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Oakhurst CHP Offers A Weekend Senior Driving Class

OAKHURST –  For the first time, the Oakhurst CHP Office will be offering the very popular Age Well, Drive Smart senior driving class on a weekend. These free classes fill up quickly, so don’t delay. Reserve your spot now for Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to noon. And check with your insurance company to see if this educational opportunity ...

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Cal Fire To Restrict Burning Below 4,000 Feet Elevation

MARIPOSA – Effective Friday, June 1, at 8 a.m., the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit will suspended all burning below the 4,000 foot elevation in Madera and Mariposa County. Open burning is allowed above the 4,000 elevation with valid permits only. Residents need to contact the burn day information line, in their county, prior ...

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Doing What’s Best For Women And Girls

BASS LAKE — Under a sweeping canopy of tiny lights in the Lakeview Room above The Pines Resort, we gathered to celebrate the lasting imprint of women on the fabric of our community, as the local Soroptimist organization marked five decades of sisterhood and service. On Sunday, May 20, a luncheon was held to honor the special occasion. It was ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through May 27

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, May 21 to Sunday, May 27, 2018. Ahwahnee violation of restraining order, methamphetamine possession On Monday, May 21 at 12:52 a.m. deputies were dispatched regarding the alleged violation to a restraining order. The male was contacted and found to be in possession of ...

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Tenaya Lodge Hosts High Sierra Hops Craft Beer Weekend

FISH CAMP — Blondes, ales, IPAs and stouts will take center stage at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite during the inaugural High Sierra Hops craft beer weekend on Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2. Presented in partnership with South Gate Brewing Company, the celebratory weekend will showcase some of the best craft beer the area has to offer at an ...

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Vote Centers Now Open Every Day Until The Election

OAKHURST – You can fill out a ballot, turn in or replace your mail-in ballot, get help with filling out your ballot, or use the electronic ballot marking device — all at the Oakhurst Vote Center, located at State Center Community College. There is also a voting location at the Government Center in Madera. As of Saturday, May 26, both ...

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County Receives $5 Million To Connect School Road To Hwy 41

MADERA – Next summer, work is scheduled to begin on a road that will connect the Yosemite High School Area with Highway 41 near Denny’s. Last week the California Transportation Commission approved $2.7 billion in SB 1 funding for 61 transportation projects in California that are aimed at “increasing safety, decreasing congestion, and moving goods more efficiently throughout the state.” ...

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Damage From Railroad Fire Closes Trail In Nelder Grove Area

OAKHURST – The devastation of last year’s Railroad Fire has forced the closure of a popular hiking trail in the Nelder Grove area. The Shadow of the Giants National Recreation Trail will be closed until further notice. The Railroad Fire started Aug. 29, 2017, in the Sierra National Forest (SNF) south of Yosemite National Park, along Highway 41 near Sugar ...

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