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Smokey Bear Run/Walk

BASS LAKE – The 28th annual Smokey Bear Run/Walk is this Saturday, Sept. 26. This event is a highlight of the fall season at the lake and is also one of the races in the “Valley Runner of the Year” series. This year’s Run/Walk sets out from Recreation Point on the south shore of Bass Lake. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m., ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Week of September 14

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally during the week of Monday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. Oakhurst theft from vehicle On Monday, Sept. 14 at 11:26 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the Oakhurst sub-station regarding a theft of items from an unlocked vehicle. Report taken. Case to ...

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CHP Offers Free Check Of Your Child Safety Seat

OAKHURST – Did you know that, according to CHP, critical misuse of child safety seats happens about 73 percent of the time? In honor of National Child Passenger Safety Week, the Oakhurst Area CHP is holding a Car Seat Check Up Event following the conclusion of the Heritage Days Parade on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Week of September 7

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally during the week of Monday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. North Fork assault On Monday, Sept. 7 at 2:26 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the area of Road 222 and Old Central Camp Road regarding a possible vehicle accident and physical ...

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Jet Ski Fatality Case Back In Bass Lake Court

BASS LAKE – The man charged with misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter in the death of David Flores, 13, of Fresno, who died after being run over by a jet ski at Bass Lake on June 27, was back in Bass Lake Superior Court today. Phat Chau, 55, of San Jose, appeared with his attorney Michael Idiart this morning, and after discovery ...

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Bass Lake Road Clean-Up Saturday

BASS LAKE – Keep Our Mountains Beautiful (KOMB) organizers plan to tidy up a long section of Bass Lake Road on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 8 a.m. to noon. The clean-up will take place from the intersection of Road 222 and Highway 41, all the way to the Pines Resort and possibly more, depending on the number of people who ...

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Bass Lake MY*Tri This Saturday!

Written by Kim Lawson — BASS LAKE – The 3rd annual Bass Lake MY*Tri is all set for this Saturday, Sept. 12. This super fun triathlon is open to kids ages 5-17. Hosted at Miller’s Landing Resort on beautiful Bass Lake, just miles from Yosemite National Park, the MY*Tri offers an outstanding venue and challenging courses for all levels of ...

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HOW Dinner Set For Stefany Pilliar-Radcliffe

BASS LAKE – The local chapter of nonprofit organization Helping One Woman (HOW) will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at The Forks Resort restaurant at Bass Lake in support of Stefany Pilliar-Radcliffe. Stefany met her husband, John, when her children were five and two years old. He supported her through many years of classes, say HOW organizers, ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Week of August 31

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally during the week of Monday, Aug. 31 through Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. Oakhurst theft On Monday, Aug. 31 at 7:51 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 49000 block of Road 426 in Oakhurst regarding the theft of a bicycle. An investigation was conducted ...

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A Year After The Courtney Fire, The Story Of Bass Lake Heights

Submitted by Lynnette Balsamo Jordan As the one year anniversary of the Courtney Fire approaches, let’s take a walk back in history to the beginning of Bass Lake Heights. It all started at the end of WWII when Chief Warrant Officer Louis Balsamo Sr. visited an old Navy buddy at Hidden Valley Meadows. Dan Johnson had built a cabin retreat ...

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