Local builder Jon Basila, a lifelong Madera resident, has helped escalate the city through working in real estate, constructing homes and commercial buildings, and expanding his grape vineyards.
School was finally out for the day. It was 1959 and Stell Manfredi had only a few more days until he graduated from St. Joachim’s Catholic Grammar School.
Lifetime Achievement honoree Marge Medellin-Esquibel is a force to be reckoned with.
At the age of 76, she has paved a path for women in Madera, especially in male-dominated fields of work.
The Madera chapter of the Judge David Minier story had a horrendously auspicious beginning.
In retrospect it seems like these two wonderful Maderans were destined to live and work together to better the community. John and Shirley Sudduth were born in the same hospital, St.
A World War II army veteran and a spirited water law attorney in California, the late Denslow Brooks Green (1922-2011) dedicated his life to serving the community.
Glimpses of the 1,200-acre Junction Fire on the morning of Tuesday, August 19, 2014, in Central California. Video and photographs courtesy of the Madera County Sheriff's Department.