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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 Oakhurst Healthcare and Wellness, Oakhurst Board and Care, and John C. Fremont Long Term Care facilities. Drop-off locations are located throughout the area to collect socks, games, decks of cards, dominos, books, calendars, coloring books, pens, pencils, highlighters, ...

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Traffic Alert | Two Traffic Collisions Hwy 41

COARSEGOLD–The California Highway Patrol is currently reporting two motor vehicle accidents have occurred on Highway 41 in the Coarsegold area. One accident is near Road 207 and involves 3 vehicles. An ambulance is enroute and there is some lane blockage. The other  accident involves 2 vehicles near Road 415. Again, an ambulance is enroute and there is lane blockage. Injuries ...

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Let’s Talk Chain Controls

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Every year I hear the same questions about chain controls in our communities. Do I have to carry chains? What do R1, R2, and R3 mean? My vehicle is four-wheel drive, do I still need chains? Keep reading for the answers to these questions and more. During the winter months, motorists may encounter traction chain controls in the mountain ...

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Traffic Alert Hwy 41 and Cavin Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD –The California Highway Patrol is reporting a motor vehicle accident that has occurred on Highway 41 near Cavin Road. Two vehicles are involved and there is an ambulance en route. This is a head-on collision and some lane blockage exists. Please avoid the area if possible. We will update this article as more information is available.   Update 12:45pm The ...

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Storm Watch– Schools, Road Conditions, Power Outages

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–From rain to hail to snow, thunderstorms, and wind, our communities have been dealing with the first major winter storm of the season which began on Sunday. The National Weather Service Hanford Office has predicted that Tuesday night into Wednesday morning will be the worst of the storm with snow levels dropping and more thunderstorms possible. Check below for ...

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Traffic Alert Traffic Collision Hwy 41 And Jewel Vista

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O’NEALS–A motor vehicle accident is being reported on Highway 41 at Jewel Vista Court in the O’Neals area. Two vehicles are involved and injuries are being reported. This is a head on collision and both lanes of the highway are currently blocked. California Highway Patrol (CHP) is on scene along with first responders. Please avoid the area if possible. We ...

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Traffic Alert Highway 41 and Jewel Vista

O’NEALS–A motor vehicle accident is being reported on Highway 41 near Jewel Vista in the O’Neals area. A single vehicle is involved and has blocked all lanes of the highway.  An ambulance and tow truck are enroute. Please use caution in the area and expect delays. We will update this article when more information is available. Update 4:30pm One way ...

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Woman Drives Off Highway 49 Into Ravine

MARIPOSA COUNTY–A woman drove off an embankment on Highway 49 in Mariposa County at approximately 2:00 am on Thursday morning, 7.21.2022. The accident occurred in a remote area between Mariposa and Coulterville on the Bagby Grade. A small group was doing research in a creek that runs into the Merced River near Bagby and while walking up the dry creek ...

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Highway 41 and Victoria Lane Traffic Accident

OAKHURST–California Highway Patrol is reporting a motor vehicle accident located at Highway 41 and Victoria Lane. One vehicle is involved. An ambulance is en route, injuries are unknown at this time. One person is reportedly trapped in the vehicle. Traffic is backing up on Highway 41 in the Deadwood area according to the California Department of Transportation (Cal Trans) quick ...

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CHP Officer involved in Coarsegold Accident

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OAKHURST — Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 at approximately 6:30pm, a motor vehicle accident occurred in Coarsegold on Highway 41 near Road 415. Initial reports, included here in our original article, indicated that two vehicles were involved, the southbound lanes were blocked and one patient was pinned in their vehicle. Once emergency crews arrived on scene they ordered an air ambulance ...

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