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  • Gary Sconce
  • Families in the foothills are reacting to news of a high school science teacher with plans to unveil his new gender identity.
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madera county, oakhurst, madera, education, linda mumma
  • Plans for 3 new Oakhurst hotels hit a snag
  • Plans to build three large hotels in Oakhurst are now in jeopardy. The developer says he may pull out of the project.
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oakhurst, madera county, local, sara sandrik
  • OakhurstLodge
  • A landmark Oakhurst hotel is getting a facelift and preparing to reopen months after being nearly destroyed by fire.
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oakhurst, madera county, local, stephanie stone
  • Madera and Oakhurst health fairs offers free services
  • Dozens of North Valley residents took advantage of a free health fair Tuesday morning.
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madera, madera county, oakhurst, health watch
  • Wildfire burning in Oakhurst
  • Firefighters in Oakhurst spent several hours on Sunday battling a fire near John West Road and Westview Drive.
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oakhurst, madera county, fire, widlfire, local
  • A newly installed landmark will greet people in Oakhurst.
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oakhurst, local
  • A newly installed landmark will greet people in Oakhurst.
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oakhurst, local
  • The business community in Oakhurst is stepping up to help the travelers displaced from a popular lodge that went up in flames.
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oakhurst, madera county, fire, local, carlos saucedo
  • The fire started just after midnight at the Oakhurst Lodge on Highway 41, and took firefighters several hours to put out the blaze.
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oakhurst, madera county, fire, local, linda mumma
  • An Oakhurst woman has been convicted of felony animal cruelty for repeatedly punching a puppy.
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oakhurst, animal, crimetracker, local
  • Recreation and restoration are in the sights of Yosemite National Park planners. They are developing a $235-million management strategy to ease park congestion. But the plan could eliminate some park activities.
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yosemite national park, oakhurst, mariposa county, local, rick montanez
  • Foothill residents no longer have to drive more than 40 miles to see the latest Hollywood release.
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oakhurst, madera county, local, rick montanez
  • The family owned "Ol Kettle Restaurant" has been a staple in Oakhurst for nearly three decades -- a popular spot for both locals and tourists on their way to Yosemite. But now the owners have retired, and a Denny's is moving into this prime spot off Highway 41.
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oakhurst, madera county, business, sara sandrik
  • A long-time restaurant in Oakhurst will be closing its doors this week.
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economy, oakhurst, fresno, fresno county, local
  • A 41 year old Stockton man is dead after an officer involved shooting in Coarsegold.
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officer involved shooting, crimetracker, coarsegold, madera county, madera, oakhurst, local, stephanie stone
  • Each hero signed up for a Netflix-style membership to pay a monthly fee so they can see every movie that comes to town.
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oakhurst, madera county, business, corin hoggard
  • A final push is underway this weekend to re-open a beloved movie theater in Oakhurst.
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oakhurst, madera county, local
  • Yosemite National Park is still dealing with fears over a virus that's killed two people and sickened four others, and now some businesses in nearby Oakhurst may also be feeling the impact.
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oakhurst, madera county, yosemite national park, local, amanda venegas
  • A fast-moving fire in Oakhurst burned through several storage units Saturday morning.
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oakhurst, madera county, fire, local
  • The arrest was caught on tape with a home surveillance camera.
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oakhurst, bass lake, madera county, bombing, local, stephanie stone
  • Some Oakhurst business owners say they've noticed an increase in crime in their community in recent months.
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oakhurst, madera county, crimetracker, local, sara sandrik
  • Bass Lake fatal crash
  • Authorities in Madera County believe two people killed in an accident are connected to a recent dealership break-in.
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bass lake, oakhurst, madera county, local, sontaya rose
  • 45-year old Cynthia Lois Bush (of Oakhurst) and 29-year old John William Cotey (of Oakhurst)
  • Madera County Sheriff's deputies arrested two suspects in two separate burglaries.
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oakhurst, madera county, burglary, crimetracker, local
  • The bike race started in Sonora, winding its way through the Central California foothills before finishing in Old Town Clovis.
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clovis, fresno county, mariposa county, mariposa, oakhurst, sports
  • Chemical spill sparks fires, closes Hwy 41 near Yosemite
  • A "Road Closed" sign thwarted tourists trying to take 41 to enjoy a day of free entrance at the park.
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oakhurst, yosemite national park, mariposa, mariposa county, local
  • A chemical spill has shut down the south entrance into Yosemite National Park this morning. Powder sulfur spilled onto Highway 41 leading into the park.
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yosemite national park, oakhurst, mariposa, mariposa county, local, tommy tran
  • Wednesday morning's snow storm blanketed lower elevations in the North Valley.
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oakhurst, coarsegold, madera county, local, tommy tran
  • Andrea Beavers
  • Andrea Beavers, 28, aka "Diamond Beavers," is now in custody, captured shortly after 3PM in Coarsegold Friday.
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facebook, crimetracker, madera county, coalinga, oakhurst, bass lake, madera, local
  • Stage Four of the AMGEN Tour of California will begin  in Sonora, CA and head south on Highway 49
  • Clovis will be the finish of Stage Four of the tour on May 16th.
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amgen tour of california, clovis, fresno county, fresno, fresno northeast, mariposa, mariposa county, oakhurst, sports
  • The deaths of four family members in Oakhurst have sparked a new effort to protect others.
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oakhurst, madera county, local, sara sandrik
  • A home invasion in the North Valley ended with a shootout between the homeowner and the suspect, and the suspect dead.
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  • A Fresno fugitive is in custody after Madera County Sheriff's Deuputies say he stabbed a man.
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  • Students in the Madera County foothills got a day off from school, thanks to the snow.
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oakhurst, bass lake, north fork, madera county, local, shannon handy
  • While nearly 5,500 residents in Fresno, Madera and Mariposa counties are still without power, many found a warm place to stay at an Emergency Shelter in Oakhurst.
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madera county, storm, oakhurst, pg&e, local
  • Power has been restored to thousands of homes in the mountains of Fresno and Madera County after last week's storms.
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oakhurst, madera county, fresno county, storm, local, shannon handy
  • Hundreds of people are still without power Monday morning -- one week after the recent storms knocked out electricity to thousands in the mountain communities.
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bass lake, oakhurst, madera county, pg&e, local, amanda perez
  • PG&E crews restored power to hundreds of residents in Oakhurst Thursday.
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oakhurst, storm, pg&e, local, tommy tran
  • After days without power, many residents in Oakhurst spent the day restocking for the next storm.
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madera county, oakhurst, storm, local, sontaya rose
  • The second storm to hit the Valley and the Sierra in the past few days is slowly moving in Thursday.
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china peak, madera county, oakhurst, north fork, ahwahnee, yosemite, fresno county, el portal, mariposa county, tulare county, local
  • PG&E now says it may take 24 to 48 hours to restore power to people in Madera and Fresno Counties.
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oakhurst, north fork, yosemite, el portal, madera, visalia, madera county, tulare county, fresno county, local
  • PG&E crews spent the day clearing debris and trying to restore power to homeowners in Oakhurst.
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storm, pg&e, oakhurst, madera county, local, gene haagenson
  • The massive power outage closed nearly every business in Oakhurst and even getting in and out of town was difficult.
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storm, oakhurst, madera county, local, amanda perez
  • More than 200 people from 20 different churches filled the Oakhurst Community Center Sunday.
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oakhurst, local, shannon handy
  • The Oakhurst community gathered Saturday to honor the lives of two young girls who died last month.
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oakhurst, madera county, local, shannon handy
  • A heartbroken family said goodbye Thursday to four family members killed in their Oakhurst home Sunday.
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madera county, oakhurst, local, corin hoggard
  • The Oakhurst teacher placed on paid administrative leave for telling parents about a bully in her class returned to her job on Monday.
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madera county, oakhurst, local, dale yurong
  • An Oakhurst Elementary School teacher removed from her classroom after telling parents about a bully in her class is back teaching Monday.
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oakhurst, madera county, local
  • Elaine Brown, a teacher at the center of a bullying controversy will be allowed to return to the classroom.
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oakhurst, madera county, local, shannon handy
  • Grief counselors were at Oakhurst Elementary Wednesday to help students mourn the death of another classmate.
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homicide, oakhurst, madera county, mariposa county, local, corin hoggard
  • Investigators say Kjeldergaard was caught on camera stealing the copper wire.
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madera county, oakhurst, crimetracker, theft, local