Breaking News
Home » Headlines (page 462)

Headlines

Free Event For Home Gardeners

MADERA – Madera County Master Gardeners will host a free event for home gardeners this month. On Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, attend the “Lavender and Herbs – So Easy to Grow and Use” workshop, presented by Master Gardeners Carol Kennedy, Nadine King, and Anna Wattenbarger.

Read More »

Car Crashes Into Tree Near Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – Residents and summer renters were out along Crane Valley road near the Pines Resort after a car crashed into a tree on Saturday night. At 9:22 p.m. on June 29, Rebecca Gomes and her husband were sitting on the patio in front of their family’s summer home when they say a white Toyota Camry LE came screeching ...

Read More »

Two YLP Residents In Custody On Arson Charges

COARSEGOLD – After two months of residents in the Revis Drive area feeling terrorized by what many were convinced was an arsonist, two of their neighbors have been taken into custody. When a fire dispatch came in at about 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, it was for the seventh fire on the cul-de-sac since May, with engines staging at ...

Read More »

Fire Burns Near Rivergold School In YLP

COARSEGOLD – The all too familiar sound of sirens and helicopters filled the air again on Sunday, June 23, as yet another fire burned in the Yosemite Lakes Park area. At about 3:30 p.m., engines were dispatched to Road 400, across from Rivergold School, for a fire burning on the south side of the road.

Read More »

Share Your Photos With America

Invitation from Tim Fullerton AMERICA – The U.S. Department of the Interior manages some of America’s most breathtaking national parks, national wildlife refuges and other public lands. That is why I am excited to invite you to join our new photo project, Summer in America’s Great Outdoors. Our goal is to create a large photo collection of all the fun ...

Read More »

Free Guided Tour Of Nelder Grove

MADERA COUNTY – The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association is leading another beautiful and informative tour of one of the many scenic wonders in our own back yard. Explore the Secrets Of Nelder Grove on Saturday, Aug. 10, as 2013 National Forest Service Volunteer of the Year, Brenda Negley shares well known and secret places in Nelder Grove.

Read More »

Scenic Byway Free Photographic Tour

MADERA COUNTY – Take advantage of this opportunity to not only spend time on the beautiful Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway, but to learn from the pros about the best way to photograph to amazing vistas, flora and wildlife. Join local photographers Roger Robinette and Gay Abarbanell, with a little help from Joanne Freemire, as they conduct a free photographic ...

Read More »

Crews Handle Four Fires In One Day

MADERA COUNTY – Firefighters were busy on Thursday, June 20, with four small fires that were all quickly extinguished, one by a passing motorist. Crews were first called out to a vehicle fire on Deadwood, on Highway 41 just south of Oakhurst. Engines then responded to a small fire on Road 415 near Sesame Street.

Read More »

Cause Of Two Area Fires Determined

MADERA COUNTY – Cal Fire has learned the cause of the nearly 500 acre fire along Highways 41 and 145 on Sunday, June 16, that consumed a barn and two haystacks before being brought under control. According to Cal Fire spokesperson Karen Guillemin, the fire was started by the metal end of a racheting tie-down strap that had come loose ...

Read More »

Carstens Fire Update

MARIPOSA – Extensive mop-up operations are underway at the Carstens Fire that burned 1,660 acres in the Midpines/Jerseydale area. The fire is 75% contained as of 7 p.m. Friday, June 21, and patrol of the fire lines continue.

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online