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Thanks to the EMCSPCA, Lucky is One Lucky Dog!

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OAKHURST — Although we have seen a low incidence of positive COVID-19 cases among Eastern Madera County residents, the pandemic has undoubtedly had a negative effect on everyone. Then came the Creek Fire with evacuations and devastation to many areas. One thing for sure, 2020 has not been easy! Due to concerns for their volunteers and supporters, all of the ...

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Grand Re-Opening Today for Grace Community Thrift Store

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NORTH FORK — Grace Community Thrift Store would like to thank the North Fork community for the tremendous support you have given them over the years. After necessary utilities are paid, every penny derived from the thrift shop is returned to the community in some way. Everyone on their staff is a volunteer. Join them for their grand reopening today, Thursday, ...

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PG&E Installs More Than 300 Weather Stations and 130 Fire Watch Cameras So Far in 2020; More Planned Before End of Year

SAN FRANCISCO — A rapidly growing network of weather stations and high definition cameras across High-Fire Threat Districts provide Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) meteorologists and analysts, weather-watchers and first responders with detailed, real-time information that’s crucial during California’s wildfire season. So far in 2020, PG&E has added 300 weather stations and 137 fire watch cameras this year as it ...

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YGAC Presents “Wild Things” – An Evening of Poetry, Stories, Music, and Art

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What is wild in your world? Wild ideas… wild animals… wild places… wild fires? Yosemite Gateway Art Center in Oakhurst presents “Wild Things,” a performance that combines poetry, storytelling, music and art! “Wild Things” will be presented live on Facebook at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10. “Wild Things” explores creative interpretations of this provocative theme. Sponsored by Madera County ...

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Madera County Department of Public Health to Offer Covid Testing in Madera County Mountain Communities

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Oct. 8, 2020 – The Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) will be offering 3 more dates for mobile testing and flu vaccinations in the Madera County Mountain Communities. Friday Oct.9 at the Mountain Christian Center from 9am to 12 noon located at 40299 Hwy. 49, Oakhurst, CA. 93644 Thursday Oct.15 at the North Fork ...

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Census Takers Follow Up With Nonresponsive Households in Madera County Mountain Communities: Not Too Late to Self-Respond

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Oct. 6, 2020 – The U.S. Census Bureau announced that it will continue its follow up with households in the Bass Lake and all Madera County Mountain Communities that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. The current self-response rate in Madera County is 62.2%, below the state’s 69.3% rate. The Census Bureau will ...

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County Clerk-Recorder Offers Saturday Vote in-Person Option

MADERA COUNTY – Oct. 2, 2020 – Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters announced today, that prior to the opening of two Vote Centers on October 24, she is providing voters with an additional opportunity to vote in-person, on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Between the hours of 9am and 1pm, voters can visit the Elections Division, located in ...

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35th Elegant Auction to Benefit Oakhurst Community Park

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OAKHURST — The 35th Elegant Auction benefitting the Oakhurst Community Park will be held online Oct. 4-17.  Due to COVID-19 they were forced to cancel their in-person event, however, the park is still in dire need of the community’s support. The auction will be offering many fabulous items. There will be over 100 items donated by local business and longtime supporters, ...

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Madera County EDC Makes Significant Changes to the Small Business Pandemic Assistance Grant

MADERA COUNTY –  The County of Madera and the Madera County Economic Development Commission (MCEDC) announced they are making significant changes to their Small Business Pandemic Assistance Grant Program to make it easier for more companies to qualify for the grant. The Coronavirus, Relief, Economic Security Act (CARES ACT) directed large sums of money to the Small Businesses Administration (SBA) ...

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Locally-Loved Suds Are Now Available For Delivery to Fresno And Clovis

OAKHURST – At the doorstep of Yosemite National Park, South Gate Brewing Company is a brewery and gastropub with farm-fresh food and incredible microbrews. Acclaimed Brewmaster Rick Boucke takes no shortcuts when it comes to creating the 13 rotating beers in their seasonal draft lineup, each one with a unique character. Locals and visitors to Yosemite and the Sierra National ...

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