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PG&E Warns Bass Lake Could Reach Spill Levels This Week

FRESNO — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is cautioning those who live or work near rivers and streams to be aware of higher flows brought on by recent rains and potentially spilling reservoirs. It is possible that PG&E’s Bass Lake/Crane Valley Dam will reach spill levels Wednesday or Thursday as heavy warm rains melt recent snowfall. Currently the water ...

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David Linn Drops Lawsuit Against County And Board Of Supervisors

MADERA – The Madera County Counsel’s Office has announced that former District Attorney David Linn has voluntarily dismissed his lawsuit against the County “and all individually named defendants, including the members of the Board of Supervisors.” Linn filed suit in August 2018 against the County of Madera, the Board of Supervisors, the County’s Chief Administrative Officer and two contracted County ...

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Sheriff Seeks Public’s Help Finding Woman Who Left Newborn Baby In The Road

MADERA – Madera County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding yesterday’s discovery of an abandoned newborn baby girl in the 35000 block of Avenue 13 ½ in Madera. The baby girl, just hours old, was found by a newspaper delivery man at about 4:30 a.m. yesterday morning. She was lying in the middle of the road ...

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Newborn Baby Abandoned In The Middle Of The Road

Written by DJ Becker/The Madera Tribune MADERA RANCHOS –  A newborn baby girl with her umbilical cord still attached was found at about 4:30 a.m. this morning, abandoned in the middle of Avenue 13 1/2. Law enforcement is asking for the public’s help in locating the birth mother who left the baby in the middle of the road about halfway ...

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Exposure To Deadly Fumes Prompts Rescue Mission At Beasore

BASS LAKE – Nearly two-dozen sheriff’s deputies, firefighters, CHP, SAR volunteers and EMS personnel were called out to rescue six individuals from the Beasore Meadows area yesterday after several of the group suffered the effects of carbon monoxide exposure. The 911 call came in at about 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, after someone at Beasore was able to make ...

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Ladies Of The Lakes Blood Drive Postponed At The YLP Clubhouse

COARSEGOLD – UPDATE: Event postponed due to weather 2/15/19 Ladies of the Lakes (LOL) will be hosting a blood drive on Saturday, Feb. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Yosemite Lakes Clubhouse. The Central Valley Blood Center needs all blood types. Donating blood is easy to do and only takes about an hour of your time. Give ...

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Heavy Snow Closes Highways 41 and 120 Inside Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Due to heavy snow accumulation, Highways 41 and 120 are closed within Yosemite National Park. This is a hard closure and will remain in effect until conditions change allowing for safe opening, say park officials. For all current road conditions within the park, call 209-372-0200 (dial 1, then 1 again). For current information on highways near Yosemite, click ...

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Yosemite Nat’l Park Facilities Damaged By Significant Snowfall

YOSEMITE – Multiple park facilities, housing units, and the park’s ski area have been significantly impacted by the heavy snowfall the park received earlier this week, say park officials. Yosemite Valley received approximately 18 to 24 inches of snow due to storms Monday through Wednesday, and Yosemite’s high country saw several feet of new snow. The large snowfall amount caused ...

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Free Digital Photography Workshop For Seniors

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council is pleased to continue the F/STOP photography program aimed at Mariposa residents 55 years of age and older. This program consists of a series of free, 5-week digital photography workshops focused on the artistic elements of photography and is designed to promote creativity and self-expression, and increase comfort with digital technology. Each workshop ...

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John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation St. Patrick’s Day Party

MARIPOSA – The John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation invites the community to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, Mar. 16 from 6-10 p.m. at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. This gala bash will include a traditional Irish dinner with a vegetarian option, plus dancing, a raffle and auction, and no-host bar featuring Irish cocktails, beer and wine. Tickets are $25 for adults, ...

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