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Supervisor Wheeler February Town Hall to Discuss Emergency Services

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NORTH FORK – District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting via Zoom to discuss, Emergency Services, “what to expect in an emergency.” Joining supervisor Wheeler will be a host of Madera County Emergency Services Representatives including, Sheriff Pogue, Fire Chief Beery, Katrina Poitras from Red Cross and many others. Everybody should zoom in to learn and ...

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Mariposa County Soliciting Input For County Budget Process

MARIPOSA – As the most recent stay at home order is lifted across the state, there is hope on the horizon. Vaccines are being distributed, pandemic case numbers are dropping and businesses are beginning to reopen. We must remain vigilant—we’re not out of the woods just yet—but there is hope that we will be able to move to the next ...

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Madera Community College Announces Classes Starting February 22

Emergency aid available to students MADERA – There is still time for community members to enroll in college classes for the Spring 2021 semester. Short-term classes are starting February 22 and March 15. The application and advising process is simple, and counselors are available to help students select courses. Follow this link for more info and to sign up: https://www.maderacollege.edu/ ...

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Madera County Department of Public Health Announces Vaccine Clinics

MADERA – A limited number of COVID-19 vaccination appointments are now available through the Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH). Those identified as currently eligible at www.maderacounty.com/covid19vaccine: health care workers, long-term care staff and residents, medical first responders, and anyone aged 75 years or older are eligible to register for an appointment. The vaccination clinics will take place on ...

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Madera County Dept. of Public Health to Host Facebook Live Event to Answer Vaccine Questions

MADERA – Madera County Dept. of Public Health (MCDPH) will be hosting a Q&A Facebook live event featuring Public Health officer, Dr. Simon Paul, and Public Health Director, Sara Bosse. Please join tonight for the opportunity to have any questions answered concerning the Covid-19 vaccine. The live event will be tonight, Jan 26, 2021 at 5:30 pm. Submit your questions ...

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Evacuation Warning for Creek Fire Burn Scar Areas Including Cascadel and Kinsman Flat

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MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is issuing an evacuation warning for Road 225 between Cascadel Road, including the area within Sierra National Forest, due to an incoming storm with possible debris/mud flow concerns. The evacuation warning area includes Kinsman Flat Subdivision, Saginaw Creek Subdivision, and Cascadel Road at Cascadel Heights Drive (Cascadel Woods Subdivision). The National Weather Service ...

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Winter Storm Warning for Central Sierra Foothills

NORTH FORK – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Central Sierra Foothills including the cities of Coarsegold, Oakhurst, Squaw Valley, Auberry, North Fork, Mariposa, Devils Postpile, Florence Lake, Lake Thomas Edison, Bass Lake, Fish Camp, Wawona and Shaver Lake. The warning will remain in effect from 10 pm Jan 26, 2021 through 4 am Jan ...

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PG&E Update on Mono Wind Event and Preparations for Upcoming Severe Weather

Wind event update – PG&E crews continue to work on repairing damage from last weeks mono wind event. In some areas, they are essentially having to rebuild the infrastructure from scratch, particularly near Wawona and Fish Camp. Currently about 800 customers remain out of power. PG&E brought in temporary generation to restore many customers, and may install more in the ...

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Madera County in Purple Tier After Stay-at-Home Order Lifted

MADERA – The San Joaquin Valley Regional stay-at-home order has been lifted effective today, 1/25/2021. Read the full press release from CDPH here. Madera County has returned back to the purple tier. In this tier, many indoor business operations remain closed. Effective immediately in Madera County – Personal services may resume (including hair salons, barbershops, massage services, and nail salons) ...

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Travel Discouraged During Weekend Storm

The National Weather Service is forecasting several large winter storms to impact Madera County this weekend. Snow is expected to reach as low as 1500-2000 feet, and rain is projected from Friday through next week. The Madera County Office of Emergency Services encourages local residents to begin preparing for the upcoming storm now. Current power outages are expected to be ...

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