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Cody’s Crew Raises Money For ALS Research

OAKHURST — A local 4th grade student has tackled an important project successfully, bringing awareness to a devastating disease while raising a significant amount of money for research to cure it, and having some fun in the process. Cody Aleshire, 9, attends Wasuma Elementary School, where he completed a class assignment called the American Heroes Project last year. That’s where his great ...

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Thieves Steal A Lifetime Of Memories From Roadside Parcel Box

OAKHURST — When someone broke into a postal parcel box along Road 426 and made off with a package meant for Heather Bratty’s family, they took more than material items. They stole nearly 100 years of irreplaceable family history and left everyone heartbroken at the loss. “It’s not like it was just an order from Amazon,” says an emotional Heather. ...

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CHP Is Out In Force This Weekend

CALIFORNIA — While most folks are enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday with friends and family, most of the officers of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be out on the roadways, helping to ensure that everyone returns home safely from their travels. Millions of Californians will be on the road this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and while this time of year is ...

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Holiday Weekend Weather Forecast

MOUNTAIN AREA — A little rain in the foothills and a little snow in Yosemite will lead overnight to a crisp, clear and sunny Thanksgiving day, according to the National Weather Service in Hanford. Then, the wetter weather returns on Friday. With Wednesday’s showers clearing to mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, the foothills on Nov. 23 are predicted to reach a high temperature ...

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Madera Superior Court Returns To Bass Lake Full-Time

MADERA COUNTY – The return of full-time status at the Bass Lake Courthouse will be a welcome convenience to residents of Eastern Madera County. Effective Jan. 30, 2017, the Madera Superior Court, Bass Lake Division, will return to full-time status, holding court Monday through Thursday. according to District Attorney David Linn. Jury trials will once again be scheduled and heard ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Nov. 20

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Nov. 14 to Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016: Coarsegold arrest on firearms charges Om Monday, Nov. 14, at 12:03 a.m., a deputy conducted a traffic stop in the area of Road 415 and Road 416 for a vehicle that was driving to the ...

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Tax Preparedness: Avoid a Refund Delay By Planning Ahead

WASHINGTON – As tax filing season approaches, there are steps you can take now to ensure smooth processing of your 2016 tax return and avoid a delay in getting your tax refund next year. The IRS reminds taxpayers to be sure they have all the documents they need, such as W-2s and 1099s, before filing a tax return. You may ...

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YUSD Conducts Search For New Superintendent

OAKHURST —  With the recent move of former Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) Superintendent James Sargent to a position with the Madera County Office of Education, the search is on to fill the vacancy. Dave Long & Associates (DLA), a consulting firm specializing in assisting California school districts in hiring superintendents, has been retained by YUSD, District officials announced this ...

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What You Can’t See Can Kill You

FRESNO — With winter weather on the way, one reality of driving in California’s Central Valley returns to challenge motorists — fog. The California Highway Patrol encourages motorists to prepare for fog and winter driving conditions. The fog season in the Central Valley typically begins during the month of November and continues through February. “Many collisions result from driving too ...

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Do I Call 911?

CENTRAL SIERRA — I see a reckless driver. Maybe he is driving under the influence. Do I call 911, or do I call the local CHP office? Call 911, says Oakhurst Area CHP Officer Kaci Lutz . People may worry they’re doing the wrong thing calling 911 because they’re not sure if seeing a drunk or reckless driver is an ...

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