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Madera County Sheriff | Evacuation Zones Lifted for the Following Areas

The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the evacuation warnings for the following Evacuation Zones have been lifted. M20 Mill Site Area M32 Road 224 Area M26 Bass Lake Heights M36 Road 221 Area M37 Teaford Subdivision M38 Hidden Meadows M54 Old Corral Area M88 Yosemite Forks M89 Sky Ranch Subdivision M90 Cedar Valley Evacuation Map – click ...

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Dog Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic

MARIPOSA – All of those interested in teaching your dogs rattlesnake avoidance are invited to a clinic to be held on Sept. 26, and possibly Sept. 27, 2020 if there is enough interest. The clinic will be from 9 am to 4 pm. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The cost will be $85 per dog and only cash or check ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Foundation Seeks Support

MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Foundation is seeking support to help with the efforts of the MCSO team working the Creek Fire. With the difficult and exhaustive work our Sheriff’s department is doing to help all of our citizens and communities. Any and all help is appreciated. Please click on the link below to help with the efforts of ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Wildfires and Fall Gardens

Image of a smoky hillside.

By Brian David, U.C. Master Gardener, Mariposa We know that wildfire smoke affects people’s health. Particles of burned plants and trees land on dust particles and are breathed into the lungs. However, this year’s Creek Fire not only affects you, it affects your plants. This summer’s Sierra foothill smoke has limited gardening in part by imposing health restrictions on gardeners. ...

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Torta & Agua Fresca at Dulce Sabor

It was still too smoky to hike, the USFS had closed the forests, and the latest blow to me getting a hike in was when Yosemite National Park closed, cutting off my Tioga Road access. But it was not too smoky to eat a Chicken Torta and have a refreshing Strawberry Agua Fresca at Dulce Sabor. I arrived for my ...

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It’s a Flashback to 2016 at the Fresno Art Museum

Image of a Hung Liu exhibit at the Fresno Art Museum.

Every so often the Fresno Art Museum likes to look back at some of their great exhibitions. Do you remember the Council of 100’s “Distinguished Woman Artist for 2016” exhibition titled “Hung Liu: Scales of History?” For over 30 years, the Fresno Art Museum’s Council of 100 has remained a unique organization devoted to recognizing outstanding women in the arts. ...

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Online Creek Fire Fundraiser to Benefit Those Who Have Lost Their Homes

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — An online Creek Fire fundraiser has been started by local business owners directly affected by the fire, with many of them having been evacuated from their homes.   Local t-shirt brand, Get Deerty, has teamed up with local artist Kirsten Casey of Blue Lotus Hemp to create a Creek Fire relief fundraiser. An assortment of items, including t-shirts, ...

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Tim Curley | Candidate for Madera County Board of Education Area 1

Hello.  My name is Tim Curley and I am running for the Madera County Board of Education Area 1 seat representing portions of Bass Lake, Chawanakee, Golden Valley, and Yosemite Unified School Districts.  My wife Sarah and I have lived in Coarsegold since 2002 and we have raised our four children in this wonderful community.  All four of our children ...

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Alert | Madera Sheriff Evacuations Warnings Reduced or Lifted

Madera County  – Evacuation Orders for M7 have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings. Residents in the area need to be aware there is still a potential for evacuations and need to be prepared to evacuate at a moments notice. Citizens need to monitor the situation and be prepared to take action immediately. These areas are being opened to residents only. ...

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