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Oakhurst RV park gets Planning Commission approval. Here’s what happens next.

The Madera County Planning Commission unanimously moved to recommend the approval of a 40-acre RV and camping park along Sky Ranch Road in Oakhurst. The decision came at the commission’s Feb. 12 meeting at the Oakhurst Community Center. The proposed park would feature RV sites, cabins, and camping s


Payless ShoeSource To Close In Oakhurst, Exact Date Unknown

OAKHURST – As Payless ShoeSource prepares to close approximately 2,500 store locations in North America, that, of course, includes the Oakhurst store in the Old Mill Shopping Center.


Oakhurst Gets Its Own Toy Anime Comic Con

OAKHURST — Ready to dress up as your favorite superhero or super-villain? It’s time to do your thing! And you can do it together with your loved ones, as many will be happy to know that family is at the heart of the Oakhurst Toy Anime Comic Con.


California Has Gotten So Much Rain, but Most of It Has Been Wasted

California’s wet winter has dumped an estimated 18 trillion gallons of rain in February alone. But much of it is simply going down the drain. In what has become a source of much concern in a state prone to droughts and water shortages, the vast majority of rainwater in urban areas flows into storm d


Trump Plans to Cancel $929 Million for California Bullet Train, Wants State to Pay Back $2.5 Billion

The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent.


Victim Of Fatal Crash On Highway 49 Identified

AHWAHNEE – The woman who died in a crash on Highway 49 yesterday morning has been identified by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Heather Dame, 43, of Ahwahnee, died when her pickup apparently skidded on black ice and veered into oncoming traffic.


CHP investigating deadly accident in Oakhurst

The CHP is investigating a deadly accident that happened in Oakhurst. The accident occurred just before 10 a.m. on Highway 49 and Vista Del Rio Drive. Two vehicles were involved.


3 men shot to death in Southern California gated community were ‘targeted,’ police say

A suspect who shot three men to death inside a Porter Ranch home was known to at least one of the victims, police said Tuesday, but a detective declined to explain what may have prompted the killings.


Rain moving into Southern California Wednesday evening

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Southern California will see a day of chilly conditions and partly cloudy skies before another storm system moves into the region. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. Thursday for many mountain and valley regions in SoCal. A frost advisory is also in effect for


North end of Bass Lake iced over after heavy storms, frigid conditions

Heavy winter storms and frigid conditions have left the northern end of Bass Lake frozen over as of Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. It's a somewhat rare condition, according to resident Taylor Ferguson.


Experts say rare mega-storm to hit California will be 3 times as damaging as San Andreas earthquake

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A warning for California: get ready for the "other big one." That's what scientists are calling the rare mega-storm, which is predicted to cause three times as much damage as a major earthquake that would hit along the San Andreas Fault.


Southern California police make arrest in cold case murder from 1973

Southern California authorities have arrested a suspect in connection to a nearly half-century-old murder case. Newport Beach police and Orange County prosecutors said they'll reveal details of their probe of a 1973 slaying during a 10 a.m. press conference on Wednesday.


Gov. Newsom Presses Southern California Mayors on Affordable Housing

Gov. Gavin Newsom met with a group of Southern California mayors Tuesday to stress the need for cooperation to address the state’s growing housing-affordability crisis. The meeting was the start of what he described in his State of the State address as “a candid conversation” that he hopes to repeat


Highway 41 closed near Oakhurst because of dangerous road conditions

Oakhurst - The California Highway Patrol has closed highway 41 northbound, three miles past Oakhurst because of dangerous road conditions. The CHP said that the highway will re-open in 4 hours.


Snow levels reach lower elevations in Madera County

O'NEIL'S, Calfi. (KFSN) -- Families used the holiday Monday to play in some of the snow left over by the weekend storm. Communities in the lower elevations received a couple of inches of fresh powder.


Latest location of California bikini-barista coffee shop encounters criticism: 'Just disgusting'

The opening of a new bikini-barista coffee stand in California’s Bay Area is drawing the eyes – and the ire – of nearby residents. The latest location of Pink Pantherz Espresso, a coffee chain that employs bikini- or lingerie-clad servers, is being criticized as “disgusting” and “disrespectful” afte


New California bill could eliminate speed limit on I-5, Highway 99

A new bill proposed by a Southern California senator could eliminate the speed limit on lanes of Interstate-5 and Highway 99. Senator John Moorlach (R-Orange County) introduced the bill Feb. 15. It proposes the construction of two additional northbound and southbound lanes to I-5 and Highway 99 and


Valley storms, cold weather show no signs of stopping. Take a look at what’s on the way.

Tuesday’s sunny skies won’t last long. More wet weather is expected Wednesday in the central San Joaquin Valley, following two weeks of freezing temperatures and snow in the foothills and rain in the valley.


California airport contractor killed after jet bridge tire explodes

A contractor at a California airport was killed Tuesday night after a jet bridge tire he was working on exploded, authorities said. The two contractors at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana were at the airline workshop when the 4-foot-tall tire ruptured about 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, FOX11 reported. The tir


OCI Focus on Staff: Bonnie Mills

OAKHURST — Bonnie Mills, known to her students as Mrs. Mills, is a 6th grade teacher at Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI) in the fields of English Language Arts and Social Studies.