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Local Youth Exhibition At The Treetop Gallery

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council is proud to present their annual Young Masters Youth Exhibition this February at the Treetop Gallery. This special exhibition provides youth in Mariposa an opportunity to express their ideas, narratives, and inspirations with their community through their own pieces of visual artwork. This year’s theme “Self-Portraiture” invites Mariposa’s youth to express their identity ...

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Cal Fire Offers Free Disposal Of Tree Mortality Slash

NORTH FORK — For a limited time, Eastern Madera County has access to two air curtain burners to dispose of woody slash materials, says Justine Reynolds, Program Development Manager of Yosemite/Sequoia RC&D Council. The burners were purchased by Cal Fire to travel throughout the Governor’s pre-identified High Hazard Counties. Air curtain burners are currently the best alternative to open burning, ...

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Program Offers Help For Seniors To Live Independently

MARIPOSA — The Central Valley Burn Prevention Coalition is introducing a new program geared toward senior citizens, and will schedule an event for seniors in your area upon request. The Remembering When program, developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is centered around 16 key messages aimed at fire and fall prevention to help older adults live safely at ...

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What To Do Before The Tax Year Ends Dec. 31

WASHINGTON – As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers there are things they should do now to get ready for filing season. For most taxpayers, Dec. 31 is the last day to take actions that will impact their 2016 tax returns. For example, charitable contributions are deductible in the year made. Donations charged to a ...

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John Leal Named SCCCD Board President

FRESNO — Board members of State Center Community College District (SCCCD) elected John Leal as board president at its December board meeting. Bobby Kahn was elected vice president and Eric Payne was elected secretary. SCCCD is governed by a board of seven trustees. The executive committee is joined by trustees Miguel Arias, Richard M. Caglia, Ronald H. Nishinaka, and newly ...

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PG&E Prepares For Heavy Wind And Rain

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — PG&E forecasters have issued an advisory to their crews in the Yosemite, Fresno and Kern Divisions that strong winds and heavy rain are likely to occur beginning around midnight tonight and continuing until midday Friday. This storm has the potential to cause power outages for PG&E customers, particularly in mountain communities. Localized flooding is also possible. Everyone ...

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Yosemite Road Closures Due To Winter Storm And Flash Flood Watch

YOSEMITE — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning and flash flood watch for today, Thursday through Friday, Dec. 15, for the Yosemite region. Flooding is forecast to occur on the Merced River in Yosemite Valley. Two to four inches of rain are forecasted today through Friday, with some areas receiving as much as six inches. Heavy ...

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Highway 41 Blocked Due To Second Head-On Crash

MADERA COUNTY — Highway 41 was blocked for the second time today due to a head-on collision, this time just south of the Rocky Cut and north of the 22 Mile House. Just after 3 p.m., reports came in of the two-vehicle accident between Road 406 and Road 208. The first engine on scene reported two people pinned in their ...

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Man Arrested After Leading Deputies On Chase In Oakhurst

  OAKHURST —  A Coarsegold man is in custody after leading law enforcement on a chase through the Vons parking lot and down into the Fresno River this morning. Kirk Yeterian, 34, was arrested after allegedly climbing up on the roof and vandalizing the United Security Bank and Big 5 building, then fleeing when sheriff’s deputies showed up. Just before ...

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Crash Blocks Highway 41 Near 22 Mile House

MADERA COUNTY — First responders are on scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 41 just south of the 22 Mile House. At 9:45 a.m., reports came in of an accident involving up to four vehicles, with one rolled over on its side, and blockage in both lanes. A caller reported someone with a head injury and one with a ...

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