The state Senate voted 21-11 Thursday in favor of the North Fork Rancheria band of Mono Indians’ plans to build a casino in Madera County in a move that could reshape California’s gambling future.
A scorching heat wave
A program in Madera County is ensuring children do not go hungry while they are off school for the summer.
No campfires will be allowed anywhere in the Sierra National Forest beginning Monday, due to extreme fire danger resulting from a very dry winter, forest officials announced Thursday.
The fourth annual 4th of July Family Freedom Fest in Coarsegold will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Four local correctional officers brought home medals in horseshoe competitions held at the United States Police and Fire Championships in San Diego this past week.
A man from Germany sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle crash on Road 210 near O’Neals, according to the California Highway Patrol.