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Authentic Yokuts Lodge At Fossil Discovery Center

CHOWCHILLA – The Fossil Discovery Center has a new exhibit that shows what life was like in California’s San Joaquin Valley thousands of years ago. At the center of the installation is a model lodge, a permanent dwelling known to have been used by the Yokuts tribe of first people, said to be the largest tribe with the largest territory ...

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Town Hall Meeting In Coarsegold Thursday

COARSEGOLD — Madera County Supervisor Tom Wheeler will host the latest in his series of town hall meetings on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Coarsegold Community Center. This is your opportunity to talk to your representative on the Madera County Board of Supervisors and let him know what matters to you. Discussion topics include:

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Message From Supervisor Tom Wheeler

Public Transit to Yosemite National Park – A potential economic boost for our local tourism industry By Madera County District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler. There has been a lot of talk about the Fresno Council of Governments’ (COG) potential plan to implement a bus service from Fresno to Yosemite National Park through Madera County. I understand that there are concerns, ...

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Madera County Libraries Offer e-Books for e-Readers

OAKHURST – Madera County Libraries are now offering e-book checkouts for Nook, iPad, Kindle Fire, Android devices and other e-readers. Three e-books can be checked out at a time, for 14 days at a time. Not all books available in print are also available as e-books, because some publishers don’t sell some of their e-books to libraries. More information is ...

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North Fork Rancheria Casino Approved

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today concurred with the Department of the Interior’s decisions to allow 305 acres in Madera County to be placed in trust for the North Fork Rancheria Band of Mono Indians for the purpose of establishing a class III gaming facility and signed a tribal-state gaming compact between the State of California and the ...

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No Fireworks Allowed On The Sierra National Forest

Visitors and campers are reminded that the use or possession of all fireworks and pyrotechnic devices is prohibited on all national forests and national grasslands year-round, regardless of weather conditions or holidays. Regulations are enforced, and violation is punishable as a misdemeanor by a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment of not more than six months, or both. ...

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