Stella Mary Alvarez, 64, of Chowchilla died Wednesday in an early morning traffic collision on State Route 99 near Avenue 18 1/2, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians has yet another lawsuit to deal with, but this time it’s outside financial parties coming to call.
A day-biting species of mosquito not native to the state was discovered in Madera earlier this month, and officials urged residents to practice preventative measures as they work to eliminate it.
The sentencing of a Madera man convicted of a 2011 attempted murder was continued Wednesday until July 12, where it is expected he will face 37 years to life in prison.
The Madera chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will honor locals who have made a difference in the community during a banquet to raise money for scholarships Saturday.
A 33-year-old Sacramento man kayaking down the San Joaquin River had to be airlifted to a Mono County hospital earlier this week when he went over a waterfall and injured his ankle.