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Apply Now To Become A Madera County Sheriff’s Cadet II

MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that they are currently recruiting for Sheriff’s Cadet II candidates. The successful candidate(s) will attend a police academy as a County-sponsored attendee, and will ideally commit to becoming a Deputy Sheriff – Basic POST with Madera County after academy graduation. No experience is required. Successful candidates will have their ...

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The Final Results Are In For The June 5th Primary Election

MADERA – All the ballots from the June 5 primary election have now been counted and Tom Wheeler holds onto his position as District 5 Supervisor by earning more than 50 percent of the vote against challenger Marc Sobel. Brian Austin has been elected Superior Court Judge in a very tight race, defeating opponent Carol Moses by just 367 votes. ...

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Expect Delays With One-Way Traffic Control On Highway 41

MADERA COUNTY — Heads up, commuters — expect delays as long as 20 minutes on SR-41 north of Oakhurst next week. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in cooperation with Michels Pipeline Construction, announces one-way traffic control on State Route 41 near the community of Oakhurst in Madera County for five working days as part of a culvert repair project ...

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Matt Watson Is New Assistant Fire Chief For Madera County

MADERA COUNTY – Cal Fire MMU Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich appeared before the Board of Supervisors today to officially announce the appointment of Matthew Watson to Assistant Chief of Madera County and Madera City Fire Departments. Chief Watson took over the position on Mar. 1. Chief Watson has spent his entire career serving the citizens of the Madera-Merced-Mariposa Cal Fire ...

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Madera County Still Processing Ballots, Two Very Tight Races

MADERA COUNTY – Ballots for the June 5 primary are still being processed at the Madera County Elections Division. The new totals released today did not change the outcome of the unofficial results from Tuesday night (see updated totals below) but everyone is keeping an eye on two very tight races. Incumbent District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler still holds onto ...

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District Attorney David Linn Concedes The Election

MADERA COUNTY – A hard-fought race for Madera County District Attorney has ended with incumbent David Linn losing out to his two challengers. Former Madera County Senior Deputy District Attorney Sally Moreno captured over 44 percent of the vote, followed by the current holder of that position, Paul Hornick, with just over 33 percent. D.A. Linn, who has been caught ...

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Madera County Cops Carry Torch For Special Olympics

MADERA – Law enforcement agencies throughout Madera County are gearing up for the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on Tuesday, June 12. The mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run is to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics movement. This year’s Opening Ceremonies will be hosted at 7 a.m. at Courthouse Park in Madera. The ...

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Madera County Election Results June 2018

MADERA COUNTY – One hundred percent of the precincts have reported in Madera County and the votes have been counted. Here are the results: MADERA COUNTY OFFICIALS District Attorney David Linn                              22.29%     3,744 Paul Hornick                          33.29%     5,592 Sally Moreno                          44.34%     7,449 District 5 Supervisor H. Nokomis Hernandez           3.55%          257 Marc Sobel                             45.69%      3,308 ...

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Madera County Voters Don’t Have To Use Mail-In Ballot

MADERA – The Madera County Elections Department is reminding voters: You do not have to vote the ballot that was mailed to you. You can choose to vote in person at any Vote Center in Madera County. If you do use the Vote by Mail ballot that was sent to you, there are three options: drop your ballot off at ...

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Madera County Celebrates 125 Years With Teen Art Contest

MADERA – Submissions are now being accepted for a Teen Art Contest, celebrating the county’s 125th anniversary and asking, “What do you love about Madera County?” Teens age 12 to 18 are encouraged to submit their artwork, and have it displayed in the Madera County Government Center lobby and on Madera County’s Facebook page. Artwork must incorporate Madera County’s 125th ...

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