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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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Tom Wheeler To Be Sworn In As Board Of Supervisors Chairman

MADERA — On Tuesday, Jan 9, the Madera County Board of Supervisors will be hosting their first Board meeting of 2018, and swearing in District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler as Chair of the Board for the new year. Everyone is invited to participate in celebrating the 125th anniversary of Madera County starting at 10 a.m., with cake and refreshments provided ...

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Child Support Bench Warrant Release Event

MADERA COUNTY — Madera County Department of Child Support Services wants to assist people in need of help to start 2018 off right by getting child support cases back in good standing. In conjunction with Madera Superior Courts, the Madera County Department of Child Support Services will offer modifications, rescheduling of court, dismissal of charges, and/or discussion of license release at a special ...

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Random Acts Of Kindness Bless Both Recipients And Deputies

OAKHURST — Christmas was made merrier for dozens of local residents as Madera County Sheriff’s deputies blessed them during their third annual Operation Random Kindness yesterday. All across the county, deputies handed out Christmas cards with $100 bills tucked inside, courtesy of the amazingly generous employees of Agriland Farming Company, Inc., who donated $5,000 to brighten the holidays for so ...

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Vehicle Description In Random Shootings, $3000 Reward Offered

FRESNO COUNTY — The Fresno and Madera County Sheriff’s Offices, and the CHP continue to investigate a series of shootings on public roadways, which appear to be related. Between Nov. 27 and Dec. 17, there have been 10 separate reports of vehicles being struck by gunfire. Eight occurred in Fresno County and two occurred in Madera County. Only one case ...

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Deputies Now Carry Life-Saving Drug For Overdoses And Exposure

MADERA COUNTY –The Madera County Public Health Department and the Sheriff’s Office have been working together to address the growing opioid epidemic and save lives. Though residents of the mountain area may think this is a problem reserved for cities, Coarsegold actually tops the list of deaths county-wide from opiate overdoses, with 13 deaths per 100,000 people, followed by Chowchilla ...

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Madera County Staff Completes Audits Of Special Districts

MADERA – Madera County Auditor-Controller Todd Miller announced to the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that Certified Audited financial statements for all Madera County Special Districts have been completed. “After a year of hard work by the staff of the Auditor-Controllers office, I am pleased to deliver the completed audits of 125 Special Districts,” Miller told the Board. “Upon assuming ...

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Two More Reports Of Random Roadway Shootings, Brings Total To Six

MADERA COUNTY — The Fresno and Madera County Sheriff’s Offices are investigating a series of shootings on public roadways in both Madera and Fresno Counties, which they say may be related. Since news of four shootings was released last Friday, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office has received two new reports of random shootings – one over the weekend of another ...

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