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North Fork Rancheria Indian Housing Authority to build 26 new housing units for community

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The ‘North Fork LIHTC Homes #1’ Project is groundbreaking, in many ways.  NORTH FORK – The North Fork Rancheria Indian Housing Authority (NFRIHA) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, January 22, 2021 for a new $16.4 million affordable housing development on tribal lands in North Fork, CA. The project, called ‘North Fork LIHTC Homes #1’, will include 19 structures, made up ...

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Governor, Senate Democrats and Senate Republicans Join Together to ‘Keep California Working’

SACRAMENTO – Thanks to bipartisan efforts, struggling small businesses and non-profits received a much-needed boost today. Senate Republicans and Senate Democrats joined them in passing an early action budget measure that will provide more than $2 billion in immediate economic relief to job creators and non-profits that have been affected by the state’s confusing closing and re-opening guidelines. Members of ...

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Senator Borgeas Applauds Legislative Approval of Small Business Relief Funds in Emergency Budget

SACRAMENTO – Last week the momentum generated by Senate Bill 74 (Borgeas-Caballero), otherwise known as the Keep California Working Act, successfully pushed Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leadership to include an additional $2.1 billion in economic relief for small businesses and nonprofits in an emergency budget measure, known as Senate Bill 87, which achieves the $2.6 billion goal of SB ...

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Bobby Macaulay to Explore Possible run for Madera County Supervisor District 5 Currently Held by Tom Wheeler

OAKHURST – Bobby Macaulay is excited to announce he has received approval from the State of California to explore a run for Madera County District Five County Supervisor, the seat currently held by Tom Wheeler.  He has put together a team of local leaders to advise and help him make that decision. Supervisor Wheeler has said this will be his ...

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Vaccines Open in Madera County with Expanded Eligibility

NORTH FORK – Vaccines are available with expanded eligibility in Madera County. If you or someone you know is interested in being vaccinated or in need of more information please visit the Madera County Department of Public Health website at  www.maderacounty.com/covid19vaccine. Appointments are required and only available to those eligible.  See the “REGISTER HERE” button on the website. When clinics ...

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Yosemite High Wins Madera County Mock Trial Competition for the 30th Time

MADERA – Yosemite High School won the 2021 Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial held between January 26-February 11.  Yosemite High School battled Madera High and Madera South High Schools. Yosemite High School has competed in all 37 mock trial competitions held in Madera County and have been victorious 30 times. Way to go Badgers! This year’s event ...

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Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) Creates a Pathway for Upcoming Vaccine Eligibility Expansions, Asks for Help from Local Employers

MADERA – In anticipation of expansions in vaccine eligibility from the state, MCDPH is looking to prepare a way to deliver those vaccines. “The bottom line is, we want to prevent hospitalizations and death,” says Director Sara Bosse. “We are prioritizing those most at risk for hospitalization and death and creating a pathway for them to get the vaccine.” That ...

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Sierra National Forest Plans to Initiate Winter/Spring Prescribed Burning in the Bass Lake Ranger District

North Fork, Calif., – Sierra National Forest (SNF) fire officials plan to implement their winter/spring prescribed burning program within the Bass Lake Ranger District (BLRD). The projects are on Bass Lake Recreation Sites, Carmen Pasture, Cedar Valley, Creek Fire Double-gate, Ferguson Fire, Greys Mountain, Sugar Pine, Sonny Meadows Timberloft, as well as; administrative sites at Batterson, Clearwater, Jerseydale, North Fork ...

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Keep California Working Act’s Momentum Successfully Pushes Immediate Small Business Relief to $2.6 Billion

Over Half the California Legislature and 80 Organizations Successfully Make the Case to Include $2.6 Billion Economic Relief Package in Early Action Budget SACRAMENTO – The momentum generated by Senate Bill 74 (Borgeas-Caballero), otherwise known as the Keep California Working Act, has successfully pushed Governor Gavin Newsom and legislative leadership to include an additional $2.1 billion in economic relief for small ...

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Statewide Advocacy Groups Join Half the Legislature to Support Keep California Working Act

Fifteen Counties, CalChamber, CalNonprofits, California Restaurant Association, CA Farm Bureau, Editorial Boards and More Join Coalition SACRAMENTO – The Keep California Working Act (SB74 Borgeas-Caballero) has recently attracted an even stronger coalition of support. More than 80 chambers of commerce, cities, counties and associations located throughout California are lending their support to the bill, which would invest $2.6 billion of California’s unanticipated ...

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Announcing Mariposa County’s Poetry Out Loud Champion

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council has awarded Sydney Jacobs, a senior at Mariposa County High School, the title of Mariposa County Champion of Poetry Out Loud, a national recitation contest that encourages youth voice and agency through the memorization and performance of great historical and contemporary poetry. This contest took place virtually and required participants to select and ...

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