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September 13, 2016

Warnors Theatre near Oakhurst, CA!

Warnors Theater is a notable theater situated in downtown Fresno, California. The 2,000 seat venue opened officially in the year 1928 as the Pantages Theater, named after its original proprietor, Alexander Pantages. The theater was later named Warner Theater in 1929 after it was obtained by Warner Brothers. The name was changed again in the 1960s to “Warnors” to maintain a distance from trademark and legality issues.

The theater was build by B. Marcus Priteca and is record...

July 12, 2016

Idle Hour Winery: A Place to Visit for Wine Lovers!

Idle Hour winery is located in Oakhurst, simply outside the south access to Yosemite National Park. Idle Hour Winery Oakhurst’s first winery and can be found at the Queen’s Inn By The River, a 8 room boutique inn with wine bar on the Fresno River.

Idle Hour is the production of Anna Marie dos Remedios, a previous columnist, who set out upon a second go about as a winemaker. Idle Hour Winery produces Viognier, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Fran...

June 07, 2016

Visit Yosemite Rivers Fly Shop

Sierra Fly Fisher Tours now has a shop right on the Hwy 41 as you go through Oakhurst while in transit to the southern passage of Yosemite national Park. Yosemite Sierra Fly Fishing, gives the finest quality fly fishing items, guideline, and individual administration.

Yosemite Sierra Fly Fishing offers a huge scope of year round Sierra and Yosemite fly fishing alternatives, extending from dry fly looking for rivulet and rainbow trout in immaculate high knoll springs, to sprite and str...

June 06, 2016

Visit to Merced County Courthouse!

The Merced County Courthouse is the noteworthy district courthouse in Merced County, California. Situated at the convergence of W. 21st and N Streets in Merced, the building served as Merced County’s courthouse from 1875 until 1975. A. A. Bennett, a draftsman who likewise took a shot at the California State Capitol, planned the building.

The building’s engineering is novel inside the southern Central Valley; in its National Register designation, the courthouse was called &...

May 31, 2016

Visit Rainbow Pools near Groveland

Rainbow Pools is located 15 miles East of Groveland, California. Rainbow Pools is a natural swimming pool to swim in, with a cascading water and high rocks to jump off. This is a family-friendly spot with restrooms, picnic tables and a parking lot.

Rainbow Pool is a fairly well known spot, and the area is accessible all year round. The pool is actually a series of pools fed (in spring) by a waterfall that provides a photogenic background and keeps the water cold and fresh. The pool ar...

May 20, 2016

Visit California State Mining and Mineral Museum

The era of Gold Rush led to extensive mining activities in California. Established in 1999, California State Mining and Mineral Museum commemorates the era with an intriguing collection of artifacts and minerals. Located at the Mariposa Fairgrounds in the historic gold rush town of Mariposa. Houses and displays the official California State Mineral Collection. The collection was created in 1880 by the California State Legislature and contains over 13,000 specimens. The museum is kno...

May 18, 2016

Stroll a little at Forestiere Underground Gardens

Established in 1906, located on Shaw Avenue in north Fresno, Forestiere Underground Gardensis a complex of underground caverns, grottos, patios and garden courts encircling the underground home of Baldasare Forestiere. It is a true earth environment that remain somewhat untouched from their original beginnings. The tour grounds have small rooms and narrow passageways, which cannot accommodate throngs of visitors.  Dirt pathways have some uneven areas and good walking shoes are recom...