COARSEGOLD - Local community organizers are anticipating a big turnout for the Coarsegold Business Expo at the Community Center on Thursday, Apr. 30. The Expo runs from 4 - 7 p.m. and is sponsored by the Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce.
Members and others look forward to a relaxed and informative environment for making new contacts and running into old friends. It's free for Chamber members.
Travel by bus from the Coarsegold Museum, 31899 Highway 41 near Lucky Lane, to Knowles and Raymond to visit the area of the quarry and the old railroad terminus.
An escaped burn off River Knowles in the Coarsegold area on Monday grew to about one-quarter acre before firefighters stopped the spread.
Another vegetation fire, caused when a control burn on Spinelli Road got out of control, also charred about a quarter-acre just off Highway 41.
Chick Days is an informational day for people from our area to learn about chicks and chickens, sponsored by Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply in Oakhurst. This is the second year that Coarsegold 4-H members have been a part of this event.
This will also be their annual meeting, offering the public a chance to meet the board of directors and network with local business colleagues, while enjoying some free hot dogs.
Businesses are invited to bring rack cards and business cards in advance of the open house to fill up the racks at the new office.
On most weekdays during the early "rush hour," William (Bill) Briggs endured the occasional middle-finger salute in exchange for the more common honks and hellos he received for his trouble.