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  1. Proposition 48: Tribes Trying To Block Casino In Madera County Off Designated ReservationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... bring in big bucks. But the one the North Fork Rancheria Mono Indians want to build on a stretch of land in Madera County right off of Highway 99 is sparking a big debate. The group Stand Up For California makes that claim, because the proposed ...

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  2. Sheriff: Coarsegold man accused of child molestationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    A Coarsegold man was arrested Monday on suspicion of sexually abusing a child, the Madera County Sheriff's Office said. The sheriff's office said the suspect and victim knew each other, but officials declined to provide further details in order to protect the victim.

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  3. EDITORIAL: Thumbs up, thumbs downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Fresno Bee

    Thumbs down to Madera County Corrections Chief Manuel Perez for his department's failure to alert residents to an escape by five inmates Sept. 19. In addition, it took correctional officers too long - an hour - to notice that anyone had escaped.

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  4. Bundy of the Buds: CA teen siphoned off 1.5 million gallons of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Raw Story

    A nineteen-year-old man has been arrested by Madera Country sheriffs after they discovered he had been siphoning off water for his marijuana plants growing on a hillside near Yosemite Lakes Park in drought-stricken California. According to the Madera County Sheriffs Department Facebook page , the unidentified man may have siphoned off an estimated 1.5 million gallons of water illegally.

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  5. Stabbing In Madera County Sends One To Hospital, One To JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Terry Glenn Jones, Jr. is in jail after Madera County sheriff's deputies made the arrest following a fight between him and Barry Gene Tucker.

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  6. Governor Brown Is Not CEQA "Public Agency," Holds Third District In Indian Casino CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | JD Supra

    In a published decision filed September 24, 2014, the Third District Court of Appeal held that CEQA's definition of a "public agency" that is subject to its requirements applies only to governmental bodies, not individuals. Governor Brown was therefore not subject to CEQA compliance as a prerequisite to his concurrence in the Secretary of the Interior's federal determination made under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act that a new Indian gaming establishment in Madera County would not be detrimental to the surrounding community.

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  7. David Rogers Continues to Build Steam In Effort to Defeat High Speed...Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | PRWeb

    ... the project," says Rogers, "in particular the impact that it will have on the local agricultural community in Madera County." The plan would result in the loss of thousands of acres of agricultural land, which is an outcome that Rogers believes ...

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  8. Man arrested in Madera County stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Fresno Bee

    A brawl in Raymond Thursday left one man in the hospital and another in jail, Madera County sheriff's officials said. Sheriff's department spokeswoman Erica Stuart said Terry Glenn Jones Jr., 39, is facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly stabbing Barry Gene Tucker, 43. Stuart said that Jones told deputies he was homeless and that Tucker is from Coarsegold.

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  9. Fight Between Men Sends One to the HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Madera County Sheriff's deputies say 43-year-old Barry Tucker was admitted to a hospital with stab wounds following a fight with 39-year-old Terry Jones.

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  10. Reclamation to Hold Sacramento and San Joaquin Basins Study Online Public Meeting on ThursdayRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | PressReleasePoint

    ... of Water Resources, the California Partnership for San Joaquin Valley, Stockton East Water District, Madera County Resource Management Agency, El Dorado County Water Agency, Friant Water Authority, and Mountain Counties Water Resources Association. ...

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  11. McCaffrey's 5,200-home Tesoro Viejo development...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Fresno Bee

    Robert McCaffrey, right, and son, Brent McCaffrey, at a site on their 5,200-home Tesoro Viejo development in Madera County. JOHN WALKER - THE FRESNO BEE The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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  12. Valley counties awarded federal grants to improve healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Fresno Bee

    Two public health departments and a regional health initiative in the central San Joaquin Valley have been awarded multimillion-dollar federal grants to improve health and prevent chronic diseases. Fresno County was awarded $1,585,154 and Merced County was given $1,350,000 for the first year of a three-year grant from Partnerships to Improve Community Health, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.

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  13. Drought has 14 communities on the brink of waterlessnessRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Los Angeles Times

    A mailbox mounted on a water pump sits amid a dead lawn in Parkwood in Madera County. The town's last well dried up in July.

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  14. A view from the top (and bottom) of McCaffrey's Tesoro ViejoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Fresno Bee

    The big stars and stripes barn on Highway 41 is a landmark that welcomes motorists traveling into Madera County from Fresno. The barn and the 200 acres it sits on at Avenue 12 is owned by homebuilder McCaffrey Homes .

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  15. California Wins Appeal on Tribe's Casino PlansRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Courthouse News Service

    When it comes to dueling Indian casino resorts - at least in the Central Valley hinterlands of Madera County - 30 miles is too close for comfort. The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians went to court in 2012 after California Gov. Jerry Brown signed off on federal permission for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians to open its own casino, 40 miles from its tribal land and 30 miles to the west of the Chukchansi resort.

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  16. Tribe seeking Madera casino wins a court fightRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Wine Business Online

    Efforts by the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians to build a casino and resort near Highway 99 in Madera County have cleared a legal challenge.

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  17. Citizens on Patrol applications open in Madera CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Fresno Bee

    The Madera County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for its Citizen on Patrol unit and will hold two introductory meetings next week for those who are interested. The meetings will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Madera Sheriff's Substation, 48267 Liberty Dr., Oakhurst, and 6 p.m. Thursday at Madera County Sheriff's Annex, 28281 Avenue 12, Madera.

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  18. Brittany Navarra guilty in 2008 Madera murder of Krista PikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Fresno Bee

    Brittany Navarra was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the 2008 slaying of 18-year-old Krista Pike in Madera. A Stanislaus County jury handed over its verdict to conclude a trial that was moved to Modesto because of defense attorney concerns over pre-trial publicity in Madera County.

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  19. Fresno judge orders Harry Baker to jail for skipping hearingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... handcuffed by a bailiff and turned over to the jail on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 in Fresno, Calif. The former Madera County supervisor was tossed into jail Wednesday for missing two court hearings in his long-running felony child molestation case. A ...

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  20. The Buzz: Court says Jerry Brown isna t a public agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... – required by law for the project to move forward – that a new gambling establishment in Madera County would not be detrimental to the surrounding community. The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians plans to build a casino next to ...

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