The ability to turn dry parched acreage into fertile farmland has transformed land in the Central Valley and especially Madera County from a near barren desert into an oasis of food production.
Spring is a busy time for the agriculture community. Preparing fields for planting takes hard work and technical knowledge.
The Madera Yosemite wine celebration, May 3 and 4, honors the 150th anniversary of Yosemite National Park’s land grant signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1864.
Donations benefit food bank, rescue mission
Now that an alleged horse thief has turned herself in, Madera County Sheriff’s ag detectives are asking the public for help in finding two horses that went missing last summer.
Funding totals $6,217
Two employees at a Madera 7-Eleven convenience store were praised by the Madera Police Department for stopping a man as he allegedly assaulted his female companion this weekend.