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Stacey Montalto | Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees Area 4

I’m Stacey Montalto, the incumbent candidate for Yosemite Unified School District Area 4 (covering Bass Lake to Route 41, North of Road 426).    You can read my candidate statement at www.facebook.com/smontalto4yusd, but today I want to address critical issues facing our District.  My opponent Steven Myer recently sent a mass email campaign, highlighting his four major concerns and urging a ...

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BBB Research Shows Spike in Online Purchase Scams Since COVID-19 Started

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FRESNO — Scams related to online purchases, already on the rise in 2019, spiked further following the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research by the Better Business Bureau (BBB.) A staggering 80.5 percent of consumers reporting online purchase scams in 2020 lost money. That figure has been creeping up from 71.2 percent in 2015, when BBB began ...

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Virtual Yosemite: Eastern Sierra Fall Color

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For the interactive 360° VR experience, go to: https://www.virtualyosemite.org/virtual-tour/#node288 Over the past several weeks, Virtual Yosemite has been able to significantly expand their coverage of eastern Sierra gateway locations to Yosemite, during spectacular fall color displays. These locations include Lundy Canyon, Lee Vining Canyon, the June Lake Loop, and other parts of the Mono Basin and Inyo National Forest. Efforts ...

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CHP Ramps Up Efforts To Reduce Impaired Driving

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is launching a new education and enforcement campaign to reduce the number of crashes caused by impaired drivers in California. Efforts associated with the yearlong Safer Highways Statewide grant will continue through September 30, 2021. The Safer Highways Statewide grant provides the CHP with funding to conduct additional driving under the influence ...

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Mariposa County HHS Awarded State Funding for Project Homekey Program

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MARIPOSA — Mariposa County Health and Human Services has been awarded state funding as part of the Project Homekey program. This is an opportunity to keep residents safe and slow the spread of COVID-19. Mariposa County Health and Human Services will be bringing Project Homekey in front of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Project Homekey is a ...

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Oakhurst Vote Center to Remain Open During Public Safety Power Shutoff

Madera, CA – The Madera County Registrar of Voters has announced that the Oakhurst Vote Center will remain open during all public safety power outages.  PG&E has notified County officials that the public safety power shutoff throughout Eastern Madera County will likely last through midday Tuesday. “We always have a contingency plan in place,” explained Rebecca Martinez, Madera County Clerk-Recorder and ...

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