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Madera County Superior Court Launches New Jury Summons

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MADERA COUNTY — The Madera County Superior Court is pleased to announce that effective immediately, Madera County residents will receive a juror summons postcard. The postcard will include QR codes to easily direct jurors to the Court’s online portal where they can receive general information about jury service, update their personal information, request a disqualification or excusal, complete the juror ...

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Final Election Results for Madera County Districts 1 and 5

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MADERA COUNTY — All eight Madera County vote centers have finished reporting, with Jordan Wamhoff and Bobby Macaulay (in a very close and heated race) winning their respective races for District Supervisor. See below for school board election results. Joining the board will be Bobby Macauley, who is currently serving as current District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler’s Chief of Staff. ...

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Madera County Holds Second Battle of the Books

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NORTH FORK — The Flying Books from North Fork Elementary School won the second annual Battle of the Books 3rd-4th grade competition for Madera County. The Reading Ravens, from Sherman Thomas STEM Academy were named champions of the Battle of the Books 5th-6th grade competition. The top three teams battled it out in a winner-take-all Grand Challenge. Rivergold Readers came ...

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Eat, Drink & Be Merry in Madera County This Winter

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MADERA COUNTY — Welcome to Madera County, the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park. A fun-filled region of outdoor adventures, wine tasting, fishing, historic museums, and that is just the tip of the iceberg. Bass Lake is a family vacation must, with something to entertain everyone. Discover fishing, hiking, biking trails, wakeboarding, kayaking, paddle boarding, camping, you name it! Whether you’re ...

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Two Late Season Fires

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–The Cal Fire Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit found themselves responding to two late-season fires today, Tuesday, November 15th, 2022. One fire was near North Fork in Madera County and the other fire was near the town of Mariposa in Mariposa County. Flat Fire The first fire started at approximately 11:15 am near the intersection of North Fork Road and Flat Lane. ...

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Macaulay and Wamhoff Leading District Supervisor Races

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MADERA COUNTY — With all eight Madera County vote centers reporting, Bobby Macaulay and Jordan Wamhoff are leading their respective races for district supervisor, with absentee ballots still being counted. As of Tuesday, November 8, 2022, at 10:44:29 p.m., the results for Madera County District Supervisor are as follows: County Supervisor District 1 Jordan L. Wamhoff:     57.59%     2,334 ...

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Fall For Yosemite All Over Again

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Say goodbye to reservations and say hello to Yosemite as you discover what all the buzz is about, and find your best fall experiences in Yosemite National Park. Fall for Bass Lake After summer visitors subside, tranquility settles over the region. Find five reasons to fall for Bass Lake in this article, and find thousands more when you visit in ...

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Madera County Superior Court Offers E-Filing for Civil Cases

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MADERA COUNTY — The Madera County Superior Court is pleased to announce that effective Monday, October 31, 2022, e-Filing will be available for the following case types: • Civil (Limited and Unlimited) • Small Claims • Family Law • Probate e-Filing provides court users with the convenience of submitting filings and paying any associated fees online without having to visit ...

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State Route 41 Paving Project to Begin in Madera County

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MADERA COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), along with Garcia Paving, announces the paving project of a small portion of State Route 41 in Madera County. The following will occur: Crews will be paving roughly 1200 feet of both northbound and southbound lanes, on State Route 41, just south of State Route 145. Crews will also be paving ...

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Celebrate National Bioenergy Day

NORTH FORK–National Bioenergy Day is to be celebrated in the exact center of California, our very own  North  Fork. The Watershed Research &  Training Center, and Yosemite Sequoia Resource Conservation &  Development Council invite the public to see the development of the facility, hear and update, and take a tour to celebrate National Bioenergy Day on Wednesday, October 19th, from ...

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