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County Elections to Deploy Mobile Vote Center Throughout Madera County

Madera, CA – County Registrar of Voters Rebecca Martinez is announcing several early in-person voting opportunities for Madera County voters by utilizing a recently purchased state of the art Mobile Vote Center. The new vehicle offers multiple in-person early voting opportunities. “Voters have the right to vote in person if they want to,” stated Martinez.  “To help keep voters safe ...

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Madera County Registered Voters To Receive Official Ballots By Mail

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 30, 2020 – County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters Rebecca Martinez announced today that all registered voters in Madera County will be sent their Official Ballots for the upcoming November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election in the mail. Ballots will be mailed to voters beginning October 1. Allow 2-5 days for delivery. Ballot tracking is now ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 29, 2020 – Yesterday, critical fire weather continued to fan multiple fast-moving wildfires, as over 18,700 firefighters continue to battle 27 major wildfires. Fortunately, the gusty winds decreased overnight allowing firefighters to continue to build containment line and perform structure defense. Yesterday the US Forest Service reported that the 31,000 Lake Fire in Los Angeles County, which ...

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Mariposa County Receives $4.1 Million in Homekey Awards

SACRAMENTO – Sept. 28, 2020 – Governor Gavin Newsom announced $137 million in the third round of Homekey awards. California’s nation-leading $600 million program to purchase and rehabilitate housing, including hotels, motels, vacant apartment buildings and other properties to be converted into permanent, long-term housing for people experiencing, or at risk of experiencing homelessness, who are at high risk for ...

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Expanded Access to Court Proceedings

MADERA – Beginning Thursday, October 1, 2020, the Madera County Superior Court will offer additional access to court proceedings through Zoom. This expansion is a service to the public that enhances an already available in-person access to the courthouse and court proceedings. Members of the public can request a Zoom link for a proceeding of interest by submitting an online ...

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YARTS Begins Winter Schedule This Week

MERCED – Sept. 28, 2020 – The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) will transition to a winter schedule on October 1, 2020 for the service running on the Highway 140 corridor from Merced and Mariposa to Yosemite National Park. The 140 line operates year-round but fluctuates the number of runs to and from the Park when the seasons change. ...

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Creek Fire Updates

Sept. 28, 2020 – The reported growth on the Creek Fire was 1770 acres during the evening operational period bringing the total number of acres burned to 304,604 and containment remained at 39% with full containment not expected until the end of October. Significant efforts are underway to allow repopulation including restoration of utility services and removal of other hazards, ...

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Creek Fire Eclipses 302,000 Acres

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 27, 2020 – The Creek Fire has now burned  302,870 acres with a 39% containment and full containment not expected until late in October. Weather conditions are changing with a high-pressure system moving across the area. Temperatures are also expected to climb starting today and into next week and return day-time high temperatures to the 90’s. ...

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Public Notice: Reduction of Clerk’s Office Hours, Madera County Superior Court

PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 68106 AND THE CALIFORNIA RULES OF COURT, RULE 10.620 NOTICE OF REDUCTION OF CLERK’S OFFICE HOURS MADERA – Pursuant to the above-referenced Government Code Section and California Rule of Court, the Madera County Superior Court is providing a sixty (60) day notice in the required form and to the required entities that it plans ...

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