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Downed Power Lines Block Highway 41 Near Fish Camp

FISH CAMP — Crews are at scene of downed power lines blocking both lanes of Highway 41 just north of Miami Mountain Road, south of the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad. The roadway is closed in both directions at this time. At about 8:15 a.m., reports came in of power lines down, starting a couple spot fires on both sides ...

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Election Results For Madera County

MADERA COUNTY — Votes are still being counted at this hour in the Madera County election, and are being continuously updated at votemadera.com. For a complete tally of Madera County election results, click here. For state-wide results, click here.

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One-Way Traffic Control Continues On Highway 41

MOUNTAIN AREA — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) confirms that one-way traffic control will continue this week on State Route 41 in Mariposa County as part of a tree removal project taking place in Madera and Mariposa counties. The following one-way traffic control will take place (weather permitting): Beginning Monday, Nov. 7 and ending on Friday, Nov. 11, one-way traffic control will ...

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Mobile District Hours Include Tree Mortality Specialist

COUNTY — If you have questions for your local government representatives or you’re seeking information on tree mortality, stop by one of two upcoming mobile district office hours scheduled by the offices of Senator Tom Berryhill and Assemblyman Frank Bigelow. Staff will be available to hear from the public and a tree mortality specialist will be on-hand to offer answers, as well. The joint office ...

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D.A. Assigns Investigators To “Protect the Vote”

COUNTY — Madera County District Attorney David A. Linn announced on Tuesday, Nov. 1 that at least two armed investigators will be stationed at the central count location during the evening of Tuesday, Nov. 8, election day.  All other investigators will be available for dispatch to any polling place that requires assistance. D.A. Linn says investigators are frequently used for ...

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Pregnant Woman Who Caused Fatal Crash Pleads Guilty

MADERA — The Clovis woman charged with causing the death of Frederico Nunez Silva while driving intoxicated pleaded guilty today in a Madera Superior Court, to all charges filed by the District Attorney’s Office, including Gross Vehicular Manslaughter, and D.U.I. Causing Injury. Candice Nicole Ooley, 23, was arrested on Friday, May 20, after she crashed into the back of a ...

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Major Cyber Attack Knocks Popular Websites Offline

UNITED STATES — If you’ve tried to access one of your regular stops on the world wide web this morning without success, the problem may not be limited to you and your device. Scores of popular websites were reportedly offline today, following a major cyber attack on a service provider that is affecting sites primarily in the United States. Twitter, Netflix ...

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Have You Received Your Property Tax Bill?

MADERA COUNTY – Over 56,000 tax bills are being mailed out this week, representing over $160 million in property taxes. The various bond charges and direct charges are included on the tax bills. “It’s that time of year again,” reports Tracy Kennedy, Madera County Treasurer-Tax Collector. “We have just begun the printing and mailing process of our property tax bills. ...

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Still Time To Register To Vote

COUNTY — Voting by mail has already begun and it is important that every taxpayer be counted. If you or any of your contacts are not registered to vote, let them know the deadline is Monday, Oct. 24. They can register online, here http://registertovote.ca.gov. The deadline to register or re-register to vote for any election is 11:59:59 p.m. Pacific Time on the ...

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DSA Raises Over $100,000 For Madera Sheriff K9 Program

MADERA COUNTY — The newly reinvigorated K9 program at the Madera County Sheriff’s Office has just received another major financial boost with the donation of over $24,000. Chief Civil Deputy Mike Motz, president of the Madera County Deputy Sheriff’s Association (DSA), presented a check for $24,300 to the Board of Supervisors this morning, bringing their fundraising total for the K9 ...

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