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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 Friends -- The year is finally winding down and the sights and sounds of Christmas are all around us. Many of us - myself included - still have a little bit more shopping to get done before that big and joyous Christmas morning! But amid the bustle of the holiday, I...
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December 18, 2014 Friend --   Here comes the High-Speed Rail! If you are in the Chowchilla Wye area, you may have received a "Permit to Enter" letter from the High-Speed Rail Authority, or received some other form of communication from them. They are starting the environmental assessment through that...
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Important news from around the valley:

Yesterday, Congressman Mimi Walters (CA-45), made a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives as the House takes up efforts to combat Sex Trafficking nationwide. Thank you Congresswoman Walters for taking on this growing evil! Watch the video below:
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Foundation seeks to help broken families By Careen WongThe Madera Tribune Former local congressman George Radanovich is leading an initiative to rebuild what he calls the "weakest institution" in our community, the family, by reducing the rates of fatherless households, unwed pregnancies and divorces. Radanovich was one of the keynote...
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Community Calendar
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