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Early Leaf Peeping In Yosemite With Mom

Leaf Peeping season has officially begun. . . . so Mom and I decided to take a day road trip through Yosemite Valley to see how those fall colors were shaping up. Where: Yosemite National ParkDifficulty: EasyElevation Range: 3,996′ – 4,184′Date: October 7, 2018Dog Hike? Maybe It was a bit early for prime leaf colors in Yosemite but Mom and ...

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CHP Secures Grant to Increase Motorcycle Safety Awareness

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SACRAMENTO  — To help save lives and reduce the risk associated with riding a motorcycle, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will implement a new, federally funded grant campaign promoting motorcycle safety in California from October 1, 2021, through September 30, 2022. The goal of the Get Educated and Ride Safe (GEARS) IV grant is to decrease the number of motorcycle-involved ...

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Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale Coming Soon

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MARIPOSA — The UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County will hold a Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 8 – 1 p.m. (or until plants sell out), at the Amigo Stage area at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Local master gardeners have been hard at work volunteering their time and expertise to bring you a wide selection of landscape ...

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Cancelled – Madera County Sheriff’s Office Issues Alert on Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff

Mountain Communities – Update 10/10/21 10:00am- PG&E has notified the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services that Madera County has been removed from the potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event. Power in the areas of North Fork, Bass Lake and Central Camp will not be de-energized as anticipated. Weather conditions will continue to be monitored. Updated information will ...

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Valley Children’s Earns National Recognition for Digital Health

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MADERA — The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to announce that Valley Children’s Healthcare has earned the 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition. Valley Children’s is a certified level 8, showing top scores in technology infrastructure, security and data management – all of which help improve patient safety and outcomes. “Valley Children’s is committed to ...

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Soroptimist announces October 11, is International Day of the Girl

Oakhurst – In December, 2011, The United Nations General Assembly declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Soroptimist of the Sierras 6th annual Dream It – Be It conference will be held this coming January, 2022. It will focus on setting achievable goals, overcoming obstacles, and turning failures into success. Keynote speakers and mentors will present this ...

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Recipe of the Week: Orange Shrimp Quinoa Bowls

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If you’re looking for a dinner or lunch combination that is wholesome, filling and, of course, easy, you’re not alone. Meal prepping is a popular trend for many people (and families) who are working on healthy eating habits but are constantly on the go. No matter if you’re searching for a healthy family dinner, a quick lunch at home or ...

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Chukchansi Kicks off Pow Wow 2021

O’NEALS – Native American culture will flourish this weekend at the Minarets High School, as the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians kicks off its 2021 Pow Wow in a celebration of song and dance with the theme “Healing.” Presented by Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, the Tribe’s largest cultural event of the year takes place Oct. 8-10 and will feature a remarkable ...

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