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    Police, fire chiefs stress fireworks safety

    As family and friends gather to celebrate Independence Day, the Chowchilla Police Department and Chowchilla Volunteer Fire Department urge residents to put safety first.

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    Berenda Reservoir opens Thursday

    The Chowchilla Lions Club, city of Chowchilla and Chowchilla Water District will be opening Berenda Reservoir on Thursday. The lake will be open 8 a.m. to dusk Thursdays-Sundays for swimming and boating, and will remain open as long as water is available.

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    Lions Club to host fireworks festival, show

    The Chowchilla Lions Club returns to the Chowchilla-Madera County Fairgrounds for its annual Independence Day celebration. This year’s Fireworks Festival will be held on Saturday. Gates will open at 6 p.m.

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    Hot summer, cool safety tips

    California summers are an exciting time to enjoy traveling, vacations and road trips. Many people consider the summer months a perfect opportunity to spend time with family and friends. During this time, vehicle traffic increases and so do the temperatures.

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    POLICE REPORTS

    From June 5 through June 11, the Chowchilla Police Department responded to a total of 407 calls. There were 284 calls for service and 123 self-initiated calls in the seven-day period. Sixty-three reports were taken. There were 18 misdemeanor arrests and four felony arrests made during the week. ...

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    Chamber welcomes new member

    The Chowchilla District Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting to welcome a new member, Palmer Financial & Insurance Services.

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    CUHS will celebrate 100th anniversary

    Plans are underway for the 100th anniversary of Chowchilla Union High School on Oct. 7-9.

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    War games, a smoke and fishing

    A lonesome but stately old cement silo stands out there alone in a field that is now another newly planted almond orchard. It’s on Avenue 231/2 between Road 17 and Road 171/2.

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    Greenhills Lions Club wins award

    The Greenhills Lions Club was named the top club of District 4-A1. The club has the distinction of being the first in the zone to win this award. There are three categories for the award; A1 is designated for small clubs. The award is based on the number of volunteer hours of the members, money ...

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    Your life is worth living

    “What’s the point of living?” “I’m just in the way, no one wants me or needs me anyway.” “It would be easier to just die.”

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