Here's the latest news for Thursday, August 22: Bradley Manning says he wants to be a woman; In Syria, human rights group says government forces attacked Damascus suburbs; Obama pushes new college rating system; Ham sells for $350,000.
La Vina Elementary started the school year last week with a new principal.
On a day filled with patriotic music, surprises and emotions, the Madera Rotary Club honored local veteran Ted Sanderson by awarding him
From Tuesday night to Wednesday morning, a forest fire in the Stanislaus National Forest grew more than 6,000 acres and threatened 2,500
By Jeff Barnard of The Associated Press