SALES TAX DIVIDES SUPERVISORS — A discussion of a proposed half-cent increase in the sales tax produced the usual controversy, but this time the dissention came from within the Board of Supervisors.
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MADERA AIRPORT RUNWAY TO GET FACELIFT — The asphalt runway, which has served Madera Municipal Airport since its creation during World War II, will receive a major improvement through a $549,000 grant recentl
SMOKE LIGHTS UP SUPERVISORS MEETING — A proposed draft smoking ordinance which will ban lighting up in county facilities will be discussed by supervisors when they meet Tuesday.
SORDI CAPTURES STATE WRESTLING CROWN — Robbie Sordi got exactly what he wanted in the finals of the CIF Wrestling State Championships at the University of the Pacific on Saturday night — a rematch with Ray H
FLEA MARKET DECISION POSTPONED — Despite 2 1/2 hours of testimony from a standing-room-only crowd Monday, supervisors postponed a decision on a proposed flea market near Avenue 18 1/2 and Highway 99.
RILEY DEFENDS MUSD; ADMITS MAPA RIGHT ON ONE COUNT — Madera Unified School District Superintendent told the school board last night that the accusations of sexual harrassment against a female principal are u
MAPA RIPS INTO MUSD HIRING PRACTICES — Allegations of harassment and dismal minority hiring practices by Madera Unified School District were leveled by Ben Benavidez, vice president of the Fresno Chapter of