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Creek Fire at 315,413 Acres With 62% Containment

MADERA COUNTY – Oct. 4, 2020 –  Fire lines east of North Fork are now in patrol status with more than 10 miles of hose retrieved from those lines. Crews are looking at opportunities to work directly on the uncontained fire perimeter north and east of Bass Lake. Good success with containment has also been achieved along north west areas ...

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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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Creek Fire Progression Update

MADERA COUNTY – Oct. 1, 2020 – The fire continues to be active in the north, within the Ansel Adams Wilderness, but is confined by natural barriers. On the northwestern edge crews completed a successful backfiring operation connecting and filling in the containment line yesterday. Fire fighters continue to secure this edge, mopping up and increasing the containment line depth. ...

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Burned Area Emergency Response Team to Assess Creek Fire

MADERA COUNTY – A Forest Service Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team was established by the Sierra National Forest to begin burned area assessment of the Creek Fire. The BAER team is being led by Forest Service Watershed Specialist Todd Ellsworth. The team is coordinating with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), National Weather Service (NWS), US Geological Survey ...

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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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Creek Fire Updates

Sept. 28, 2020 – The reported growth on the Creek Fire was 1770 acres during the evening operational period bringing the total number of acres burned to 304,604 and containment remained at 39% with full containment not expected until the end of October. Significant efforts are underway to allow repopulation including restoration of utility services and removal of other hazards, ...

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