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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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Cal Fire Stresses Caution Over Labor Day Weekend

CENTRAL SIERRA – As Labor Day weekend approaches, friends and families will visit outdoor recreation areas throughout Madera, Mariposa and Merced counties. In anticipation of the increased outdoor activities, Cal Fire Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) is urging everyone to exercise extreme caution in every activity. Wildfires continue to burn in California and much of the state remains at high risk for ...

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Consumer Update: Five Tips For A Healthy Vacation

Planning your next vacation? While having fun in the sun, consider these five tips to make sure your trip is a healthy one. Avoid Tanning, Be Sun Safe Thinking about getting a “healthy tan” over vacation? Think again. Any increase in skin pigment (called “melanin”) is a sign of damage. Ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause wrinkles and dark ...

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