Gov. Jerry Brown, in his 2012-13 budget plan submitted Thursday, proposes spending nearly $16 million to keep the high-speed rail program alive even if there is no other funding from bond sales or federal grants...
On the front page of the Madera Tribune, dated Dec. 28, a headline reads, “Locals petition for environment, economic growth.” What an oxymoronic statement!
Re: The proposed high-speed passenger train service between Fresno and Merced: First I want to say that it’s an excellent idea whose time has come, and I support it 200 percent.
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Highlights of this day in history: Joan of Arc is born; Samuel Morse demonstrates telegraph; First around-the-world commercial flight; Nancy Kerrigan attacked; Dizzie Gillespie dies at 75, Rudolf Nuryev dies
Nick Cannon moved from Aspen to LA hospital; Etta James released from hospital; Loretta Lynn postpones 2 shows to heal her knee.
A suspicious fire destroyed at least 4,500 bales of oat hay worth around $70,000, at 3V Feed and Garden Supply on State Route 145, just east of Tozer Avenue in north Madera, according to the store’s owner.
On New Year’s Eve, the “Giving Tree” standing inside The Vineyard Restaurant in Madera had 35 gift request tags still hanging on it — Christmas wishes from low-income children that hadn’t been answered by th
Construction workers raised the concrete walls of the Madera County Office of Education’s new $13 million instructional support center Wednesday morning after beginning construction in mid-August.
With a new five-year agreement in place with promoter Kenny Shepherd, the Madera District Fair and Shepherd are both ready to kickoff the 2012 race season at the Madera Speedway.