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My Campaign Signs Have Been Taken Down

This morning, when I went outside to get some things done, I found my campaign signs for Hillary Clinton, Bob Derlet and Robert Carabas had been taken down. The Hillary sign was covered with dirt and debris. I cleaned the sign and put it, and the others back up. I find it sad that there are so many people in ...

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Firefighters Stop Vehicle Fire From Spreading To Wildland

COARSEGOLD — Just before 2:30 p.m. today engines responded to reports of a vehicle fire on Road 400 just south of Road 415. Sandy and Barry Beeson were inside their home in the 32000 block of Road 400 when they heard a loud boom. Barry ran outside and saw flames shooting up from beyond their front gate. A woman from Coarsegold told CHP that her ...

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Zombie Walk Benefits Local Spay And Neuter

OAKHURST – Be on the lookout for the undead soon, as local thrift shop Cause-4-Paws has set the date for their 7th annual Zombie Walk. It’s on Saturday, Oct. 22, starting at 5:30 p.m. Organizers say about 100 members of the community, including kids and adults, will join together and dress up as “The Walking Dead,” slowly leaving the thrift shop at ...

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Fallen Boulders Close SR-120

MONO COUNTY — State Route 120 / Tioga Pass in Mono County remains closed today due to large boulders that fell onto the roadway, according to the state Department of Transportation. Caltrans is working to remove the rocks and reopen the road as soon as possible. For road conditions call Caltrans 800/427-7623. Due to snow, SR-120 is currently closed from ...

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Bass Lake School District Candidate Statement: Julie Greenwood

OAKHURST — There is one seat coming up for election on the Bass Lake Unified School District Board of Trustees for Area 3. Julie Greenwood is challenging incumbent Ron Bucheger for the position. For more information contact the Bass Lake School District. Julie Greenwood Candidate Statement I am so excited for the opportunity to serve those of our school district. You may ...

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Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Oct. 16

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 10 to Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016: Oakhurst minor assaulted  On Monday, Oct. 10 at 9:44 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 49000 block of Road 427 (School Road) regarding a report of a minor being slapped by an adult. Report taken, evidence ...

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Bass Lake School District Candidate Statement: Ron Bucheger

OAKHURST — There is one seat coming up for election on the Bass Lake Unified School District Board of Trustees for Area 3. Incumbent Ron Bucheger is on the ballot with challenger Julie Greenwood. For more information contact the Bass Lake School District. Ron Bucheger  (incumbent) Candidate Statement I’m a retired 68 year old manager and businessperson and an experienced Bass Lake ...

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One-Way Traffic Control Continues On SR-41

FISH CAMP — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) says one-way traffic control will continue this week on State Route 41 just south of Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County, as part of a tree removal project taking place in Madera and Mariposa counties. Weather permitting, says Caltrans, the following one-way traffic control will take place: Beginning Monday, Oct. 17 and ending on ...

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If It Ain’t Broke Is It Really Okay?

Written by Glenn Raggio — There is much to be said of the adage, “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.” Status quo, when compared to the darker alternatives of nearly everything, wins hands down. Getting older encourages the cliché more than anything else I might imagine. We have inherited our parents’ and grandparents’ views, habits, and superstitions in regard to ...

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Local Adult Soccer Is Back!

MOUNTAIN AREA – Got a goal in mind? Join the co-ed mountain area soccer league. Registration is open to all adults (18+).  Just go to Oakhurst Adult Soccer online and join one of six teams. Rules:  11 vs. 11.  30 minute halves.  Maximum 2 male and female players under 30 on the field at any time excluding goalie.  This keeps games competitive ...

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