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Vehicle Hits Power Pole, Knocks Out Power Near Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD — Cal Fire and CHP are responding to reports of a vehicle into a power pole on Road 415 near Texas Mine Flat Road. There are live wires down and a power pole blocking both lanes of Road 415. Power has been reported out from Deadwood to Coarsegold. PG&E outage reports indicate nearly 1,100 homes without power. Estimated time to ...

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Sheriff Asks Public’s Help In Identifying Theft Suspects

MADERA — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a trio of thieves who stole a man’s iPhone while he was in a gas station, and then dragged him behind their truck. On Tuesday, Apr. 25,  at approximately 3:09 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the Lucky 7 gas station (37019 Avenue 12) in Madera ...

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Caltrans Suspends Work On Highway 41 At Rocky Cut

MADERA COUNTY — As of today, Thursday, May 4, Caltrans has suspended work on Highway 41 north of Road 208 near the area known as the Rocky Cut. According to Caltrans spokesman Cory Burkarth, “heavy traffic volume during the day and the nature of the work doesn’t allow for the ability to quickly move traffic through the work zone.” Burkarth ...

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Cal Fire Receives FAA Award for Sixth Year In A Row

SACRAMENTO – For a sixth year in a row the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) presented Cal Fire and DynCorp International with the FAA’s Diamond Award of Excellence for Aviation Maintenance. The award recognizes Cal Fire’s aviation maintenance technicians after passing the difficult aircraft safety training program. More than 75 technicians were recognized and each awarded with the William (Bill) O’Brian ...

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Expect Delays At Bass Lake During Yosemite Half Marathon

BASS LAKE – Residents and anyone visiting the Bass Lake area on Saturday, May 13, should be aware of activities that may disrupt their travels during the morning hours. Vacation Races, an event company that produces half-marathon and ultra-marathon races, will be holding its annual Yosemite Half Marathon. Starting with a race expo on Friday, May 12, runners and spectators ...

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4th Annual ArtsFest Celebrates Art In Madera County

MADERA COUNTY — Families are invited to attend the fourth annual Madera County ArtsFest on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free event will promote art in Madera County in a carnival-type atmosphere. Madera County Schools Foundation and Madera County Office of Education are hosting the event at Madera County Office of Education. Children will be ...

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Soroptimists Honor Local Women Who Make A Difference

OAKHURST — Soroptimist International of The Sierras held their annual “Make A Difference for Women” Awards Recognition Luncheon at El Cid Mexican Cuisine on Thursday, Apr. 20. Three women were chosen to receive the “Live Your Dream” scholarship award in 2017 — Susan Burtnett, Amber Phillips and Amanda Johnson. The awards are given to women who are striving to obtain ...

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Hand-To-Hand Supports Vets, Military And Families

Written by Cara Goger — MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council and the Keith M. Bertken Veterans of Foreign War Post 6042 are pleased to present Hand-to-Hand, an installation by veteran Ehren Tool. Hand-to-Hand will be held at the Arts Council’s Treetop Gallery May 1 – July 16. The installation is a part of an ongoing commitment to programming ...

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Search Continues As YUSD Interim Superintendent Resigns

OAKHURST — At a special meeting on Tuesday, May 2, the Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of Interim Superintendent Leonard Kahn effective June 30. The meeting took place at the YUSD offices and was chaired by Board clerk Tammy Loveland, with trustees Monika Moulin and Joe Smith in attendance. The vote to accept Kahn’s ...

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