COARSEGOLD - Get ready to be transported back to the dusty days of horses, six-shooters and stages as the Coarsegold Historical Society (CHS) prepares for the wildly popular Stage Route Tour on Apr. 26.
CHS offers a 6-hour bus tour that follows the old stage route visiting Coarsegold, the Hills Pride Inn in Knowles, the Raymond Museum, historic Road 600 and the old mining community of Grub Gulch, the Wassama Roundhouse and the old town of Fresno Flats.
COARSEGOLD - The Madera County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Monday to approve a General Plan Amendment and Rezoning for 20.48 acres on the southwest corner of Highway 41 and Yosemite Springs Parkway.
Dennis Jonathan requested the zoning change from AR (Agricultural Residential) to HSC (Highway Service Commercial), CC (Community Commercial) and HDR (High Density Residential) designations in order to develop a retail/professional business park.
COARSEGOLD – More than 60 students attending 4th through 8th grade at Rivergold Elementary School were recognized recently for their academic achievements, all receiving certificates for Gold Honor Roll. The kids are at the top of their respective classes and have met the Gold Honor Roll requirements of showing a grade point average of 4.0 for the second quarter of the 2013/14 school year.
COARSEGOLD - Get rid of your old TVs, computer monitors and other electronic equipment at a free paper shredding and E-Waste Disposal Day at the Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse on Saturday, Mar. 15, from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Ladies of the Lakes Women's Club is sponsoring this event. The paper shredding ends at 11:30, but the E-Waste disposal truck will be in the parking lot until about 1 p.m.
That's the word today as Eric's wife Tina Wynne sends updates from the Bay area hospital where kidney donor Eric is resting, and anxious to get home. Coarsegold resident and organ recipient Sheila was well enough to walk into Eric's room for a visit.
Sheila is pictured giving a "thumbs up" the night of their "Fiesta for a Future" fundraiser at the Coarsegold Community Center.
Coarsegold resident and business owner Tina Wynne announced Friday morning, Feb. 14, that her husband, Eric Wynne, is out of surgery at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), where doctors removed one of his kidneys in preparation for a transplant. Eric is shown resting comfortably in the photo Tina provided.
Receiving the transplant today was Sheila Moreno, owner with husband Bobby of Robert's Frosty, also in Coarsegold.
The couples traveled to San Francisco earlier in the week, planning to have a day of fun and relaxation before the medical procedures began on Thursday.