PRECIADO FAMILY NEXT SUBJECT FOR HISTORICAL NOVEL — When Ygnacio Preciado left his home in Hermosillo (Sonora, Mexico) to seek his fortune in the gold fields of California in 1852, little did he know his tim
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AUDREY GALLEGOS, BOBBY PALACIOS HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN — On Friday, classes were shortened at Madera High School so that students could see the candidates for Homecoming king and queen before the game.
MADERA BANK ROBBED WEDNESDAY — The Madera branch of Guarantee Savings suffered an approximately $1,500 loss Wednesday at the hands of a thief who may have also been the suspect who robbed the bank days ago.
SUPERVISORS PUSH HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO ‘SWEAT EQUITY’ — The paper and tar roof covering the Madera County Courthouse Museum has been plagued with leaks and a battle over who will fund improvements.
ADULT MATERIAL RAISES CONCERNS — The sale of adult material in some Madera stores has caused the City Council to consider passing an ordinance restricting its sale.
RAISIN GROWERS MAY LOSE HALF CROP — Raisin growers are expecting losses to mount to between 25 and 50 percent, according to industry sources.
COUNTY BOARD NIXES PAINT BALL SITE — The board of supervisors shot down a plan to build a paintball site in the foothills of Madera County near O’Neals.