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Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst Opens Doors After Months of Planning

OAKHURST – Dec. 7th, 2020 – After months of planning the Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst is very grateful to announce their re-opening. The Boys & Girls Club opened their doors today after being closed due to the current pandemic. The organization has been active on several fronts since the onset of the pandemic, however, it has been unable ...

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Yosemite to Remain Open During Stay at Home Order

YOSEMITE – Dec. 6, 2020 – In support of the California Regional Stay-at- Home order in the San Joaquin Valley region, beginning at noon on Monday, December 7, 2020, Yosemite National Park is open 8 am to 5 pm for day-use activities only. Lodging and campgrounds are currently closed. Some services and facilities are limited, and shuttles are not operating. ...

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Regional Stay at Home Order Will Take Effect Sunday

SACRAMENTO – California Health Officials have issued a regional stay at home order for the San Joaquin Valley region due to ICU capacity dropping below 15%. The San Joaquin Valley region includes Calaveras, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Benito, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare, and Tuolumne Counties. The San Joaquin Valley region stay at home order will take effect ...

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New Initiative Promotes Research into Fire and Forests

SACRAMENTO – Dec. 3, 2020 – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the University of California, Berkeley, Center for Fire Research and Outreach have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalize an agreement to partner on research related to critical forest and fire issues. Highlighted by the recent large and damaging wildfires plaguing the state, the program ...

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“Hometown Christmas at Madera Fair”

MADERA COUNTY – A community Hometown Christmas Drive Thru is under preparation for Madera County families. Gates open, Dec. 10th, 11th and 12th  from 5:00-9:00PM nightly Local lights, sights and treats including the Madera Christmas Light Parade “reimagined” under the organization of Madera Evening Lions Club, a Nativity scene provided by Madera Ministerial Association and local treats from tamales to ...

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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to California Private Nonprofit Organizations

SACRAMENTO – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in California following President Trump’s federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance as a result of wildfires that occurred Sept. 4 – Nov. 17, 2020, announced Administrator Jovita Carranza of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Private nonprofits that provide essential services of a governmental nature are eligible for ...

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Saturday Night Crash on Rd. 426 Results in Fatality

OAKHURST – On Sat. Nov. 28th, 2020 at approximately 9:25 pm a 1998 Toyota Tacoma travelling westbound on Road 426, west of Meadow View Drive at a high rate of speed lost control after not being able to negotiate a curve in the road. The Toyota then overturned after going up an embankment and then slid down a second embankment. ...

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