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Chawanakee Welcomes New Interim Superintendent

Submitted by Marshall Newton, student journalist with Minarets Press O’NEALS – Chawanakee Unified School District has a new Interim-Superintendent: Dr. Stephen Foster. While he may seem new to some, he is actually the former Chawanakee Superintendent and, as explained by principal Daniel Ching, “He was instrumental in the building and design of Minarets.” Dr. Foster will be acting superintendent until ...

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Over Half the California Legislature Supports Keep California Working Act

SACRAMENTO – The Keep California Working Act (SB74 Borgeas-Caballero) has recently attracted an even stronger coalition of statewide legislative support. As of today, 63 out of 120 California legislators, more than half the Legislature, have signed on to the bill, which would invest $2.6 billion of California’s unanticipated revenue in one-time grants for small businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19. ...

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Highway 41 Opens From South Gate Entrance to Yosemite Valley

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK – Wawona Road (continuation of Highway 41) is now open from the South Entrance gate to Yosemite Valley with no chain restrictions. Winter weather including snow is in the forecast. If traveling to Yosemite be prepared with chains as they may be required at any time. Call 209/372-0200 (then 1, 1) to check on road conditions. Remember ...

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Valentine’s Day is Almost Here at the Fresno Art Museum

Image of some Valentine's Day gifts.

LAST CHANCE! The Fresno Art Museum (FAM) has some great gifts that would be perfect for giving to that special someone on Valentine’s Day! Click here to see their suggestions. Online ordering and curbside pick-up from The Museum Store is available this Thursday & Friday for your shopping pleasure anytime!          

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Elderly Isolation In The Oakhurst Community

Submitted by Jane Irion Yosemite High School Student Journalist OAKHURST – Amidst a global pandemic there is an underlying consequence not getting much media attention. Elderly isolation is a serious and even lethal issue that has affected communities globally and locally. I interviewed two women from the Oakhurst community about how the global pandemic has affected them and how they ...

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65 Plus Now Eligible For Covid-19 Vaccinations in Madera County

MADERA – Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has updated the vaccination eligibility. If you are 65 plus you are now eligible for the covid-19 vaccination as well as, health care workers, long term care staff and residents, and medical first responders. MCDPH follows the guidelines provided by the state as to who is eligible for the covid-19 vaccination. As ...

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Senator Borgeas Introduces Bill Making COVID-19 Relief Tax-Free

SACRAMENTO – Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) introduced Senate Bill 265 to give small businesses and nonprofits relief from any tax liability they may incur associated with pandemic related state and federal grants or loans. Currently, grants provided by Governor Newsom’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant program are considered taxable income. Assembly Bill 1577 (2020), signed by Governor Newsom in September, brought ...

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