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Reserve Your Seat Now For State Of The County Luncheon

MADERA COUNTY – Reserve your spot now for the State of the County Luncheon, scheduled for Wednesday, Mar. 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Madera Municipal Golf Course. The State of the County event gives local City and County leaders an opportunity to talk about the status of their respective areas and allows the community an opportunity ...

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Special Meeting Of Yosemite Unified Board Of Trustees

OAKHURST — The office of the recently vacated Superintendent of Yosemite Unified School District has once again announced a Special Meeting of the District Board of Trustees, now scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and is being held in the Yosemite Unified Library located at 50200 Road 427 in Oakhurst. District Superintendent Cecelia Greenberg reportedly ...

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Chawanakee Unified Breaks Ground On New TK-8 School

MADERA COUNTY, CA – More than 100 educators, school leaders, students, business and community leaders celebrated the official groundbreaking on Thursday, Feb. 1, of Hillside School, Chawanakee Unified’s newest school, planned to open in the 2018-19 school year to serve students in transitional kindergarten through 8th grade. “We are thrilled to welcome Hillside School to our Chawanakee Unified family,” says ...

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Hornick Challenges His Boss For Madera Co. District Attorney

MADERA COUNTY — The race for Madera County District Attorney heats up as a third candidate announces his intentions to run in the June 5th primary election. Paul J. Hornick, Senior Deputy District Attorney, says the D.A.’s office continues to struggle with leadership and leadership-related issues under incumbent David Linn. “As a veteran and former Platoon Leader, it was no ...

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District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler Elected LAFCO Chairman

MADERA COUNTY — Last night, at a monthly Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO), Supervisor Tom Wheeler, a longtime serving board member, was entrusted by his peers with a 4-0 vote (one absent) to serve as the 2018 Chair. LAFCO is an autonomous agency that is responsible for coordinating logical and timely changes in local government boundaries and to implement the ...

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Yosemite Unified: Special Meeting To Select New Trustee

OAKHURST — A special meeting of the Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees will convene on Monday, Jan. 22, in the district board room, starting at 6:30 p.m. The board room is located at 50200 Road 427. Candidates from Area 4 will be interviewed by the Board for the Trustee position vacated by Joe Smith. Applications for the position were ...

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Bobby Kahn Named SCCCD Board President

MADERA — Bobby Kahn has been elected board president of the State Center Community College District (SCCCD). Kahn was voted in at the board’s December meeting. Deborah Ikeda was elected vice president and Richard Caglia was elected secretary. SCCCD is governed by a board of seven trustees. The executive committee is joined by trustees Miguel Arias, John Leal, Ronald H. ...

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Madera County Collects Over $86 Million In Property Taxes

MADERA COUNTY — Madera County Treasurer-Tax Collector Tracy Kennedy reports that over $86 million in property tax payments were collected and posted following the Dec. 10 property tax deadline. All payments were posted and balanced by Friday, Dec. 15. “That’s amazing,” says Kennedy, “given that we had an extra day for taxpayers to make their payments on Monday, December 11; to ...

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Supervisors Reorganize For 2018, Commemorate 125th Anniversary

MADERA – The Madera County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to appoint District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler to serve as the 2018 Chairman of the Board. District 1 Supervisor Brett Frazier will serve as pro tem. The first board meeting of the year is typically a reorganization meeting, with annual formalities on the agenda. Tuesday’s meeting was no different, ...

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Oakhurst Waste Tire And Electronics Amnesty Day Event

OAKHURST — Madera County residents will want to know about the Waste Tire and Electronics Amnesty Day event on Friday, Jan. 12 in Oakhurst — that means, free tire disposal and you can get rid of all the old computers, keyboards, stereo equipment and the like that clutters up your space. It’s required that residents make a reservation for this ...

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