Madera County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. New U's Midterm Election GuideRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | New University

    ... / a vote "No" will not allow the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians to construct and operate a new casino in Madera County. The North Fork will make various payments to state and local governments as well as the Wiyot Tribe as negotiated.

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  2. California Proposition 48 - Indian Gaming Compacts. ReferendumRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Holtville Tribune

    ... Tribe would go into effect. As a result, North Fork would be able to construct and operate a new casino in Madera County and would be required to make various payments to state and local governments, Wiyot, and other tribes. A NO vote on this ...

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  3. 15 charged in armed takeover that closed casinoRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Navajo Times

    One of the defendants, 30-year-old Eric Domingo Flores Suniga, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of five counts of assault with a stun gun, said Erica Stuart, a spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff's Office. The charges stem from a dispute between rival factions of the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians vying for control of the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino northeast of Fresno.

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  4. 15 charged in armed takeover that closed Central California casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Prosecutors have filed charges against 15 people in the armed takeover of a Central California casino at the center of a power struggle between factions of a Native American tribe. One of the defendants, 30-year-old Eric Domingo Flores Suniga, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of five counts of assault with a stun gun, said Erica Stuart, a spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Fresno man accused of Coarsegold home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    A Fresno man is accused of orchestrating a home invasion targeting an elderly Coarsegold couple after spotting the couple's ad on Craigslist, the Madera County Sheriff's Office said. George Xury Sterio, 55, in Fresno County Jail on an unrelated charge, will be booked in Madera County on suspicion of burglary, robbery, battery and conspiracy, officials said.

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  6. Four sought in Chukchansi casino takeover turn themselves inRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    Two tribal council members and two members of the security force that stormed Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino near Coarsegold turned themselves in to Madera County law enforcement officials Monday to face charges for their roles in the conflict last month. Tribal council members Tex McDonald, 64, and Vernon James King, 59, turned themselves in Monday afternoon.

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  7. Armed casino takeover in California results in charges against 15 Native AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | MassLive.com

    ... 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 three other suspects, Sheriff John Anderson said in a news release. Another man was arrested ...

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  8. Missing Madera parents, children found in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    A Madera couple who abducted two of their three children from foster care Saturday have been located in Colorado with the children, Madera police said Monday. Police said Mandee and Donald Murphy had their three children removed from their custody by Madera County Child Protective Services on Sept.

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  9. A roundup of news from around the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Washington Post

    ... Sunday on suspicion of five counts of assault with a stun gun, said Erica Stuart, a spokeswoman for the Madera County Sheriff's Office. Charges against the other defendants include kidnapping, false imprisonment and assault with a firearm. The ...

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

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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  11. Madera County sheriff issues fraud alert about bank emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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  12. Judge: Central California casino to remain closed until rival tribal factions settle disputeRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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  13. Madera County farm company, feds reach labor practices agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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  14. State: Native American casino should remain closedRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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  15. Pacific Ethanol reports higher sales and profitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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  16. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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  17. Madera County sheriff recommends charges against some involved in Chukchansi casino incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | 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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  18. Salvador explains endorsement removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | 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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  19. Proposition 48 won't halt Vallejo casino proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | 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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  20. Yes on Prop 48: Compacts benefit tribes and poor communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... territory. In 2013, the federal government restored 305 acres within the Tribe's ancestral territory in rural Madera County as official "Indian trust land." The Tribe later obtained a State-Tribal gaming compact, negotiated by Gov. Jerry Brown and ...

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