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  1. North Fork tribe gets federal government approval for casino gaming projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sierra Star

    The federal Department of the Interior on Friday approved the gaming compact for the North Fork Mono Rancheria tribe's casino north of Madera. The plan is for the tribe to build a casino and hotel project with restaurants on land near Highway 99 and Avenue 18 in Madera County that's being held in federal trust.

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  2. Wine, water and music a nice county fair diversionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... with the water activity through Sept. 5, hitting around 20 fairs and festivals. On Friday, visitor Darin Rodriguez of Madera gave the bubble a shot, frolicking inside the enclosed space about four minutes as it rolled around the water. “It ...

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  3. North Fork tribe gets federal government approval for casino gaming projectRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    The federal Department of the Interior on Friday approved the gaming compact for the North Fork Mono Rancheria tribe's casino north of Madera. The plan is for the tribe to build a casino and hotel project with restaurants on land near Highway 99 and Avenue 18 in Madera County that's being held in federal trust.

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  4. New North Fork log deck stores dead trees from Madera County, PG&ERead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    Dead trees that are stacked in the Cascadel Woods area near North Fork could wind up on the log deck. North Fork has a place to stack dead trees from the surrounding forest, but for now it's only open to Madera County and Pacific Gas & Electric.

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  5. Fresno Food Expo showcases the Valleya s food makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    ... of them new - from our area. Zachary Missakian tries the Hand-Crafted Ginger Beer from Riley's Brewing Company of Madera during the Fresno Food Expo, Thursday afternoon, July 28. Aubrey Lim, a 20-year-old Fresno State junior, won the Buyer's Choice ...

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  6. Obituaries for Friday, July 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Fresno Bee

    ... E. Fountain Way. Service: 8 a.m. July 30 at the church. Arrangements: Fresno Funeral Chapel. Lonnie Ray Geis, 67, of Madera died July 23. He was a mailman for the U.S. postal service for 30 years. No services will be held. Arrangements: Chapel of ...

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  7. Commercial leases and developments for July 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Fresno Bee

    ... Campbell's Treats. Cords, Kevin Grossman and Shane Anderson were the agents. 1,559 square feet at 1220 Shaw Ave. in Madera from COMM 2006-C8 Shaw Ave Clovis LLC to Which Wich? Superior Sandwiches. Jon Cox and Sam Bogdanovich were agents in ...

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  8. Madera County supervisors want public safety tax on March ballotRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Sierra Star

    Madera County supervisors approved Tuesday a plan for a public safety tax but will wait until March to hold the election because they want voters to be able to focus on the plan when they go to the polls. Supervisor Tom Wheeler, whose district covers the foothill and mountain areas, communities that have been hit hardest by fires and could face severe fire danger because of the large number of dead trees, said placing the measure on November's ballot would have gotten it less attention from voters.

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  9. Coarsegold Dollar General heads to potential approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Sierra Star

    The Madera County Planning Commission could next week approve a Dollar General store in Coarsegold, after it reviews traffic impacts of the proposed location at the northeast corner of Highway 41 and Road 417. The commission will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the county's government center, located at 200 W. 4th Street in Madera.

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  10. Community News - week of July 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Sierra Star

    ... cutting their brush. Small tree limbs, 8 inches or less in diameter, and flammable vegetation will be shredded. The Madera County Planning Commission could potentially approve a new Dollar General store at Highway 41 and Road 417 during a meeting 6 ...

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  11. Federal Judge Awards $1,470,000 in EEOC Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Case Against Z FoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | jdsupra.com

    ... suffered severe emotional distress as a result of actions of Z Foods. The court found that two supervisors for the Madera, Calif.-based company subjected multiple female farmworkers to ongoing sexual harassment. The sexual harassment took the form ...

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  12. Vaca Central rolls over Madera at NorCalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Reporter

    Vacaville Central Little League's 11/12 All-Stars hit double-digit scoring for the second straight day and earned an 11-6 win over Madera American on Sunday at the Northern California State Tournament in Fresno. Kyler Abramowicz hit two home runs and Central also received long balls from Michael Otterstedt, Gregory Ryan and Tyler Sutton.

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  13. Former Assemblyman House Passes AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | My Mother Lode

    ... from 1994-2000. At the time, the district covered all of Tuolumne and Mariposa counties, and portions of Stanislaus, Madera and Fresno counties. House, remembered as a conservative Republican, won the seat from incumbent Democrat Margaret Snyder. ...

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  14. Sheriffa s department welcomes 29 to Search & Rescue teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Sierra Star

    New members of the Madera County Sheriff Department's Search & Rescue team, including 14 residents of the Mountain Area, were sworn in July 22 in Madera. Twenty-four new members of the team were sworn-in by Varney Friday in Madera before more than 60 family members.

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  15. Mendota woman killed in solo vehicle wreck near MaderaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | The Fresno Bee

    A 25-year-old Mendota woman was killed early Thursday morning after she was thrown out of her vehicle in a solo crash near Madera, the California Highway Patrol said. The victim was driving a 2002 Cadillac Escalade east on Avenue 17, west of Road 23, at an unknown speed, when the SUV drifted off the roadway and into an orchard around 5:52 a.m., the CHP said.

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  16. Ex-Madera food company settles lawsuit for $1.47 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Fresno Bee

    One of the country's largest dried fruit processors that formerly operated out of Madera has been ordered by a federal judge to pay $1.47 million to settle a sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission . The EEOC contended that Z Foods, Inc., which closed its operation in 2011, allowed male supervisors to sexually harass female employees.

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  17. Hospital owner jailed, suspected of stealing from senior citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Fresno Bee

    A Madera man was arrested Thursday after an investigation found he was stealing money from senior citizen trust accounts to cover his own debt, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said. Michael Fellen, 65, was booked into the Fresno County Jail with bail set at $25,000 after allegations led to an investigation of financial abuse, the Sheriff's Office said.

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  18. Cody Gerhardt Competes in Sprint Car Racing with Western Speed Racing TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | K&N Racing News

    Cody Gerhardt of Madera, California, grew up in a family that raced and built sprint cars. His dad Kevin and his uncle Kent, and their father and grandfather have all participated in sprint car racing.

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  19. Community News - week of July 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sierra Star

    ... at the Payless Shoe parking lot on Highway 49. The event is presented by the Oakhurst California Highway Patrol and Madera County Sheriff's Department. Come with the family to celebrate our first responders, to meet the men and women who keep our ...

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  20. Ranchos residents fear a ghost towna future over Austin QuarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Sierra Star

    Namely, if approved by the Madera County Planning Commission Tuesday, July 19, the proposed 100-year aggregate mining facility near Highways 41 and 145 may force some into planning their relocation. "I will absolutely move," said John Cline, who has lived in a home about three miles west of the quarry since 1986.

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