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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Dec. 31

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Dec. 25 to Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. North Fork burglary On Monday, Dec. 25 at 9:19 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 56000 block of Road 200 in regards to a commercial burglary investigation. Statements were obtained and a report was written. ...

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Dog And Puppy Training Classes – Gail Hawksworth/MySham

MOUNTAIN AREA — Gail Hawksworth of MySham has announced the dates for puppy socialization and training classes, and basic dog training, for the new year. Contact Gail directly at the number listed below for location and additional information. Training dates for 2018 Group Classes  Puppy Socialization/Training Classes and Basic Dog Training Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018 to Tuesday, Apr. 3 at ...

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Get To Know The Sierra Shadow Casters Motorcycle Club

MARIPOSA — Like to ride? All area motorcycle riders are invited to the Sierra Shadow Casters Motorcycle Club (SSC, MC) annual “Get to know the SSC” luncheon. “The SSC, MC is seeking new members who want to ride and have fun as well as help do charitable events for our communities,” organizers say. “Come learn the history of the SSC, what ...

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Oakhurst CHP Hosts An Open House For The Public

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Area CHP Office invites the public to an Open House on Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. There will be coffee, donuts, and delicious baked goods provided by the CHP Senior Volunteers. “If you have ever wondered about this beautiful facility, now’s the time to come tour,” says CHP Public Information Officer Kaci Lutz. ...

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Master Gardeners Host Free Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

MARIPOSA — To get the best out of your fruit trees, you have to give them the best care with the right tools at the right time of the year, says Master Gardener Bob Labozetta. That right time is now. The Mariposa Master Gardeners will conduct a free, open to the public workshop on pruning fruit trees on Saturday, Feb. ...

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January Audubon Program Will Showcase “Birds of Brazil”

Contributed by Len McKenzie — Brazil evokes many images among Americans–Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon, tropical rainforests and abundant, exotic animals, especially its stunningly colorful birds. Occupying almost half of South America (geographically the fifth largest country in the world), Brazil is home to an immensely rich diversity of avifauna—upward of 1,800 species of birds, more than 200 of them ...

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ACT Dog Of The Week: Meet Pip!

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is the smart and charming pup named Pip. Pip is an adorable Cattle Dog mix. She is ten-months old and weighs about 35 to 45 pounds. She is a very mellow and friendly girl who knows commands including “sit,” “down,” and “stay.” She also is pretty ...

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EMADCO Disposal Dates For Christmas Tree Pick-Up

MADERA COUNTY — When that Christmas tree comes down, where’s it going to go? They are pretty crispy at this point and, potentially, a fire hazard. Emadco Disposal customers may wish to note that EMADCO will be picking up Christmas trees on their regular routes from Jan. 2 – 15, 2018. New Year’s Day customers will be picked up the day ...

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Child Support Bench Warrant Release Event

MADERA COUNTY — Madera County Department of Child Support Services wants to assist people in need of help to start 2018 off right by getting child support cases back in good standing. In conjunction with Madera Superior Courts, the Madera County Department of Child Support Services will offer modifications, rescheduling of court, dismissal of charges, and/or discussion of license release at a special ...

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Ladies Of The Lakes — Original LOL Celebrates 40 Years

COARSEGOLD — Forty years of philanthropy in the form of friendship, community service, and untold labors of love around Yosemite Lakes Park are what define the original LOL — Ladies of the Lakes. You may know them from their annual Rigatoni Dinners to benefit the volunteer fire department, or perhaps you’ve shopped at their holiday boutique. Maybe you’ve even donated ...

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