SHORTAGE OF HUSKS HALTS TAMALE TRADITION — A shortage of dry cornhusks has put a very unmerry twist on the holiday season for many Hispanic families in Madera and across the nation.
Snapshots of Madera's Yesteryears
COURT REPORTERS GET BIG PAY INCREASE — Christmas came two weeks early for court reporters who will receive a 30 percent raise in pay thanks to approval by the board of supervisors Tuesday.
AMERICA CAUGHT OFF GUARD 48 YEARS AGO — War! Oahu bombed by Japanese planes. So said the glaring headlines 48 years ago. Beginning at 7:55 Sunday morning, Dec.
MADERANS LOOK BACK ON THE ’80S — With the 1990s just days away, Maderans looked back on the 1980s. The evolution of communism and events in Europe struck Mayor Patrick O’Rourke.
MADERA LAUNCHES CHRISTMAS BUYING SEASON — The day after Thanksgiving traditionally marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season, and buyers were out in force early to get a jump on the crowd.
GANG ACTIVITY SPURS ACTION — The emergence of gangs on the Madera High School campus and in the local streets has prompted local officials to move to halt their spread before they explode into a major proble
ROBINSON, THREE NEWCOMERS WIN MUSD RACE — The Madera Unified school board will take on a new look next month when three newcomers, elected to public office for the first time, are seated along with an incumb