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.
Snapshots of Madera's Yesteryears
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
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
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.