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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through August 26

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Aug. 20, to Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Oakhurst missing person On Monday, Aug. 20 at 2 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to a residence located within the 38000 block of Wortham Road regarding a report of a missing adult. The missing adult ...

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Yosemite High School Water Polo Kicks Off 2018 Season

By YHS Correspondent — OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School boys and girls water polo teams are finally back in the pool. Hazardous air quality caused by smoke from the Ferguson Fire cost the teams more than two weeks of practice at the YHS pool, forcing them  to improvise. During the fire, the teams held dry-land practices in the YHS ...

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Teaching-Related Jobs For Local College Students

MOUNTAIN AREA — California Teaching Fellows Foundation (CTFF) has immediate openings and is now hiring college students to work in K-12 youth programs. The job positions available are part time and offer competitive wages. Becoming a Teaching Fellow is a one of a kind experience that allows college students to share their passions and inspire youth in before and after ...

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Dinner On Ducey’s Deck For Children’s Hospital

BASS LAKE — What better way to spend a Sunday evening in September than enjoying a meal with friends while helping to raise money for an essential cause? Here’s an opportunity for just such a pleasure, as the local guild of Valley Children’s Hospital invites people to attend a fundraising dinner at Ducey’s on the Lake. The special event takes place ...

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District Partners With Sheriff For School Resource Deputy

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD) announced they are partnering with the Madera County Sheriff’s Office on a grant opportunity that will bring more support to local students. Thanks to funding made available through the Proposition 56 Tobacco Law Enforcement Grant, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office is providing YUSD with a full-time School Resource Deputy (SRD) for the 2018-2019 ...

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Reaching Students And Teaching Students: YUSD Update

OAKHURST — With students back in school, we caught up to Mike Berg, Interim Superintendent of Yosemite Unified School District, who made a point of stopping into every classroom in his district to touch base. He says good things are happening at all of their schools, including Yosemite High School, Coarsegold Elementary, Rivergold Elementary, an Educational Options program, and Adult School: enrollment ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through August 19

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Aug. 13, to Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Oakhurst possession of controlled substance On Monday, Aug. 13 at 2:17 a.m. a vehicle stop on Highway 41 resulted in the arrest and cited release of a local woman for possession of a controlled substance ...

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Oakhurst CHP Offers Free Driving Classes For Teens

OAKHURST – As many are aware, there has been a heartbreaking uptick in the number of fatal accidents on our roadways of late. The Oakhurst CHP continues to keep pushing forward to correct unsafe driving. Not only have they been increasing their enforcement activity, but they want to encourage teens who are about to take their driving test to take ...

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Free Driving Class For Seniors At Oakhurst CHP Office

OAKHURST — Driving is a complex skill that may diminish as a person ages, say experts, and the ability to drive safely is affected by changes in one’s physical and mental conditions. Many of these changes take place as we get older, though in different ways and at different times. To address these changes and the challenges they pose, the California ...

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One-Way Traffic Control On Hwy 41 And Hwy 49

MOUNTAIN AREA — Heads up when it comes to construction and paving delays on parts of Highway 41 and Highway 49, expected to last until early fall in some areas. Caltrans, in cooperation with Robert J. Frank Construction, announces one-way traffic control on State Route 41 near the community of Fish Camp in Mariposa County over the next three weeks, ...

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