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CHP Offers Free Classes For Senior Drivers

OAKHURST — At times, driving appears to be relatively easy, but is in fact a complex skill that may diminish as a person ages. The ability to drive safely is affected by changes in one’s physical and mental conditions. Many of these changes take place as we get older, though in different ways and at different times. To address these ...

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Free Senior Scam Stopper Seminar

OAKHURST — According to one investor survey, more than seven million older Americans – that’s one out of every five citizens over the age of 65 – have already been victimized by a financial swindle. Now, there’s something proactive to be done about it. The public is invited to attend a free Senior Scam Stopper Seminar on Friday, Jun. 10 ...

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CHP Focuses On Distracted Drivers

MOUNTAIN AREA — If you’re talking on your cell phone, putting on makeup or reaching for something in the back seat, you are guilty of distracted driving, and the CHP will be on the lookout for you. The month of April has been designated as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will use this opportunity to ...

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One Person Dead In Alleged Drunk Driving Crash

COARSEGOLD – A major accident on Highway 41 just north of Yosemite Springs Parkway has resulted in the death of one person, and major injuries to four others. At 10:14 p.m. on Monday, July 22, a call came in from Sierra Ambulance personnel of a three car accident on Highway 41. Ed Guzman, general manager at Sierra Ambulance, said his ...

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Woman Arrested For DUI After Crash In Stolen Car

COARSEGOLD – A woman suspected of driving while intoxicated drove off the road and through a fence yesterday just north of Yosemite Springs Parkway on Highway 41. Patricia Blauvelt, 45, of Fresno, was northbound on Highway 41 in a 1995 Toyota Camry at about 3:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Apr. 24, at what she later told CHP was 55-60 mph. Due ...

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