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CHP Commander Moves On To New Assignment

OAKHURST — The mountain area will be bidding farewell to our local CHP Commander Jason Daughrity as he accepts a new position in Sacramento as CHP Academy Director. “I’ve never been one to sit still for very long,” says Cmdr. Daughrity, who will be reassigned to the CHP Academy on Sept. 1. “In fact, I remember my 7th grade math ...

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Moonwalker: The Reflection Of Michael

COARSEGOLD – Prepare to be dazzled for two shows inspired by a man some people say was the biggest star that ever lived. Moonwalker: The Reflection of Michael takes the stage at Chukchansi Gold Casino & Resort on Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20. Doors open at 7 p.m. for an 8 p.m. show. Moonwalker “takes the audience on ...

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Don’t Miss National Night Out This Tuesday

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Office of the California Highway Patrol invites the community to be part of “National Night Out,” an annual event meant to bring together law enforcement officers, first responders, and the communities they serve in an informal setting. The festivities will take place in the parking lot of the old Blockbuster store in the Old Mill Shopping ...

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PG&E Offers Debris Removal At Epicenter Of Tree Mortality Crisis

SAN FRANCISCO — As woody debris piles up from dead trees killed by drought and bark beetle infestation, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has launched an expanded debris management program to support its customers in 10 counties severely impacted by California’s growing tree mortality emergency. PG&E is offering the expanded debris removal program to customers in Kern, Tulare, Fresno, Madera, ...

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Wildfires Affecting Air Quality In Central Sierra

CENTRAL SIERRA — Smoke from the Soberanes Fire burning in Monterey County is affecting air quality in locations throughout the San Joaquin Valley and the Central Sierra, warns the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District. Unusually high particulate matter and ozone levels throughout the area are prompting Air District officials to issue a health cautionary statement Valley-wide. The wildfires ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through July 24

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Sunday, July 17 to Sunday, July 24, 2016: Oakhurst vehicle vandalism On Sunday, July 17, at 8:23 a.m., a deputy was dispatched to the 43000 block of Road 415 regarding a vehicle which had been stripped of its car parts. A report was ...

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Town Hall Meeting At Pines Resort In Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — Madera County District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will host the next in his series of Town Hall meetings on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pines Resort in Bass Lake. Presentations will include Bass Lake District Ranger Denise Tolmie and Fuels Specialist Burt Stalter, Board Member of the Coarsegold Resource Conservation District Anne ...

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Madera County Supervisors Move Forward On Public Safety Tax

MADERA COUNTY — The Madera County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously during a special meeting today to approve the Draft Sales Tax Expenditure Plan aimed at putting a public safety tax measure before the voters in March 2017. This is the next step toward putting a one-cent sales tax measure on the ballot, revenues from which would be specifically designated ...

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What’s There To Do Around Here?

OAKHURST — Ever wondered what there is to do around the mountain area? Come to the Oakhurst Branch Library to hear Judi Hussain explain the plethora of activities this marvelous area has to offer. Judi has been the Visitor Center Coordinator at Yosemite Sierra Visitor Center (now called Visit Yosemite | Madera County) for the past five years, and this weekend she’ll ...

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How Pokémon Go Can Boost Your Business

Written by Jennifer Moss —  MOUNTAIN AREA — Yes, it’s a fad, but it’s all the rage, and many businesses are taking advantage of this crazy craze! First off, let’s define Pokémon Go: Pokémon Go is a video game played on a cell phone that places the fictional game in and around the real world, so players have to find ...

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