Here's the latest news for Friday, December 30: Countdown to Iowa caucuses; Hollywood arson fires; Death penalty for girl's murder; Shot Marine released.
The California Supreme Court on Thursday gave Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers the right to eliminate community redevelopment agencies in a crucial decision that impacts the state budget.
The Madera Redevelopment Agency is facing dissolution and the prospect of having to sell off all its assets.
Nationwide statistics show an increase in certain crimes where alcohol is a factor around the holidays, and Madera County is no exception.
We are a strange people.We are more apt to choose our leaders by reading or listening to negative advertising than we are through analysis of how particular candidates approach the issues.
A multi-purpose building is slowly taking shape beside St. Joachim Catholic Church on a bit of land once occupied by J Street in central Madera.
Madera District Fair has signed a historic lease agreement with Newman Development to create The Commons at Madera Fair, which will include the widening of Cleveland Avenue and the addition of businesses suc