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Work Continues On Damaged Roads In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Caltrans District 10 continues to work on the washout on Highway 132, and the CHP reports nearly two-dozen roads closed or affected by the massive rain event a week ago. Floodwater sliced through State Route 132 in northern Mariposa County, during the recent violent storms, creating a 50-foot gap between the two stretches of roadway. The gaping ...

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Check Out Madera County’s Newly Designed Website

MADERA – Madera County is pleased to announce the launch of their newly redesigned website: www.maderacounty.com. The new site has a fresh new look and was designed with the needs of county residents in mind. The user-friendly navigation provides streamlined menu options and improved access to County services and information. Prior to redesigning the website, a survey was distributed to ...

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Debate Set For District Attorney And Supervisor Candidates

NORTH FORK – Sierra News Online and the North Fork Boosters will host a debate between the 2018 candidates for Madera County District Attorney and District 5 Supervisor on Friday, Apr. 20, at 6 p.m. at the North Fork Town Hall. Candidates for District Attorney are incumbent David Linn, and challengers Sally Moreno, former Madera County Supervising Deputy District Attorney ...

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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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New Guardrail On Highway 41 Over Deadwood

OAKHURST — New guardrail was installed recently on a treacherous stretch of Highway 41 over Deadwood, according to Elizabeth Yelton, Caltrans PIO for Madera County. Approximately 375 feet of new guardrail was built by a contractor for Caltrans along the northbound lane around Postmile Marker 34.3. The newly-added safety measure is located about 1/2-mile south of Victoria Lane just above ...

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All Registered Voters To Receive Mail-In Ballots In Madera Co.

MADERA COUNTY — Beginning with the June 5 election, voters in Madera County will be able to vote in person for nearly two weeks ahead of the election, and every registered voter will receive a ballot in the mail. Madera County Clerk/Recorder/Registrar Rebecca Martinez says she hopes everyone will be excited about the improvements to the voting process. Martinez will ...

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Madera Co. Sheriff’s Deputies Encouraged To Become EMTs

MADERA COUNTY — On Tuesday the Madera County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to provide a 2.5 percent monthly incentive for those employees of the Madera County Sheriff’s Office who are certified as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). This item was one of many priorities that came out of the 2017 management workshop where county leadership outlined a number of operational ...

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Slide Prompts One-Lane Traffic Control On Hwy. 49 North

MARIPOSA — Highway 49 North (SR-49) is subject to one-lane traffic control near the Bagby Recreation Area for the foreseeable future, as crews work to clear the roadway and keep it safe in the aftermath of a slide. “CalTrans is continuing to work on SR-49 near the Bagby Recreation Area,” says Mariposa CHP. “Roadway repairs and debris removal are projected ...

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David And Betty Linn File Claims Against Madera County For $15 Million

MADERA COUNTY — The Madera County Board of Supervisors made public today that District Attorney David Linn and his wife Betty have filed separate Claims for Damages against the County of Madera totaling $15 million for damages they claim to have suffered due to the censure process by the Board of Supervisors. David Linn alleges that actions by the Board ...

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Supervisors Approve Airplane For Madera County Sheriff

MADERA COUNTY — The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 today to approve the acquisition of a Cessna 172 for the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. There will be no cost to the County to acquire the plane, which is being offered to the S.O. by the Merced County Sheriff’s Office, who used it for nearly 11 years. It is estimated that ...

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