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Excessive Heat Warning Extended

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–The National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast Office in Hanford, CA  has extended the Excessive Heat Warning issued earlier in the week as reported here. The warning is now expected to last until Wednesday, September 7, 2022. An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for the San Joaquin Valley, Kern County desert, Sierra foothills, Yosemite Valley, Kern River Valley, and Coastal ...

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Excessive Heat Expected All Week

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–The National Weather Service (NWS) Forecast Office in Hanford, CA  is reporting that excessive heat is expected through the San Joaquin Valley and Lower Sierra foothills throughout the week of 8.29.2022 and the Labor Day Holiday weekend. An Excessive Heat Watch is in effect for the San Joaquin Valley, Kern County desert, Lower Sierra foothills, Yosemite Valley, Kern River ...

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Homicide Investigation In Oakhurst

OAKHURST–Shortly before 10pm on August 23, 2022 the Madera County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call from a male reporting he discovered his wife deceased at their home. MCSO Deputies responded to the residence in the 40000 block of Highway 49, in the area of Covey Court in Oakhurst and located a deceased female. https://goo.gl/maps/VbTPYbB16cVHYxDu9 Following interviews and extensive processing ...

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Caltrans and Clean California to Hold Hiring Event Next Week

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COARSEGOLD — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and Clean California are now hiring for their Coarsegold station for maintenance positions in Coarsegold, Oakhurst, and the surrounding areas. Caltrans Event Flyer – August 30, 2022 (PDF) Help keep California beautiful! Visit them in person! Tuesday, August 30 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Premier Valley Bank 40061 Highway 49 Oakhurst, CA ...

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Yosemite High School Back To School Night

OAKHURST–Community schools are returning to the classroom this week and Yosemite High School (YHS) would like to invite parents, caregivers and students to an Open House Back to School Night. Back to School Night Open House at Yosemite High School festivities will commence with a brief message from Principal Stephanie Osowski, in the YHS Cafeteria on Monday, August 22 at ...

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Excessive Heat Watch All Week

HANFORD—The National Weather Service Hanford has issued an Excessive Heat Watch in effect for Tuesday, 8.16.2022, through Friday, 8.20.22. Dangerously hot conditions with high temperatures from 104 to 109 degrees are expected. It all starts with a warming trend for Sunday and Monday. WHERE San Joaquin Valley Coastal Range Lower Sierra Nevada Foothills Kern River Valley WHEN From late Tuesday ...

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Weekend Events: Music In The Park And Summer Food Event

On The 2nd Friday and 2nd Saturday of the month Eastern Madera Recreation & Parks (EMRAP) presents, Eats, and Music in the Park! OAKHURST–  EMRAP summer events allow our volunteer board the ability to continue to develop programs, and classes as well as write grants to support and grow Recreation and Parks in Eastern Madera County! FRIDAY EMRAP Eats From ...

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Traffic Advisory Road 426 Oakhurst

OAKHURST—Madera County Public Works Department has announced a commuter alert for Road 426 between Highway 41 (SR-41) and Road 427 (School Road). The road work is a part of the 2020 Countywide Pavement Rehabilitation and Overlay Project. This part of the project affects Road 426 between SR-41 to Road 427 (School Rd). A map is included at the end of ...

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Celebration of Life for Walt Blackhall

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Walter Stanley Blackhall April 24, 1928 – July 27, 2022 OAKHURST — Walter Stanley Blackhall passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 27, at his home in Oakhurst, CA. He was born in Fresno, CA, on April 24, 1928, to Peter and Louise Blackhall. He began living in these mountain communities in 1957 when he and his young wife moved to ...

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YGAC Presents Art Quilt Exhibition “Textures”

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OAKHURST — Yosemite Gateway Art Center presents “Textures,” an exhibit of art quilts by Denise Oyama Miller and Nancy Ryan, from Aug. 6 through Sep. 18, with an artist’s reception on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m. Gallery 5, Yosemite Gateway Art Center, 40982 Hwy 41, Oakhurst CA “Textures” is an exhibit of art quilts by two exceptional artists. Unlike ...

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