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5 Road Ready Tips to Ride Motorcycles Safely and Comfortably

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TRAVEL & RECREATION — Whether you’re new to the open road or a seasoned veteran, remember to follow best practices for safe riding and always considering safety, the environment, and riding etiquette from highways to city streets and everywhere in-between. As a rider, you are part of a global community and a steward of the open road. To keep your ride safe ...

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California to Invest $700M in Transportation Infrastructure

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SACRAMENTO — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $700 million today to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state. Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, accounts for $272 million – more than a third of the funding. “This critical investment will help Caltrans continue repairing, maintaining and upgrading our state’s aging transportation infrastructure ...

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11th Annual Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon Coming Soon

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Visit Yosemite | Madera County has once again partnered with professional triathlon producer Jonathan Grinder of Tucson Racing to present the 11th Annual Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon on June 4, 2022, in the Pines Village at Bass Lake. The race will begin at 7 a.m. and athletes should begin arriving around 5:30 a.m. The race should end ...

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Yosemite: New and Happening Today

DAILY CONDITIONS 5.17.2022            Weather Report Yosemite Valley Shuttle System Changes Today Two new shuttle routes go into effect today in order to accommodate the change in traffic circulation. Valley wide shuttle: This route serves all stops in Yosemite Valley, including lodges, food service, campgrounds, and trailheads. Buses arrive every 12 to 22 minutes from 7 ...

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Madera County Public Works Seeks Proposals for Bike Path

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MADERA COUNTY — The Madera County Public Works Department is soliciting proposals from qualified consultant firms to complete the final construction documents (plans, specifications, & estimate) and provide bidding support services and construction services for the construction of a bicycle and pedestrian path on Road 225 and Road 228 in North Fork. Proposals are due Wednesday, May 4, 2022, by 2 ...

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11th Annual MS Run, Walk, Bike-a-Thon Coming in May

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MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County 4-H Citizenship Project is planning their 11th Annual Multiple Sclerosis Run, Walk, Bike–a-Thon, being held on Saturday, May 7, 2022. This event is open to the public, and all ages are invited to participate. This year, they will again be including runners and walkers. The course starts at Indian Gulch Road and Hwy 140 in Catheys ...

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Friends of The Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park

AHWAHNEE – The Friends of The Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park wish to announce the retirement of longtime President, Fern Facchino. For Fern’s many years of service we extend our gratitude and admiration and wish her well. To help with a smooth transition, Senior Director Tony Ward will be stepping in as Interim President. Tony’s founding of the Park in 2006, ...

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Shifting Wellness Attitudes Shape 2022 Fitness Trends

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In adjusting to the constraints of the pandemic, many Americans had to improvise where and how they work out. After months of adapting to a “gym anywhere” mentality and learning to accommodate more flexible workout schedules, this new fitness mindset is inspiring some larger trends for healthier living. “We’ve learned that wellness is not one-size fits all, and that it’s ...

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The Week’s Events – October 19 – October 24

OAKHURST–Everyone seems to be resting up for Halloween. But ART the BEAR, the iconic symbol of ARTober in Oakhurst, is still appearing throughout the town every day. Follow the ARTober in Oakhurst Facebook page for clues on Art’s next hideout. He’s a real cutie. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19 Morning Yoga with Sarah 8:30 am – 9:30 am Oakhurst Community Center 39800 ...

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Free Day-Use Passes For Lakes McClure and McSwain

Free day-use passes for Lakes McClure and McSwain now available at Mariposa County Library MARIPOSA – Library cards in Mariposa County will now let you check out a lot more than books. Under a new program, card-holders can now check out Lakes McClure and McSwain for fishing, biking, boating, picnicking and more. Beginning in June single day-use passes for Lakes ...

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