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.
Snapshots of Madera's Yesteryears
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.
MADERA DISTRICT FAIR BEGINS FIVE-DAY RUN — A touch of Hollywood comes to Madera today as the Madera District Fair opens for a five-day-run.
STRANDED YOSEMITE HIKER FOUND WITH BROKEN LEG — A hiker from Great Britain who was stranded for 15 days with a broken leg in a remote section of Yosemite National Park was airlifted to safety Friday.
WARM WELCOME FOR 80 NEW TEACHERS — Eighty new teachers and counselors were welcomed to Madera on Friday at a luncheon hosted by the Madera District Chamber of Commerce.