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Fresno State Offers Job-Search Webinars for Recent Alums

FRESNO — Recent Fresno State grads have graduated in a difficult economy and, according to university officials, entered a “bold new world” of job hunting.To aid recent grads in their job search, the Fresno State Career Development Center will offer a series of interactive webinars just for the Class of 2020 titled “Graduating in the NEW Normal.”The series, which will ...

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Madera County Reports 1 New Case; Total Cases Now at 82

Editor’s Note: This story was posted before County officials announced that one of the recent cases reported last week was a “false positive,” lowering the number of total cases countywide to 82 as of Friday (May 22). MADERA — Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) officials reported one new COVID-19 case on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases ...

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As Madera County Preps to Enter Stage 2.5, Total Cases Increase to 81

MADERA — The total number of COVID-19 cases in Madera County rose to 81 Tuesday as county health officials reported three new cases — two men in their 40s and one man in his 60s. All three of the latest cases were contracted through person-to-person transmission, according to the Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH).County health officials also reported ...

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Madera County Reports 7 New Cases Monday

MADERA — COVID-19 cases around Madera County rose by 10 percent Monday as the Department of Public Health (MCDPH) reported seven new coronavirus victims, five females and two males, bringing the total number of cases countywide to 78. The source of transmission of all of the latest cases is “under investigation,” according to MCDPH.Madera County health officials also reported Monday ...

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Madera County Reports 1 New Case Sunday; Total Cases Now at 71

MADERA — A female in her 30s is the latest confirmed case of COVID-19 in Madera County, according to the Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH).Sunday’s latest case brings the total countywide to 71.Health officials say the woman, who is in home isolation, contacted the virus via community spread, the first new case of community spread in 10 days.Madera ...

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Report: Rescue Underway Sunday at Angel Falls

BASS LAKE — A “medical” rescue is reportedly underway Sunday at Angel Falls off Road 274 at Willow Creek. SNO is awaiting more details about the incident, which reportedly happened about 12:30 p.m. above Bass Lake. Law enforcement officers — and a medevac air ambulance — were en route to the scene after authorities received reports of an individual submerged ...

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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Central Sierras

Snow covered road

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a winter storm warning for the central Sierras, including higher elevations in Madera and Mariposa counties.The warning, issued early Sunday morning, is in effect from 6 p.m. Sunday until 4 p.m. Tuesday.According to NWS forecasters, as much as a foot of snow is likely at elevations above 7,000 feet.“Expect ...

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Madera County Reports 1 New Case; Total Now 70

MADERA — A male under the age of 20 is the latest confirmed case of COVID-19 in Madera County, according to the Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH). Friday’s case brings the total countywide to 70.Madera County health officials also reported Friday that 15 cases remain “active” while 53 people who were confirmed with the virus have now fully ...

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SNF: Developed Recreation Sites to Remain Closed Through May 21

MOUNTAIN AREA – The Sierra National Forest announced Friday (May 15) that developed recreation sites will remain closed through May 21, 2020. The purpose of the Closure Order extension is to “protect public and employee health and safety, along with protection of natural and cultural resources, by closing designated developed recreation sites on the Sierra National Forest from May 16th ...

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No New Cases Since Monday; County Prepping for Phase 2.5

MADERA — For the third straight day, Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) reported no new cases of COVID-19. The county has had a total of 69 confirmed coronavirus cases — but has not seen a new case since Monday.County officials already have an aggressive contact tracing operation in place and are hoping to ramp up testing countywide in ...

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