Madera County Newswire

Madera County Newswire

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  1. Bill McEwen: Madera County developers show their hands during school recall electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    The orchards have been pulled out and the earth has been made smooth near Avenue 12 and Highway 41 in Madera County. A canal has been built that will carry water through drought-parched land to a 2,000-acre master-planned community that boasts a new name, Riverstone.

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  2. Camarena to receive $400,000 grantRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | 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! Camarena Health Center in Madera County will receive a $400,000 federal grant to improve and establish facilities to boost health services in rural areas.

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  3. Boy accused of starting Willow fire placed on house arrest pending psychological evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Fresno Bee

    The boy accused of starting the Willow fire that scorched nearly 6,000 acres and prompted evacuations near North Fork was placed on electronic monitoring Wednesday and released to his mother's custody, the Madera County District Attorney's office reported. The boy, who has not been identified due to his young age, will be psychologically evaluated and must return to court for a review hearing on Sept.

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  4. Cabina s rock foundation left by falla s namesakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Fresno Bee

    ... to California from Missouri in the early 1870s. Corlieu was one of the first teachers at Lafayette School in Madera County, had a ranch in the Auberry Valley near Shaver Lake and ran a logging operation. He later developed Corlieu Meadows, a ...

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  5. Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Fresno Bee

    ... people every month, including 90,000 children. That's a whole lot of fried chicken dinners. Yum. Thumbs up to Madera County for grabbing the top spot in the nation for manufacturing job growth among not only small metropolitan areas, but all metro ...

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  6. Boy charged with arson in Central California wildfire costing millions to fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Inside Bay Area

    A boy has been charged with arson after authorities say he started a blaze in central California that led to evacuations and cost more than $18 million to fight. Madera County District Attorney David Linn tells The Fresno Bee that the boy ignited the nearly 9-square-mile blaze while playing with a lighter and burning pine needles on July 25. The prosecutor says the boy, who's under 14, also has been charged with unlawfully starting a fire.

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  7. Central Valley Community Bancorp Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... The Company serves seven contiguous counties in California's central valley including Fresno County, Madera County, Merced County, Sacramento County, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, and Tulare County, and their surrounding areas through the ...

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  8. Boy charged with arson in California wildfire that led to evacuationsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Canadian Content

    ... say he started a blaze in central California that led to evacuations and cost more than $18 million to fight. Madera County District Attorney David Linn tells that the boy ignited the nearly 9-square-mile blaze while playing with a lighter and ...

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  9. Boy charged with arson in wildfire costing millions to fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A boy has been charged with arson after authorities say he started a blaze in central California that led to evacuations and cost more than $18 million to fight. Madera County District Attorney David Linn tells The Fresno Bee that the boy ignited the nearly 9-square-mile blaze while playing with a lighter and burning pine needles on July 25. The prosecutor says the boy, who's under 14, also has been charged with unlawfully starting a fire.

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  10. Boy accused of starting California wildfire charged with arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Star-Telegram.com

    A boy accused of causing a fire that scorched more than 5,700 acres and prompted evacuations near the community of North Fork, Calif., was charged with two felonies in Madera County Superior Court on Tuesday. Madera County District Attorney David Linn said the boy, who was not identified because of his young age , was charged with arson and unlawfully starting a fire - both of which are felonies.

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  11. Minor who started Madera County fires placed on house arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Fresno Bee

    The minor who started the John West fires last year in eastern Madera County appeared in Madera County Superior Court Monday after a petition was filed alleging a potential parole violation. His violations involved taking pictures of and being close to the recent Willow fire, the Madera District Attorney's Office reported.

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  12. Rough fire east of Fresno surges to 17,377 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Fresno Bee

    The Rough fire in the Sierra National Forest grew Monday to more than 17,377 acres and smoke from the blaze worsened air quality in the central San Joaquin Valley. Air quality was graded as unhealthy in Fresno and Tulare counties by the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District.

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  13. Madera County deputy district attorney promoted FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Fresno Bee

    Todd Spangler, a 14-year employee of the Madera County District Attorney's Office, was promoted Friday to supervising deputy district attorney. Spangler, a graduate of California State University, Fresno, and the University of San Diego School of Law, has served as a deputy D.A. in Madera County for the past 14 years.

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  14. Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Fresno Bee

    ... oranges brought in $963 million. In less than 10 years, Tulare County has doubled its ag value. Thumbs up to Madera County for grabbing the top spot in the nation for manufacturing job growth among not only small metropolitan areas, but all metro ...

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  15. Closure planned next week on Highway 99 in Madera CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Fresno Bee

    Full closure is expected next week on northbound Highway 99 between Avenue 9 and Avenue 12 in Madera County, Caltrans said.

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  16. First Solar Farm to be Built By Bella Construction in Chowchilla ValleyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | PR Log

    With the large utility scale project already underway near Fresno, California in Madera County, Bella Construction continues to manage, engineer and construct the community's first ever solar farm for the local community. PRLog - Aug. 13, 2015 - FRESNO, Calif.

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  17. Madera County Sheriff's evictions log for July 2015Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Madera Tribune

    Most newspaper content here is incomplete. Want it all? Sooner? Subscribe to our full print and online editions by calling (559) 674-4207 and get both for the price of one!

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  18. Drought forces trout to be shipped from San Joaquin HatcheryRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | KTVN Reno

    About 80,000 pounds of rainbow trout had to be rescued from the San Joaquin Hatchery and moved to cooler waters in Shaver Lake as a result of the ongoing drought. The Fresno Bee reports California Department of Fish and Wildlife spokesman Andrew Hughan says temperatures in Millerton Lake had reached nearly 70 degrees, threatening the trout's survival at the hatchery below Friant Dam.

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  19. Fresno home affordability falls slightly as prices climbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Fresno Bee

    ... in the Valley during the first quarter of 2012 when 72 percent of Fresno's buyers could afford to buy a home. Madera County saw an even higher level with 77 percent of its home shoppers able to buy. Now, only about half of Madera's buyers can afford ...

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  20. Madera County tops small-market ranking for manufacturing job growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Fresno Bee

    A surge in manufacturing activity in the past couple of years has propelled Madera County to the unlikely top spot in a national ranking for manufacturing job growth among not only small metropolitan areas, but all metro markets in the country. The economic development blog NewGeography.com analyzed metro areas nationwide, factoring in short-, medium- and long-term job growth in the manufacturing industry.

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