the entrance to Yosemite National Park, is the latest “fascination station.” The 4,000-square-foot museum is packed with a variety of activities to occupy the hands and minds of young people of all ages. Open year round, the Children’s Museum of the Sierra offers young people the opportunity to explore, imagine, create, make choices and learn by doing. This museum has become a popular place for children, teachers, parents and older citizens. It is also becoming a popular destination for many vacation itineraries.

Sierra Mono Museum

The Sierra Mono Museum is located in North Fork. The Mono tribe is known for their beautiful basket weaving, and the museum houses a collection of some of their best.

Coarsegold Historic Museum

Coarsegold Historic Museum is located in a historically rich area of eastern Madera County. Three separate tribes of Native Americans in the area are represented here: Chukchansi, Miwok and Mono. This area is the end of the golden chain, Highway 49. There was much logging, mining, homesteading and cattle ranching done by

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ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION settlers who came to the area in the mid-1800s. The museum has attempted to show the visitor the area in terms of days gone by. There are three buildings: a “packed adobe” that was a waystation for horse-drawn freight wagons more than 100 years ago, a school for the Chukchansi tribe’s children, and a barn (the main museum of artifacts) made of wood that came down the flume in the early 1900s. The Coarsegold Historical Society has produced a book, “As We Were Told,” which is the history of the area told by 102 of its settlers. The history dates to the early 1900s.

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RECREATION Car Tours

Step back in time for an unforgettable and romantic vacation experience. Take a Model “T” Ford for a drive into the Sierra National Forest, around Bass Lake, or into Yosemite National Park for the day. You will be given instructions on how to drive your Model “T” Ford and then it’s yours for the entire tour.

Railroad

Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad is a restoration of the old narrow gauge Madera Sugar Pine Lumber Company Railroad. A section of the original railbed has been reconstructed using the same techniques from the turn of the century. Two vintage Shay steam locomotives have been brought in from the Westside Lumber Company and restored to provide authentic motive power for the trains.

Water Sports

Bass Lake has it all. Do you have a need for

speed? Then bring your speedboat on up to the lake. If you want a slow relaxing tour of the lake, jump on one of the cruising party barges, or take a boat out and anchor it up by the dam for some great trout and bass fishing. Jet ski, water ski, swim, or fish. It is all allowed, because there is plenty of room for everyone.

Mountain Biking

Mountain biking, on trails ranging from easy to challenging, is yours on a vast network of trails, fire roads and old railroad grades in the area. Mountain bikers can ride for hours and never see a soul.

Rock Climbing

Rock climbing is a major sport in the Bass Lake area. The Sierra Nevada Mountains surrounding the Pines Resort are a world class climbing destination.

Horseback Riding & Sleigh Rides

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from around the world for more than 35 years. No matter what your riding experience, there’s a horse for you. Enjoy a one or twohour trail ride through the forest, past lush meadows and along meandering streams or longer rides exploring the Giant Sequoias in Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove. Enjoy their “Chuck-Wagon Jamboree” too. In the winter months enjoy the brisk mountain air with a back-in-time sleigh ride.

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Great facilities for playing golf surround us: The 9-hole River Creek is just minute away in Ahwahnee. When you have played River Creek take a short trip to complete the circuit up into Yosemite and play at the Wawona Golf Course.

CULTURE

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Melodrama is a long-time fixture at Oakhurst’s Golden Chain Theatre. Quality melodramas throughout the season have audiences booing, hissing, and applauding their way through hilarious old-time theater. Also, check out the theater’s newest addition featuring local artists presenting a variety of works showcasing local talent.

Live Entertainment

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Take your pick. You can enjoy jazz at the Pizza Factory, reggae at the Queen’s Inn Wine Bar or top-name concerts at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino. Get your rest. You’ll need it for full days of sightseeing, playing, dining and enjoying great live entertainment.

HOSPITALITY

Visitors to Oakhurst, whether it is on business or for pleasure, are in for a comfortable night’s rest through one of the community’s exceptional choices in accommodations. Charming bed and breakfast inns provide a homey feel to every stay, complete with private rooms and delicious morning cuisine. Budget hotels and motels are great for those looking to save some money, while luxury hotels pamper to every need. Oakhurst is also home to quaint boutique hotels and expansive recreational resorts for those who enjoy the natural side of the area. No matter where you stay, the warm hospitality and excellent customer service is second to none. For a listing of Oakhurst lodging options, visit the Chamber’s website at oakhurstchamber.com.


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DISTANCE

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Ahwahnee

10 minutes

Bass Lake

15 minutes

Fresno

15 minutes

Las Vegas

Fish Camp

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Nipinnawasee

15 minutes

North Fork

30 minutes

AVERAGE TIME

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3 hours

Sacramento

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35 minutes

San Diego

6 hours

Wishon

25 minutes

San Francisco

4 hours

Yosemite Lakes Park

25 minutes

San Jose

3 hours

San Luis Obispo

3 hours

Santa Barbara

5 hours

30 minutes

1.5 hours

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ith Yosemite’s Half Dome, El Capitan and Yosemite Valley in the backyard, residents in Eastern Madera County obviously want to take advantage of the topography and views when building their dream homes. According to the 2010 Census, Eastern Madera County’s population grew 35% between 2000 and 2010, surpassing Madera County’s 23% growth in the same time period. Madera County has more than 43,300 households averaging more than three people per home. A healthy 61% of our county’s residents own homes, surpassing the state’s 54% and Fresno County’s 51%.

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2000

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As all who have ever tried know, it is very difficult to find demographic and other community statistical data that is specific to Eastern Madera County. And since the mountains of Madera County have very different characteristics than the Central Valley, data collected for the unincorporated portion of Madera County is often not suitable to describe project trends 2010 2014 and conditions found in the mountains. We

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POPULATION

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At the same time, our housing and land costs are lower than Fresno. The median price of a home in Fresno County by the most recent estimates, from 2014, was $204,700, compared to Madera County’s $197,500. Also, for homeowners, Fresno County residents in 2013 paid an estimated additional $150 per month on their mortgage. In all, it is a pleasant surprise to have more affordable housing when you live on the outskirts of America’s most popular national park.

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RESIDENTIAL LIVING have done our best to provide the regional statistics. The area within three miles of the intersection of Highway 41 and Highway 49 just about covers all of Oakhurst, including lower Crane Valley Road, the Goldside subdivision on Highway 49, and Deadwood summit to the Bass Lake turnoff (Highway 41 at Road 222). A five-mile radius brings the communities of Coarsegold and Cedar Valley into the picture. The nine-mile radius includes Fish Camp to the north, the Mariposa County line on the west, Bass Lake to the east and Indian Lakes Estates to the south. The 20-mile radius edges into Yosemite West to the north, North Fork and Mammoth Pool Reservoir to the east, south to Four Corners at

Highway 41 and 145, and west to downtown Mariposa. Many businesses include their customer base within this 20-mile radius, particularly with more than 4 million people who visit Yosemite National Park each year.

California Demographics Total Population

39,144,818

Average Household Size

2.95

Madera County Density & Household Data

Median Age

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Total Area (square miles)

Median Household Income

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Total Population

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Average Family Size

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Owner-occupied Housing Units

64%

Median Age

33.3

Median Price of Homes Sold

$197,500

Work Commute Travel Time Statistics TRAVEL TIME

Median Household Income

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Median Commute

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1105 Madera Avenue, Madera CA 93637 559.673.6051

Bass Lake Joint Union School District Office

40096 Indian Springs Road, Oakhurst 93644 559.642.1555 basslakeschooldistrict.com Oak Creek Intermediate School 559.642.1570 Oakhurst Elementary 559.642.1580 Wasuma Elementary School 559.642.1585

Chawanakee Unified School District Office

33030 Road 228, North Fork 93643 559.877.6209 chawanakee.k12.ca.us

Yosemite Unified School District Office

North Fork Digital Middle School 559.877.2215

50200 Road 427, Oakhurst 93644 559.683.8801 yosemiteusd.com

North Fork Elementary 559.877.2215 Minarets High School 559.868.8689

Yosemite High School 559.683.4667

Spring Valley Elementary 559.868.3343 Chawanakee Adult Education 559.868.4200

Coarsegold Elementary School 559.683.4842

Raymond-Knowles Union Elementary Schools District Office 31828 Road 600, Raymond 93653 559.689.3336 rkusd.k12.ca.us

Rivergold Elementary School 559.658.7566

Raymond Granite High School 559.689.3490 Raymond-Knowles Elementary School 559.689.3336

Yosemite Adult High School 559.683.8801

Evergreen High School 559.683.4667 x366 Foothill High School (Independent Study) 559.683.4667 x366

Western Sierra Charter Schools

41267 Highway 41, Oakhurst 93644 559.642.1422 mountainhomecharter.org Glacier High School 559.642.1422 Mountain Home Charter School 559.642.1422

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INFORMATION

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overnment, including elected offices, is one of the most important factors in both residential life and starting or growing a business. In the most recent Madera County election, nearly 16,000 people delivered their votes, which changed the shape of the county with a new district attorney and auditor, both who reside in the Oakhurst Area, along with a new sheriff. Those votes also helped decide the fate of state and federal legislators, as well as California propositions. Of all those votes, nearly 38% came from the Mountain Area, which is only one of five districts in the county! So potential business owners, developers, and future residents should take note of this community’s involvement, and how much it loves being part of, and shaping, Eastern Madera County. Numerous offices are there to help start projects, open stores, or help find the right place to live. The staff work every day to improve Madera County. ELECTED REPRESENTATIVES

Madera County Sheriff - Coroner Jay Varney 2725 Falcon Drive, Madera, CA 93637 559.675.7770 Madera County District Attorney David A. Linn 209 W. Yosemite Ave. Madera, CA 93637 559.675.7726 Madera County Board of Supervisors - 5th District Tom Wheeler 200 West 4th Street Madera, CA 93637 559.662.6050 California State Assembly - 5th District Frank Bigelow Madera Office 730 North I Street, Suite 102 Madera, CA 93637 559.673.0501 California State Senator - 14th District Tom Berryhill Fresno Office 6215 N. Fresno St. Suite 104 Fresno, CA 93710 559.253.7122 Governor Jerry Brown State Capitol Building, 1st Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 916.445.2841 U.S. Representative*- 4th District Tom McClintock District Office 8700 Auburn-Folsom Road, Suite 100 Granite Bay, CA 95746 916.786.5560

U.S. Senator* Barbara Boxer District Office 2500 Tulare Street, Suite 5290 Fresno, CA 93721 559.497.5109 U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein District Office 2500 Tulare Street, Suite 4290 Fresno, CA 93721 559.485.7430 VOTER INFORMATION

Madera County ........ 559.675.7720 Mariposa County ..... 209.966.2007 State Office ............... 800.345.VOTE votemadera.com

MADERA COUNTY INFORMATION LINE

Emergency .................................. 911 Non-emergency General Information ................. 311

FREQUENTLY CALLED NUMBERS

County ........................................ 311 Animal Control......... 559.675.7891 Assessor..................... 559.675.7710 Building Department .............. 559.675.7821 California Highway Patrol (Oakhurst) ..... 559.658.6590 Caltrans Maintenance............. 559.683.4807 Corrections................ 559.675.7951 County Clerk-Recorder ......... 559.675.7721 Department of Education .................. 559.683.8341 Economic Development ........... 559.675.7768 Emergency PreparednessVolunteer Team........ 559.683.1201 Engineering............... 559.675.7817 Environmental Health ........................ 559.675.7823

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Fire Department....... 559.683.4808 Health Department . 559.658.7456 Jury Commissioner .. 559.675.7730 Oakhurst Library ...... 559.683.4838 Planning..................... 559.675.7821 Road Department..... 559.675.7811 Senior Center ............ 559.683.3811 Sheriff’s Department............... 559.675.7770 Social Services (Oakhurst) ................. 559.683.6263 Tax Collector ............. 559.675.7713 Veterans Services ..... 559.675.7766 State Army Corps of Engineers................... 559.787.2589 Better Business Bureau ........................ 800.675.8118 Beverage Container Recycling ................... 800.732.9253 Burn Day Information ............... 877.429.2876 Department of Motor Vehicles ......... 800.777.0133 Federal Bureau of Investigations....... 559.436.4474 Federal Communications...... 888.225.5322 Franchise Tax Board. 800.852.5711 Internal Revenue Service........................ 800.829.1040 Public Utilities Commission .............. 800.649.7570 Road Conditions ....... 800.427.7623 Social Security .......... 800.772.1213 Tax Information........ 800.829.1040 UTILITIES

Internet Providers Northland Communications...... 559.683.7388 Sierra Tel .................... 559.683.4611

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Power Pacific Gas and Electric Company..... 800.743.5000 Propane Companies Campora Propane Service........................ 559.683.4648 Ferrellgas ................... 559.683.4336 JS West Propane ....... 559.868.6561 J.W. Meyers Propane...................... 559.683.4418 Jack’s Butane Service, Inc ................ 559.683.6735 ProFlame Gas ............ 559.683.2323 Suburban Propane ... 559.683.5634 Telephone Northland Communications...... 559.683.7388 Ponderosa Telephone Company.................... 559.868.6000 Sierra Tel .................... 559.683.4611 Television, Cable, Satellite Northland Communications...... 559.683.7388 Sierra Tel .................... 559.683.4611 Trash Emadco Disposal Services, Inc. ............. 559.683.4680 Water Hillview Water Company.................... 559.683.4322 Broadview Terrace Mutual Water Company ....... 559.683.3800 Bass Lake Water Company.................... 559.642.2494 CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

Oakhurst .................... 559.683.7766 Bass Lake ................... 559.642.3676 Coarsegold................. 559.642.2262 Mariposa.................... 209.966.2456 North Fork ................. 559.877.2410


HealthCare A

s baby boomers age, more and more emphasis is placed on health and wellness. Eastern Madera County has a superb representation of both traditional and alternative medical practitioners. Medical equipment and supply stores provide a full array of supplies to meet home healthcare needs. There are several health food and nutritional stores and educational services available to all. Dentists, eye care practitioners, chiropractors, physical therapists, nutritionists, mental health services, meditation instructors, general practitioners and medical specialists all provide excellent service to this community. LOCAL MEDICAL CARE Adventist Health Community Care Oakhurst 559.683.2711 Camarena Health Oakhurst 559.641.2245 Community Medical Providers Oakhurst 559.683.6331 John C. Fremont Hospital Mariposa 209.966.3631 Kaiser Permanente Medical Offices Oakhurst 559.658-8388 Oakhurst Medical Group Oakhurst 559.658-6400 Veteran VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic Oakhurst 559.683.5300

Neighboring Hospitals & Urgent Care Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hospital Central California Madera 559.353.3000 Community Medical Centers Central California Fresno 559.459.6000 Kaiser Permanente Medical Center Fresno 559.448.5000 Saint Agnes Medical Center Fresno 559.449.3000 University Medical Center Fresno 559.459.4000

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Worship Believers Assembly - Coarsegold 35344 Highway 41, 559.760.1455 believers@sti.net believersassemblyofcoarsegold.com Calvary Baptist - Oakhurst 49111 Cinder Lane, 559.641.7984 Calvary Chapel of the Sierra - North Fork 31907 Oak Junction Lane, 559.877.4917 calvarychapelsierra.com Christ Church - Anglican - Oakhurst 43140 Highway 41, 559.683.7374 frgordon@christchurchoakhurst.org christchurchoakhurst.com Christian Center - North Fork 57044 Road 225 Main Street, 559.877.4251 pastorgcrich@yahoo.com Christian Science - Oakhurst 40477 Redbud Drive, 559.683.7447 christianscienceoakhurst.org

Evangelical Free - Oakhurst 50433 School Road (427), 559.683.2254 trish@oakhurstevfree.org oakhurstevfree.org

Church of Christ - Coarsegold 35534 Highway 41, 559.683.2646 Church of Christ - Oakhurst 50887 Sky Ranch Road (632) 559.683.2569, cofoakhurst.org The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - Oakhurst 49968 School Road (427), 559.270.6786 Community Bible Church - Coarsegold 44934 Raymond Road (415) 559.683.7415, ccbc@sti.net Community Church - Raymond 32505 Road 600, 559.689.3200 rcc@sti.net, raymondchurch.org

First Baptist Church - Oakhurst 49547 School Road (427), 559.683.6101 1baptistoakhurst@gmail.com members.sti.net/1baptist Grace Community, United Church of Christ - North Fork 56442 North Fork Road (200) 559.449.9772, davehb@aol.com The Grove Ahwahnee Foursquare 42461 Highway 49, 559.683.7911 info@thegrovefc.org, thegrovefc.org Hillside Baptist - North Fork 55238 Road 200 at Wyle Ranch Road 559.877.7771 pastor@hbcnf.org, hbcnf.org Huron Mission Church - Coarsegold 32320 Big Sand Drive, 559.760.3165 pastor_andy_2003@yahoo.com

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WORSHIP Landmark Missionary Baptist - Oakhurst 50180 Spook Lane, 559.683.3707 olmbc@sti.net, olmbc.org Lighthouse Assembly of God - Coarsegold 45543 Raymond Road (415), 559.683.8056 lighthousecg.org The Little Church in the Pines - Bass Lake 39446 Road 434, 559.642.3243 tlcip@sti.net thelittlechurchinthepines.org Mountain Christian Center - Oakhurst 40299 Highway 49, 559.683.7332 mcc@sti.net, mccoakhurst.org Mountain Vista Baptist Church - Oakhurst 40298 Junction Drive, 559.977.9570 New Community United Methodist - Oakhurst 49223 Crane Valley Road (426) 559.683.2652 office@newcommunityumc.net newcommunityumc.net

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Oakhurst Lutheran Church 39255 Black Road, 559.683.4673 olc@sti.net oakhurstlutheranchurch.org

Positive Living Center - Oakhurst 40045 Indian Springs Road (418) 559.642.4616 revsandywest@live.com plcoakhurst.org

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St. Dominic Savio - Bass Lake 40077 Bass Lake Road (222), 559.642.3452 olsparish@sti.net, olscatholic.org

The Well Foothill - Coarsegold 45426 Raymond Road (415) jacob@thewellcommunity.org thewellfoothill.org Yosemite Lakes Community - Coarsegold 43840 Yosemite Springs Parkway 559.658.7447, office@ylccots.org yosemitelakes.org Yosemite New Life Church of the Nazarene - Oakhurst 40390 Junction Drive, 559.683.3950 yosemitenewlife.com

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St. Anneâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Catholic Chapel - Raymond 36483 Road 606, 559.673.3290 church@sjoachim.org

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Rushing Wind Ministries of Yosemite - Oakhurst 40396 Highway 41, Suite 1 559.676.0086 rushingwindministries.org

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St. Joseph the Worker - North Fork 56522 North Fork Road (200), 559.642.3452 olsparish@sti.net, olscatholic.org

Sierra Springs - Coarsegold 32019 Meadowridge Road (417) 559.641.5673 info@sierraspringschurch.com sierraspringschurch.com

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Business & E

astern Madera County is the most popular entrance to Yosemite National Park, and the visitation grows steadily regardless of economic conditions nationally. More than 4 million people visit Yosemite each year, and 1.4 million enter through Oakhurst along Highway 41. With this amount of traffic passing through our community, it is easy to see why our No. 1 industry is tourism. But light industry and communications companies also find Eastern Madera County a compatible place to locate. Just ask corporations like Sierra Tel, Grocery Outlet, South Gate Brewing Company, Idea Print Work, Inc., Sullivan’s Tire Pros, 47th Place-Carpet One, Bryant Home Centers and the Raymond Granite Company. Businesses owned by local people, who are free to make their own operating decisions, benefit our community in a variety of ways. They: Give great service: Independent business people genuinely love what they do, and have the ability to go above and beyond to make sure you are a satisfied customer, saving you time, money and stress. Contribute to our community’s economic success: More money stays in our community when you patronize locally-owned businesses than when you go to a national chain. That money is then used to employ local people, support local nonprofits, and buy local products. Create community: Independent businesses reflect the values and interests of the community, and often serve as gathering places where you can meet your neighbors, friends, and the owners of the business. Offer unique goods and atmosphere: Local businesses and organizations offer goods and services that you might not find anywhere else, helping make our area a vibrant, authentic place that is different than other places.

Employment Statistics MADERA COUNTY

Total Workforce (2010 Census)

62,609

Total Workforce (2014 estimate) Employed (2014)

Give back to the community: Local businesses sponsor and participate in events benefiting the community, and donate goods and services to local nonprofits. Improve our community’s environment: Because they live here, local business owners see their businesses’ impacts on our environment and community, and have the freedom to implement innovative programs to address these impacts. Create great places to work: Local businesses have human-scale workplaces that value and involve their employees, and are flexible and fun places to work. The labor force for all Madera County was 62,609 according to the 2010 Census, and estimated at 58,101 in 2014 by the U.S. Census Bureau. The following figures show the countywide percentages in each occupation category. No breakdown is available specifically for Eastern Madera County. Retail trade, services and government, however, can be expected to be significantly higher in the region, with manufacturing and agriculture significantly lower. For Eastern Madera County residents, the area of employment may extend beyond Eastern Madera County into Mariposa County, Yosemite National Park and the cities of Madera, Clovis and Fresno.

Tourism Industry Eastern Madera County is a great place to hold your business, social, religious or organization conference. With Yosemite National Park as a backdrop, many groups use our conference facilities to let attendees have the opportunity to see one of the most majestic natural wonders of the world. Savvy tourists can luxuriate at Chateau Du Sureau, one of three

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58,101

Private

76.5%

52,544

Government

16.1%

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BUSINESS & INDUSTRY resorts in the United States that boasts both a Forbes Five-Star, member of Relais & Chateaux and a Five-Diamond AAA rating. In fact, the Chateau Du Sureau and its onsite restaurant, Erna’s Elderberry House, hold the top rankings in every guide that rates hotels, resorts and restaurants. The top ratings clearly indicated Erna’s superior service, attention to detail and gourmet cuisine. Erna’s, as the resort is affectionately referred to, is the perfect getaway for that special occasion, romantic evening out or dream vacation. You can also soothe both your mind and your body at its first-class European spa. The Pines Resort and Conference Center in the Sierra National Forest on the northshore of Bass Lake features 50 acres devoted to 84 two-story chalets and 20 richly appointed suites. Twelve of the lakefront suites have in-room spas. The meeting rooms and banquet facilities can accommodate 400 guests, with video conferencing and software available for professional presentations. Evergreen Conference Center in Oakhurst, or ECCO, has been serving Eastern Madera County for more than 32 years. Owned by the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin, ECCO has matured at a quiet, steady pace in keeping with the tranquility of its 160 acres of forests and meadows. Thanks to its seclusion off Highway 41, guests enjoy watching ducks, herons, mud hens and other waterfowl settle on ECCO’s pond throughout the year. Used primarily as a conference center, ECCO can house up to 150 people. A variety of well-appointed meeting rooms offer church, educational and nonprofit organizations a place to meet in perfect serenity. A superb dining room accommodates groups as small as 15 to banquets of more than 200. Tenaya Lodge is a AAA Four-Diamond resort located less than two miles from the south gate to Yosemite. Tenaya Lodge provides complete state-of-the-art conference facilities and 244 rooms. Full amenities, fine and casual dining, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, spa, and a concierge with a nonstop list

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of activities makes Tenaya another premium choice for your meeting or conference. Conference rooms can accommodate smaller meeting groups, and the banquet facilities can go from a small facility that will comfortably hold 50 to 100 guests or expand to accommodate several hundred. The Oakhurst Community Center serves as the social hub for Oakhurst and its surrounding Mountain Area. Thanks to the immaculately well-kept landscape and outdoor stage, the center is a magnet for weddings and receptions, anniversary celebrations, birthday parties and class reunions. But it’s also a draw for everyday life as well. Square and round dance clubs meet regularly at the center, along with Soroptimist, Rotary, Lions and Kiwanis service clubs events. The main hall, which can hold up to 300 people, features a hardwood floor, two kitchens, large stage area and an excellent sound system. Additional rooms make the ideal place for smaller meetings and events.

Located in Coarsegold, the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino is a great choice if you need a facility located a little closer to Fresno, an easy drive into Yosemite. It offers several restaurants, conference facilities, meeting rooms, 300-plus rooms, indoor and outdoor pools, spa, live entertainment, 24-hour slot machines, gaming tables, and more. They also provide shuttle services from Madera, Fresno, Coarsegold and Oakhurst. Other meeting and day conference facilities include: Yosemite Gateway Association of Realtors 559.683.2650 Coarsegold Community Center 559.683.9953 North Fork Recreation Center and Town Hall 559.877.7700

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BUSINESS & INDUSTRY Employment By Industry (Madera County) SECTOR

PERCENT

Agriculture

20.7%

Education/Healthcare/Social Services Retail Trade

19% 10.2%

Manufacturing

8.1%

Arts/Entertainment/Accommodation/ Food Services

7.1%

Administrative/Waste Management Service

6.4%

Public Administration

5.9%

Construction

5.8%

Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities

5%

Other Services

4.4%

Wholesale Trade

2.2%

Information

1.7%

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Population by Zip Code AREA

ZIP CODE

POPULATION

Ahwahnee

93601

1,909

Coarsegold/Yosemite Lakes

93614

11,661

North Fork

93643

3,171

Oakhurst

93644

8,637

O'Neals

93645

318

Raymond

93653

1,229

Wishon

93669

295

Bass Lake

93604

674

Fish Camp

93623

69

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for the adventurous eater. Environments are just as diverse, with family-friendly joints sitting sideby-side with finer dining establishments. And for the person on-the-go, Oakhurst is spotted with fast-fix restaurants and cafes ready to serve without delay. From the casual dining experience to picnics to epicurean elegance and from east to west, your taste buds will say yum! You are also encouraged to True Value Home Center / Morgan Voorhis stop by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce as well at the Visit Yosemite - Madera true treasure hunter. County visitors bureau to pick up a The beauty of the area draws artists to the recent edition of the Mountain Menus region. Ansel Adams was among the first, but our & More, a Sierra Star publication. art galleries abound with talent like world-renowned artists Steven Stavast, Mark GudmundBest Western-Yosemite sen and David Ashcraft, just to name a few. Gateway Inn and Restaurant The Southern Sierra, from Mariposa to the 40530 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 Redwoods, boasts the highest number of artists www.yosemitegatewayinn.com per capita of any other region in the United 559.683.2378 States. The number of art galleries reflects the China Delight Restaurant statistic. From Coarsegold to Fish Camp to Nipinnawasee 40484 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.chinadelightinoakhurst.com to North Fork, art galleries and studios are every559.641.5888 where. In fact, you’ll need an entire day to appreChukchansi Gold Resort & Casino ciate the renowned and talented artists of the 711 Lucky Lane, Coarsegold, CA 93614 Southern Sierra. www.chukchansigold.com A day of perusing through the area’s retail of866.794.6946 ferings can certainly work up an appetite. • California Market Buffet Whenever that hunger strikes — at breakfast, • Goldfields Cafe lunch, dinner or late at night — Oakhurst’s restau• Noodle Bar rants are ready-to-serve. • Vintage Steakhouse Classic American favorites and delicious gourmet fares are fused with flavorful ethnic dishes SEE DINING, PAGE 38

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SHOPPING & DINING Crab Cakes Restaurant 49271 Golden Oak Loop, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.crabcakesrestaurant.com 559.641.7667

Round Table Pizza 40034 Highway 49, Ste A-2 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.roundtablepizza.com 559.683.7472

Denny’s Restaurant 40650 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.2000

Sierra Sky Ranch 50552 Road 632, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierraskyranch.com 559.683.8040

Di Cicco’s Restaurant Oakhurst 40282 Highway 41, Suite 9 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.diciccos.com/ ca/oakhurst/41 559.641.5588 El Cid Mexican Cuisine Restaurant 41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.elcidmexicancuisine.com 559.683.6668 Erna’s Elderberry House 48688 Victoria Lane, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.chateausureau.com 559.683.6860 McDonalds Restaurant 40112 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.3344

Slim’s Koffee Shak 40879 Highway 41, Suite 1D Oakurst, CA 93643 www.slimskoffeeshak.com 559.683.5311 South Gate Brewing Company, Inc. 40233 Enterprise Dr., Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.southgatebrewco.com 559.692.2739 Subway Sandwiches - Oakhurst #7552 40278 Road 425A, Suite 1 Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.9313 Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite 1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623 www.tenayalodge.com 559.692.8900

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1893 - The Birth of Madera County M adera County was once part of vast Mariposa County, which stretched from the Mother Lode country to Los Angeles County. Mariposa County was one of the original 27 counties formed in California Feb. 18, 1850, and was the largest in size - comprising a fifth of the state. From the county’s formation until 1893, people of various areas seceded from the original county to form separate counties until the area was broken up into nine counties: Los Angeles, Tulare, Merced, Fresno, Mono, Inyo, Kern, Kings and Madera. As it stands today, Mariposa is the smallest of the 10 counties. Madera County formed in 1893 by separating from Fresno County. The old newspapers bring a bit more life to the story. According to accounts in the Fresno Expositor and the Fresno Republican, the drive in 1893 to form a new county north of the San Joaquin River was a spirited debate

between “divisionists” and “anti-divisionists,” and included haranguing oratory and dirty tricks. Under state law, the legislature could authorize an election to create a new county in any area with a population of 5,000 or more. The proposition had to carry by a two-thirds vote of the residents. Battle lines were drawn around whether or not a request for the authorization of such an election would be proposed to the legislature. The divisionists lobbied, and wined and dined legislators in Sacramento. Anti-divisionists retaliated by swiping the divisionists’ first petition. A mass meeting in 1893 in Fresno to debate the issue was described by a local newspaper as “the wildest, most tumultuous body of men ever assembled in this city.” One of the main speakers for the divisionists was W.H. Conley, who would later be the first superior court judge of the new county. Another newspaper gave an account of a

man who spoke in favor of creating Madera County: “S.H. Conley of Madera said that one quarter of the taxes and one-fifth of the population of this county reside on the north side of the river. He failed to see why any intelligent citizen could offer any opposition to a separation, since the people of the north side had faithfully born their proportion of the expenses of the government, and said, ‘We have not asked the people of this county for a single cent. All that we ask is to give us an opportunity as a free people, inhabiting territory equal to the State of Delaware, to exercise the right of self-government.’” The results of the hearing requesting an election to create Madera County were reported to Sacramento, and the Senate bill to authorize the formation of the county was passed by a vote of 63 to 12 on May 16, 1893. - Madera County - 100 Years ... Looking Forward, Madera Newspapers, Inc., 1993

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Early settlers interested in permanent settlement

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ohn Robert Nichols has been given credit for being the first Anglo settler in the Fresno Flats area, arriving in 1858. Located near the head of the Fresno River, white ash trees abounded. Since most mountain meadows were known as flats, the spot became known as Fresno Flats, drawing upon the Spanish word for ash trees, but it wouldn’t carry that name forever. Over the next few years, Nichols was joined by other settlers - those who were interested in starting a permanent settlement as opposed to the fly-by-night mining camps that proliferated in the Mountain Area at that time. Another early settler was John Beasore. There are accounts of him wandering into the area along the Fresno River in 1856 and deciding to settle there. He bought a small cabin from a prospector for $800, made friends with the Native Americans and married one of the young women. Soon settlers were raising hogs and sheep, and planting orchards at Fresno Flats. Within a short time, the lumber industry would give the fledgling village a jump-start, and then tourism would take over to lay the permanent foundation for what the settlement was to become. This is not to say gold was never important to the economy of the area. By 1880, one of the best-developed quartz mines in the area, the Enterprise Mine, was located near Fresno Flats. In that year, the operation employed 40 men and monthly produced gold ore worth between $7,000 and $8,000. This factor notwithstanding, lumber, stock raising, and tourism remained the economic mainstay of Fresno Flats. In 1868, the first school in what is now Madera County opened near Fresno Flats. J. Beasore, George Sharpton, and Tom Winkleman shared the work and expense. It was a one-room log cabin located on the road to Crane Valley (Bass Lake). The first teacher was Hiram Cornet. In 1871, it was moved closer to town, and in 1874, a brand new building was constructed, built on land owned by Robert Nichols. Attendance in 1895 was 25 to 30 students a day. By 1873, Fresno Flats was ready for its first store, which was opened by a man named Balleau. Soon after Tom Alien became the area’s first postmaster, and with the opening of his post office, the official name of Fresno Flats was given to the settlement. In 1874, the California Lumber Company and later its successor, the Madera Flume and Trading Company, began its flume approxi-

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mately eight miles from Fresno Flats. Then in 1876, the wagon road from Madera to Yosemite was completed. Soon, serving the needs of travelers became the town’s chief industry. A Chinese family that moved to Fresno Flats in 1876 were also some of the area’s earliest inhabitants. Ah Ling built and managed a Chinese store supplying whiskey and groceries. Most of the Chinese lived along the banks of China Creek. Of the others who followed, one opened a store and the rest panned for gold. As gold panning proved worthless, the entire group moved our of the area. In 1878, Laramore and Phillips operated a general merchandise store. The population was about 200, but the people passing through seemed to be rowdy and gave the place a reputation as a wild town.

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By 1880, Fresno Flats could boast two stores, two hotels, a blacksmith shop, a skating rink, three saloons, and a dance hall. The town maintained its existence in spite of the fact the new road from Raymond to Yosemite took some of the tourist trade. As the 19th century gave way to the 20th, it remained a sleepy little village on the route to Yosemite. Today Fresno Flats exists as Oakhurst, and the name is not the only thing that has changed. Tourism has resumed its rightful spot at the heart of the community. Today, as one rides past the Talking Bear on Highway 41, there is no indication the town was ever anything but prosperous or that it was ever known as Fresno Flats. Bill Coate


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Persistent woman behind name change from Fresno Flats to Oakhurst

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t was almost 100 years ago that a newcomer to Fresno Flats decided to forever change the history of the gold mining-era town by giving it a new name - that name was Oakhurst. The post office and John E. DeLong originally established the name as Fresno Flats on Aug. 18, 1873. The name remained for the next 39 years, until one infamous train robbery began a string of events that would eventually change the town’s name. On May 22, 1885, a stagecoach was held up at gunpoint on its way to Yosemite National Park. No one was injured, but soon after Charley Meyers and Willie Prescott were taken into custody for the crime. Mattie Fhy, a seventh-grader at the time of the town’s name change, wrote an account in 1966 of the events that led to the change. She said newspapers all over the country had a front page story on the robbery and for more than three months, the young men occupied a cell in the Fresno County jail. Then, after three mistrials for lack of evidence, and the county not wanting to waste more money, the two alleged stagecoach robbers were released. Prescott’s and Meyers’ reputation as stagecoach robbers followed them wherever they went so they decided to leave the area. Meyers

and his wife moved to Portland, Oregon until his wife (Prescott’s sister) divorced him. He moved to Seattle where he remarried in 1899. Meyers remarried and he and his new wife, Kitty Wittle, moved back to Fresno Flats after his father died and he was left the family land. Fhy’s account said Meyers return was received with mixed emotions. Some believed, “innocent until proven guilty,” while others felt, “where there is smoke, there’s bound to be fire.” No matter what people believed, the area was still known as the home of Charley Meyers, stagecoach robber. And whenever the name “Fresno Flats” was mentioned, someone remembered, “Oh, yes, that’s where the fellow lived who robbed the stage.” Wittle didn’t like the negative association between her husband’s name and Fresno Flats, so she decided to do something about it - and she would do everything within her power to succeed. Wittle was a member of a club called “The Fresno Flats Women’s Club,” of which Fhy was secretary. Every two weeks they met in the hotel “parlor.” They sponsored dances in Maj. Damell’s Hall and with the funds kept the Little Church on the Hill in repairs, inside and out. One day Wittle mentioned her plan of changing the name of the town from Fresno

Flats to Oakhurst and the club meeting disrupted in anger when the “old timers” - people who had helped build the town - objected to the proposed name change. For months, the battle raged, Fhy wrote. The old pioneer residents stood firm - no change. Fhy wrote that someone suggested the English translation - Ash Meadow. But the changers wanted Oakhurst. Even the youngsters got into the act, dubbing it “Oh, Cursed.” Wittle and her newcomer friends were persistent. They silently passed around a petition for a name change until they got enough signatures to send the petition to postal authorities. Since the name Oakhurst hadn’t been used, the post office basically said, “Why not?” according to Roger Mitchell, archivist for Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park Research Library. Effective Feb. 28, 1912, Fresno Flats officially became Oakhurst. Many residents didn’t even know of the change until they were alerted by the post office that they now resided in a town named Oakhurst. NOTE: Historical information was derived from “Perilous Trails, Dangerous Men,” by William B. Secrest; documents from Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park Research Library; Sierra Star archives; and “Madera County 100 Years ... Looking Forward” - Madera Newspapers Inc., 1993.

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Native Americans were first in the area A

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rchaeological evidence indicates that there have been people living in this area for at least 10,000 years. By the early 1700s, there were three Native American tribes living in what is now Eastern Madera County â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the Western Mono (or Monache), the Chukchansi Yokuts, and the Miwoks (or Pohonichi). The Western Mono (Monache) lived around Crane Valley, which is now Bass Lake. The Chukchansi Yokuts were to the west and south around Coarsegold and the Southern Sierra, and the Miwoks (Pohonichi) were to the west and north in the Ahwahnee area. Archaeologists say more than 99% of the record of human life on what are now National Forest lands, was made by the California Native Americans who did not leave a written history. All three tribes shared similar cultures, although the Mono language was closely related to the Paiute tribes of the Eastern Sierra Nevada area. The Native Americans supported themselves by hunting, gathering, and trading, living on acorns, deer, fish and the nuts and berries of many plants. Acorns, a staple of their diet, were gathered in the fall and stored. When they were to be used, the husks were removed and the meat of the nut was pounded in a bedrock mortar with a stone pestle. Many areas can be found today throughout the area where this grinding was done. When Bass Lake was lowered in the mid 1980s to resurface the dam, numerous grinding rocks could be found. Conical-shaped houses were constructed of available natural materials, cedar bark for the most part, but some were thatched. The houses had a ring at the top so the smoke could escape when a fire was built inside. The winter homes were sometimes made of cedar strips and covered with mud or clay. Large roundhouses, used for dances and other ceremonial events, were built of logs. The first non-Native-Americans in the area were probably explorers, trappers or traders from the Hudson Bay Company of Canada. The Gold Rush of 1848-1849 did not affect the area immediately since the major gold discoveries were further north. However, in 1851, tensions between the Native Americans and the miners who had come into the region resulted in the formation of the Mariposa Battalion, which pursued the Native Americans and, in so doing, discovered Yosemite Valley. The area then known as Fresno Flats, now Oakhurst, was the accepted dividing point for the three tribes. Boundaries were recognized and respected and there was much trading, with cultures gradually being interchanged. Descendants of these tribes still live in Eastern Madera County. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Madera County 100 Years - Looking Forward,â&#x20AC;? - Madera Newspapers, Inc., 1993


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The early days of Oakhurst

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n the early part of this century, the community of Oakhurst survived because of the logging industry and travelers on their way to Yosemite. However, when the Sugar Pine Mill closed in 1931, the town was down to four families and only six children in school. One person who moved here in the 1930s said there were about 50 people in Oakhurst then. During the 1930s most of the men in the area either worked for the U.S. Forest Service or on the highway. Typically, a man would help build Highway 41 during the winter months and work for the Forest Service in the summer. People who lived in the Raymond and Ahwahnee areas talk about the Oakhurst of the 1930s and 1940s as a place where there was

nothing but a store or two. In 1930, Oakhurst General Merchandise P.C. Nelson was Oakhurst’s one and only store. It was later owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Lee Berdell and part of the building was occupied by the post office. Population figures for the area are guesstimates generally, but have been listed as: 1948, between 200 and 500; 1957, 973; 1961, 2,100; 1970, all of Eastern Madera County, 5,852; 1980, all of Eastern Madera County, 12,505; 1990, all of Eastern Madera County, 19,546. Oakhurst was estimated to have about 13,000 people in 1990. As travel to Yosemite increased, and as areas of Eastern Madera County, especially Bass Lake, became important tourist destinations, Oakhurst grew.

Lumber played an important part in the area’s growth until the last mill, American Forest Products, located where the Old Mill Shopping Center shopping center is today, closed in 1981. In 1960, the Sierra Star noted that Oakhurst was fast becoming the Chinchilla Capital of the World. Chinchilla fur had come into wide demand and Oakhurst’s climate was considered perfect for producing the best in these light furs. In 1960 it was estimated that Oakhurst would produce 10,000 skins and that number would double by 1965. The chinchilla industry declined as local breeders retired. — Madera County- 100 Years... Looking Forward, Madera Newspapers, Inc., 1993

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ERNA’S ELDERBERRY HOUSE

48688 Victoria Lane, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.chateausureau.com 559.683.6860

EVERGREEN HAUS LODGING 43552 Wispering Pines Dr. Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.evergreenhaus.net 559.641.2220

F FERRELLGAS CO.

40356 Oak Park Way, Suite “J” Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.ferrellgas.com 559.683.4336

PO Box 545, Coarsegold, CA 93614 www.strikepest.com 559.683.7378

FINLEY, MARY LOU

ED BAILEY REALTY

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

EDUCATIONAL EMPLOYEE CREDIT UNION

FOSTER & PARKER INSURANCE - DONNA SMITH

EL CID MEXICAN CUISINE RESTAURANT

FRESNO FLATS HISTORICAL PARK

PO Box 308, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.edbaileyrealty.com 559.676.2424

2222 W. Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93711 www.eecufresno.org 559.260.5681

PO Box 2202, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.3789 49547 School Road (427) Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.6101

40055 Highway 41, Suite A Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.fosterparker.com 559.683.7213

41939 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.elcidmexicancuisine.com 559.683.6668

49777 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644

EMADCO DISPOSAL SERVICE

FRIENDS OF THE OAKHURST LIBRARY

PO Box 2386, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.emadcodisposal.com 559.683.4680

EMERSON INSTITUTE/ POSITIVE LIVING CENTER 40359 Highway 41, Suite 2 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.emersoninstitute.edu 559.642.4616

559.683.6570 49044 Civic Circle, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.4838

G GOLDEN 1 CREDIT UNION 40044 Highway 49, Ste C-2 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.golden1.com 877.465.3361

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY GOLDEN CHAIN THEATRE

42130 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.goldenchaintheatre.org 559.683.7112

GOT HAIR? HAIR AND SKIN SALON 40291 Junction Dr, Suite 101 Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.580.1350

GRANT MERCANTILE AGENCY

49099 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.grantmercantile.com 559.683.4651

GREENWOOD HEATING AND AIR PO Box 869, Bass Lake, CA 93604 559.977.0701

H H & L LUMBER

40509Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.truevaluehomecenter.com 559.683.7655

H & R BLOCK

40050 N Highway 49, Ste 10 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.hrblock.com 559.683.5450

HERSCHY ENVIRONMENTAL, INC. PO Box 229, Bass Lake, CA 93604 www.herschyenviro.com 559.641.7320

HIGH SIERRA RV & MOBILE PARK

40389 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.highsierrarv.com 559.683.7662

HINDS HOSPICE

2490 W. Shaw, Suite 101 Fresno, CA 93711 www.hindshospice.com 559.226.5683

HOMESTEAD BED & BREAKFAST

41110 Road 600, Ahwahnee, CA 93601 www.homesteadcottages.com 559.683.0495

HORASANIAN, MICHAEL D.D.S. 39735 Evergreen Drive Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstdentalcenter.com 559.683.4691

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HOUND’S TOOTH INN

42071 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.houndstoothinn.com 559.642.6600

HUMANA INSURANCE

516 W. Shaw Ave, Suite 200 Fresno, CA 93704 855.824.3492

I IDEA PRINT WORK, INC.

JOELLE LEDER PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO

PO Box 1985, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.JoelleLederPhotography.com 310.433.3286

JUST BISQUE IT CERAMICS 49185 Road 426, Suite 9 Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.2529

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40085 Enterprise Drive Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.IdeaPrintWork.com 559.692.2900

KAISER PERMANENTE

INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TRAINING CONSORTIUM (IMTC)

KELLY, DARLENE

40356 Oak Park Way, Suite K Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.imtcllc.com 559.683.7800

J J CAROL REALTY, INC.

35234 Highway 41, Suite 1 Coarsegold, CA 93614 www.jcarolrealty.com 559.642.4442

J.W. MEYERS PROPANE

35537 Highway 41, Coarsegold, CA 93614 559.683.4418

JACK’S BUTANE SERVICE, INC PO Box 248, Biola, CA 93606 www.jacksbutane.com 559.683.6735

JAMISON & CHAPPEL, ATTORNEYS AT LAW

40595 Westlake Drive, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.448.4500 PO Box 2169, Oakhurst, CA 93644 916.616.9579

KENLI, INC

35285 Highway 41 Suite D Coarsegold, Ca 93614 www.kenlitruck.com 559.658.2777

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

PO Box 3449, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.KOFC12085.org 559.658.2502

KRAFT & LEE INSURANCE AGENCY 40061 Highway 49, Suite 103 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.kraftandleeinsurance.com 559.683.4411

L LASER POINT DESIGN & MANUFACTURING LLC

40200 Enterprise Dr. Ste F 49430 Road 426 Ste F, Oakhurst, CA 93644 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.laserpointdesign.com www.oakhurstlaw.com 559.683.2211 559.683.2950

JANET STANOVICH REALTY

PO Box 1258, Coarsegold, CA 93614 www.JanetStanovichRealty.com 559.760.2422

JENSEN, PATRICE ARCHITECT 40300 Greenwood Way Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.3687

JERRY’S LOCK AND KEY

47292 Road 417, Coarsegold, CA 93614 559.760.9992

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LAW OFFICE OF JAMES H. WATKINS 49370 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.5757

LAW OFFICE OF LEAH ZABEL 49346 Road 426, Suite 6 Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.558.5122

LITTLE CHURCH ON THE HILL

40188 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.MaderaCemetery.org 559.674.8826


MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY LOCAL SOCIAL

MARIPOSA ARTS COUNCIL, INC.

LONDON PROPERTIES - DONNA PRIDE

MARIPOSA COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

PO Box 982, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierralocalsocial.com 559.760.9145

40142 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.donnapride.com 559.642.3666

M MACAULAY INSURANCE AGENCY 49774 Road 426 Ste B, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.macaulayassociates.com 559.683.4494

MADERA COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL 1653 N Schnoor, Ste 113 Madera, CA 93637 www.maderaarts.org 559.661.7005

PO Box 21341, Mariposa, CA 95338 www.mariposaartscouncil.org 209.966.3155

5158 Highway 140, Mariposa, CA 95338 www.mariposachamber.org 209.966.2456

MARIPOSA MARTIAL ARTS 40879 Highway 41, Suite 1B1 Mariposa, CA 95338 www.mariposama.com 209.742.4501

MARTIGNONI GLASS

40714 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.MartignoniGlass.com 559.683.4457

MCDONALDS RESTAURANT

40112 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.3344

MADERA COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

MCGOLDRICK & MCGOLDRICK, ATTORNEYS AT LAW

MADERA COUNTY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT CORPORATION

MILLER & WHITE, CPA’S

2425 Cleveland Ave. Suite 101 Madera, CA 93637 www.maderacountyedc.com 559.675.7768

PO Box 2609, 40325 Highway 41 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.maderaworkforce.org 559.683.6263 x207

MADERA GLASS & BODY

105 E. Central Avenue, Madera, CA 93638 www.maderaglassandbody.com 559.674.8559

MADERA QUARRY, LLC

23050 Road 209, Madera, CA 93636 www.maderaquarry.com 559.868.4331

MADERA RADIO DISPATCH, INC.

325 South “D” Street, Madera, CA 93638 559.683.2560

MADERA VINTNERS ASSOCIATION PO Box 697, Madera, CA 93639 www.maderavintners.com 800.613.0709

MALLOUF, JACKIE

PO Box 2539, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.6832

49239 Golden Oak Loop Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.mcgoldricklaw.com 559.683.4130

49260 Chapel Hill Dr., Ste 201 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.millerwhitecpa.com 559.683.3440

MILLER’S LANDING RESORT

37976 Road 222, Wishon, CA 93669 www.millerslanding.com 559.642.3633

MOSS WEB WORKS

PO Box 1147, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.MossWebWorks.com 559.464.5111

MOULIN, KIRK

PO Box 3368, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.642.3368

MOUNTAIN AIRE

35680 Highway 41, Coarsegold, CA 93614 www.mtn-aire.com 559.683.2040

MOUNTAIN BEAR FAN CLUB

PO Box 2071, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.mountainbearfanclub.org 559.683.1111

MOUNTAIN COMFORTS

49190 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.mountaincomforts.com 559.683.7205

N NARROW GAUGE INN

48571 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623 www.narrowgaugeinn.com 559.683.7720

NATIVE FINE HANDCRAFTS 40282 Highway 41, Suite 8 Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.709.8775

NEW COMMUNITY METHODIST CHURCH

49223 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.newcommunityumc.net 559.683.2652

NORTH FORK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

PO Box 426, North Fork, CA 93643 www.north-fork-chamber.com 559.877.2410

NORTH FORK RANCHERIA OF MONO INDIANS

PO Box 929, North Fork, CA 93643 559.877.2461

NORTHLAND COMMUNICATIONS

40092 Highway 49, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.7388

O OAKHURST AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.OakhurstChamber.com 559.683.7766

OAKHURST BOARD & CARE

PO Box 2782, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierraliving.net 559.642.8803

OAKHURST CLEANERS

40034 Highway 49 Suite A-8 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstcleaners.com 559.683.5265

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY OAKHURST COMMUNITY CENTER, INC

39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstcommunitycenter.com 559.683.2290

OAKHURST COMMUNITY COLLEGE CENTER

40241 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstcenter.com 559.683.3940

OAKHURST COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND

PO Box 2389, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstband.com 559.760.3849

OAKHURST CONSTRUCTION - DWAYNE SMITH

PO Box 4205, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.676.4881

OAKHURST ELKS LODGE # 2724

42484 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstelks.com 559.683.2717

OAKHURST EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH

OAKHURST INK

PO Box 2228, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstink.com 559.641.8542

OAKHURST LUTHERN CHURCH

39255 Black Road, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstlutheranchurch.org 559.683.4673

OAKHURST OFFICE OUTLET

49027 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.frameworks-giftworks.com 559.683.7845

OAKHURST GROCERY OUTLET

40301 Junction Dr., Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.groceryoutlet.com 559.683.2400

OAKHURST HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS CENTER

40131 Highway 49, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.2244

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PO Box 1933, Oakhurst, CA 93644

40108 Highway 49, #C Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.pakandpage.com 559.692.2200

OAKHURST PHYSICAL THERAPY 39930 Sierra Way, Ste A Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstpt.com 559.683.0974

OAKHURST PLUMBING & SEPTIC PO Box 1842, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.2232

OAKHURST ROCKS

49494 Bayleaf Lane, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.641.7625

OAKHURST SIERRA SUNRISE ROTARY

OAKHURST GIFTWORKS/ FRAMEWORKS

PACIFIC PECTIN

559.676.0595

OAKHURST FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC

40119 Enterprise Drive Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.OakhurstFeed.com 559.683.7977

50150 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.pge.com 800.743.5000

559.683.0303

OAKHURST SIERRA ROTARY CLUB

OAKHURST FEED & PET SUPPLY

PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC

49269 Golden Oak Drive, Oakhurst, CA 93644

50443 School Road, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstevfree.org 559.683.2254 49346 Road 426, Ste. 3 Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.642.2225

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PO Box 643, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstrotary.org

PO Box 2583, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.4494

OAKHURST VETERINARY HOSPITAL 40799 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstveterinaryhospitalca.com 559.683.2135

OAKHURST WOODCARVERS RENDEZVOUS

40389 Highway 41 Sp. 67, Oakhurst CA 93644 559.906.4198

OCA - OAKHURST COMMUNITY ALLIANCE

PO Box 3448, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstcalendar.com 559.760.0279

OUR LADY OF THE SIERRA 40180 Indian Springs Rd Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.olscatholic.org 559.642.3452

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PAK & PAGE

PALM MEMORIAL SIERRA CHAPEL 49269 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierrachapel.com 559.683.4370

PARADISE SPRINGS

52770 Road 632, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.paradisespringsmountain.com 559.642.2613

PAYCHEX, INC

9 River Park Place East, Suite 210 Fresno, CA 93720 www.paychex.com 559.708.3019

PETER, D.D.S., RODNEY 49255 Golden Oak Loop Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.rodneypeterdds.com 559.683.4544

PETRUSHKIN INSURANCE SERVICES 53204 Road 419, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.3863

PINES MARKET

54432 Road 432, Bass Lake, CA 93604 559.642.3141

PINES RESORT AND DUCEY’S ON THE LAKE

54432 Road 432, Bass Lake, CA 93604 www.basslake.com 800.350.7463

PIZZA FACTORY, INC. - CORPORATE 49430 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.pizzafactory.com 559.683.3377


MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY PLEXUS WORLDWIDE INC., - CHANDLER

ROGER’S CARPENTRY - ROGER LEE

PO Box 4245, Oakhurst, CA 93644 35196 Cutter Road, Coarsegold, CA 93614 www.oakhurstcarpenter.com 559.240.2210 www.pinkdrinkwellness.com 559.676.3983

ROUND TABLE PIZZA

PLEXUS WORLDWIDE INC., - VALDIVIA 40034 Highway 49, Ste A-2 PO Box 3142, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.mightypinkdrink.com 559.658.7227

PREFERRED PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

40029 Highway 41, Ste 9, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.2800

PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP

1350 E. Spruce Ave, Fresno, CA 93720 559.261.2000

Q QUADY WINERY

13181 Road 24, Madera, CA 93639 www.quadywinery.com 559.673.8068

R R. PAPIKE CONSTRUCTION, INC. PO Box 2960, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.rpapikeconstruction.com 559.683.0478

RALEY’S SUPERSTORE

40041 Highway 49, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.Raleys.com 559.683.8300

REALTY CONCEPTS, LTD 40050 Highway 49 #N8 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.realityconcepts.com 559.490.1500

REDWOODS IN YOSEMITE

8038 Chilnualna Falls Rd Yosemite National Park, CA 95389 www.redwoodsinyosemite.com 877.753.8566

RIVER CREEK GOLF COURSE & RESTAURANT

41709 Road 600, Ahwahnee, CA 93601 www.rivercreekgolfcourse.com 559.683.5600

Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.roundtablepizza.com 559.683.7472

S SAINT AGNES MEDICAL CENTER 1303 East Herndon Avenue Fresno, CA 93720 www.samc.com 559.450.3000

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY REHABILITATION - OAKHURST

40232 Junction Drive, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sjvrehab.com 559.658.6490

SCOTT DOBSON PAINTING & WALLCOVERINGS

2375 Parmabelle Rd, Mariposa, CA 95338 209.742.2130

SERVICE MASTER OF YOSEMITE

5008 Fairgrounds Rd, Mariposa, CA 95338 www.ServiceMasterofYosmite.com 209.742.4825

SIERRA AMBULANCE SERVICE

PO Box 2307, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierraambulance.org 559.642.0653

SIERRA MERCANTILE

40135 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 95338 559.683.5777

SIERRA MOUNTAIN LITTLE LEAGUE PO Box 370, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.1385

SIERRA NEWS ONLINE

PO Box 333, North Fork, CA 93643 www.sierranewsonline.com 559.877.3333

SIERRA OAKHURST KIWANIS CLUB PO Box 2305, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.oakhurstkiwanis.org

SIERRA PHYSICAL THERAPY 48677 Victoria Lane, Suite 101 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierrapt.com 559.683.4444

SIERRA SKY RANCH

50552 Road 632, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierraskyranch.com 559.683.8040

SIERRA STAR - NEWSPAPER

49165 Crane Valley Road (Rd 426), Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierrastar.com 559.683.4464

SIERRA SUDS

40423 Highway 41 Ste B, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.1464

SIERRA TEL

SIERRA ART TRAILS

PO Box 3045, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierraarttrails.org 559.658.8844

49150 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.SierraTel.com 559.683.4611 Oakhurst, 209.966.3636 Mariposa

SIERRA ASSET MANAGEMENT

SILVER CREEK SHOPPING CENTER

40312 Junction Dr, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.SierraAM.com 559.658.5193

40879 Highway 41, Oakhurst CA 93644 925.583.2171

SIERRA HOME RENTALS

49346 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.skinlogixspa.com 559.641.5454

40307 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierrahomerentals.com 559.683.7368

SIERRA LIONS CLUB

PO Box 1842, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sierralionsclub.org 559.641.8336

SKINLOGIX

SLIM’S KOFFEE SHAK

40879 Highway 41, Suite 1D Oakurst, CA 93643 www.slimskoffeeshak.com 559.683.5311

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY SOROPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL OF THE SIERRAS

SULLIVAN’S TIRE PROS & AUTO REPAIR

SOUTH GATE BREWING COMPANY, INC.

SUPERVISOR TOM WHEELER

PO Box 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.soroptimistofthesierras.org

40233 Enterprise Dr., Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.southgatebrewco.com 559.692.2739

STATE FARM - RIGG

40315 Junction Drive, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.marilynrigg.com 559.683.3467

STAVAST STUDIO/GALLERY

40126 Highway 49, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sullivanstirepros.net 559.683.5900

41729 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.PenceTeam.net 559.785.3940

SWEET DREAMS CAKES AND FLOWERS, INC.

STERN, JOE WATER CONDITIONING

SYNERGY MASSAGE BY BRYCE

34773 Mistletoe Ct, North Fork, CA 93643 559.877.2404

STEVE’S TROPICAL FISH & PET SUPPLIES 40761 Highway 41, St. 7, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.stevespetshop.com 559.683.5222

STUDIO 41

40879 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.676.0478

T TENAYA LODGE AT YOSEMITE

1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623 www.tenayalodge.com 559.692.8900

THIRTY ONE GIFTS - NOBLES Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.676.6294

TIMBERLINE GALLERY

41213 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.studio41gallery.com 559.692.2041

40982 Highway 41, Ste 6 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.timberlineartgallery.com 559.683.3345

SUBURBAN PROPANE

TOWN SQUARE PUBLICATIONS

41441 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.suburbanpropane.com 559.683.5634

SUBWAY SANDWICHES - OAKHURST #7552 40278 Road 425A, Suite 1 Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.9313

SUGAR PINE CHRISTIAN CAMP 48478 Mill Canyon Road Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.sugarpine.org 559.683.4938

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INSURANCE SERVICES SUPREME LENDING - ANDREW PENCE PO Box 5577, Fresno, CA 93755

49271 Golden Oak Loop Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.SweetDreamsCakery.com or SweetDreamsEveyday.com 559.641.7606

STEVENS ITALIAN ICE

40074 Highway 49, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.unitedsecuritybank.com 559.683.2200

200 West Fourth Street, Madera, CA 93637 VALLEY REGIONAL 559.662.6050

40982 Highway 41 Suite 2 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.StavastStudioGallery.com 559.683.0611

51080 Hillside Drive, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.problemwater.com 559.683.7876

UNITED SECURITY BANK

PO Box 26598, Fresno, CA 93729 www.townsquarepublications.com 559.960.3513

TRUE VALUE HOME CENTER BRYANT HOME CORPORATION

40596 Westlake Dr, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.truevaluehomecenter.com 559.683.7117

U UNDERWOOD INSURANCE

PO Box 335, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.683.4610

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www.ValleyRegional.com 559.446.1398 x24

VINTAGE CHIC BOHEMIA Coarsegold, CA 93614 www.vintagechicBOHO.com 559.618.0058

VISIT YOSEMITE | MADERA COUNTY 40343 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.YosemiteThisYear.com 559.683.4636

VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY - WESTERN DIVISION 2370 W. Cleveland Ave Suite 108 - PMB 272 Madera, CA 93637 www.vulcanmaterial.com 559.434.1202

W WALT BANNON DRILLING

40487 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.waltbannondrilling.com 559.683.5670

WESTBROOK WINE FARM

49610 House Ranch Road O’Neals, CA 93645 www.westbrookwinefarm.com 559.868.3499

WESTERN SIERRA NURSERY 49266 Golden Oak Dr. Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.westernsierranursery.com 559.683.8476

WILD WONDERFUL WOMEN

PO Box 307, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.658.6999

WILLOW GLEN SMOKE SHOP 31793 Highway 41 Coarsegold, CA 93614 559.658.7747


MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY YOSEMITE GLASS & WINDOW, INC.

Y YOSEMITE BANK - OAKHURST

40061 Highway 49, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.yosemitebank.com 559.683.6442

YOSEMITE CATERING

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK HOMEOWNER’S ASSOCIATION

49271 Golden Oak Loop Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.yosemitecatering.net 559.641.7667

30250 Yosemite Springs Parkway, Coarsegold, CA 93614 www.yloa.org 559.658.7466

YOSEMITE DREAMS

39245 Washburn Lane Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.yosemitedreams.com 858.337.8353

YOSEMITE LUMBER

YOSEMITE GATEWAY ASSOC. OF REALTORS (YGAOR) 40290 Juction Dr, Ste B Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.ygaor.com 559.683.2650

5006 Fairgrounds Road Mariposa, CA 95338 www.yosemiteglassandwindow.com 559.642.3292 Oakhurst, 209.966.3292 Mariposa

49180 Road 426, Oakhurst, CA 93644 559.642.6210

YOSEMITE MORTGAGE 40055 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.ymloans.com 559.683.5500

OAKHURST

Fa Festival 2nd Weekend in October Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m - 4 p.m.

Wine & Beer Tasting • Food Court Children’s Activities • Car Show in the Park Entertainment & Animals Arts & Crafts Booths and more…

Oakhurst Community Park

www.Oakhurst Chamber.com/OakhurstFall Festival

559.683.7766

YOSEMITE MOUNTAIN SUGAR PINE RAILROAD

56001 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623 www.ymsprr.com 559.683.7273

YOSEMITE OPTOMETRIC CENTER

40120 Highway 49, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.drrajod.com 559.683.5100

YOSEMITE PINES RV RESORT 20450 Old Highway 120 Groveland, CA 95321 www.yosemitepinesrv.com 209.962.7690

YOSEMITE SIERRA INN

40662 Highway 41, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.yosemitesierrainn.com 559.642.2525

YOSEMITE SIERRA SPECIALTIES PO Box 374, Bass Lake, CA 93604 www.yosemitesierraspecialties.com 559.760.5044

YOSEMITE SKYWAY

PO Box 2392, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.yosemiteskyway.com 559.683.2812

YOSEMITE SUITE RETREAT

40901 Hodges Hill Dr, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.yosemitessuiteretreat.com 559.683.4183

YOSEMITE TRAILS PACK STATION 7910 Jackson, Fish Camp, CA 93623 www.yosemitetrails.com 559.683.7611

YOSEMITE WEST REAL ESTATE 40982 Highway 41, Suite 8 Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.yosemitewestrealestate.com 559.683.8381

YOSEMITE WESTERN ARTISTS PO Box 838, Oakhurst, CA 93644 www.yosemitewesternartists.com 559.580.1021

Z ZOOM IMAGING

4603 W. Jennifer, Fresno, CA 93722 www.zoomcopiers.com 559.275.7086 2016-2017 | www.oakhurstchamber.com | OAKHURST AREA, CALIFORNIA

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BUSINESS

ACCOUNTING & BOOKKEEPING

Categories ASSISTED LIVING/ ELDERLY CARE

• Claiborne & Associates, CPA’s and Advisors, Inc

• Oakhurst Board & Care

• H & R Block

ATTORNEY & LEGAL SERVICES

• Miller & White, CPA’s

• Above The Fog Marketing

• Jamison & Chappel, Attorneys at Law • H. Watkins • • McGoldrick & McGoldrick, Attorneys at Law

• Eagle North Communications

ATTRACTIONS

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW • ADVERTISING

• Sierra Star - Newspaper AGGREGATE PRODUCTS • Vulcan Materials Company - Western Division AIR CONDITIONING • Greenwood Heating and Air • Mountain Aire AMBULANCE SERVICE

• Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino • Fresno Flats Historical Park • Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad AUTHOR • Author Kimberly Knight AUTO REPAIR

BUILDING MATERIAL • Madera Quarry, LLC BUSINESS CENTER • Sierra Tel

BANKS • Central Valley Community Bank • Educational Employee Credit Union • Golden 1 Credit Union • United Security Bank • Yosemite Bank - Oakhurst BANNERS

• The Beauty Spot BEAUTY SALON • Donna Dozier - The Parlor • Got Hair? Hair and Skin Salon • SkinLogix • The Beauty Spot

• Sierra Tel

• Eagle Quick Lube

ARCHITECTS

AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR & TIRES

• Donaghy Sales

• Sullivan’s Tire Pros & Auto Repair

BOAT RENTALS

• Stavast Studio/Gallery • Timberline Gallery

• Bodys By Boyd • Madera Glass & Body

ART STUDIO

BAKERY

• Just Bisque It Ceramics

• Sweet Dreams Cakes and Flowers, Inc.

• Studio 41

ARTS COUNCIL • Madera County Arts Council • Mariposa Arts Council, Inc.

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BANDS • Oakhurst Community Concert Band

CAR RENTALS • Advanced Automotive Center

• Roger’s Carpentry - Roger Lee

AUTOMOTIVE OIL & LUBE

AUTOMOTIVE RESTORATION

• Sugar Pine Christian Camp • Yosemite Pines RV Resort • Yosemite Trails Pack Station

BARBER SHOP

ANSWERING SERVICE

• Sierra Art Trails

CAMPS & CAMPING

CARPENTRY

• Sierra Ambulance Service

ART GALLERIES

• Better Business Bureau

• Art Signs • Idea Print Work, Inc.

• Advanced Automotive Center

• Jensen, Patrice Architect

BUSINESS SERVICES

BEVERAGE

• Bass Lake Boat Rentals & Water Sports • Miller’s Landing Resort BOOK STORE • Branches Books & Gifts BREWERY • South Gate Brewing Company, Inc. BUILDING CONTRACTOR • R. Papike Construction, Inc.

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CASINO • Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino CATERING • Subway Sandwiches - Oakhurst #7553 • Yosemite Catering CELLULAR TELEPHONE SERVICE • Ensignal - Verizon Wireless CEMETERY • Little Church on the Hill CERAMICS • Just Bisque It Ceramics CHAMBER OF COMMERCE • Bass Lake Chamber of Commerce • Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce • Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce


BUSINESS CATEGORIES • North Fork Chamber of Commerce

CLOTHING

• Eastern Madera County Chamber of Commerce Foundation • Friends of the Oakhurst Library • Knights of Columbus • Mountain Bear Fan Club • Oakhurst Community Center, Inc • Oakhurst Elks Lodge # 2724 • Oakhurst Sierra Rotary Club • Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary • Oakhurst Woodcarvers Rendezvous • OCA - Oakhurst Community Alliance • Sierra Lions Club • Sierra Mountain Little League • Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Club • Soroptimist International of The Sierras • Wild Wonderful Women • Yosemite Lakes Park Homeowner’s Association • Yosemite Western Artists

• Back 2 Basic Clothing

COMPUTER REPAIR

• Native Fine Handcrafts

• DWN Computer Repair

EMBROIDERY

• Vintage Chic Bohemia

COMPUTER SALES & SERVICE

• Idea Print Work, Inc.

• Sweet Dreams Cakes and Flowers, Inc.

COFFEE SHOP

• David A. Smith Technology Supplies

EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

FOOD

• Madera County Workforce Investment Corporation

• Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce CHIROPRACTOR • Oakhurst Family Chiropractic CHURCH MINISTRY • Destiny Training Center CHURCHES • Emerson Institute/ Positive Living Center • First Baptist Church • Christian Science Church - Oakhurst • New Community Methodist Church • Oakhurst Evangelical Free Church • Oakhurst Luthern Church • Our Lady of the Sierra

• Sierra Mercantile

• Slim’s Koffee Shak COLLECTION AGENCY • Grant Mercantile Agency COLLISION REPAIR • Bodys By Boyd • Madera Glass & Body COMMUNICATIONS

CRAFTS

FEED STORE

• Pak & Page

• Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply

DENTAL SERVICES

FIDUCIARY SERVICE

• Brosi, Robert J. DDS • Buca, Adrian, DDS, Inc. • Coarsegold Dental • Horasanian, Michael D.D.S. • Kelly, Darlene • Peter, D.D.S., Rodney

• Claiborne & Associates, CPA’s and Advisors, Inc

CONSTRUCTION • Oakhurst Construction - Dwayne Smith • R. Papike Construction, Inc. • Roger’s Carpentry - Roger Lee

• Principal Financial Group • Sierra Asset Management

• Central CA Animal Disaster Team

FINANCING

DRY CLEANING

• Yosemite Mortgage

• Oakhurst Cleaners

• Supreme Lending Andrew Pence

FITNESS

EDUCATION

• Class, The Body Pastiche

• Incident Management Training Consortium (IMTC)

FLOOR COVERINGS

ELECTRICIANS

ENTERTAINMENT

• Coolwater Concerts

• Ameriprise Financial Nemeth & Petrushkin

DISASTER RESPONSE FOR ANIMALS

• Andrews Electric

CONCERTS

FINANCIAL SERVICES

• 47th Place Carpet One • American Floors & Interiors FLORIST

FRAMING • Oakhurst Giftworks/ Frameworks

• Bass Lake Boat Rentals & Water Sports • Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino • Coolwater Concerts • Golden Chain Theatre

FUNERAL SERVICES

• Roger’s Carpentry - Roger Lee

• Palm Memorial Sierra Chapel FURNITURE

• Madera Radio Dispatch, Inc.

COPIER SALES & SERVICE OFFICE EQUIPMENT

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT

COMMUNITY & SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

• HerSchy Environmental, Inc.

• Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park

CORPORATION

EVENT SERVICES

• American Cancer Society

• Pizza Factory, Inc. - Corporate

• Bass Lake Education Foundation

• Joelle Leder Photography Studio

• Western Sierra Nursery

COUNSELING

• Eastern Madera County - SPCA

• Cornerstone Family Counseling

FABRIC STORES

GARMENT PRINTING

• Bear Paw Quilts & More

• Oakhurst Ink

GARDEN CENTER • True Value Home Center Bryant Home Corporation

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BUSINESS CATEGORIES GIFTS

• Mountain Comforts

JEWELRY

MARKETING CONSULTANT

• Branches Books & Gifts • Dorsey’s Hallmark • Native Fine Handcrafts • Oakhurst Giftworks/ Frameworks • Thirty One Gifts - Nobles • Western Sierra Nursery

• Mountain Aire

• Sierra Mercantile

HOLDING COMPANY

LANDSCAPES MASONRY SUPPLIES

• Above The Fog Marketing • Local Social MARTIAL ARTS

• Oakhurst Rocks

• Mariposa Martial Arts

• H & L Lumber

LAUNDROMAT

MASSAGE

• True Value Home Center Bryant Home Corporation

• Sierra Suds

• Yosemite Lumber

LIVESCAN FINGERPRINTING

• SkinLogix • Synergy Massage by Bryce

IN PATIENT PHYSICAL THERAPY REHABILITATION

• By Jupiter Livescan/ Notary Service

GLASS • Martignoni Glass • Yosemite Glass & Window, Inc. GOLF COURSE

• Chukchansi Inc. HOME IMPROVEMENT

• Oakhurst Healthcare and Wellness Center

LOANS

INDIVIDUALS

• United Security Bank

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES

• Brinley, Sandy

• Madera County Economic Development

• Cohn, Don and Vicki

LOCKSMITH

• River Creek Golf Course & Restaurant

GRAPHIC DESIGN • Digital Mirrors • Idea Print Work, Inc. • Oakhurst Ink GROCERY STORES • Oakhurst Grocery Outlet • Raley’s Superstore • The Pines Market HAIR SALON

• Colgate, Ron and Sherry • Finley, Mary Lou • Mallouf, Jackie • Moulin, Kirk • Supervisor Tom Wheeler INSURANCE • • Foster & Parker Insurance - Donna Smith • Humana Insurance • Kraft & Lee Insurance Agency

• Jerry’s Lock and Key LODGING • Bass Lake Recreation Resort • Best Western Yosemite Gateway Inn and Restaurant • Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino • Comfort Inn

• Fresno Flats Historical Park

• Hound’s Tooth Inn • Miller’s Landing Resort

• Petrushkin Insurance Services

• Paradise Springs

• State Farm - Rigg • Underwood Insurance

• Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

• Plexus Worldwide Inc., - Chandler • Plexus Worldwide Inc., - Valdivia

INTERNET SERVICES • Northland Communications • Sierra Tel

HEALTHCARE

ITALIAN ICE

• Yosemite Optometric Center

• Stevens Italian Ice

HEATING

JANITORIAL

• Greenwood Heating and Air

• Service Master of Yosemite

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• Supreme Lending Andrew Pence • Yosemite Mortgage

• Homestead Bed & Breakfast

HARDWARE

HEALTH & WELLNESS

MORTGAGE LENDING

MUSEUM

• Macaulay Insurance Agency

• Valley Regional Insurance Services

• Adventist Health • Camarena Health • Hinds Hospice • Kaiser Permanente • Oakhurst Healthcare and Wellness Center • Oakhurst Physical Therapy • Saint Agnes Medical Center • Sierra Physical Therapy

• Evergreen Haus Lodging

• Donna Dozier - The Parlor

• True Value Home Center Bryant Home Corporation • Yosemite Lumber

MEDICAL & HEALTH SERVICES

• Narrow Gauge Inn • Sierra Sky Ranch • The Pines Resort and Ducey’s on the Lake • The Redwoods In Yosemite

MUSIC • Oakhurst Community Concert Band NEWSPAPERS • Sierra Star - Newspaper NOTARY SERVICE

• Yosemite Sierra Inn

• By Jupiter Livescan/ Notary Service

LUMBER & BUILDING SUPPLIES

NURSERIES - PLANTS

• Yosemite Lumber

• True Value Home Center Bryant Home Corporation • Western Sierra Nursery

MANUFACTURING

NUTRITION

• Laser Point Design & Manufacturing LLC

• Plexus Worldwide Inc., - Chandler

• H & L Lumber

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BUSINESS CATEGORIES • Plexus Worldwide Inc., - Valdivia OFFICE SUPPLIES •

PLUMBING

• Di Cicco’s Restaurant Oakhurst

• Bear Paw Quilts & More • Branches Books & Gifts • Dorsey’s Hallmark • Just Bisque It Ceramics • Native Fine Handcrafts • Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply • Oakhurst Giftworks/ Frameworks • Oakhurst Grocery Outlet • Oakhurst Ink • • Pak & Page • Raley’s Superstore • Sierra Mercantile • Silver Creek Shopping Center • Stevens Italian Ice • The Pines Market • Thirty One Gifts - Nobles • True Value Home Center Bryant Home Corporation • Vintage Chic Bohemia • Western Sierra Nursery • Willow Glen Smoke Shop

• Town Square Publications

• El Cid Mexican Cuisine Restaurant

RETAIL GIFT BASKETS

QUARRY

• Erna’s Elderberry House

• Yosemite Sierra Specialties

• Madera Quarry, LLC

• McDonalds Restaurant

• Vulcan Materials Company - Western Division

• Narrow Gauge Inn

• Oakhurst Plumbing & Septic PROPANE • Campora Propane Service

ONLINE NEWS

• Ferrellgas Co.

• Sierra News Online • Sierra Star - Newspaper

• Jack’s Butane Service, Inc

OPTOMETRY • Yosemite Optometric Center PAINTING • Scott Dobson Painting & Wallcoverings

• Yosemite West Real Estate

• J.W. Meyers Propane • Suburban Propane PROPERTY MANAGEMENT • Bass Lake Realty • Preferred Property Management • Sierra Home Rentals

REALTOR ASSOCIATION • Yosemite Gateway Assoc. of REALTORS (YGAOR) RECREATION • Bass Lake Boat Rentals & Water Sports RESTAURANTS • Best Western-Yosemite Gateway Inn and Restaurant • China Delight Restaurant • Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino 9 California Market Buffet

PARKS & RECREATION

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW

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• DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc.

9 Noodle Bar

PAVING • California Paving Company PAYROLL SERVICES • Paychex, Inc PEST CONTROL • Central Sierra Pest Control • Eco Strike Pest Control

9 Vintage Steakhouse

PUBLICATIONS

• Crab Cakes Restaurant

• Directory Publishing Solutions

• Denny’s Restaurant

• Sierra Star

• Miller’s Landing Resort

RV & MOBILE HOME PARKS • High Sierra RV & Mobile Park • Yosemite Pines RV Resort

REAL ESTATE

• River Creek Golf Course & Restaurant

PET SUPPLIES

• Bass Lake Realty

• Round Table Pizza

SANDWICH SHOP

• Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply • Steve’s Tropical Fish & Pet Supplies

• Century 21 - Golden Chain Realty

• Sierra Sky Ranch

• Slim’s Koffee Shak

• Century 21 Ditton - Bortz

• South Gate Brewing Company, Inc.

PHOTOGRAPHY • A Moment in Time Photography • eMotion Web Video • Joelle Leder Photography Studio • Studio 41

• Century 21 Ditton - Buller • Century 21 Ditton - Cortez • Century 21 Ditton - Papike • Century 21 Ditton Realty • Coldwell Banker Premier - Sikora • Ed Bailey Realty • J Carol Realty, Inc. • Janet Stanovich Realty

• Slim’s Koffee Shak

• Subway Sandwiches - Oakhurst #7552 • Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite 9 Embers 9 Jackalope’s Bar & Grill 9 Parkside Deil 9 Sierra Restaurant 9 Timberloft Pizzeria • The Pines Resort and Ducey’s on the Lake

SANITATION SERVICES • Emadco Disposal Service SATELLITE & CABLE • Northland Communications SCHOOLS - PRIVATE • Emerson Institute/ Positive Living Center SCHOOLS - PUBLIC

PHYSICAL THERAPY & REHABILITATION

• London Properties - Donna Pride

• Oakhurst Physical Therapy • Sierra Physical Therapy • San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation - Oakhurst

• Realty Concepts, LTD

• The Redwoods In Yosemite

• Oakhurst Community College Center

• Supreme Lending Andrew Pence

RETAIL

SECURITY SYSTEMS

• Yosemite Mortgage

• Back 2 Basic Clothing

• Sierra Tel

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MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY SHIPPING & PACKAGING • Pak & Page SHOPPING CENTER • Silver Creek Shopping Center

TOURS & TOURIST INFORMATION • Discover Yosemite, Inc. • Visit Yosemite | Madera County TOWING

- Bass Lake Vacations • Evergreen Haus Lodging • Sierra Home Rentals • Yosemite Dreams • Yosemite Skyway • Yosemite Suite Retreat

Positive Living Center • Sweet Dreams Cakes and Flowers, Inc. • Joelle Leder Photography Studio • Sierra Sky Ranch • Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

• Advanced Automotive Center

VEHICLE LICENSING & REGISTRATION

TRANSPORTATION • Discover Yosemite, Inc.

• Kenli, Inc • Veterinary Services • Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital

TRAVEL AGENT

VIDEO EDITING

• Mountain Comforts

• Chamber Discoveries

• eMotion Web Video

• Plexus Worldwide Inc., - Valdivia

TAX PREPARATION

TREE SERVICE

VIDEO PRODUCTION

WELL DRILLING & SERVICES

• Claiborne & Associates, CPA’s and Advisors, Inc • H & R Block

• Central Sierra Pest Control

• eMotion Web Video

• Walt Bannon Drilling

TRIBAL COUNCIL

WELLNESS

TELEPHONE SERVICE

• Chukchansi Indian Housing Authority

WATER FILTRATION & SOFTENING • Stern, Joe Water Conditioning

• Class, The Body Pastiche

SIGNS • Art Signs SPAS • Mountain Comforts STOVES

• Sierra Tel TELEVISION SERVICES • Northland Communications • Sierra Tel THEATRE • Golden Chain Theatre

• North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians T-SHIRTS-SCREEN PRINTING • Idea Print Work, Inc.

VACATION RENTALS

TITLE & ESCROW

• Bass Lake Realty

• Chicago Title Company

• Century 21 Ditton Realty

• Digital Mirrors • Moss Web Works

WINERIES

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WEDDING SERVICES • A Moment in Time Photography • Emerson Institute/

SHOP LOCAL •Save Gas •Save Time •Save Jobs

• Plexus Worldwide Inc., - Chandler

WEB DEVELOPMENT

• Accrinet Corporation

WEIGHTLOSS PRODUCTS

WHOLESALE

WEB SOFTWARE

UTILITIES

• The Redwoods In Yosemite

• Madera Vintners Association • Quady Winery • Westbrook Wine Farm YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS • Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst

Business Advocacy for Eastern Madera County

Since 1959

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INDEX of

Advertisers

47th Place - Carpet One .................................................11 American Floors & Interiors, Inc...................................25 Ameriprise Financial.......................................................34 Back 2 Basics Clothing & More......................................12 Big Kahuna Frozen Yogurt..............................................37 Branches Books ................................................................36 Camarena Health .............................................................32 Comfort Inn - Yosemite Area.........................................26 Deli Delicious ...................................................................12 Doc’s Towing and Transport ..........................................20 Donna Pride - London Properties ...................................4 Eagle Quick Lube .............................................................11 Emerson Institute............................................................15 Golden Chain Realty - Century 21................................12 Got Hair? Salon ................................................................33 H & L Lumber Company - True Value ..........................38 Jamison & Chappel Attorneys at Law ..........................17 Kenli, Inc............................................................................12 Madera Quarry ...................................................................8 Miller & White, CPA ........................................................20 Mountain Muscle.............................................................38 Napa Auto & Truck Parts ................................................36

North Fork Rancheria........................................................8 Oakhurst Healthcare & Wellness Centre ....................14 Pines Resort ......................................................................33 R. Papike Construction, Inc............................................18 Redwoods in Yosemite - Vacation Rentals .................39 Sierra Mercantile .............................................................25 Sierra Tel............................................................................18 Suburban Propane ...........................................................37 Sullivan’s Tire Pros...........................................................35 Tenaya Lodge ....................................................................14 Theresa Wilson - Bass Lake Realty...............................28 True Value Homecenter ....................................................8 Underwood Insurance - WIS&G ...................................17 United Security Bank ......................................................28 Visit Yosemite-Madera County Visitors Bureau.................................................................18 Western Sierra Nursery..................................................15 Yosemite Bank..................................................................26 Yosemite Medical Supply...............................................34 Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad.......................2 Yosemite Sierra Inn .........................................................35

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YOSEMITE GATEWAY INN Oakhurst, CA

YOSEMITE GATEWAY INN

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133 beautiful guest rooms 2-bedroom family suites for six people available In-room coffee and local calls Premium TV with FREE HBO, CNN & ESPN Indoor pool with spa Exercise room Outdoor pool and hot tub Conference room accommodating up to 100 people Guest laundry FREE high speed Internet in every room

HOTEL RESERVATIONS 1-800-545-5462

559-683-2378 info@yosemitegatewayinn.com www.yosemitegatewayinn.com • Breakfast 6:30 am -11:00 am daily • Family Restaurant ~ Salad Bar ~ Dinner 5 pm to close • Banquet Facilities Maximum 100 • Full Service Bar • Catering Available

YOSEMITE GATEWAY RESTAURANT

40530 Highway 41 • Oakhurst, CA 93644

0002021237-01

RESTAURANT RESERVATIONS 559-641-2477

2016-2017 Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber Directory  

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