RAISIN GROWERS MAY LOSE HALF CROP — Raisin growers are expecting losses to mount to between 25 and 50 percent, according to industry sources.
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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.
TREE CUTTING LEADS TO POWER OUTAGE AND FIRE — A north Madera resident wasn’t getting a very clear signal from his satellite receiver Tuesday evening as he settled down to watch the Giants game.
THREE GROUPS NOW WANT OLD JAIL — Supervisors haven’t had to play the part of King Solomon and carve up a vacant building that is wanted by three groups, at least not yet.