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Coarsegold Mail Carrier Positive for COVID-19, 12 Others Isolated

A mail carrier in Coarsegold is now in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, the Madera County Department of Health said Friday. The county's communicable disease investigators then identified 12 people who had contact with the mail carrier. All of them were immediately isolated, Madera officials said. The source of transmission...

Power Outage Hits 17,000 Customers in Oakhurst, Coarsegold

Pacific, Gas & Electric personnel are working to restore power after an outage struck the Sierra foothills around Oakhurst and Coarsegold on Tuesday, affecting about 17,000 of the utility's customers. The outage struck about 1:55 p.m. and was described by PG&E spokesman Denny Boyles as a "transmission level" event. About...