PISTACHIO PLANT AUCTIONED OFF FOR $245,000 — A bankrupt Madera pistachio processing facility in debt to the tune of $1.8 million was sold at a noon public auction on the steps of the County Government Center
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JURY FINDS WOODS GUILTY OF MURDER — An eight-woman, four-man jury returned a guilty verdict Tuesday convicting Edward J. Woods of murder in the Christmas night 1989 death of Brian White.
EIGHT CANDIDATES SEEK TO REPLACE SKEELS — Eight candidates hoping to become the next chief of police of Madera took part in written tests and oral interviews for the position Wednesday.
SEIBERT SPARKS DEBATE ON SCHOOL MEAL PROGRAM — Citing the cost of providing a district breakfast program, Madera Unified Trustee Ray Seibert sparked a debate about the program, which the board put on hold Tu
GREAT PUMPKIN FOUND IN DE CESARI YARD — If Linus wants to find the Great Pumpkin, all he has to do is come to Madera and see the yard of Robert and Marilyn De Cesari. Their home at 604 N. I St.
COUNCIL SHOOTS DOWN PLAN FOR SENIOR ZONING — A proposal to create a new zoning code to provide variances for senior citizen housing projects was shot down by the Madera City Council this week.
WARDEN AIMS AT MAKING NEW PRISON “FRIENDLY” TO WOMEN — “Historically, prisons have been designed for men, with the female population being treated as an afterthought,” says Teena Farmon, Warden of the new Ce