Members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority listened to concerns from a crowd of about 40 residents Wednesday, after providing an update on the latest local developments with the $68.4 billion state
For the first few innings it looked like Madera Coyote and City head coach Judy Shaubach was going to cruise to a victory in the 34th annual City/County softball all-star game.
Like many of the local athletes who will buckle up their chinstraps for their final high school football game tonight, Madera resident Mason Ruiz was once in their shoes.
Once upon a time the Fresno Bee published a column by Woody Laughnan, which carried his name with the subtitle, “Around Here.” More than 30 years ago, Laughnan drove up to Madera to visit one of the town’s e
“Hey, Pappy.” That’s how my father’s chief mechanic Mario “Blackie” Gonzales would greet him early in the morning at the airport before dad climbed in his crop duster.
Just about two years ago, when gasoline prices in most of California moved well above the $4-per-gallon level, crude oil cost $147 a barrel.
Gov. Brown’s announcement Tuesday that his new budget will include $14.3 billion for K-12 schools and community colleges has brightened the financial picture for Madera Unified School District.