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CHP Mobilizes To Reduce Deadly Trend

SACRAMENTO – Motorcycles are fun and fast and easy on gas, but the number of motorcycle collisions resulting in death has increased in California recently, prompting authorities to address the problem with a year-long, lifesaving effort paid for by a federal grant. “Motorcycle awareness is a priority for the California Highway Patrol and a key to saving lives on the ...

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Will Madera County Privatize Water Districts?

By Guest Columnist Marc Sobel – Privatization – Change of Direction The Board of Supervisors were poised to privatize the Special Water Districts. At least that was the impression that was left after the Sept. 24 meeting. A special committee held its first meeting on Nov. 7, where about 80 people attended. After a staff presentation which posed a wide ...

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It's Okay To Burn But You Need A Permit

CAL FIRE transitions into winter preparedness, burning now allowed in Madera County – Cooler weather and recent rains have prompted the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) to transition into winter staffing levels as of Monday, Nov. 19, at 8:00 a.m. Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich says the transition to winter preparedness allows CAL FIRE ...

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Sheriff's New Service Offers Dignity To Seniors

MADERA COUNTY — With so many elderly people living alone these days, being able to check on their safety and welfare has become a concern for friends and relatives, and for the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. To address this growing concern, Sheriff John Anderson has launched a new program called “Elder Orphans.”

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Arrests Made In Mining Museum Heist

MARIPOSA – On the heels of the California Mining and Mineral Museum’s reopening, the California Highway Patrol announces the arrest of three suspects in the daring daylight heist on Sept. 28. Tuesday morning, Nov. 13, the CHP, assisted by Mariposa and Placer County Sheriff’s Department, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation – Division of Adult Parole Operations, and the Sacramento ...

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Fatal Accident Near Raymond Results in DUI Arrest

RAYMOND – A Modesto man killed in a motor vehicle accident near Raymond has been identified as 55-year old Ronald Gene McAnally. On Monday, Nov. 5, McAnally was passenger in a 1995 Honda Accord, being driven by his 17-year-old nephew. The vehicle was northbound on Road 800, just south of Road 820, traveling at 35 to 40 mph, according to ...

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The Color Of Veterans Day

“The War To End All Wars” officially ended on June 28, 1919, with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. But the armistice that ended the fighting in World War I, then known as The Great War, went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11, ...

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New System Serves Those Who Live Alone

MADERA COUNTY – Every year there are countless cases of people dying alone in their homes. Sometimes it is days or even weeks before anyone knows they are gone. Sheriff John Anderson is determined to afford these citizens some dignity.

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One Mountain Area Burglary Suspect Captured, Police Search For Partner

MADERA COUNTY – Bobbi Jo Heiss, 25 of Oakhurst, is in custody, suspected in a string of break-ins in the Oakhurst and North Fork areas, and her partner-in-crime is being sought by police, according to a news release from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s deputies have been investigating a number of residential burglaries in the mountain area for several ...

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