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  1. FEMA Provides Federal Funding to Junction Fire in Madera County, CaliforniaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of California combat the Junction Fire currently burning in Madera County.

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  2. Dream Big on the Bass Lake Home Tour September 13th Featuring the Whimsical 'Tulip House'Read the original story

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    ... person prior to the event or $25 per person the day of the event. Proceeds from ticket sales go to the Eastern Madera County SPCA. To purchase tickets or learn more, visit http://www.BassLakeHomeTour.com , call Beth Carver at Bass Lake Realty, ...

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  3. Bass Lake evacuation order lifted at Madera County wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Fresno Bee

    Madera County lifted an evacuation order Tuesday for residents near Fawn Point Lane in Bass Lake after fire crews began to gain on a wildfire that threatened the community.

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  4. Madera County total farm values jump to $1.8 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Fresno Bee

    ... are on the rise because the nuts are considered healthy. Strong prices for almonds, milk and grapes boosted Madera County's total crop values to a record $1.8 billion in 2013, an increase of 9% over the previous year. Stevie McNeill, Madera County ...

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  5. Pines Fire (Madera County) Started 8/26/2014, updated 8/26/2014Read the original story

    Tuesday | Cal Fire

    The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protecton is unable to guarantee the accuracy of this translation and is therefore not liable for any inaccurate information resulting from the translation application tool.

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  6. Firefighters Quickly Dispose of Fire in Bass LakeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    Crews managed to calm fears in Madera County's mountain community and keep the damage to only six acres of vegetation.

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  7. The front entrance and the water feature are seen at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Fresno Bee

    ... the casino employed armed security officers to get inside and have set up headquarters in an 11th floor suite, Madera County Sheriff John Anderson said on Monday. The group in the casino is overseeing its operations and the casino remains open for ...

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  8. Long-delayed Fresno 40 project to begin constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Hospital. The hospital, now known as Children's Hospital Central California, later decided to move to Madera County. When Zinkin presented plans to turn the property into a mixed-use development, Woodward Park Homeowners sued twice over traffic and ...

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  9. Fresno federal judge rules state's gun-purchase wait is unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Fresno Bee

    ... filed in December 2011 by three gun owners -- including Jeff Silvester of Kings County and Brandon Combs of Madera County -- and two gun-rights groups, the Calguns Foundation and the Second Amendment Foundation. They sued the state Department of ...

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  10. Valley DUI operations net arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Fresno Bee

    The ongoing "Avoid the 21" campaign in Fresno and Madera counties reported 48 DUI arrests as of midnight Friday.

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  11. Oakhurst's Junction fire is 95% containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Fresno Bee

    The Junction fire in Oakhurst was 95% contained Friday night. The blaze started Monday afternoon in the eastern Madera County town south of Yosemite National Park and burned 612 acres.

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  12. Weekly Wrap Up: Rare Floods Engulf Phoenix, Wildfires Rage in WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | AccuWeather.com

    ... thunderstorms cause strong winds that pick up dust," according to AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Ken Clark. In Madera County, California, a wildfire scorched more than 600 acres and destroyed 47 structures in its wake. More than 13,000 people were ...

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  13. Rhonda Salisbury Named Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau CEORead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | PRWeb

    ... in that position. I'm excited and honored to accept this position. I've been in tourism for 28 years in Madera County, and this is exactly where I hoped my career would go. On August 14, 2014, the Board of Directors of destination marketing ...

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  14. Federal relief sought for Oakhurst fire as mop up continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Fresno Bee

    - Firefighters continued to extinguish hot spots in the Junction fire in Oakhurst Thursday as Madera County officials work to sketch out additional emergency relief plans to help offset firefighting and law enforcement costs. Officials are working on ...

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  15. Fewer Fresno County homes bought with cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Fresno Bee

    ... County, 26.6% of all sales were made in cash compared to 40.3% the year before. About 34.3% of all sales in Madera County were made in cash compared to 45% during the second quarter in 2013. "The good news is that fewer cash buyers should help ...

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  16. Oakhurst bouncing back as Junction fire dwindlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Fresno Bee

    ... said. There were 1,386 personnel on the fire Wednesday night. Those are golden words for many in the eastern Madera County town, including about 30 artists with work on display at the Timberline Gallery. The Junction fire burned close to the artist ...

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  17. Junction Fire 65% ContainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | My Mother Lode

    All evacuation orders have been lifted on the blaze that is burning in Madera County south of Yosemite National Park.

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  18. Containment increases on fire near YosemiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... The flames drove about 1,000 people from their homes around Oakhurst, a community of several thousand in Madera County about 16 miles from a Yosemite entrance. Some of the evacuees were allowed to return on Tuesday, and Christopherson said the ...

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  19. Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes. Nearly 1 square mile in Madera County had been scorched, revising earlier estimates that it had spanned about twice as much ground, state fire officials said. ...

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  20. Remaining evacuations in fire near Yosemite liftedRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | KFI

    The remaining evacuees from a wildfire near Yosemite National Park have been allowed to return home. Madera County Sheriff's spokeswoman Erica Stuart said the evacuation order for the remaining 500 to 600 residents was lifted around 9:30 a.m. ...

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