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New Jail Addition Helps Curb Early Release Of Inmates

MADERA –Officials from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), the Madera County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Corrections, Probation Department, Board of Supervisors and a host of others were on hand Friday, Feb. 8, for the dedication of the new Madera County Jail expansion. This was the first project completed in the state using special funds made available by ...

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Madera Meth Lab Raided, 6-Year Old Found In The Home

MADERA COUNTY –When agents raided a house on Road 29 near Madera on Thursday, they found a methamphetamine conversion lab inside, along with a six-year-old boy. Hector Mendoza Medina, 30, aka Javier Mendoza Medina, was taken into custody shortly before noon on Feb. 7, when Madera County Narcotic Enforcement Team (MADNET) agents, following a tip phoned into the MADNET hotline, ...

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Court Denies Injunction Against North Fork Casino Project

MADERA COUNTY – The U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. has denied the petition filed by Stand Up For California!* for a preliminary injunction to stop the transfer of 305 acres near Madera into trust for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, for the purpose of building a casino/hotel.   The Court also concluded that the plaintiffs – Stand ...

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Six Teenagers Captured Following 3-Day Crime Spree

MADERA – Half-a-dozen Madera teenagers have been arrested, accused of participating in a 3-day crime spree throughout in the city and county of Madera. Nicholas Javier Castrejon, 19, Angel Barrios, 19, along with four juveniles – two 17-year-olds, a 15-year-old, and a sixth suspect, just 14 years old – are all behind bars.

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Postal Service To Stop Saturday Mail Delivery

WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service announced plans today to transition to a new delivery schedule during the week of Aug. 5, 2013 that includes package delivery Monday through Saturday, and mail delivery Monday through Friday. The Postal Service expects to generate cost savings of approximately $2 billion annually, once the plan is fully implemented.

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Birding at Eastman Lake Through April

MADERA COUNTY – Birding enthusiasts or nature lovers in general are invited to head over to Eastman Lake on the second Saturday of each month through April for a chance to spot numerous species of birds. Eastman Lake, located in the foothills of Madera County almost equidistant between the city of Madera and the town of Coarsegold, is home to ...

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Board Of Supervisors Consider Raising Dump Fees

MADERA – The Madera County Board of Supervisors will be discussing increasing fees at the North Fork and Fairmead Landfills at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Board of Supervisors’ Chambers in the Madera County Government Center, 200 West Fourth Street in Madera, at 10 a.m.

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Road Projects Include New Bridge On Road 425B

MADERA COUNTY – The project to replace the bridge on Road 425B, just off Road 426, is about to get underway. “We have the funding in place, the bridge is designed and ready to go,” said County Road Comissioner Johannes Hoevertsz. “We are awaiting a single audit to receive the state and federal funding, which we anticipate will take about ...

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Camarena Health Annual Scholarship Fundraiser

MADERA – Camarena Health will be holding its 19th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Luncheon and Raffle on Friday, Feb. 8. The purpose of this event is to raise money to support a longstanding scholarship program within local communities. Camarena Health is offering a Tri-Tip lunch with all of the fixins’ from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Italo-American Club Hall ...

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Rural Fire Fee – Lawmakers Fight It, Governor Budgets The Revenue

CALIFORNIA – There are currently three bills in the California Legislature, seeking to overturn what has become known as the Rural Fire Fee, which requires property owners in designated State Responsibility Areas to pay up to $150 annually per habitable structure, to the State Board of Equalization for fire prevention. Assembly Bill (AB) 124, whose co-sponsors include newly elected Assemblymember ...

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