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Cal Fire Burn Permits Required May 1st In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) has announced effective at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, all hazard reduction burning will require a permit in Mariposa County. Permits can be obtained free-of-charge at the nearest Cal Fire station: Cal Fire Usona – 2629 Highway 49 South, Mariposa Cal Fire Mariposa – ...

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Madera County In-House Tax Sale Postponed

MADERA — Due to unforeseen circumstances, Madera County’s in-house tax sale scheduled for Wednesday, Apr. 25, has been postponed, according to Tracy Kennedy Desmond, Madera County Treasurer – Tax Collector. Consistent with Revenue and Taxation code 3701, a postponed sale must be established within 90 days of its original sale date, says Desmond. Therefore the next scheduled date has been ...

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Debate For Madera County District Attorney In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Democratic Club is hosting a debate between the three candidates for Madera County District Attorney on Thursday, Apr. 26. Candidates for District Attorney are incumbent David Linn, and challengers Sally Moreno, former Madera County Supervising Deputy District Attorney for Madera County, now at the D.A.’s office in Fresno; and Madera County Senior Deputy District Attorney Paul ...

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District Attorney Debate Draws Full House In North Fork

NORTH FORK – Interest in the 2018 election is running high, as was evidenced by the packed house at the North Fork Town Hall debate last Friday between the candidates for Madera County District Attorney and District 5 Supervisor. North Fork Citizen of the Year Tom Burdette moderated the debate, which was hosted by Sierra News Online and the North ...

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District 5 Supervisor Debate – Here’s What They Had To Say

NORTH FORK – It was a packed house at the North Fork Town Hall on Friday as more than 150 people gathered to hear from the candidates running for Madera County District 5 Supervisor and District Attorney. North Fork Citizen of the Year Tom Burdette moderated the debate, which was hosted by Sierra News Online and the North Fork Boosters. ...

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Debate In North Fork With Candidates For D.A. And Supervisor

NORTH FORK – Sierra News Online and the North Fork Boosters are hosting a debate between the 2018 candidates for Madera County District Attorney and District 5 Supervisor on Friday, Apr. 20, at 6 p.m. at the North Fork Town Hall. This is your chance to meet the candidates and have your questions answered. Candidates for District Attorney are incumbent ...

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Bicyclist Beaten And Robbed; Public’s Help Needed To Solve Case

FRIANT – The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding those who beat and robbed a cyclist on Friant Road. Just before 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, Apr. 15, a retired CHP officer in his early 60s was riding his bicycle north along Friant Road. Shortly after passing Sumner Peck Ranch Winery, the man reportedly noticed ...

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Caltrans Work Will Cause Delays On Highway 41

MADERA COUNTY — Travelers and commuters take note: one-way traffic control is scheduled to last a week on a portion of Highway 41 near Oakhurst starting Monday, Apr. 16, while portions of Highway 41 being striped in Madera County will be subject to nighttime closure for up to two months. Caltrans, in cooperation with Michels Pipeline Construction, announced today that ...

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Proposed Bike Paths And Lanes In Madera County

MADERA COUNTY –  Would you like to see a bike path around all of Bass Lake? How about bike lanes from the lake to North Fork? Along Raymond Road, and Highways 41 and 49? The Madera County Transportation Commission (MCTC) has released the Draft Active Transportation Plan (ATP) and related environmental documents for public review and comment, and they want ...

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Sheriff Upgrades Equipment And Technology To Better Serve

OAKHURST – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office says they have made great strides toward assuring that deputies have everything they need to provide the best service possible. Over the past three years, Sheriff Jay Varney has implemented several major upgrades, which were outlined by Commander Tyson Pogue to the Board of Supervisors at their “on the road” meeting in Oakhurst ...

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