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Chain Control In Place On Mountain Roads

CENTRAL SIERRA – Anyone taking to the mountain highways over the weekend should avoid any unwanted delays by making sure there are traction devices in their vehicle. Chain control is now in place on Highway 41 from three miles north of Coarsegold (the bottom of Deadwood) to Yosemite National Park (R2 – see below). The location could change as conditions warrant. ...

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Chukchansi Names Community Grant Recipients For 2016

MADERA COUNTY — Claudia Gonzales, Chairwoman of the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians, announced the recipients of nearly $1.5 million in community grants this morning at the meeting of the Madera County Board of Supervisors. Grants included awards from 2014 and 2016, going to 33 different organizations. “Today is a very proud day for me, the Tribal Council, and the ...

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Rigatoni Dinner Supports YLP Station 10 Firefighters

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK — Ladies of the Lakes Women’s Club will host their annual Rigatoni Dinner to support our local firefighters on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the YLP Clubhouse. Guests can dine in the Clubhouse or take advantage of the convenient drive-through service for take-out meals, including a big plate of Rigatoni with a delicious ...

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Evacuations Lifted For Some Near Serpa Fire

COARSEGOLD — The Sheriff’s Office has announced that they are allowing some of the residents evacuated due to the Serpa Fire to return home as of 10 p.m. tonight, Thursday, July 21. All residents living along Road 420 and the roads adjacent are now being allowed to return home. Only residents will be allowed in, the area is still closed ...

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Firefighters Gain Upper Hand On State Wildfires

CALIFORNIA — While the Broken Fire in Coarsegold is 100 percent contained, there are over 3,600 firefighters battling 10 major wildfires across California. Mild temperatures have given firefighters the opportunity to gain the upper hand on containing five large fires over the past couple of days. Temperatures will continue to remain below normal, but high winds and low humidity is ...

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Coarsegold Fire Now Estimated At 100 Acres

COARSEGOLD — The “Broken Fire,” so-named for its proximity to the long-closed Broken Bit Restaurant on Highway 41 north of Coarsegold, is now 80 percent contained at 103 acres as of 7 a.m. Tuesday. The fire broke out just before noon today on the Veater Ranch, threatening one home before the forward progress was stopped at about 3:20 p.m. Pre-evacuation ...

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Veteran’s Car Show Kicks Off Big Weekend

COARSEGOLD — Spend some time this weekend at the historic village for the Veteran’s Car Show, presented by and benefitting American Legion Post 110, Caring Veterans of America, Inc., and Amvets Post 99. The show is on Saturday, July 2, all day, and features exhibits by a number of military branches, including Army, Navy and Air Force, as well as ...

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Coarsegold Hummingbird Festival

COARSEGOLD – Flit, flutter or fly by the Coarsegold Hummingbird Festival on Saturday, Jun. 18 in the Coarsegold Historic Village for a family-friendly event starting from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Entrance to the Hummingbird Festival is free; some activities come with a fee. In this second year of the fest, look for arts and crafts, vendors, food, and music. ...

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Local Rodeo Featured In Real American Cowboy

Shannon Cole for Real American Cowboy Magazine — Coarsegold, California has had its name changed a half-dozen times since 1849 when gold was first discovered there – first declared “Texas Flat,” over the years giving way to five more name changes, it eventually became Coarsegold. But, there has only been one name for its rodeo… the Coarsegold Rodeo. One of ...

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Town Hall Meeting In Coarsegold

MADERA COUNTY — District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will host the next in his series of Town Hall meetings on Thursday, Apr. 28, at the Coarsegold Community Center from 6 to 8 p.m.. On the agenda for the evening are John Quigley from the Madera County Planning Department, and Darin Soukup, Director at Oakhurst State Community College Center. Jerome Jackson, ...

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