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Spring Arrives With Storm Warning, Flood Watch

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect from 5 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 20 through 11 p.m. Thursday. The Storm Warning is for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon and Tulare County Mountains above 8,000-feet, and takes the place of a previously issued Storm Watch. The Flash Flood warning remains in ...

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Eastern Madera County Job Fair 2018

OAKHURST — The Workforce Development Board of Madera County invites individuals to participate in the upcoming Eastern Madera County Job Fair. The job fair is on Thursday, Mar. 22, from 2 – 5 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center, located at 39800 Road 425B. This event is open to all job-seekers. Those interested in going through the process will want to: ...

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Hazardous Weather Forecast Includes Flood Watch

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the high country above 8,000-feet midweek, and a Flood Watch for areas in elevations below 8,000-feet, particularly areas with burn scars. Winter Storm Watch The Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon and Tulare County Mountains, for the ...

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Slide Prompts One-Lane Traffic Control On Hwy. 49 North

MARIPOSA — Highway 49 North (SR-49) is subject to one-lane traffic control near the Bagby Recreation Area for the foreseeable future, as crews work to clear the roadway and keep it safe in the aftermath of a slide. “CalTrans is continuing to work on SR-49 near the Bagby Recreation Area,” says Mariposa CHP. “Roadway repairs and debris removal are projected ...

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One Tribe Global Workshop: Design/Create An Eco-Garden

OAKHURST — Permaculture designer and educator Marianna Burrett shares her passion in the second of two workshops focusing on connection to nature and — literally — planting the seeds of health. Organized by nonprofit One Tribe Global, the workshop is on Saturday, Mar. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Community Room at the Oakhurst Branch Library. An earlier ...

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New Storm Warning For Bass Lake, Fish Camp, Yosemite

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon. The Warning is in effect from 5 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 15 to 5 a.m. on Saturday, Mar. 17. Heavy snow is expected, with the possibility of total snow accumulations of 12-to-16-inches, and localized amounts up to 28-inches. ...

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Sugar Pine At YGR For St. Patrick’s Day

OAKHURST — The  Yosemite Gateway Restaurant (YGR) welcomes the well-loved local band Sugar Pine to the stage on Saturday, Mar. 17 for a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day appearance. The event is free, starting at noon and lasting until 3:30 p.m.. Sugar Pine will play while guests of age enjoy green beer, and everyone is welcome to purchase a plate of ...

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JCF Hospital Presents Cottonwood Creek

MARIPOSA — The John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation presents a fun-and-music-packed party on Saturday, Mar. 17 — also known as St. Patrick’s Day — at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds from 6 – 11 p.m. Headlining the event is the band Cottonwood Creek. The $25 ticket includes the price of the show, a dinner of corned beef and cabbage or vegetarian ...

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Yosemite Unified Welcomes Interim Superintendent

COARSEGOLD — In a meeting at Rivergold Elementary School last night, the Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to hire Mike Berg as Interim Superintendent. Berg starts his tenure today and will work with Fred Cogan, Administrator on Special Assignment from Madera County Superintendent of Schools Office, during this transition. “Mr. Berg comes to us having retired ...

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6th Annual Gilbert Marshall Memorial Team Branding

CLOVIS – The Gilbert Marshall Memorial Team Branding scholarship fundraiser is held to raise money for scholarships awarded to graduating high school seniors in the surrounding mountain area. Participants will want to register for the 6th Annual Gilbert Marshall Memorial Team Branding, which takes place this year on Saturday, Mar. 17, at Blasingame Ranch in Clovis. The first event starts ...

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