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Supervisors Vote 5-0 To Censure District Attorney Linn

MADERA COUNTY — At a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors this morning, the five-member board voted unanimously to censure District Attorney David Linn for creating a hostile workplace environment and using sexually and racially offensive language. The Board had demanded his resignation in the wake of a complaint that was filed, and an independent investigation found that Linn ...

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Prosecutors’ Association Revokes Endorsement Of D.A.

MADERA COUNTY — Following news today of the Madera County Board of Supervisors’ vote to censure District Attorney David Linn for misconduct in the workplace, the Madera County Prosecutors’ Association has rescinded its endorsement. “In light of the findings in the recent investigation, the Madera County Prosecutors’ Association revokes its endorsement of David Linn for District Attorney,” according to a statement ...

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Equipment Big And Small For Rent In North Fork

NORTH FORK — No matter what your home project, you can rent the equipment you need from the North Fork Rental Yard. They can be reached at (831) 970-1265 or (559) 877-4078. North Fork resident Art Cruz offers an impressive array of machines. From routers to nail guns, compressors, table and tile saws, to jack hammers, generators or water pumps ...

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Phase One Of Exact Center Of California Monument Completed

Submitted by Michael Olwyler — NORTH FORK — The first phase of maintenance for the Exact Center of California monument was completed by the Bass Lake Ranger District Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) crew on Nov. 16. The North Fork History Group (NFHG) cooperates with the Sierra National Forest to manage the site and has identified a new design that will ...

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Young Man Reported Missing From Glacier Point In Yosemite

YOSEMITE — Park officials are seeking the public’s help in locating a young man reported missing in Yosemite National Park. Gerardo Cruz Hernandez has not been seen for two days, and officials are requesting that if you were in the Glacier Point area on Wednesday, Nov. 22, or have any information about Gerardo, to please call 209-379-1992. Gerardo is a ...

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Oakhurst Woman Airlifted After Crash On Deadwood

OAKHURST — A single-vehicle accident on Highway 41 this afternoon sent two women to the hospital. Just before 12:30 p.m., an Oakhurst woman, age 75, was northbound on Highway 41 in a 1930 Ford Model A with one passenger – a 50-year-old woman, also from Oakhurst. The driver told CHP that she had looked down at the radio and when ...

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Vegetation Fire On Willow Creek In North Fork

NORTH FORK — Firefighters had to hike down into steep terrain to handle a vegetation fire along Willow Creek north of North Fork this morning. Just before 9 a.m., PG&E workers reported smoke below the flume that runs along the access road just east of Road 222 between North Fork and Manzanita Lake. The first unit at scene reported the ...

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North Fork Scouts Christmas Tree Sale At The Library

NORTH FORK — The North Fork Scout Fund’s annual Christmas Tree sale will begin on Saturday, Dec. 2 in the parking lot at the North Fork Library. Fresh, locally grown, red fir (silver tip) in a variety of sizes through at least 16 ft. will be available. Tree sales will begin at 9 a.m. on Dec. 2, and continue daily ...

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Second Suspect In Bass Lake Home Invasion Now Behind Bars

NORTH FORK — The second suspect wanted in connection with a home invasion robbery and assault in Bass Lake is now in custody. Ray Coleman, 23, of North Fork, is now behind bars after having eluded deputies for more than three days following a violent break-in at a home in the Bass Lake Annex on Nov. 18. Shortly after midnight ...

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Overturned 5th Wheel Causes Road Closure At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — An accident on Road 274 this evening closed the road in both directions as about five recovery and cleanup vehicles responded to deal with the aftermath. At about 5:45 p.m. reports came in of a 5th wheel trailer overturned in the sharp corner just west of Fawn Point. A 73-year-old man from Riverside, Calif., was westbound on ...

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