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Chowchilla, California is located in Madera County. Zip codes in Chowchilla, CA include 93610. The median home price in Chowchilla is $229,900 which is roughly $92/per square foot. More Chowchilla information.

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Wednesday Aug 20 | The Modesto Bee

Students take the LEAD

These junior Angus members represented California at the 2014 LEAD Conference, July 31 - Aug. 3 in Philadelphia, Pa.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Chowchilla man dies in crash

A 28-year-old Chowchilla man died Friday in a single-vehicle crash that ended with the victim's car in a canal just off Highway 152 in Merced County, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Chowchilla eyes more water restrictions

The city has seen a 7 percent dip in water consumption in the first half of the year compared with the same time last year, according to Doug Lackey, interim superintendent of public works.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Outside watering banned in Madera Ranchos; fourth Madera County community affected

County officials say the ban, classified as a "Stage 4," is the most restrictive water conservation measure possible.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Hollywood Notebook: 'Who's' that girl? Exactly

The long flowing red locks she had during her time on the British series have been replaced by a pixie cut.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

News10.net

Stockton pastor organizes "lifer" video chats with at-risk...

When Valerie Frazier retired from the prison system as a parole administrator, and went to work as a pastor at HOPE ministries, she Stockton pastor organizes "lifer" video chats with at-risk kids STOCKTON, CA - When Valerie Frazier retired from the prison system as a parole administrator, and went to work as a pastor at HOPE ministries, she Check ... (more)

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The Fresno Bee

Madera man faces up to 10 years in prison for robbery, weapons charges

A Madera County Superior Court jury has convicted Billy Eugene Childers, Jr., 32 of Madera, of three felony counts of robbery, felon in possession of a firearm and felon in possession of ammunition, according to Michael R. Keitz, District Attorney for Madera County.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Other view: Groundwater mining is exploitation of shared resource

Workers drill a 1000-foot test well in search of water for surrounding wine grapes near Chowchilla in March 2008.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Four fugitives caught in Madera County

Four fugitives were arrested Wednesday in Madera County, including three from Chowchilla and one from Madera.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Striping closes sections of northbound Highway 99 at night near Merced

Two construction projects happening simultaneously along Highway 99 are making progress and continue to be on schedule, according to a spokeswoman for the California Department of Transportation.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Sierra Star

Linn gets endorsement of Madera Police Officers Association

Oakhurst attorney David Linn has received the endorsement from the Madera Police Officers Association in his campaign for Madera County District Attorney.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Mayor predicts a bright future for city

Mayor Richard Walker was the keynote speaker at the Chamber of Commerce State of the City Luncheon held last week in Chowchilla.

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Merced Sun-Star

The Blu J'z brings their smooth jazz to Music in the Park

The smooth jazz sound of The Blu J'z comes to Chowchilla this Thursday at the Chowchilla Music in the Park concert series.

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Merced Sun-Star

Police Reports

From July 13 through July 19, the Chowchilla Police Department responded to a total of 461 calls.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Southbound Highway 99 lane close set in Chowchilla

The western lane and shoulder of southbound Highway 99 in Chowchilla will close Thursday morning for guardrail construction on the Berenda Slough Bridge.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Arts Council presents plaque to city

Diane Rich, representing the Madera County Arts Council, presented the Chowchilla City Council with a plaque recognizing the city's participation in the Music in the Park concert series at the downtown Veterans Memorial Park.

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San Francisco Bay View

Stop the McFarland GEO women's prison

We the undersigned, incarcerated at Central California Women's Facility and the California Institution for Women , are outraged that CDCR has signed a contract with the GEO Group, the second largest private, for-profit prison corporation in the U.S. According to the contract, GEO will open a new women's prison in McFarland, Calif., by fall of 2014.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

SFGate

California drought: As land sinks, farmers' brainstorm on water

Dean Peck, with the San Luis Canal Co., opens a gate to release water to a farmer near Los Banos .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Cowboy blood drive riding into Chowchilla

All cowboys, cowgirls and all of their friends from Madera, Chowchilla and Porterville are urged to participate in the National Day of the Cowboy Blood Drive.

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Merced Sun-Star

Chowchilla and camp set to be more more challenging

The Chowchilla Union High School Redskin marching band mandatory band camp will be held Aug. 4 through Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendance is mandatory for all members of the marching band and color guard.

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