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Open Letter From District Attorney Candidate Sally Moreno

My name is Sally Orme Moreno and I’m running for Madera County District Attorney. Over the last 14 months, I have been meeting with the people of Madera County and I want to take this opportunity to say a special thank you to everyone who has so graciously welcomed me into their homes or taken time to speak with me ...

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Open Letter From District Attorney Candidate Paul Hornick

I am Paul Hornick, 40 years old, and am running for Madera County District Attorney. I was raised in Central New York. My father is a retired electrician; my mother is a retired lunch-lady who began her career only after my younger brother and I started school. I am the first member of my family to obtain a bachelor’s degree, ...

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Madera Commemorates RFK’s Visit Days Before Assassination

MADERA – In observance of the 50th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s visit to the state’s agricultural heartland, residents and community leaders are teaming up to host a special community event intended to pay tribute to the former presidential hopeful’s legacy and highlight a visit he made to Madera on May 30, 1968. The free community event will take place ...

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Bat Found In Oakhurst Tests Positive For Rabies

MADERA – A bat found near the track at Yosemite High School has tested positive for rabies. Kirsten Gross, Director of Madera County Animal Services, says the bat was found last week lying on the track, not moving, but still alive. It was taken to the Madera County Health Department for testing. This is the second rabid bat reported in ...

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Vote Centers Now Open Every Day Until The Election

OAKHURST – You can fill out a ballot, turn in or replace your mail-in ballot, get help with filling out your ballot, or use the electronic ballot marking device — all at the Oakhurst Vote Center, located at State Center Community College. There is also a voting location at the Government Center in Madera. As of Saturday, May 26, both ...

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County Receives $5 Million To Connect School Road To Hwy 41

MADERA – Next summer, work is scheduled to begin on a road that will connect the Yosemite High School Area with Highway 41 near Denny’s. Last week the California Transportation Commission approved $2.7 billion in SB 1 funding for 61 transportation projects in California that are aimed at “increasing safety, decreasing congestion, and moving goods more efficiently throughout the state.” ...

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Strong Finish For Minarets Track And Field

By Joshua Arroz — O’NEALS — The Minarets Track Team raced to the finish line earlier this month at the Track and Field Event hosted at Fowler High School. This was the last event of the season for the Mustangs and the team included freshmen Cameron Johnson, Benjamyn Bradley, Noah McLaughlin, Ariana Lusk, Kaitlynn McDonald, Alice Cummings, sophomore Nick Roland, ...

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Madera County ArtsFest And Student Art Contest Winners

MADERA COUNTY — Hundreds of Valley residents showed up for the fifth annual Madera County ArtsFest on Saturday, May 12. Madera County Schools Foundation and Madera County Superintendent of Schools hosted the free family-friendly event promoting art in Madera County. ArtsFest was held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the office of Madera County Superintendent of Schools. “ArtsFest is ...

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Madera County Plants A Tree In Celebration Of Major Milestone

MADERA – It was a perfect day for planting a tree in Madera Courthouse Park in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the founding of Madera County. The Board of Supervisors marked the occasion by lending a shovel in the planting of a Raywood Ash tree near the historic old courthouse. Madera County Parks/Grounds Supervisor Joe Hernandez says this is ...

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