The June San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index points to growth for the 18th time in the past 19 months, despite slipping slightly from May. The overall index dipped to 57.0 from 57.4 last month.
A three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Road 26 and Avenue 17 sent two people to the hospital with serious injuries, according to the California Highway Patrol.
For the Madera National Little League 11-12-year-old All-Star team, it was a disheartening way to end the District 10 double elimination tournament.
Facing elimination in the District 10 Little League All-Stars tournament, the Madera American 10-11-year-old team got off to a fast start against Selma as it took a 6-0 lead after three innings.
After hosting one of its biggest events, the LoanMart Madera Speedway returns with a bargain for fans to come view more racing action.
President Obama and the Republicans in Congress continue to argue about so-called immigration reform, and well they might.
From early in his career, Gov. Jerry Brown has had a proclivity for dismissing problems with wisecracks or aphorisms.