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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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September 2nd, 2014 A message from Rick Dear friend, We just enjoyed Labor Day weekend, and the kids are back in school. In a few months time, fall will begin to settle, and hopefully some cooler, wetter weather will begin to soothe the parched soil of this particularly dry valley...
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Dear friend -- I'm still finding new ways to help keep you informed about what is going on in Madera County. Towards that, I've just started a new video channel where I'll give you updates from around the county. You can find these videos on my page on Facebook. In...
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Important news from around the valley:

By Leon E. EmoTHE MADERA TRIBUNE (Originally printed in the 9/16/2014 edition of the Madera Tribune, click here to visit In celebration of Patriot Day and in memory of 9/11 casualties, members of the Madera American Legion Post 11 honored veterans and retired flags of our country during a...
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All the discussion Tuesday followed a special Monday meeting where the nearly 3,000-home Gunner Ranch development cleared a critical step by a 4-1 vote. Monday’s meeting was the fourth time the project and its extensive final environmental impact report came before the board for approval, with its most recent denial on a 3-2 vote in December of last year. Water was the...
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Community Calendar
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