Yosemite Festival organizers are accepting submissions for an essay contest, whose winners will be announced at the inaugural festival in Oakhurst on June 28.
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Science After School offers hands-on approach
By Myles Barker
Renowned woodcarver Ray Shulz will carve two 5-foot bears — one to be awarded through a raffle — at Black Bear Diner in Madera during its blood drive Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Madera County Sheriff John Anderson issued two fraud alerts Monday afternoon to warn local residents about a pair of phone scams that have already cost one senior citizen nearly $5,000.
A photography exhibit in honor of the 150th Anniversary of Yosemite National Park opened Saturday afternoon with a reception at the Circle Gallery.