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PG&E Installs More Than 300 Weather Stations and 130 Fire Watch Cameras So Far in 2020; More Planned Before End of Year

SAN FRANCISCO — A rapidly growing network of weather stations and high definition cameras across High-Fire Threat Districts provide Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) meteorologists and analysts, weather-watchers and first responders with detailed, real-time information that’s crucial during California’s wildfire season. So far in 2020, PG&E has added 300 weather stations and 137 fire watch cameras this year as it ...

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Madera County Department of Public Health to Offer Covid Testing in Madera County Mountain Communities

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Oct. 8, 2020 – The Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) will be offering 3 more dates for mobile testing and flu vaccinations in the Madera County Mountain Communities. Friday Oct.9 at the Mountain Christian Center from 9am to 12 noon located at 40299 Hwy. 49, Oakhurst, CA. 93644 Thursday Oct.15 at the North Fork ...

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Census Takers Follow Up With Nonresponsive Households in Madera County Mountain Communities: Not Too Late to Self-Respond

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Oct. 6, 2020 – The U.S. Census Bureau announced that it will continue its follow up with households in the Bass Lake and all Madera County Mountain Communities that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. The current self-response rate in Madera County is 62.2%, below the state’s 69.3% rate. The Census Bureau will ...

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County Clerk-Recorder Offers Saturday Vote in-Person Option

MADERA COUNTY – Oct. 2, 2020 – Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters announced today, that prior to the opening of two Vote Centers on October 24, she is providing voters with an additional opportunity to vote in-person, on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Between the hours of 9am and 1pm, voters can visit the Elections Division, located in ...

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35th Elegant Auction to Benefit Oakhurst Community Park

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OAKHURST — The 35th Elegant Auction benefitting the Oakhurst Community Park will be held online Oct. 4-17.  Due to COVID-19 they were forced to cancel their in-person event, however, the park is still in dire need of the community’s support. The auction will be offering many fabulous items. There will be over 100 items donated by local business and longtime supporters, ...

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Madera County EDC Makes Significant Changes to the Small Business Pandemic Assistance Grant

MADERA COUNTY –  The County of Madera and the Madera County Economic Development Commission (MCEDC) announced they are making significant changes to their Small Business Pandemic Assistance Grant Program to make it easier for more companies to qualify for the grant. The Coronavirus, Relief, Economic Security Act (CARES ACT) directed large sums of money to the Small Businesses Administration (SBA) ...

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ARTober in Oakhurst Presents FIND “Art the Bear”, a Bear Treasure Hunt!

OAKHURST – Oct. 1, 2020 – ARTober in Oakhurst is a month-long celebration of the arts.  Visit Yosemite | Madera County will be hiding “Art the Bear” random days throughout Artober in a different business location around Oakhurst.  Go to Artober in Oakhurst’s Facebook (@ArtoberOakhurst) or Instagram (@ArtoberOakhurst) feeds for clues on where to find “Art the Bear”.  “Even though ...

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County Elections to Deploy Mobile Vote Center Throughout Madera County

Madera, CA – County Registrar of Voters Rebecca Martinez is announcing several early in-person voting opportunities for Madera County voters by utilizing a recently purchased state of the art Mobile Vote Center. The new vehicle offers multiple in-person early voting opportunities. “Voters have the right to vote in person if they want to,” stated Martinez.  “To help keep voters safe ...

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Madera County Registered Voters To Receive Official Ballots By Mail

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 30, 2020 – County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters Rebecca Martinez announced today that all registered voters in Madera County will be sent their Official Ballots for the upcoming November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election in the mail. Ballots will be mailed to voters beginning October 1. Allow 2-5 days for delivery. Ballot tracking is now ...

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Public Notice: Reduction of Clerk’s Office Hours, Madera County Superior Court

PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 68106 AND THE CALIFORNIA RULES OF COURT, RULE 10.620 NOTICE OF REDUCTION OF CLERK’S OFFICE HOURS MADERA – Pursuant to the above-referenced Government Code Section and California Rule of Court, the Madera County Superior Court is providing a sixty (60) day notice in the required form and to the required entities that it plans ...

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