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  1. California 2014 Crop Large, No Record-BreakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Wines & Vines

    ... crush with 12.3%," according to the report. For reporting data, California is divided into 17 districts. District 13 (Madera, Fresno, Alpine, Mono and Inyo counties, as well as Kings and Tulare counties north of Nevada Avenue) had the largest share ...

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  2. Tuesday is Kids Day: How you can help Valley Children's HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Fresno Bee

    ... because of the treatment Neymar has received. Thousands of Kids Day volunteers will line streets in Fresno, Tulare, Madera, Kings, Merced and Mariposa counties on Tuesday selling special editions of The Bee. They're trying to break the goal of ...

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  3. Judgment reached in Madera County water disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fresno Bee

    A seven-year dispute over a water system in Madera Ranchos culminated with a court judgment earlier this month requiring Madera County to make repairs and finish planned improvements to the system at the Continental Estates Subdivision by April 24. If improvements aren't made by then, the court will require the county pay for temporary water service and delivery, estimated at $1,500 per day. The dispute began in the spring of 2008, when the county - which owns, operates and maintains the system - sued the subdivision's 27 homeowners for resisting water rate increases, said the homeowners' attorney, Brian Whelan.

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  4. Drainage work for high-speed rail will temporarily close BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Fresno Bee

    The California High-Speed Rail Authority has updated its scheduled closure of two downtown Fresno streets for storm-drain construction starting next week. The southbound lane of Broadway Street will be closed between Mono and Ventura Streets - a area south of Chukchansi Park - from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays starting on Monday and continuing through March 20. The eastbound lane of Mono Street will be closed on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday next week between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The work is part of the first stage of construction in the Fresno-Madera area for California's high-speed train system, and the work schedule could be subject to change.

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  5. Youth for Christ to expand reach in north FresnoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Fresno Bee

    Ed Kaczmarek, executive director of Fresno/Madera Youth for Christ, right, and Bob Mazmanian, project supervisor, discuss plans to turn the back of the property into ball fields at the Youth For Christ's new site for its Campus Life Center on North Chestnut. is at 6 p.m. March 3 at the Fresno Hotel & Conference Center, 2233 Ventura St. Cost is $25.

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  6. Former Chinese Orphans Find Each Other Again Because of Rare Disease They ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | People

    ... of Charlotte, North Carolina. They named her Mae. At age 9, Sing Sing was adopted by Bruce and Heather Frandsen of Madera, California. They named her Meghan; her nickname was Mai. The two girls thought they'd never see each other again. Then, a ...

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  7. Marin IJ In Your Town for Feb. 27, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... Send photos to photos@marinij.com and include your name, phone number and some details about the photo. The Corte Madera Women's Club will host an indoor yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 21 at the Corte Madera Community Center, 498 Tamalpais ...

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  8. Three killed in rural intersection collision south of LemooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Fresno Bee

    Three people died Thursday in a collision at a rural Kings County intersection, the California Highway Patrol said. All three reportedly were Madera residents.

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  9. Farmers Fear Legal Status For Workers Would Lead Them Off The FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KQED

    Nahun Villagomez Sanchez washes freshly dug Red LaSoda potatoes at T&D Willey Farms near Madera, Calif. Photo: Dan Charles/NPR The political battle over immigration, now provoking a confrontation between Congress and the White House, touches all of us in one very direct way: our food.

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  10. Do Your Veggies Depend On Workers Who Lack Legal Rights?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WGBH

    ... lack legal status. Many farm workers themselves deny it. Among them is Lorena Hernandez, a farm workers who lives in Madera, California. She came to the U.S. from Mexico eight years ago. Since then, she married and now has a child. Because of that ...

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  11. Markleeville man killed in Hope Valley wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Record-Courier

    ... investigation indicates that a 2013 black Freightliner tractor with trailer driven by Louis Manuel Plascencia, 52, of Madera, Calif., was southbound on Highway 95 when he attempted to make a U-turn. As the rear of the semi's trailer was still ...

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  12. Growtha s demand for waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... of home and business developments approved by planning commissions, city councils and supervisors from Tejon Ranch to Madera. Where's the water coming from? The argument that "they're zoned" for homes doesn't resonate. Add that to the ludicrous ...

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  13. Kids Day papers are coming March 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... ABC30 (KFSN, Channel 30.1), will be held on March 3. Thousands of volunteers will line the streets in Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced and Tulare counties selling newspapers for $1. In the past many people have given more - including $5, $10, ...

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  14. Man killed in Hope Valley wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Record-Courier

    ... investigation indicates that a 2013 black Freightliner tractor with trailer driven by Louis Manuel Plascencia, 52, of Madera, Calif., was southbound on Highway 95 when he attempted to make a U-turn. As the rear of the semi's trailer was still ...

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  15. New Vit Advisor for Central ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Wines & Vines

    With a freshly minted master's degree from New York's Cornell University, a bachelor's from the University of California, Davis, and a season spent in New Zealand vineyards, California native Lindsay Jordan is taking over as viticulture extension advisor for Merced, Madera and Mariposa counties in California's Central Valley. "We consider her a star," said Maxwell Norton, who steps down in July after decades as Merced County viticulture extension advisor.

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  16. Man killed in Kings County crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... a stop sign at Kansas Avenue, where he was broadsided by a Honda Civic driven by Jose Luis S. Martinez, 33, of Madera, the California Highway Patrol reported. The Fresno Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences ... 1 comment

  17. Grow Q&A: Smart Meter BuzzkillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | High Times

    ... from spotting usage trends. I hope you can help us in this matter. Big Brother strikes again it seems! - Big B in Madera, CA I'm going to assume you are growing for recreational purposes because medical marijuana growers in California are protected ...

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  18. Two girls from Chinese orphanage reunite in Oakland over a shared need for bone marrow donorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... got her long-desired wish, a reunion with her long-lost best friend, now named Meghan Frandsen, 11 and living in Madera, just as she was searching for someone else: a matching bone marrow donor who could give her a transplant to treat a rare blood ...

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  19. More than measles: The threat to America's 'herd immunity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Reuters

    Jodi Krawitt holds her son Rhett, 6, in their home in Corte Madera, California, Jan. 28, 2015. Rhett is recovering from leukemia and his father is concerned his child could succumb to an outbreak of measles at his Northern California school.

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  20. Madera man involved in fatal central Nevada car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Fresno Bee

    A 52-year-old truck-driver from Madera was involved in a car crash that left two people dead Saturday in Nevada, the state Highway Patrol said. Louis Manuel Plascencia was attempting to make a U-turn in a Freightliner with a trailer on Highway 95 south of Mina, a tiny hamlet about 170 miles southeast of Reno, when the rear of his trailer was struck by a Honda.

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