Latest Madera County, California Stories

2014-05-14 23:02:00

Discover America "Great Outdoors" Travel Journals are "real travelers" blogs about visiting popular USA destinations. Jodi Sidle, travel blogger, explored Zip Yosemite, Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad, and Bass lake in the Sierra National Forest located within Madera County, according to the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Oakhurst, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 “Surrounded by steep mountains, lush meadows and breathtaking waterfalls, it was hard to believe that I...

2014-01-16 08:23:08

David Rogers, the District 2 Madera County Supervisor, believes that a multifaceted approach is necessary when it comes to solving Madera County's water supply issues. Rogers, who is up for re-election, detailed several strategies that he believes could serve as effective solutions. MADERA, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Sometimes you have to do more than just "pray for rain." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/MN47081) Madera County's water issues...

2013-12-09 23:24:57

Current Chowchilla Police Chief Jay Varney has announced his intention to run for the position of Madera County Sheriff. Madera, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Current Chowchilla Police Chief Jay Varney has announced his intention to run for the position of Madera County Sheriff. Varney, 52, has spent the past ten years as the Chief of Police of Chowchilla, and was even the city administrator for a period of two years during his tenure. He has been involved in various capacities of law...

2011-07-06 06:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Travel & Tourism Commission (CTTC) declared summer 2011 "The Royal Summer" in California in honor of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's upcoming official visit July 8-10, 2011. While the royal newlyweds will only have three days to soak up California's legendary lifestyle, the rest of the world can vacation like a royal in the Golden State all summer long. Hotels, attractions and venues statewide are offering special...

2011-07-03 00:01:47

Winter weather makes for some strange summer vacation plans across the western US, Water Damage Local reports. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 02, 2011 Bikini tops and snows skis... at the same location? That is exactly what many travelers may be witnessing across the Midwest and Western US this 4th of July holiday, with late winter snowstorms covering Western mountain ranges from the Rockies to the Sierra Nevadas. It's been deemed a "trifecta day" by many vacationers, looking forward to being...

2011-03-22 09:51:00

NOVATO, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spotlighting the San Joaquin River for World Water Day, The Bay Institute will host a special event at Aquarium of the Bay on Tuesday, March 22. Leaders from The Bay Institute will be joined by Assemblyman Jared Huffman and Take Me to the River authors Coke & Joell Hallowell for discussions of restoration work on the San Joaquin River, as well as its importance to the entire Bay-Delta ecosystem and the individuals and communities that rely...

2010-03-30 07:43:00

NOVATO, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- One year after President Obama signed landmark legislation to implement the restoration of the dewatered San Joaquin River, releases from Friant Dam have now reconnected the river - where significant stretches are dry in most years - to San Francisco Bay. The river flows, which began on February 1, 2010 and reached the lower river and the Bay-Delta earlier this month, were the second series of interim releases made pursuant to the 2006 restoration...

2009-10-06 13:39:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Building Maintenance, the all-green janitorial division of Universal Services of America, is doing their part to protect the environment by sponsoring Yosemite National Park. The "Sponsor a Wild Place" program, put forth by Sierra Club, offers businesses the opportunity to help U.S. national parks in need of protection from environmental concerns. The funds from Universal Building Maintenance's sponsorship will help promote the use...

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