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I am Rick Farinelli, Supervisor for Madera County's 3rd District. This site is a resource not only for third district residents, but for anyone interested in learning more about local events and news, as well as updates from my office and the Madera County Board of Supervisors.

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Dear Friend -- Thanksgiving is a quintessentially American holiday. It is more uniquely American than even the Fourth of July, because while many countries celebrate a day of independence, only the United States, and Canada due to our shared heritage, have this type of tribute to heritage, history, and humble thanks...
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November 10, 2014
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Important news from around the valley:

By Mark Smith The Madera Tribune The Board of Supervisors held a busy meeting on the future of water and various fees Tuesday, which closed out its work for the rest of 2014. At several meetings throughout the drought-stricken year, the board has faced intense criticism as well as support...
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By Mark Smith The Madera Tribune The board of supervisors honored 27 county employees from sheriff's lieutenants to accountants Monday for many years of governmental service.
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Community Calendar
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