SUPERVISORS APPROVE PAY RAISE — Christmas came a week later for county supervisors who delivered themselves a present in the form of a 19 percent pay raise Tuesday.
Snapshots of Madera's Yesteryears
STUDENTS FINISH CIVIL WAR BOOK — Students from eight Madera Unified classes finished their book on the California 100, a contingent of soldiers who went back East to fight in the Civil War.
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.
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.