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Madera County Celebrates 125 Years At The Old Courthouse

MADERA – In celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Madera County, the Board of Supervisors will host their weekly board meeting on Tuesday, May 15, at the historic Madera County Courthouse located at 200 South G Street. In an effort to celebrate the County’s roots and growing future, a commemorative tree will be planted at Madera County Park, 210 W. ...

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Madera County Joins Legal Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

MADERA – Madera County has taken an important step in the fight against the national and statewide opioid crisis, say County officials. On May 1, the Board of Supervisors joined several other counties in retaining a group of law firms, including national law firm Baron & Budd, to initiate litigation against manufacturers and distributors they deem responsible for the opioid ...

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Madera County Rings Up Millions In Tourism Dollars

OAKHURST – Visit Yosemite Madera County reports that tourism was instrumental to the County’s success in 2017, with visitor spending reaching $283.7 million in Madera County. According to the Dean Runyan Associates report released today by Visit California. The tourism industry supported 4,040 jobs and generated $25.8 million in local and state tax revenue last year. Statewide, visitors spent a ...

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“California Clean-Up Day” Totals Are In

CALIFORNIA — The numbers are in for the 2018 “California Clean-Up”, and they’re quite impressive, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). Crews and volunteers in the counties of Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern picked up over 411 cubic yards of litter during the one-day event. That’s enough to fill 2,877 orange trash bags or 26 full-size trash ...

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Cal Fire Burn Permits Required May 1st In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) has announced effective at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, all hazard reduction burning will require a permit in Mariposa County. Permits can be obtained free-of-charge at the nearest Cal Fire station: Cal Fire Usona – 2629 Highway 49 South, Mariposa Cal Fire Mariposa – ...

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Madera County In-House Tax Sale Postponed

MADERA — Due to unforeseen circumstances, Madera County’s in-house tax sale scheduled for Wednesday, Apr. 25, has been postponed, according to Tracy Kennedy Desmond, Madera County Treasurer – Tax Collector. Consistent with Revenue and Taxation code 3701, a postponed sale must be established within 90 days of its original sale date, says Desmond. Therefore the next scheduled date has been ...

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Debate For Madera County District Attorney In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Democratic Club is hosting a debate between the three candidates for Madera County District Attorney on Thursday, Apr. 26. Candidates for District Attorney are incumbent David Linn, and challengers Sally Moreno, former Madera County Supervising Deputy District Attorney for Madera County, now at the D.A.’s office in Fresno; and Madera County Senior Deputy District Attorney Paul ...

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District Attorney Debate Draws Full House In North Fork

NORTH FORK – Interest in the 2018 election is running high, as was evidenced by the packed house at the North Fork Town Hall debate last Friday between the candidates for Madera County District Attorney and District 5 Supervisor. North Fork Citizen of the Year Tom Burdette moderated the debate, which was hosted by Sierra News Online and the North ...

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District 5 Supervisor Debate – Here’s What They Had To Say

NORTH FORK – It was a packed house at the North Fork Town Hall on Friday as more than 150 people gathered to hear from the candidates running for Madera County District 5 Supervisor and District Attorney. North Fork Citizen of the Year Tom Burdette moderated the debate, which was hosted by Sierra News Online and the North Fork Boosters. ...

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Debate In North Fork With Candidates For D.A. And Supervisor

NORTH FORK – Sierra News Online and the North Fork Boosters are hosting 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. This is your chance to meet the candidates and have your questions answered. Candidates for District Attorney are incumbent ...

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