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(Not Just) Jazz On The Lake Summer Finale

BASS LAKE — Join friends for (Not Just) Jazz on the Lake as the band After Dinner Mints take the Gazebo stage at The Pines Resort on Friday, Sept. 1, playing a mix “jumpin’ jazz & blues with a heapin’ helpin’ of comedy.” The barbecue buffet will be available, along with a full bar. Doors open at 6:30 and music starts at 7 ...

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Boating While Intoxicated Can Get You Arrested

BASS LAKE — An arrest yesterday on Bass Lake is a reminder to all that the Madera County Sheriff’s Office is taking very seriously the issue of BUI — Boating Under the Influence. On Saturday at about 12:30 p.m., Boat Patrol deputies on the lake arrested a man for BUI, who was operating a personal watercraft with a minor passenger. ...

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Man Dies In Apparent Shooting Near Oakhurst

OAKHURST — Madera County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that one man is dead in Oakhurst this evening, as the result of an apparent gunshot wound. Just before 7:30 p.m. deputies responded to reports of a shooting in the 52000 block of Road 423, just off Road 426. No other information is confirmed at this time. We will update as more ...

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Consumer Update: Should You Put Sunscreen On Infants?

You’re at the beach, slathered in sunscreen. Your five-month-old baby is there, too. Should you put sunscreen on her? Not usually, according to Hari Cheryl Sachs, M.D., a pediatrician at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “The best approach is to keep infants under six months out of the sun,” Sachs says, “and to particularly avoid exposure to the sun ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Aug. 6

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, July 31, to Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 Oakhurst trespassing On Monday, July 31 at 8:32 a.m. a subject was arrested for trespassing at a business on the 40000 block of Highway 41 in Oakhurst. Coarsegold theft On Monday, July 31 at 10:39 ...

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Town Hall Meeting At The Pines Resort

MADERA COUNTY — District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will host the next in his series of Town Hall meetings on Thursday, Aug. 10, at The Pines Resort in Bass Lake from 6 to 8 p.m.. On the agenda for the evening are updates from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office, Cal Fire and Madera County Fire, and Ahmad Alkhayyat and Jared ...

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Electric Grease Blues Band At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — It’s another hot summer night of (Not Just) Jazz on the Lake as Electric Grease takes the Gazebo stage at The Pines Resort on Friday, Aug. 4, playing “their own blues sound, while staying true to the roots.” Band members include Jimmy Godfrey (vocal and harp), Chris Bolen (guitar), and Ryan Hum (stand up bass), and Daniel Burt ...

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The History Mystery #55

Who was Francis? A Lumberjack Mystery “Francis Junction” is on the Bass Lake Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest. But, who was Francis? And, how did that name get attached to that location? Help us solve this History Mystery! Francis Junction was the location where the main line of the Sugar Pine Lumber Company railroad met Line #4, about ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through July 30

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, July 24, to Sunday, July 30, 2017: Coarsegold theft On Monday, July 24 at 1:48 p.m. a deputy was dispatched to a call regarding a theft and vandalism. After several unsuccessful attempts to contact the reporting party by phone, the deputy met ...

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Remodel Nears Completion At Pines Resort Chalets

BASS LAKE — Changes are underway at The Pines Resort at Bass Lake as the popular Chalets are renovated with new kitchen floor plans and other upgrades that will allow the resort to reduce its impact on the environment while affording guests the best in accommodations and experience. The Chalet kitchens are getting a complete facelift, with all-new tile or ...

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