Madera County Newswire

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  1. Chukchansi tribe hands out checks to community groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fresno Bee

    About 30 nonprofit groups are getting checks nearly $1 million from the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians under the tribe's agreement with Madera County.

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  2. Fundraiser supports families of fallen CHP officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fresno Bee

    Police and Fire: The Fallen Heroes, a nonprofit founded by Tom Gallinatti, left, raised funds for the families of CHP officers Juan Gonzalez and Brian Law, pictured in background, who were killed in a vehicle accident Feb. 17. It wasn't a lot of money, compared to some fundraisers -- about $4,400, says the founder of a nonprofit organization called ... (more)

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  3. Pets of the Week April 19: Fixed-up kitty offers cautionary taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fresno Bee

    ... information. The adoption center on Blackstone has a computer for you to use for filling in an application. MADERA COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES: Gingersnap is a 3 pound tiny girl at 8 weeks old. She is a total love-bug with the prettiest coat of fur and ...

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  4. March unemployment rate in Fresno County lowest in six yearsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | The Fresno Bee

    ... processing. Kings County: 14.7% in March 2014, down from 14.9% in February and down from 15.3% in March 2013. Madera County: 12.6% in March 2014, up from 12% in February but down from 13.1% in March 2013. Merced County: 16.3% in March 2014, up from ...

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  5. California adds 11,800 jobs, unemployment rate rises slightly to 8.1%Read the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Free Republic

    ... (13.5 percent) * Kern County, 13.1 percent; (12.5 percent) * Kings County, 14.7 percent; (15.0 percent) * Madera County, 12.6 percent; (12.0 percent) * Merced County, 16.3 percent; (16.1 percent) * Sacramento County, 8.1 percent; (8.1 percent) * San ...

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  6. Election 2014: Five challenging Jim Costa's bid for sixth congressional termRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Merced Sun-Star

    ... has a real-life connection to the state's high-speed rail project. One of the proposed routes runs through the Madera County almond farm where she lives with her husband. She has an agricultural business degree from Fresno State and law degree from ...

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  7. Appeals court denies petition, clears way for high-speed rail trialRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Planning

    April 17 --A state appeals court rejected a petition by the California High-Speed Rail Authority , potentially clearing the tracks for a trial over whether the agency's controversial and ambitious bullet-train plan can comply with state law.

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  8. Appeals court denies high-speed rail petitionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Planning

    April 16 --A state appeals court has denied a petition by the California High-Speed Rail Authority seeking to head off a trial over whether its bullet-train plans comply with state law.

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  9. Visitor bureau seeks 10-year funding extension [Sierra Star (Oakhurst, Calif.) :: ]Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 16--At the request of the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau, the Madera County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m., May 6, in Madera to discuss the continuance of the county's agreement with the bureau to collect and distribute funds raised by the lodging industry for tourism promotion.

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  10. Honorary Mayor kick-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Sierra Star

    ... hour later. On the May 17 date, attendees will have the opportunity to meet candidates running for different Madera County positions. To win the race, the candidates simply raise money for their favorite non-profit organization. Each dollar raised ...

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  11. Visitor bureau seeks 10-year funding extensionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Sierra Star

    At the request of the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau, the Madera County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m., May 6, in Madera to discuss the continuance of the county's agreement with the bureau to collect and distribute funds raised by the lodging industry for tourism promotion.

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  12. Community News - 4/17/14 edition of the Sierra StarRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Sierra Star

    The Eastern Madera County Chamber of Commerce Foundation will hold a Madera County District Attorney and Sheriff debate April 17, at the Oakhurst Community Center.

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  13. Relay for Life to be held at YHS May 17-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Sierra Star

    ... and the "Look Good, Feel Better" program. In 2010, the American Cancer Society recognized the Eastern Madera County Relay for Life event as the No. 2 event in the country for per capita fundraising at $3.45 per person. "We approached Yosemite High ...

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  14. Freedom in the fourthRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Sierra Star

    ... and to save Congressman McClintock the trouble of coming up with topics of primary interest here in Eastern Madera County, I thought I might be helpful and propose a few items in this week's column which may or may not make it past Tom's scrupulous ...

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  15. 19-year-old killed in alleged Highway 99 DUI crash north of MaderaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | The Fresno Bee

    ... crash happened about 2:40 p.m. on southbound Highway 99, south of Fairmead near the Fossil Discovery Center of Madera County. Tellez veered to the left, causing the 1997 Chevrolet van to enter the center divider and overturn several times before ...

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  16. Residents warned after another mosquito with yellow-fever potential found in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Almanac

    The county's vector-control agency has again issued a warning that a potentially dangerous mosquito was found, this time on April 10, in the vicinity of the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery at Santa Cruz and Avy avenues in Menlo Park.

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  17. Inaugural Yosemite Festival kicks off in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Sierra Star

    Join the communities of Madera County for the inaugural Yosemite Festival. The festival will honor the 150th Anniversary signing of the Yosemite Grant Act by President Abraham Lincoln on June 30, 1864.

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  18. 2 sought after man shot, robbed in CoarsegoldRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | KFSN

    Madera County Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help in finding two men wanted for attempted murder and robbery.

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  19. Detectives seek alleged robbers who shot man in CoarsegoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | The Fresno Bee

    Two men who allegedly shot a man after robbing him in Coarsegold are being sought by Madera County sheriff's detectives.

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  20. Madera County Sheriff Anderson awards citizen volunteers, dispatcherRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Fresno Bee

    A husband and wife from Coarsegold, Suzetta and John Pelowski, were named top Citizen On Patrol volunteers of the year; Denny Litten of Oakhurst was named top "Rookie COP" of the year; and Mike Young was recognized as dispatcher of the year.

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