Madera County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Pair of political newcomers take lead over State Center incumbentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Fresno Bee

    ... ahead with 58% of counted votes, with 100% of precincts reporting at 11 p.m. Kahn, executive director of the Madera County Economic Development Commission, said his lead tells a lot about voters' confidence in the current board. He pointed to recent ...

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  2. Proposition 48, on Central Valley casino, fails, AP reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Los Angeles Times

    ... of Mono Indians near Yosemite and the Wiyot Tribe near Humboldt Bay. The compacts authorized a casino in Madera County, 38 miles from the North Fork's headquarters, with up to 2,000 slot machines. Proposition 48 was placed on the ballot by competing ...

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  3. North Fork casino compact losing in statewide propositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Fresno Bee

    A Madera County casino compact that would pay millions of dollars into community programs was losing in early returns of a statewide vote Tuesday night. With 7.6% of precincts reporting statewide on the referendum, 57.2% of voters oppose the compact while 42.8% support it.

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  4. Congress: Valadao wins second term; Tacherra holds surprising lead on CostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Fresno Bee

    Hanford Republican David Valadao won a second term in Congress on Tuesday night, getting a concession before 11 p.m. from his challenger, Sanger Democrat Amanda Renteria. While that race wasn't as tight as some might've expected, Burrel dairy farmer Johnny Tacherra was making the run of his life.

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  5. Prosecutors: 15 charged in armed confrontation that closed tribe's California casinoRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Turtle Island News

    ... between factions of a Native American tribe. The group's leader, Tex McDonald, 64, surrendered Monday to the Madera County Sheriff's Office along with Vernon King James, 59. Stuart said deputies remain on the lookout for 12 others wanted on charges ...

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  6. 15 charged with felonies in Chukchansi Gold casino armed confrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | The Fresno Bee

    ... in the Oct. 9 armed confrontation at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino have been charged with multiple felonies, Madera County District Attorney Michael Keitz announced Friday. The forced takeover of the casino occurred when people directed by Tex ...

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  7. Madera County starts work on new sheriff's headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | The Fresno Bee

    Work is underway for a new Madera County Sheriff's Office headquarters - an upgrade lauded as moving the department forward by "leaps and bounds." A groundbreaking was held Friday morning at the new location, 2735 Falcon Drive, near the Madera Municipal Airport.

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  8. Madera County starts work on new sheriffa s headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | The Fresno Bee

    - Work is now underway for a new Madera County Sheriff's Office headquarters - an upgrade lauded as moving the department forward by "leaps and bounds." A ground-breaking was held Friday morning at the new location, 2735 Falcon Drive, near the Madera ...

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  9. 15 People Charged With Multiple Felonies in Armed Takeover of Chukchansi CasinoRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    Fifteen people involved in the October 9th takeover of the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino in the Coarsegold area of Madera County have been charged with multiple felonies, Madera County District Attorney Michael R. Keitz announced.

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  10. Madera County district attorney race in final heated stretch runRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Fresno Bee

    ... degree from California State University, Dominguez Hills; and bachelor's degree from Purdue University. Madera County Disttrict Attorney Michael Keitz and challenger David Linn continue fierce political jousting in the race to be the top prosecutor- ...

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  11. Madera County supervisor candidates address water, development, safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Fresno Bee

    Water, development and public safety concerns are central to the campaigns of Madera County supervisor candidates Mona Diaz and Brett Frazier. One of the District 1 hopefuls from Madera Ranchos will soon be replacing Manuel Nevarez, who is not running for re-election.

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  12. Pacific Ethanol reports higher sales and profitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Fresno Bee

    Pacific Ethanol Inc., which has four plants, including one in Madera County, reported higher third-quarter profits Wednesday in spite of a recent steep decline in the price of ethanol. The Sacramento-based ethanol producer said it earned $3.7 million in the third quarter compared with a $5.3 million loss a year earlier.

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  13. Madera County sheriff issues fraud alert about bank emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Fresno Bee

    Madera County Sheriff John Anderson is issuing a fraud alert to citizens to be wary of suspicious emails that appear to be from banks. A citizen forwarded the Madera County Sheriff's Office an email Wednesday morning from the sender "bankofamerica@memberservice.com" with the subject head "unauthorized activity on your online account."

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  14. Judge: Central California casino to remain closed until rival tribal factions settle disputeRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Turtle Island News

    ... California that officials have closed a tribe's casino, Deputy State Attorney General William Torngren said. Madera County Sheriff John Anderson has recommended criminal charges to prosecutors against at least 11 people stemming from the ...

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  15. Madera County farm company, feds reach labor practices agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Fresno Bee

    A Madera County farming company and the federal government have entered into a voluntary agreement to self-monitor the farmer's labor practices and those of the labor contractors it hires. Officials with Agriland Farming Company of Chowchilla and the U.S. Department of Labor signed the agreement on Wednesday.

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  16. State: Native American casino should remain closedRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Navajo Times

    ... with chips still on the tables. Nobody was seriously injured, and officials want it to remain that way. Madera County Sheriff John Anderson said Tuesday he is recommending that prosecutors file criminal charges, but the sheriff declined to elaborate ...

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | KMPH-TV Fresno

    ... kids looking for thrills and chills this Halloween, the " Raisin Hell Ranch Haunted Cornfield " is open in Madera County from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. You'll find this spooky place out on Road 32 near Avenue 7 and Highway 99. Tickets range from $15 ...

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  18. Madera County sheriff recommends charges against some involved in Chukchansi casino incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Fresno Bee

    ... state and federal government agencies to close Chukchansi Gold. Criminal complaints have been completed by the Madera County Sheriff's Office regarding the Oct. 9 armed infiltration of Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, which prompted the facility's ...

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  19. Salvador explains endorsement removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Fresno Bee

    In February of 2013 I contacted Madera County Supervisor Rick Farinelli and asked for his support in my run for sheriff. He granted that and I received a signed endorsement card.

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  20. Proposition 48 won't halt Vallejo casino proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Inside Bay Area

    ... moving to California." The measure involves the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians' proposal for a casino in Madera County, about 27 miles northwest of Fresno. If passed, the measure would uphold gaming compacts between the state and two tribes to ...

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