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Meet Your Congressman This Wednesday

AHWAHNEE – Congressman Tom McClintock will be the guest speaker at an Economic Development Luncheon on Wednesday, Aug. 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Sierra Meadows Country Club in Ahwahnee. You are invited to meet with your U.S. Representative from the 4th Congressional District of California. McClintock is the Chairman of the Water and Power Sub-committee of the ...

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Town Hall Meeting In Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will hold the next in a series of Town Hall Meetings in Bass Lake on Thursday, Aug. 29, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Pines Resort, Lakeview Room A. This is a chance for the public to hear from their elected representative on the Madera County Board of Supervisors, and ask ...

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Minarets Art Teacher Receives $3K Grant

O’NEALS — Minarets art teacher Jillian Gamble was awarded an Adopt-a-Teacher grant by the Madera County Schools Foundation, the first of its kind. Granville Homes donated $3,000 to be used in Gamble’s art classes throughout the year. “Ms. Gamble will have the necessary funds to supplement her classes with essential tools and supplies to create art projects with numerous students ...

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How Does A Critter Cross The Road?

YOSEMITE – Yosemite Conservancy has implemented a pilot project that they believe will set the precedent for future wildlife crossing structure work in Yosemite National Park. Drainages and culverts act as wildlife movement corridors throughout the park. Along Wawona Road, camera monitors have detected 17 species — from black bear and gray fox to a small owl — using them ...

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Bass Lake Hot Rod & Classic Car Show

BASS LAKE – The Pines Village will be filled with classic cars, hot rods and plenty of vendor’s booths for an inaugural event taking place this weekend. The first ever Bass Lake Hot Rod and Classic Car Show takes place Saturday, Aug. 24, from 1 to 7 pm. There will be dozens of drivable works of art on display throughout ...

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CHP Invites Women To Join Their Ranks

FRESNO – The California Highway Patrol is inviting women interested in becoming CHP officers to attend a Women In Law Enforcement seminar on Monday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. “Now more than ever, our female law enforcement officers are respected by their peers as well as the public for their positive attitudes and the calming effect they have on potentially ...

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Park Fees Waived, Special Project Planned

YOSEMITE – On Sunday, Aug. 25, Yosemite National Park will celebrate Founder’s Day. In commemoration of this special day, entrance fees will be waived for all park visitors. Founder’s Day marks the birthday of the National Park Service (NPS). This year, the NPS will be celebrating its 97th birthday. “Late summer is a wonderful time to visit Yosemite National Park,” ...

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8th Annual Bass Lake Home Tour

BASS LAKE – The Bass Lake Lions Club have announced their 8th Annual Bass Lake Home Tour on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The annual tour showcases some of the unique and impressive homes that have been built around the popular resort destination located just a short distance from Yosemite National Park.

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Town Hall Meeting With Tom McClintock

NORTH FORK – Congressman Tom McClintock will be the speaker at a Town Hall style meeting sponsored by the North Fork Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at the North Fork Rancheria Community Center from 2 to 3 p.m. Issues of concern that the congressman will be addressing include the yellow-legged frog and Yosemite toad, proper management of the ...

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