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Yosemite Daily Conditions and Weather Report

Click on the links to view the weather and daily conditions for Yosemite. 08-06-20 Daily Conditions Report      Weather Report 0806 The next virtual Yosemite Forum presentation will take place Tuesday, August 11, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm: “The fabric of wood:  Patterns of river and floodplain large wood on the Merced River, Yosemite National Park” by Emily Iskin, ...

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Madera County Reporting 94 New Covid Cases, 4 Additional Deaths

MADERA – The Madera County Department of Public Health is reporting 94 new cases bringing the total number of reported cases to 2,208 as of Aug. 5, 2020 at 4 p.m. There are 976 active cases including 33 Madera County residents hospitalized in Madera County leaving 1,196 recovered including 50 more released from isolation. Two of the 4 additional deaths ...

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Madera County Department of Public Health Creates Webpage to aid Madera County Businesses

MADERA – Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has developed a webpage specific to Madera County businesses with updates related to COVID-19. In an effort to aid businesses in Madera County the MCDHP  newest resource, covid 19 business, has many business planning tools, including a business checklist poster and links to other useful resources. The California Department of Public Health ...

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County of Madera Small Business Pandemic Assistance Grant

MADERA – The County of Madera Board of Supervisors approved a Small Business Pandemic Assistance Grant program to help support small businesses located in Madera County, including the City of Madera and the City of Chowchilla. “This program affirms the Board’s commitment to use available resources to help ensure businesses in the County see a path to recovery from this ...

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Scams on the Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic Warns BBB

OAKHURST – According to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), one of the most common scams in the US and Canada today involves callers pretending to be government officials, some callers have gone to the extent of claiming that they are representatives from the Social Security Administration or law enforcement officers who threaten individuals with legal consequences if they do not ...

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PG&E Hosting Regional Webinar on Community Wildfire Safety Program

Image of a forest fire.

MADERA — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is hosting a webinar for customers in Fresno, Kern, Madera, and Tulare counties in order to share information regarding its plans for preventing wildfires as well as reducing the impact of Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events on the community. Topics covered during the webinar will include improvements that PG&E is implementing ...

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New Children’s Book Showcases Starry Skies

YOSEMITE – New from Yosemite Conservancy: A dreamy board book about the natural world that emerges at night. Little Muir’s Night pairs famed conservationist John Muir’s radiant prose with award-winning illustrator Susie Ghahremani’s irresistibly cheerful paintings. Little Muir—a child whose appearance is inspired by John Muir himself—leads young readers on a gentle journey. First, Little Muir waves goodnight to the ...

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Madera County Covid Update

MADERA – Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) is reporting a total of 2075 positive test results as of August 2, 2020. According to the MCDPH COVID-19 Dashboard, there are 931 active cases, with 34 Madera County residents hospitalized in Madera County hospitals. Of the 2075 positive test results 1,112 have recovered. 372 were contracted through person to person ...

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Sunday | Vehicle Fire on Highway 41 Spreads to Vegetation

Oneal’s – Sunday at 11:10 a.m. a vegetation fire started on SR 41 near Rd. 200. The cause of the fire was a vehicle into the vegetation that was contained to 2.88 acres, thanks to the quick work of CALFIRE and Madera County Fire. On hand battling the fire were one air tactical airplane, two air tankers, one helicopter, six ...

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