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  1. Family libraries grow in OakhurstRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sierra Star

    Megan Howell's son Eston Howell enjoys a book during the Growing Family Libraries event from First 5 Madera County in Oakhurst May 20. First 5 Madera County ensured 33 children are going to enjoy a new selection of books after it hosted a special Growing Family Libraries event at the Oakhurst Branch Library May 20. Using $50 vouchers provided by First 5’s $10,000 investment to the event in Chowchilla, Oakhurst, and Madera, 27 parents with their 33 collective kids spent the morning reading through new books and picking some of their favorites.

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  2. Obituaries for Wednesday, May 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Fresno Bee

    Mike L. Allen, 58, of Fresno died April 22. He was a retired lieutenant for CCWF Chowchilla. Graveside: 1 p.m. May 20 at Academy Cemetery in Clovis.

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  3. Free children's books Friday at First 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Sierra Star

    ... Schwabe Books, First 5 Madera has invested $10,000 to hold the "Growing Family Libraries" events in Oakhurst, Chowchilla, and Madera. The funding provides $50 vouchers to each family who is registered for the event to purchase books on-site for ...

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  4. Yosemite moves on to D-IV playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Sierra Star

    Yosemite's Evan Prater allowed no runs and two hits in two innings against Chowchilla May 13, but had to leave the game early when he suffered a broken nose while batting in the bottom of the second. Though some youthful mistakes closed out Yosemite High School's league baseball season with a 6-2 loss to Chowchilla, the team moved on to D-IV playoffs on the road Tuesday as the No.

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  5. Rookie rescuers test their mettleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | Sierra Star

    ... "You get to help people, make a difference, and save lives. It doesn't get much better than that." Mari Davis, a Chowchilla dispatcher who previously worked as an emergency medical technician and paramedic, added the skills she learned would, if ...

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  6. Inmate tied to cold case makes court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | The Reporter

    ... for ransom. Caldwell is tasked with defending Fejarang who is currently serving time in Valley State Prison in Chowchilla for other child molestation cases. “As it is a felony complaint,” Judge Fracchia ruled that Fejarang will be held ...

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  7. Badger girls repeat as NSL track champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Sierra Star

    ... Washington Union won the varsity boys division with 254 points, 96 points ahead of second place Sierra (158). Chowchilla was third with 130, and Yosemite, with just eight team members, placed fourth with 90 points. Liberty was fifth with 28 points. ...

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  8. Badger golfers claim fifth consecutive NSL titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 11 | Sierra Star

    ... they finish in a tournament. By winning all tournaments, YHS amassed all 72 first place points. Liberty had 55, Chowchilla 43, Sierra 41, Kerman 37, Washington Union 18, and Dos Palos 13 points. Yosemite junior Spencer Uzzell, last year's MVP, was ...

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  9. Top prep golfers start postseason play at Pheasant Run Golf Club in ChowchillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 9 | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno Christian's Michael Cliff watches his tee shot on the 18th hold during postseason play at postseason at Pheasant Run Golf Club in Chowchilla Monday, May 9, 2016. Buchanan's Michael Vuicich watches his tee shot on the 18th hold during postseason play at postseason at Pheasant Run Golf Club in Chowchilla Monday, May 9, 2016.

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  10. Todd Walton: Louie & WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | Ukiah Blog Live

    ... bed, wrap me in black silk, and carry me out into the night, without anyone knowing. When I finished my time at Chowchilla and moved back to Santa Cruz, I'd lie awake in the same way. I'd wait for my children to settle into sleep and then I'd listen ...

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  11. Girls track team wins third meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | Sierra Star

    ... Senior Kevin Kirk scored in three events. Trevor Peter and Russell Zelazo placed in two events each. The Chowchilla frosh/soph had a season-high 150 points running away with the meet title outscoring YHS 150-72. For the Badgers, Klay Kliest was a ...

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  12. Senior in the Spotlight: Vernon S. JenkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Association. I needed a truck and a good neighbor friend offered to help me buy one. I had the exclusive run from Chowchilla to Bakersfield. I paid my neighbor back at the end of the summer. My straw season lasted well into my school year and when I ...

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  13. Madera County Sheriff's crime log for April 10-17Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Madera Tribune

    Most newspaper content here is incomplete. Want it all? Sooner? Subscribe to our full print and online editions by calling 674-4207 and get both for the price of one! 5:18 p.m. - Deputy was dispatched to the 12000 block of Avenue 23 1/2 in Chowchilla to attempt to contact a possible victim of theft for the Chowchilla Police Department.

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  14. Bee wins nine first places in annual statewide newspaper contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    April 25, 2015: Steer wrestler Rhett Kennedy of Chowchilla brings down a steer in the mud during the 101st Clovis Rodeo. Craig Kohlruss' photo was honored with a first place award by the California Newspaper Publishers Association.

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  15. Man charged in connection to 1984 kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Reporter

    ... Solano County in 1981, 2001, and 2002, will be transferred to Solano County for trial from Valley State Prison in Chowchilla. “This case had a tremendous impact on the family and the entire community,” Fairfield police said in a ...

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  16. Prison inmate charged in 1984 kidnapping and murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | KRON 4

    Michael Anthony Blas Fejarang, 57, an inmate at Valley State Prison in Chowchilla, is accused of the murder and kidnapping of Clark Toshiro Handa on Aug. 22, 1984. The boy was abducted from the bedroom at his home on Magellan Road, now Auto Mall Parkway, Fairfield police Lt.

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  17. Inmate arrested in 1984 kidnapping, killing of Fairfield boy, 3Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | SFGate

    ... was 23 years old at the time of Clark's abduction, is serving a 26-year prison sentence at Valley State Prison in Chowchilla (Madera County) for separate child molestation cases from 1981, 2001 and 2001 in Solano County.

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  18. The Board Room for April 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Fresno Bee

    ... , George "Butch" Ricketts , Stephanie Simonian and Sheryl Sisil , all of Madera; and Harvey "Skip" Petitt of Chowchilla. The Rotary Club of Fresno awarded $2,400 to Columbia Elementary School for playground equipment for four kindergarten classes ...

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  19. Four dogs to be killed tomorrow at notorious and deadly Madera County shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... will be dragged from the only home and safety they have had for the past several months, the holding facility at Chowchilla, CA. It's a place where the volunteers usually find homes for all the dogs they get in. The county says that the dogs have ...

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  20. Longtime Menlo Park police detective Larry Shannon dies at 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Almanac

    Larry Shannon, right, of the Menlo Park Police Department, and Gary Lockman in front of a vehicle driven by the Chowchilla kidnapping suspect, taken at the back lot of the old Menlo Park Police Department building at 801 Laurel St. in Menlo Park. Larry Shannon, who arrested one of the Chowchilla kidnappers, was involved in shooting incidents, and investigated homicides as a detective during a 29-year career with the Menlo Park Police Department, died March 26 in Auburn, California, at age 67. A service was held for Sgt.

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