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Weather Aiding Crews on the Creek Fire

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 18, 2020 – Weather conditions for today will feature increasing humidity along with the chance for light showers in the region. This humidity will help reduce the volatility of spot fires, and slow progression of the fire in the north and northeastern sections of the fire. The favorable weather conditions continue to allow the Madera County ...

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Supervisor Wheeler To Hold Next Town Hall Meeting Tonight Via Zoom

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Sept. 17, 2020 – District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will hold the third of 5 scheduled Town Hall Meetings tonight at 6 pm. via Zoom. Supervisor Wheeler will have Cal Fire and County staff on hand to discuss the current Creek Fire situation as well as other community issues. Here is the link to the ...

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Creek Fire Nearing 250,000 Acres

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 17, 2020 – Very dry air began moving into the region yesterday, along with increased winds and the weakening of the inversion that has kept the smoke from leaving. These factors have allowed for increased fire growth along the north and northeastern flanks of the Creek Fire. Containment lines on the west flank were extended north ...

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26 Major Fires Still Burning in California

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 17, 2020 – Over 17,400 firefighters remain on the frontlines of 26 major and three extended attack wildfires in California. The weather pattern over much of California should be similar to yesterday with higher temperatures and fairly clear skies. While progress was made on a number of fires, several others saw growth due to increased fire behavior ...

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Creek Fire: 220,025 Acres Burned With 18% Containment

Madera County – Sept. 16, 2020 – Fire activity was mostly limited to the higher elevations in the northeast corner yesterday. Ridge-top winds caused large group torching and spotting up to a half mile. The containment line between the San Joaquin river and Cascadel Woods is holding with low intensity ground fire burning inside the line without posing a threat. ...

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Camarena Health Brings Health and Wellness Center, Jobs to Tesoro Viejo

MADERA, CA – Camarena Health is proud to announce its collaboration with Tesoro Viejo on the development of a health and wellness center.  This new, state-of-the art 13,000 square-foot building will be situated in the heart of Tesoro Viejo’s Town Center and will provide medical, dental, health education and other wellness services for both patients and the community. “It is a ...

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Important Information For Voters who are Displaced Due to the Creek Fire

MADERA  – Ballots will be mailed between October 1 and October 5 to all registered voters in Madera County. By law, ballots cannot be forwarded so If you are unable to retrieve your mail due to the Creek Fire please contact the Elections Division by phone (800-435-0509) or email (electionsinfo@maderacounty.com) to provide them with a new or updated mailing address. ...

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Creek Fire Update and Evacuation Centers

Wednesday Sept. 9, 2020 – 10 am – The Red Cross temporary evacuation point at the Oakhurst Community Center has been closed.  If you are in need of an evacuation center please go to the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Rd. Mariposa, CA. 95338 or Clovis North High School, 2770 E. International Ave. Fresno, CA. 93730. The Creek Fire continues ...

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Madera County Elections Department: Be Aware of Misinformation

MADERA COUNTY – Be aware! There is a lot of misinformation being spread on social media, says Rebecca Martinez, Madera County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar. If you have questions about the November Election, Martinez encourages everyone to contact a trusted source like the Madera County Elections Department.  Visit their website at www.votemadera.com or call (800) 435-0509.  They are happy to answer any questions ...

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2020 Native American Youth Conference

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Hil-le Hil-le, Fresno State Outreach and Special Programs is pleased to announce that the 2020 Native American Youth Conference will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm via Zoom for a virtual experience. The conference is open to 6th-12th grade Native American students from all school districts and parents are welcomed to ...

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