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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Feb. 4

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Jan. 29 to Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Oakhurst domestic dispute On Monday, Jan. 29 at 4:47 a.m. deputies responded in regards to a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, an investigation was conducted and a report was written to document the incident. Case can be ...

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Yosemite High Wins County Academic Decathlon

MADERA COUNTY — In a battle of wits, Yosemite High School, triumphed for the 23rd time in 24 years making them the champions of the 36th Madera County Academic Decathlon. Yosemite will advance to the state competition March 22-25 with a score of 33,039.6 to compete with the best teams in the state. The Yosemite High team members who will ...

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Winery-Sage: Best Valentine’s Wine & Food Pairings

By Karen and Ken Geiszler, Winery-Sage.com —  Valentine’s Day – it’s a holiday unlike any other. The traditional autumn and winter holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve revolve around lots of family, friends, food, and parties. The summer holidays of Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day bring visions of parties, picnics, BBQ, and swimming. Valentine’s Day is ...

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Yosemite Unified School District Special Meeting

OAKHURST — The office of the Superintendent of Yosemite Unified School District has announced a Special Meeting of the District Board of Trustees on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is being held in the YUSD Boardroom. Following a call to order, Pledge of Allegiance, roll call, establishment of a quorum, and approval of ...

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ACT Pets Of The Week: It’s A Nest Of Puppies!

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week is actually a litter of puppies, with avian names: meet Sparrow, Pigeon, Sandpiper, Chickadee, and Quail. This is an adorable litter of Dachshund and Terrier mix puppies. Their mom gave birth to seven of the sweetest pups and these five are looking for their forever homes. They are ...

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Madera And Mariposa County Schools Job Fair

COUNTY — Two local school districts are holding a common hiring fair on Thursday, Feb. 1, with a variety of positions said to be available in a number of areas. The event is free and open to the public. Madera and Mariposa County School Districts, Charter Schools and County Offices are seeking to fill various positions including teacher, administrator, clerical ...

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La Sierra Guild Valentine’s Tea To Support Valley Children’s

OAKHURST — La Sierra Guild, the foothill-area fundraising arm for Valley Children’s Hospital, invites you to their first annual Valentine Tea in support of the local pediatric hospital located in Madera County. The Valentine Tea is on Saturday, Feb. 10, at noon at the Oakhurst Lutheran Church. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Oakhurst Lutheran is located at 39255 Black Road. “A ...

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Set Your Alarm Early, Take A Look At The Moon

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE — It’s a trifecta in the sky as the full moon appearing tonight and tomorrow is three times more amazing than usual. The moon, especially bright, will reach its peak just before 5:30 a.m. PST on Wednesday, Jan. 31, followed by a total lunar eclipse. “For the continental U.S., the viewing will be best in the West,” says ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Jan. 28

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Jan. 22 to Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. North Fork harassing phone calls On Monday, Jan. 22 at 11:21 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to investigate ongoing harassing calls. During the investigation, the suspect was identified and contacted. A report was taken for documentation. ...

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Beppe Gambetta Returns To Coolwater Ranch

AHWAHNEE — Acoustic guitar master Beppe Gambetta returns to Coolwater Ranch for a concert on Saturday, Feb. 3, as the local venue continues its tradition of hosting top-flight musicians in an inviting and exciting atmosphere. Presented by Robin Ralston of Coolwater and The Redwoods, the show starts at 7 p.m. “In a world dominated by trends and logic of the ...

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