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  1. Fresno police investigate officer-involved in shooting at Olive Avenue and Highway 99Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Fresno police are investigating a shooting Thursday in which gang officers shot at but missed a man they had stopped - and apparently missed drivers passing by on a busy central Fresno street. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said just before 3 p.m. officers stopped an African American man in his 20s on Olive Avenue just east of Highway 99. According to Dyer, the man - who was not immediately identified - was on probation and had a criminal record in Madera, and officers suspected him of being a gang member.

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  2. 25 years ago in the week of July 26, 1990Read the original story

    Wednesday | 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! TROUBLE REPORTED AT MCNALLY PARK - The voice of Lucile Hughes has a familiar ring to dispatchers at the Madera Police Department, who receive up to three calls a day from the 78-year-old as she reports drinking, drugs, and loitering at McNally Park.

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  3. Medicare and Medi-Cal 50th anniversary: Programs help more than half of Valley residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Fresno Bee

    The central San Joaquin Valley is a good place for an assessment of Medicare and Medicaid on their 50th anniversary Thursday. Nearly 58% of the people in Fresno, Kings, Madera, Merced and Tulare counties rely on the government insurance programs to pay their medical bills.

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  4. Purebred pit bulls must die; shelter director claims she knows if they're pureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Examiner.com

    ... bull and two Chihuahua mixes. But unless Catherine Gray can find a rescue to help her, Kirsten Gross, director of the Madera shelter, told her that Bruno, like every other pit bull that is deemed "pure bred," will be killed. At Madera County Animal ...

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  5. Video: Another icon falls for high-speed railRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Chinatown district. The work is part of the rail authority's Construction Package 1, a 29-mile stretch from Fresno to Madera. The adjacent sidewalks and traffic lanes of Ventura and G streets will be closed through about Aug. 6.

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  6. Central Valley woman struck, killed by pickup in O.C.Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Los Angeles Times

    ... 12:15 p.m. Saturday when the truck hit her, according to the Santa Ana Police Department. Hernandez, a resident of Madera, Calif., was taken to the hospital in critical condition. She died after she was taken off life support, police said. The ...

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  7. Court roundup: July 25, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... inmate to kill two individuals in exchange for cash and a vehicle. People vs. Poly Duenas Sanchez, Lucio Nenecia Madera, Gabino Madera, Murder with Special Allegation Personal and Intentional Discharge of a Firearm, GBI, Conspiracy to Commit a Crime ...

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  8. Obituaries for Saturday, July 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Fresno Bee

    ... favorite animal charity. Arrangements: Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Lila J. Tepfer, 85, of Madera died July 16. She was a retired owner of Golden Globe Travel Agency. Visitation: 2 to 8 p.m. July 27 at Jay Chapel. Graveside: 10 ...

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  9. lastRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Madera Tribune

    On Wednesday the Madera Method began writing the latest chapter in the innovative way history is taught when the group left Madera heading for Raymond.

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  10. Evans Feed to host blood drive in three Valley cities on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Fresno Bee

    Evans Feed and Livestock Supply will host a blood drive at its Madera, Chowchilla, and Porterville locations Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Blood donors must be in good general health, at least 110 pounds, and at least age 17, or 16 with written parental consent. Photo identification and Social Security numbers are required upon donor registration.

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  11. Is Bingo, alive or is he dead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Examiner.com

    What happened to Bingo? Is he alive? Was he adopted? Or has he been killed at Madera County Shelter? The volunteers are asking because they network the dogs at Madera and try to save as many as possible from being killed there. But without status updates about the dogs, the volunteers can't help.

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  12. The dogs at Madera -- alive or dead? Part TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Examiner.com

    Madera County Animal Shelter has made it almost impossible for volunteers to get timely information about the status of the dogs . New shelter rules state that status update requests must be either faxed or mailed to the shelter.

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  13. Cruel treatment her first two years and now she's facing death in county shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Examiner.com

    Trixie went from one horrible situation into one that might be even worse. She was confiscated as a cruelty case in Madera County, California.

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  14. United Way branches in Madera, Fresno counties uniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Fresno Bee

    United Way of Fresno and its neighboring Madera County branch have teamed up to provide more programs and services, according to United Way Worldwide. "It is a very special opportunity for both counties because we can combine our talents and expertise while still focusing on the separate issues that are most critical to the people in Fresno and Madera counties," said Bob Reyes, chairman of United Way of Fresno and Madera counties.

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  15. Obituaries for Wednesday, July 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. July 23 at the funeral home. Mass: 9 a.m. July 24 at St. Joachim Catholic Church in Madera. Diane Marie Bartlett, 86, of Coarsegold died July 18. She was a business owner. No services will be held. Arrangements: Neptune ...

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  16. Abandoned by owner twice, dog is heartbroken in shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Examiner.com

    ... and they couldn't be bothered to get him. In the end, Bubba's owners didn't care enough to come and get him from Madera County Animal Shelter even though leaving him there is almost certain death. Bubba is the dog who cowered in his kennel, desolate ...

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  17. Fraudulent Door-To-Door Salesmen Posing as Madera Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    People have been going door to door, targeting both business and homes, asking for money on behalf of the Madera Chief of Police, the department said Tuesday. Officials insist these individuals do not represent the Madera Police Department nor the Chief of Police.

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  18. Animal Control Officers: Vicious murders or unsung heroes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Examiner.com

    ... where owners can surrender their dogs, and a place where stray dogs are taken. In large animal control shelters like Madera County Animal Control in California and Hillsborough County Animal Control in Tampa, Florida, they can receive ten to twenty ...

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  19. Rescuer asking for help to start nonprofit to pull dogs who are at death's doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Examiner.com

    There are a small group of dedicated volunteers working hard to save the dogs at the large county shelter in rural California , Madera County Animal Shelter . Karishma is one of the volunteers, and she has fostered several pit bulls who were on the brink of being killed at Madera.

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  20. 5 Things To Do Today, Monday, July 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | The Fresno Bee

    ... room and winery to sample a selection of distinctive wines that the winery has to offer. Quady Winery, 13181 Road 24, Madera, (800) 733-8068, www.quadywinery.com/ . Take the family to an outdoor music and dance social featuring salsa, merengue, ...

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