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Live Fire Training

MADERA/MARIPOSA – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will be conducting a live fire training at Eastman Lake in cooperation with Madera County Fire, and Army Corp of Engineers on May 19 and 20. If conditions are conducive, approximately 200 acres of grass and oak understory will be burned from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each ...

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Madera Community Hospital Receives An “A”

Madera Community Hospital Receives an “A” for Patient Safety  From The Leapfrog Group, A National Nonprofit Health Care Ratings Organization Madera, CA  – The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades on April 29, 2021. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based ...

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Who’s Interested In A Community Pool?

OAKHURST – Yosemite Union School District (YUSD) is trying to gauge the interest level for community use of the pool this summer. Now is the time for your voices to be heard if you are interested in having the Yosemite High swimming pool available for public use. For all of those interested in Adult Lap Swim, Water Aerobics or Swim ...

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Recent Stabbings In Oakhurst, Unrelated

OAKHURST – On Saturday May 8th, 2021 around 2:45pm, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received a call reporting a domestic disturbance. MCSO Deputies and California Highway Patrol Officers, responded to the 40000 block of CA-49 and discovered an adult male victim who appeared to have various injuries on his face and back. A female suspect, who had a knife ...

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Walk To End Alzheimer’s Moving To Madera County

The Fresno-Madera Walk to End Alzheimer’s is excited to announce that in 2021 the Walk will be live and moving to Madera County. FRESNO, CA. – The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs. The Fresno-Madera Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on ...

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Ferguson Rock Shed Project

CAL TRANS District 10 Announces Internet Platforms Dedicated to the Ferguson Rock Shed Project, Updates, Photos & Videos Will Help the World Track Progress. STOCKTON – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has launched a web page and a Facebook page that will track the progress of one of the most exciting construction projects in District 10 history, the Ferguson Rock ...

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Madera County Moves Into Orange Tier

Based on the tier assignment released yesterday, 5/11/2021, Madera County is now in the orange tier for this week’s tier assignment. Madera County’s Adjusted Case Rate is 3.1 per 100,000, orange tier is 2.0-5.9. The County Positivity Rate is 1.6%, orange tier is 2.0-4.9%. The Health Equity Rate for Madera County is 1.3%. Less than 5.2% is orange tier. Madera ...

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McKinney Ranch In Madera County Foothills Added To Conservation Easement

Sierra Foothill Easement Newest Addition to Growing Legacy of CA Conservation Easements DAVIS, Calif. — USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California proudly adds the biodiverse 3,602-acre McKinney Ranch in Madera County to its roster of conservation easements, bringing the 28-year state total to 211,856 acres. California’s easement acreage nests within the national total of 5 million acres—a milestone announced ...

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Bipartisan Valley Coalition Urge Governor To Declare Drought Emergency

Senator Borgeas and Bipartisan Valley Coalition Successfully Push Governor to Declare Drought Emergency in 39 Counties, Including Madera SACRAMENTO –  Governor Gavin Newsom took the initial step of declaring a drought emergency in thirty-nine counties in California. Since March, a bipartisan coalition of Central Valley legislators and county leaders have urged the Governor to declare an emergency in order to ...

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2021 Soroptimist Women Awards

2021 Soroptimist Women Awards Luncheon awarded $3300 In College Scholarships For Live Your Dream Awards And honored Two Ladies With Women Awards.  Oakhurst – Soroptimist International of The Sierras had their Annual Women Awards Program Event virtually on April 15, 2021 in Oakhurst, CA. Soroptimist awarded $3300. to three recipients for the 2020-2021 ‘Live Your Dream College Scholarships with recipients ...

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