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An Open Letter From Madera County Assessor Brett Frazier

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Submitted by Madera County Assessor Brett Frazier.  Subject: Correction of Caption Regarding Madera County Assessor Fee Schedule I am writing in response to an inaccurate caption that accompanied a recent Instagram post regarding the Madera County Assessor fee schedule. I would like to address the error and provide clarification on an important point related to this fee. The caption in ...

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UC Master Food Preservers to Offer Training Classes

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The UC Master Food Preservers of Mariposa County currently serve residents in Mariposa, Merced, Madera, Fresno and Tuolumne Counties. Their volunteers live and reside in those counties and offer demonstrations, workshops, and outreach to these counties. They are a relatively new program, started in 2022. Their program will be holding a volunteer training class from September to ...

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Caltrans to Offer Dump Day This Saturday for Local Residents

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Time to get a head start on your spring cleaning because this Saturday Caltrans will have be having a dump day with staff on site to accept household waste and approved debris at no charge. Open to Madera and Fresno County residents only. Date & Time: Saturday, May 20, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. All loads ...

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More Counties Affected by Storms Now Eligible for FEMA Aid

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Madera, Mendocino and Mono counties were added to the major disaster declaration for California’s severe storms and flooding that began on February 21, 2023.  They join the counties previously designated for Individual Assistance: Kern, Mariposa, Monterey, San Benito, San Bernardino, Santa Cruz, Tulare and Tuolumne. In addition, Amador, Butte, Del Norte, Glenn, Inyo, Madera, Modoc, San Francisco, and Santa Cruz counties are now eligible for FEMA’s Public ...

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Alert: Areal Flood Advisory 3.9.2023

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–An Areal Flood Advisory has been issued for areas in Fresno, Madera, Mariposa and Merced Counties. It will expire this evening, Thursday, March 9th, at 8:00pm. WHAT Stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall and snow melt is expected. Where A portion of central California including the following counties: Fresno Madera Mariposa Merced When Until 8:00pm, Thursday, March 9th, 2023 ...

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SNF Announces Continued Prescribed Burning Conditions

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The High Sierra Ranger District announces the arrival of continued prescribed burning conditions. The prescribed fire work is a proactive approach to fire and vegetation (fuels) management in the SNF and Sierra Nevada. SNF Fire managers expect to begin Prescribed Fire ignitions in the week of February 14th-18th. Active ignitions may continue through the weekend and into ...

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Forest Service Announces Land Management Revision Updates

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Due to recent changes in COVID-19 risk ratings for Fresno, Kern and Tulare Counties, the U. S. Forest Service has decided to transition the public meetings that were planned for July 12 in Bakersfield, and July 13 in Clovis, to virtual events. The purpose of these meetings is still to provide information about the availability of revised ...

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CTC Allocates More Than $3 Billion for Infrastructure

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FRESNO — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated more than $3 billion today to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state, including $1.3 billion in funding from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to support local projects and to protect local roads and bridges from extreme weather and natural disasters. Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act ...

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