One of the two alleged suspects in the Nov. 18 violent home invasion robbery that led to a 77-year-old woman being pistol-whipped with her own gun near Bass Lake was arrested at 11 a.m. two days after the incident. Alvin McDonald III, 18 years old of North Fork, was arrested shortly before 11 a.m. Monday morning.
Madera Oversight Coalition, CalMat Co. dba Vulcan Materials Company Western Division, and property owner Michael William Urrutia have reached a settlement agreement regarding the Austin Quarry project located in Madera County.
Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) Chief Management Analyst Michelle Giacomini addressed the Yosemite Unified School District board Monday night on two areas - business office staffing and organization and preparation of an independent multiple-year budget projection.
Tom Wheeler, Madera County District 5 Supervisor, introduced new county Veterans Service Officer, Kurtis Foster, at last week’s Town Hall meeting. Foster is a 2003 Yosemite High School graduate, a former Marine Sgt. who served three tours in Iraq and was awarded three Purple Hearts.
☆ Early deadlines ☆ Mono Museum events ☆ Golden Chain seeking talent for four shows ☆ Operation Shoebox ☆ Christmas Bazaar ☆ See’s Candies ☆ Oakhurst tree lighting ☆ Coarsegold tree lighting ☆ Spay-ghetti dinner ☆ Children’s Christmas party ☆ Martial Arts ☆ Sex trafficking in the Central Valley
The outstanding high school career of Yosemite High School’s Claire Oetinger came to an end at the Nov. 9 Southern Regional State Girls Golf Championship held at Canyon Crest Country Club in Riverside.
November 13, 2017 – While Thanksgiving tops the charts for family and friends coming together to enjoy food and one another’s company, it’s also the leading day for U.S. home cooking fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) latest “Home Fire Involving Cooking Equipment” report, nearly four times as many home cooking fires occurred on Thanksgiving Day in 2015 as on any other typical day of the year; the day before Thanksgiving represents the second-leading day for home cooking fires.
Donna Pride has been a Mountain Area fixture for decades. A broker associate for London Properties, she proudly displays her slogan “Buy and sell with Pride” on her business card. For her, it’s not just a clever motto, but a way of life.
The homecoming parade on Spirit Day (Friday) was just one of the activities during homecoming week at Yosemite High School. The week, which consisted of Dress UP days, contestant games, and movie night will culminate in the Homecoming Game against Amador High tonight at 7 p.m, preceded by the JV game at 5 in Badger Stadium.
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YHS homecoming parade
Injured Yosemite High football player gets a visit from players as a show of support
Retired CHP helicopter pilot Mike Brown
Food, hungry law enforcement: How it all came together