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2020 Home Sales for Madera County Mountain Communities

Submitted by Ed Bailey Real Estate Calendar Year 2020: Home Sales Report on Some of our Mountain Communities: Bass Lake: During the 2020 calendar year, Real Estate Agents sold 62 Bass Lake homes, compared to 37 in the previous year. Median price was $570,000, compared to $525,000 in 2019, and prices ranged from $150,000 to $3,204,000. Average time on the ...

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PG&E: Public Safety Power Shut Off Expected Monday

NORTH FORK – PG&E has notified the Madera County Office of Emergency Services and Mariposa County of a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event.  The PSPS is expected to affect the areas of 41 North, Sugar Pine area, Central Camp, Cascadel Woods, and Redinger Lake as well as Wawona and Fish Camp in Mariposa County. The PSPS is being considered ...

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First Application Round Ends for Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program

Second application round begins February 2nd Sacramento, CA – California’s Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA), part of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), today announced that Round 1 for the Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program has closed. With more than 300,000 applications successfully completed, application approval notifications will be sent out Friday, January 15 ...

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Yosemite: Crane Flat Prescribed Fire

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park Fire Crews are preparing for a 20 acre prescribed fire near Crane Flat Lookout along the Helibase access road and Garnett Ridge Road adjacent to the Merced Grove. Depending on weather and smoke dispersion, this project is planned to start Wednesday January 20th, 2021. Ignition could last four to five days with smoke lingering in the area for one to two weeks. Smoke impacts will be ...

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Making a Difference: Camarena Health Recipient of Chukchansi Donation

COARSEGOLD – Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino is once again making a difference in the Madera County mountain communities. Chukchansi presented Camarena Health Oakhurst/Coarsegold with a check for $5000.00 to be used in the mountain community. Thank you Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino for making a difference. Photo by Joelle Leder Photography Pictured – L to R – Chanel Wright ...

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A Reminder to Recreate Responsibly During MLK Weekend and Amidst the Ongoing Pandemic

Responsible recreation practices should be maintained at all times. VALLEJO, Calif. – The USDA Forest Service and California State Parks invite Californians to do their part to ensure safe and healthy outdoor experiences during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend and amidst the ongoing pandemic. Simple actions such as staying local, planning ahead, and following social distancing guidelines, can ...

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Mariposa County Hires New Assistant CAO for Human Resources, Information Technology and Strategy

MARIPOSA, CA – The County of Mariposa is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr. Joseph Lynch to the position of Assistant County Administrative Officer (ACAO) with special responsibility for human resources, information technology and strategy. Mr. Lynch comes to this role from the Mariposa County Health and Human Services Agency, where he has directed a similar scope of administrative ...

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California Relief Grant for Small Business’ Application Deadline Extended Until January 13th.

SACRAMENTO – Governor Newsom announced the creation of a $500 million Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant Program to provide grants up to $25,000 to eligible small businesses and nonprofits to help cover expenses during the pandemic. The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development through the Office of the Small Business Advocate has launched its portal and website. This website ...

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Sierra National Forest Extends Closure Order With Select Closed Recreation Sites, Roads and Trails

Clovis Calif., – The Sierra National Forest (SNF) announces the closure extension of select recreation sites, roads and trails. Closure Order No. 05-15-00-21-01 SNF Recreation Site, Road and Trail Closure supersedes previous Closure Order No. 05-15-00-20-22 Sierra-Creek and Closure Order No. 05-15-00-20-23 SNF Developed Recreation and Trail Closure. For clarity and simplification we’re combining these orders to protect the public ...

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