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  1. Costa brushes off GOP fundraising jab, says he plans to have $1M in his account by year's endRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    ... the end of the year in preparation for his 2016 run for a seventh term in Congress. Chowchilla Republican and Madera County Supervisor David Rogers is just ramping up his campaign and didn't file a report. Tacherra - who looks headed toward a third ...

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  2. Arial an adorable and affectionate Chihuahua who loves all -- needs adoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    Arial is a cuddly and friendly seven pound Chihuahua who was picked up as a stray in Madera County, California . She's only five years old and she loves everyone.

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  3. There's no place like homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Fresno Bee

    ... 1965, my father and stepmother separated and my father moved Marilyn and I to Madera. He was working for the Madera County Road Maintenance Department. One day in July he suffered a heart attack on the job and died. Our stepmother took my sister and ...

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  4. 25 years ago in the week of April 19, 1990Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Madera Tribune

    ... a rescue by hoisting Emmanuel Boyd from the school grounds as part of National Boat Safety Week. (Courtesy of Madera County Historical Society) OLD TIMER'S DAY PARADE IN JEOPARDY - The familiar September sounds of marching bands on Yosemite (Avenue) ...

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  5. Name of Victim Burned in Fresno Explosion Released, Investigation ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    ... says it's too soon to make a comment on the incident. Meanwhile, we found a gas line explosion occurred in Madera County back in 2003 on highway 99 near Avenue 18 1/2. During that incident, a man was allegedly operating a tractor when the gas line ...

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  6. Vehicle rollover sets off 3-acre fire in Madera County, Road 200 closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Fresno Bee

    Firefighters are battling a 3-acre fire off Road 200 in northern Madera County caused by a vehicle crash, Cal Fire reported. The fire is being fought by Cal Fire and Madera County firefighters.

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  7. Search warrant sheds new details on Madera coroner caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Fresno Bee

    Computers and documents were among the items taken from Smith Manor Grace Chapel when a search warrant was served on March 31. The co-owner of the chapel is accused of overcharging the Sheriff's Office for storing human remains and keeping leftover insurance money from policies that paid for funeral expenses. Computers, cell phones, files and coroner contracts were among the items taken from a Madera mortuary whose co-owner was arrested on suspicion of overcharging for coroner's services, according to search warrant documents made public in Madera County Superior Court.

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  8. Mortuary owner accused of defrauding county coroner's officeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | KTVN Reno

    A Central California mortuary owner has been arrested on charges she's been bilking Madera County on coroner's services. The Fresno Bee reports Smith Manor Grace Chapel co-owner Sharlane Smith was arrested Thursday for overbilling the county at least $110,000 over a four-year period.

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  9. Madera County sheriff arrests woman in coroner services fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Fresno Bee

    Madera County sheriff's deputies Thursday arrested Sharlene Smith, co-owner of the business that has the county's contract to handle coroner services, on multiple counts of fraud. Detectives determined that the business, Smith Manor Grace Chapel , has been intentionally overcharging the county for services not provided, according to Lt.

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  10. Shana Moulton's alter ego searches for enlightenment at YBCARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | SFGate

    ... shortly after she arrived in San Francisco. Q: You live primarily in New York, but you grew up in Oakhurst, in Madera County, and I've read that you often come home for several weeks to work on your videos. Do your parents still live in Oakhurst? A: ...

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  11. Fatal crash on Highway 41 clogs trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Fresno Bee

    A fatal crash on Highway 41 just south of Road 406 in Madera County is causing big traffic backups, the California Highway Patrol reported Wednesday afternoon. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes due to stopped lanes and intense traffic congestion.

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  12. Three Golden Valley school trustees to face recall electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Fresno Bee

    Three Golden Valley Unified trustees will face recall elections, a move that comes amid community concern over a board vote this winter that forced out Superintendent Andrew Alvarado. Two of the trustees fighting to keep their seats - John Moseley and Carla Neal - were elected to their first terms on the Madera County board just months ago.

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  13. Man suspected of seeking nude photos from teenage girls arrested in MaderaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Fresno Bee

    A 29-year-old man wanted on several felony charges for soliciting sexually explicit photos from teenage girls was arrested Sunday at a Madera hotel. Madera County Sheriff Jay Varney said deputies were able to arrest the suspect, identified as Brandon Johns, with help from several tips.

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  14. Defendants in Chukchansi casino raid file civil rights claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Fresno Bee

    Among 15 defendants in the Madera County case are, from left, Miguel Ramos, Vernon King and Tex McDonald, shown here in a previous court hearing. Fourteen members of the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino tribal police force and security team have filed legal claims against Madera County saying they were falsely arrested and jailed for trying to take back a casino gaming office from an opposing faction.

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  15. Criminal Charges Stand in Indian Casino FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Courthouse News Service

    ... detained and handcuffed members of the Lewis-Ayala faction's security force and later released them to then-Madera County Sheriff John Anderson. The sheriff's office did not make any arrests that night, but later arrested members of the McDonald ...

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  16. California's newest crime wave: Stealing waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | American Thinker

    ... officials will be taking on the primary responsibility for managing groundwater and enforcing new rules. The Madera County Task Force also plans to educate farmers about the best kinds of fences and tank enclosures to keep out water thieves. ...

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  17. Convicted felon arrested in Madera County in theft, gun possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Fresno Bee

    A convicted felon was arrested Thursday morning after authorities found a stolen boat motor and several guns in his southeast Madera County home. Madera County sheriff's detectives served a search warrant on the home on Brookhill Road after receiving a tip about a stolen boat motor.

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  18. Chronic diseases take their toll among central San Joaquin Valley residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | The Fresno Bee

    ... health habits, they create a landscape for poor health. 140.7 people out of 100,000 die of heart disease in Madera County compared to 103.8 deaths per 100,000 statewide. Madera County is ranked 56th out of 58 counties for deaths due to heart ...

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  19. Gulianoa s fruit and vegetable stand in Madera opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Fresno Bee

    Guliano's fruit and vegetable store in Madera County may not rival the well-known Casa de Fruta in Hollister, but owner Julie Nonini hopes that her newly opened business may one day become a hotspot for travelers. Located at 13233 Highway 41, about 10 minutes north of Fresno's River Park shopping center, Guliano's is the region's newest fruit stand and specialty store.

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  20. Dixon PD: Big, Ol' Bag of Crystal Meth Unclaimed; Robberies; BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2012 | Patch.com

    ... contacted police in the DPD lobby with questions. Goodell was found to have a traffic arrest warrant from Madera County. Goodell was cited and released from Dixon PD. 1526 Assist with traffic for St. Peter's Church in the area of South 2nd St and ...

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