About 100 city and county officials, local dignitaries, contractors and community members gathered Tuesday for a dedication and ribbon cutting for the new Ellis Street and Avenue 16 overpass.
The Madera County Economic Development Commission is set to host its annual economic summit on Wednesday and is still accepting sponsorships.
For the second time in two weeks, a fire of suspicious origin erupted at a ranch house and garage in the 18600 block of Avenue 16 1/2, according to CalFire. No injuries were reported.
A Fresno woman has been arrested by the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office on 224 counts of identity theft and burglary. She is being held in Fresno in lieu of $5 million bail.
The family of Frank Bigelow, Republican candidate for the 5th District seat in the California Assembly, has been a part of Madera County’s history for more than a century.
Born in Fresno in 1958 and reared in the foothills, Rico Oller says he built a successful building materials business out of his garage by working 16 hours a day.