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  1. French fire in Madera County grows to 5,600 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The Fresno Bee

    An airplane drops retardant on flames burning more than 2,000 acres in the French fire in Madera County.

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  2. CA: Fresno County Supervisors Vote to Oppose HSRRead the original story

    25 min ago | Mass Transit

    ... of the newest University of California campus and Children's Hospital move across the San Joaquin River to Madera County. "Fresno County did what we did so well -- snatch defeat from the jaws of victory," Perea said after the votes Tuesday. ...

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  3. US crews strengthen containment lines to prevent Yosemite fire from reaching sequoia...Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Prince George Citizen

    This image released by the Madera County Sheriff's Department shows a bear running through smoke in the Sierra foothills in Sierra National Forest, Calif, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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  4. More Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... to gain control of two wildfires in the Sierra Nevada. The French Fire is burning in the steep terrain of Madera County, just east of Coarsegold near Mammoth Pool Reservoir. People living in the Kinsman Flat and Mammoth Pool areas are being told to ...

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  5. Progress reported on 2 California wildfiresRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    This image released by the Madera County Sheriff's Department shows a bear running through smoke in the Sierra foothills in Sierra National Forest, Calif, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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  6. Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires that prompted evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fox News

    This image released by the Madera County Sheriff's Department shows a bear running through smoke in the Sierra foothills in Sierra National Forest, Calif, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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  7. French fire acreage increases; still no containmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    An airplane drops retardant on flames burning more than 2,000 acres in the French fire in Madera County.

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  8. Arts Council presents plaque to cityRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

    Diane Rich, representing the Madera County Arts Council, presented the Chowchilla City Council with a plaque recognizing the city's participation in the Music in the Park concert series at the downtown Veterans Memorial Park.

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  9. Fighting the French fire in Madera CountyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Airplanes drop retardant on flames burning more than 2,000 acres in the French fire in Madera County.

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  10. Fresno man identified as victim of Madera County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... Martin was found inside his car that went off a bridge near Whisker's Campground on Central Camp Road, the Madera County Sheriff's Department said. The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and ...

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  11. French Fire Forces Evacuations, Road Closures in Madera CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSEE-TV Fresno

    Crews continue to battle a wildfire in Madera County that has grown to over 1,000 acres and forced evacuations and several road closures.

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  12. Jeangerard foundation gives $100k grant for Sequoia and Kings Canyon educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    A $100,000 grant from the Jeangerard Family Foundation in Madera County will fund an update and reprint of Junior Ranger booklets for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

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  13. Plans for another Kings River gravel mine surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    ... which examined permitted gravel projects at the start of 2011, says the Fresno market area, which includes Madera County, has 10 years or less in aggregate reserves. The state report also says that the Fresno market's ability to meet the 50-year ...

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  14. California drought: As land sinks, farmers brainstorm on waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Davis Enterprise

    ... same boat here, and we have to work together on this," said Vlot, 43, who farms his 3,500 acres in Chowchilla (Madera County) to supply feed for his family cattle ranch. "A lot of us need to pump groundwater to survive, but now we can't just depend ...

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  15. Soils and bees benefit together from cover cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    ... is often little other forage in an almond orchard to sustain the honeybees. At Grewal Brothers Farming in Madera County, they planted a new cover crop of alyssum, clover , and mustard last fall. When beekeeper Brett Adee came to pick up his bees, he ...

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  16. California drought: As land sinks, farmers' brainstorm on waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | SFGate

    ... County). Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle A deep well, above, pumps water to the surface in Chowchilla (Madera County). Chase Hurley, right, is general manager of the San Luis Canal Co., which provides river water to farmers. Photo: Leah Millis, ...

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  17. Yosemite wildfire forces evacuation of ForestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Merced Sun-Star

    ... its juncture with Highway 140 to the Crane Flat gas station on Highway 120. Erica Stuart, spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff's Office, said shelters were set up for evacuees at Tenaya Lodge on Highway 41 and Groveland Community Center on ...

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  18. Toste, Arboleda leaving CBS47 for local communications jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Fresno Bee

    ... up with a smile." Chris Long, executive director of communications and marketing at Children's Hospital in Madera County, said Arboleda got the job because of her journalistic skills, familiarity with social media and knowledge of the central San ...

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  19. Madera County supervisors forego salary increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Fresno Bee

    The Madera County Board of Supervisors will forgo an automatic 1.83% salary increase for the second year in a row.

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  20. Man wanted in Madera County arrested in FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Fresno Bee

    A man wanted in Madera County was arrested in southeast Fresno on Friday, the Madera County Sheriff's Department said.

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