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Witnesses Describe Suspicious Persons On Latest YLP Fire

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – The sixth fire on Revis Circle East was called in at about 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 14, and this time, there were witnesses. Several of the residents along the cul-de-sac and Revis Road reported to Cal Fire that they had seen suspicious individuals and gave descriptions of a vehicle seen entering and leaving Revis Circle ...

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5th Fire Off Revis Circle East Burns 60 Acres

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – If the firefighters weren’t weary enough of calls to fires in YLP, the residents certainly were. They lined the streets in groups, some in lawn chairs, some of roof tops, watching and photographing the latest suppression efforts in a string of fires that has plagued the area for weeks on end. The most recent had been ...

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Off-Duty Deputy Subdues Alleged Drunk Driver

COARSEGOLD – Elijah Johnson, 22, of Coarsegold is facing DUI charges and resisting arrest following a crash on Highway 41 in Coarsegold. Shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday night, Lieutenant Tyson Pogue of the Madera County Sheriff’s Office was southbound on Highway 41, just south of Road 417, when he saw a large plume of dust.

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Sheriff Seeks Wanted Man In O'Neals

O’NEALS – Madera County Sheriff John Anderson is asking for the public’s help to locate 38-year-old Pasquale Desantis, who reportedly resides in Fresno and Madera County. He is wanted on numerous felony charges in both counties. Detectives just completed serving a search warrant at his hone located on Road 200 in O’Neals, to recover property, which included a large collection ...

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Town Hall Meeting With Cal Fire In YLP

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – Cal Fire Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich and staff will be hosting a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse in YLP. This will be a chance for residents and concerned citizens to ask questions and get updates on the recent fires in the area, and learn what they can do ...

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Cal Fire Talks About YLP Fires

MADERA COUNTY – With all the recent fires in the Coarsegold and Yosemite Lakes Park area, residents are understandably on edge and have been demanding answers about what is going on. Is there a firebug on the loose, what is the cause of all these fires, and what is Cal Fire doing about it? It has sparked some heated comments ...

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Another Fire Rattles Nerves In YLP

COARSEGOLD – Just when you thought it couldn’t happen again, it happened again. Another fire burning at the east end of Revis Circle East, the second in as many days. It was actually two fires, with apparently two separate points of ignition, burning just feet to the north of last night’s 10-acre blaze.

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Become A New Kind Of Red Cross Volunteer

CALIFORNIA – The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to help reunite families. Think “private eye meets helper of humankind.” Here is your opportunity to make a difference. The chaos and confusion that accompanies war and disaster can separate families when they need each other most. When this happens, the Red Cross joins the search across international borders, offering ...

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Head-On Crash On Douglas Ranger Station

NORTH FORK – Douglas Ranger Station road is so narrow and winding, that when first responders made their way up to a head-on collision, it was a challenge just to fit to big engines in the roadway. On Saturday afternoon, June 8, Justin Crossley in a Dodge truck, and Jessica Coleman, driving a Chevy Blazer, hit head-on in a tight ...

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Firefighters Don't Get A Break – Another Fire In YLP

COARSEGOLD – If firefighters hadn’t had a tough enough day, they were dispatched to yet another wildfire at 6:55 p.m., again burning in the Yosemite Lakes Park area. And again, just off Revis Road. As the now-familiar plume of smoke rose above the community, residents gathered all along the roadways to watch and worry about the latest in a rash ...

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