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Mariposa Heritage House is Hosting a Fundraiser/Food Drive For National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

MARIPOSA – In acknowledgment of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week the Mariposa Heritage House is hosting a fundraiser/food drive. As this year has stretched us all thin, we could certainly use any help. Starting Nov 15th through Nov 22, 2020 the Mariposa Heritage House will be collecting donations of food and or monetary donations to aid the hungry and ...

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Creek Fire Update

NORTH FORK – Nov 13, 2020 – Road conditions are gradually improving as snow melts off, but driving is still sketchy in many areas due to the overnight freeze-thaw cycle that creates icy conditions, most notably in the Shaver Lake area. Equipment operators are clearing roads to create access for equipment and crews to work. Scouts continue searching for safe ...

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Free Legal Help Available for Creek Fire Disaster Survivors

SACRAMENTO – Nov 13, 2020 – Free help with disaster-related legal concerns is available to eligible wildfire survivors in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou and Sonoma counties. These counties are covered in federal disaster DR-4569 for fires beginning Sept 4. This includes the Bobcat, Creek, El Dorado, Oak, Slater and Valley fires. The ...

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Creek Fire Update

NORTH FORK – Nov 6, 2020 – Fire managers are bracing for a drastic weather change today and continuing through the weekend that will severely impact firefighting and suppression repair efforts. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the Sierra Nevadas, including the San Joaquin Valley, starting at noon today through 10 p.m. Sunday. Total snow ...

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Insurance Commissioner Lara Issues Mandatory Moratorium on Fire Insurance Cancelations

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a mandatory one-year moratorium on insurance companies non-renewing or cancelling residential property insurance policies—helping 2.1 million policyholders, or 18 percent of California’s residential insurance market, affected by the record 2020 wildfire season. The Commissioner’s action implements a California law that he authored in 2018 while serving as state senator in order ...

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Creek Fire Victims: Understanding Your FEMA Letter

SACRAMENTO – FEMA reminds wildfire survivors in Fresno and Madera counties that your application for assistance cannot be processed until FEMA has a report of the fire damage to your home and personal property. You may not have been able to make a report because you were or still are under an evacuation order. When permitted to return home, speed ...

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Mobile Registration Intake Center for Creek Fire Victims Open

SACRAMENTO – A FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Center opens Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Fresno County to serve Creek Fire survivors. It will be open Monday through Saturday until further notice. The center is part of the ongoing response and recovery mission for FEMA and the State of California to support survivors with uninsured losses. It is located at the Heritage ...

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Madera County Remains in Purple Tier: New Rules Favorable

MADERA COUNTY – Nov 4, 2020 – Based on the data released on October 27, 2020, Madera County remains in the purple tier for case rates. Based upon the rules set by the state, if test positivity rates in the overall county are below 5% and in the most disadvantaged areas below 5.2% and maintain that for two weeks, Madera ...

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Madera County Mountain Communities Local Election Results

MADERA COUNTY – Nov 4, 2020 – Madera County currently has 67,743 registered voters with 40,955 ballots cast in this election resulting in a 60.46% turnout. All results are taken directly from the Madera County Registrar of Voters website. Results are not final until certified by Registrar of Voters. According to the Registrars website additional updates will be reported on ...

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Visit Yosemite Madera County

Weather Report11.03.20          11.03.20 Daily Conditions Report Visit Yosemite Madera County Wawona Road Work Crews are working on a slide stabilization project located approximately 1-mile north of the Wawona Campground.  As part of this stabilization there will be two 4-hour closures each day with a 1-hour opening period between the two 4-hour closures. These closures will extend ...

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