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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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