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Highway 41 Fuels Reduction Project Returns

COARSEGOLD–The California Department of  Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), in cooperation with California Highway Patrol, CAL TRANS, Pacific Southwest Research Station/Fresno State University, private landowners, and San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, aim to reduce large conflagrative fires and high suppression costs, to the citizens of California, by conducting a prescribed burn along the Highway 41 corridor. Historically, this stretch of Highway 41 ...

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CHP Begins Maximum Enforcement Period for Holiday Weekend

SACRAMENTO – As Memorial Day weekend approaches and Californians gear up for summer festivities, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is implementing a statewide traffic enforcement effort to help everyone reach their destination safely. Last year over the holiday weekend, 46 people lost their lives in crashes throughout California. Beginning at 6:01 p.m. on Friday, May 24, the CHP is initiating a ...

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Unlock Career Opportunities at the Next Step Job Faire

OAKHURST—Looking for a career? Need a job change? Just want to see what’s what in the world of employment? You won’t want to miss the Next Step Job Faire. Here’s your chance to explore careers in a multitude of fields. The faire, sponsored by Yosemite Adult School, takes place on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at the Yosemite High School Athletic ...

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

OAKHURST–More motorcyclists will be on the roads as spring weather welcomes the riding season, and this May, during Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, all motorists are urged to take an extra look — double check your blind spots — before turning or changing lanes, because that extra second could save a life. Here are some tips for sharing our roads with ...

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CHP Salutes Those Who Answer the Call for Help

SACRAMENTO– National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, April 14-20, is an opportunity to shine the light on the unseen heroes. The heroes who keep us safe in our times of greatest need. Public Safety Dispatchers play a critical role in orchestrating emergency response efforts. They provide vital information to both the callers and emergency responders.   “These women and men are ...

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You Can Be Santa to a Senior!

OAKHURST–The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Oakhurst Area is coordinating “Be A Santa to a Senior” for local seniors who are residents at local assisted living facilities. Drop-off locations are located throughout the area to collect socks, games, decks of cards, dominos, books, calendars, coloring books, pens, pencils, highlighters, crayons, hats, scarves, blankets, robes, bath items, Chapstick, lotion, gloves, puzzles, gift bags ...

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CHP Focused on Safe, Secure Rides for Children

SACRAMENTO – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is dedicating the third week of September to ensuring California’s youngest motor vehicle passengers are safe and secure while traveling on the state’s roadways. National Child Passenger Safety Week is September 17-23, 2023. The week serves as an opportunity to educate and encourage parents and caregivers to make certain that every child is properly ...

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Local Amateur Radio Club Announces Annual Field Day Event

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OAKHURST — The most popular amateur radio event in the United States and Canada is the American Radio Relay League’s (ARRL) Annual Field Day being held nationally this year in both countries during the fourth weekend in June. Date & Time: From Saturday, June 24, at 11:00 a.m. until noon on Sunday, June 25. This year, the local Mountain Amateur ...

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Alert: Traffic Collision Hwy 41 and Road 630

OAKHURST–The California Highway Patrol is reporting a traffic collision has taken place on Highway 41 near Road 630 (in the Cedar Valley area). A single vehicle is involved and has gone off the roadway. Injuries are unknown at this time. Emergency Responders are on scene. Please use caution in the area. We will update this article when more information is ...

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Central California Blood Center to Hold Battle of the Badges

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OAKHURST — Battle of the Badges is almost upon us! This Saturday, the Central California Blood Center will have a mobile unit at the southwest corner of SR-41 and SR-49 in the Oakhurst Vons parking lot. Oakhurst CHP is trying to have more donations than any other First Responder agencies. Date & Time: Saturday, June 10, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. ...

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