Here's the latest news for Thursday, October 17th: President Barack Obama lays out his post shut-down agenda, Government employees go back to work, 49 die in Laotian plane crash, and wedding bells for a coup
Aretha: Side effects 'were rough,' glad to work; MSNBC hires Mia Farrow's son Ronan for show; Firefighters serenade Judi Dench in London.
Yosemite closure wounds county residents, businesses
An unlicensed driver said he mistook the gas pedal for the brake Wednesday morning when he plowed into two parked cars and over a large shrub, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Ten people ate a pomegranate-filled breakfast as they sampled 10 dishes made using recipes submitted by the public for the annual Stiebs Pomegranate Recipe Competition on Wednesday.
By Tracie Cone
A section of Road 29 in Madera County will be closed for more than two months as crews work on the State Route 99 Avenue 12 Interchange Improvement Project, Caltrans announced this week.