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MOCCASIN FIRE: Final Update

Aug. 27, 2020 – All Fire Advisement’s and Road Closures have been lifted. Please be vigilant while driving in the area as there are still numerous firefighters and other safety employees working in the area.   MARIPOSA COUNTY — All Mandatory Evacuation Orders will be lifted Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 8 a.m. Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 25, at 8 a.m., residents will ...

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Pet of the Week: The Adorably Adoptable Tabitha the Kitten

Image of Tabitha the Cat.

Hi there! I think it’s time for your annual kitten update, don’t you? It is my opinion that everyone needs a feline friend. You don’t have to take us for walks, and we don’t bark! We just like to cuddle and purr. If you have missed your chance to add a feline to your family there is still time. Just ...

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Madera County Department of Public Health Facebook Live Events

MADERA – Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) will start their regular scheduled Facebook Live event tonight from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Sara Bosse, Public Health Director and Dr. Simon Paul, Public Health Officer will be answering your questions about COVID-19. Participate by going to our Facebook page or by clicking here. You can submit your questions in advance ...

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Air Quality Remains Poor with More Than 1.25 Million Acres Burning In California

CALIFORNIA – Overnight more favorable weather conditions helped to aid firefighters in their efforts towards containment. Currently, more than 14,000 firefighters are battling over two dozen major fires and lightning complexes across California. With the favorable weather conditions come more lightening strikes with the threat of additional fires. Authorities remain on high alert during these lightening storms. Since the lightning ...

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Bernie McGoldrick | Candidate for Yosemite Unified School Board

I am running for Area 3 of the Yosemite Unified School Board and would very much appreciate your support.  I am dedicated to creating opportunities for all students and want to help lead our district through the many challenges we face. I believe I am well qualified to do the work of a school board member.  I have been self-employed ...

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Virtual Yosemite: Visit Yosemite’s High Country With a Virtual Trip to Westfall Meadows

Image of a flower meadow created using virtual reality.

YOSEMITE — As distance learning and home schooling resume, online activities for students can include exploration of spectacular natural environments such as Yosemite National Park. The Virtual Yosemite in-depth online tour can help facilitate this. For the interactive 360° VR experience, go to: https://www.virtualyosemite.org/virtual-tour/#node258 When the normal summer crowds congregate in Yosemite Valley, an escape to the peace of less ...

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Madera County Reports 3,484 Covid-19 Cases

MADERA – Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is reporting 145 new cases as of  Aug. 24, 2020 bringing the total number of reported cases to 3,484. According to the MCDPH dashboard there are 815 active cases including 16 Madera County residents hospitalized in Madera County, with 2,619 recovered and 50 deceased to date. Reporting area D which includes ...

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Over 14,000 Firefighters Continue to Battle Fires Across California

CALIFORNIA – Over 14,000 firefighters continue to battle more than two dozen major fires and lightning complexes across California. Weather conditions overnight were more favorable for the firefighters. Unfortunately with the better weather conditions there were nearly 300 lightning strikes across California. Firefighters continue to monitor for additional lightning strike wildfires and the potential for additional lightning today. Since the ...

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Another Weekend Rescue on Willow Creek

BASS LAKE – Madera County Search and Rescue Deputies and volunteers responded to the area of Willow Creek near the Falls Beach Recreation Area this weekend to rescue a 29-year-old woman from Daly City that had fallen while hiking and complained of pain. The woman suffered injuries while hiking on the rough side of the river opposite of the designated ...

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Yosemite Daily Updates

OAKHURST – Yosemite updates courtesy of Visit Yosemite/Madera County along with some interesting bear facts. 08-24-20 Daily Conditions Report          08-24-20 CALIFORNIA ROAD CONDITIONS 2020 Total Bear Incidents: 17 2020 Total Property Damage: $ 2,778 Compared to 2019 (the lowest year on record for number of bear incidents), bear incidents are down by  5.6% and property damage is up ...

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