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An Evening Of Whine & Noses To Benefit Shelter

OAKHURST – Stop by Western Sierra Nursery on Friday, June 15 for “An Evening of Whine and Noses” to benefit the Eastern Madera County SPCA (EMC SPCA) and help outfit the shelter. The event is hosted annually by Western Sierra Nursery owners, Dianna and Jeff Conaway. The night out includes live music and special human treats from 6 – 8 ...

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Riley’s Dog Of The Week: Meet Mowgli

Riley’s pick for the Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is a young Aussie named Mowgli. “Hi, my name is Mowgli and my foster mom says I’m an adorable boy. Good in the car and on leash, I love cuddles and to go for walks. I’m a gorgeous Australian Shepherd, about 60 pounds and ...

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Madera County Election Results June 2018

MADERA COUNTY – One hundred percent of the precincts have reported in Madera County and the votes have been counted. Here are the results: MADERA COUNTY OFFICIALS District Attorney David Linn                              22.29%     3,744 Paul Hornick                          33.29%     5,592 Sally Moreno                          44.34%     7,449 District 5 Supervisor H. Nokomis Hernandez           3.55%          257 Marc Sobel                             45.69%      3,308 ...

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What’s Happening In June At Oakhurst Branch Library?

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Branch Library has scheduled a full calendar of free events for the month of June, including special programs for writers, musicians, preschoolers, parents, book lovers, historians, adventurers, children, teens and seniors. Programs are held at the Library in the Sue Rhu Children’s Room, in the Library Community Room, and at the Oakhurst Community Center. Every Monday 3Pm ...

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Madera County Voters Don’t Have To Use Mail-In Ballot

MADERA – The Madera County Elections Department is reminding voters: You do not have to vote the ballot that was mailed to you. You can choose to vote in person at any Vote Center in Madera County. If you do use the Vote by Mail ballot that was sent to you, there are three options: drop your ballot off at ...

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Madera County Celebrates 125 Years With Teen Art Contest

MADERA – Submissions are now being accepted for a Teen Art Contest, celebrating the county’s 125th anniversary and asking, “What do you love about Madera County?” Teens age 12 to 18 are encouraged to submit their artwork, and have it displayed in the Madera County Government Center lobby and on Madera County’s Facebook page. Artwork must incorporate Madera County’s 125th ...

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Oakhurst CHP Offers A Weekend Senior Driving Class

OAKHURST –  For the first time, the Oakhurst CHP Office will be offering the very popular Age Well, Drive Smart senior driving class on a weekend. These free classes fill up quickly, so don’t delay. Reserve your spot now for Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to noon. And check with your insurance company to see if this educational opportunity ...

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Cal Fire To Restrict Burning Below 4,000 Feet Elevation

MARIPOSA – Effective Friday, June 1, at 8 a.m., the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit will suspended all burning below the 4,000 foot elevation in Madera and Mariposa County. Open burning is allowed above the 4,000 elevation with valid permits only. Residents need to contact the burn day information line, in their county, prior ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through May 27

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, May 21 to Sunday, May 27, 2018. Ahwahnee violation of restraining order, methamphetamine possession On Monday, May 21 at 12:52 a.m. deputies were dispatched regarding the alleged violation to a restraining order. The male was contacted and found to be in possession of ...

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