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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 $219,000 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Chowchilla information.

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Local news for Chowchilla, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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Merced Sun-Star

Encanto to perform at Thursday's summer concert in Chowchilla

Encanto's nuevo flamenco tunes will fill the air Thursday at 7 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park on Robertson Boulevard at Sixth Street.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Madera County seeks more local control on water issues

As California copes with one of the worst drought years in the state's history, Madera County officials are preparing to take steps to maintain local control of its water issues.

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RecordNET

Mark Lewis to retire

Mark Lewis, Stockton's controversial and charismatic city manager 2001-06, and the city official who who oversaw the arena and ballpark construction, has announced his retirement as City Manager of Chowchilla.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Immigration protesters start trek from Merced to U.S.-Mexico border

Organizers of a nearly 400-mile walk from Merced to San Diego to highlight immigration policy in the United States say the timing has worked out well.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Beekeeper accused of stealing beeswax to support his drug habit

A Californian beekeeper has been charged with stealing nearly 200 pounds of beeswax from the farmer who employed him, to melt it into blocks and sell it to support his drug habit, in what local police say is their first arrest for pilfering the substance.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Chowchilla native's new TV series 'Outlander' premiering soon

"Outlander," a new television show produced by Chowchilla native Ronald D. Moore, will debut Aug. 9 at 9 p.m. on Starz.

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Merced Sun-Star

Ronnie Ray: Old-fashioned identification had its perks

In the 1950s, when a dairy was more a way of life than a business, we had a different relationship with our cows.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Force 'Em playing in the park Thursday

The music and the fun jumps up a few notches Thursday when Force 'Em takes the stage at the Chowchilla Music in the Park concert series.

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Merced Sun-Star

Chowchilla to supply 13K to replace sign damaged in hit and run

The city of Chowchilla local business leaders have decided to team up for a new sign telling highway travelers they are entering town.

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Los Angeles Times

None of your beeswax? Man charged with stealing from honey farmer

A Chowchilla man allegedly stole nearly 200 pounds of beeswax from a honey farmer to melt into blocks and sell to support his drug habit, authorities said.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

FOX23

On this day in history, July 15

In 1870, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.

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