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Coarsegold 4-H Clothing Swap a Huge Success

Submitted By: Adee Fouch Coarsegold 4-H Reporter Coarsegold 4-H is pushing through the pandemic. We have to do our meetings online but that doesn’t stop us from helping out our community. On December 10, 2020, we sponsored a clothing drive at Coarsegold Community Center. There were lots of different sizes of clothing and shoes. There were also bags, belts, purses, ...

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Oakhurst Area Chamber Chamber of Commerce Hands out Annual Awards

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce recently held its first meeting of the new year to vote for the Man, Woman and Business of the Year Awards. With many local business’ and citizens being nominated the recipients for the 2020 Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce awards go to the following: Business of the Year: Camarena Health Camarena Health is ...

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Travel Discouraged During Weekend Storm

The National Weather Service is forecasting several large winter storms to impact Madera County this weekend. Snow is expected to reach as low as 1500-2000 feet, and rain is projected from Friday through next week. The Madera County Office of Emergency Services encourages local residents to begin preparing for the upcoming storm now. Current power outages are expected to be ...

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Mono Winds Wreak Havoc Across Mountain Community

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Our mountain community was warned the Mono Winds would begin around 7 p.m. on Monday evening the 18th of January as PG&E planned PSPS in the areas that held the greatest risk. The night sky was clear, stars sparkled as the winds began to blow through the mountain slopes and canyons with a fierce rage ...

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Updated Acreage and Containment on the Manzanita Fire

NORTH FORK — The Manzanita Fire started early in the morning of Jan. 19, near Lake Drive and Road 222, in North Fork. The fire is currently at 45 percent containment and has charred 23 acres. While the Mono Winds raged, first responders were battling a blaze at the mill site near Road 225 and Douglas Ranger Station in North ...

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Power Outage Update from PG&E

We are responding to two types of outages related to the strong wind storm that is moving through our service territory. First, we have initiated a targeted Public Safety Power Shutoff for select areas of several counties locally. In total, this event The PSPS event will affect approximately 5,200 customer accounts including 282 Medical Baseline customers in seven counties in ...

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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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