By Bobby Kahn
California Highway Patrol officer Ronn Dominici raced to Rotary Park where Madera Police Department officers had made a stop of a stolen vehicle.
Marilyn Wibbenhorst could be called the quintessential Maderan.
When pediatrician Aftab Naz opened his first clinic in Madera in 1982, it took mere months before he saw a patient he would remember the rest of his life.
Steve Frazier was working in a bar and restaurant at June Lake in the Eastern Sierras when he received an emergency call. He also gave ski lessons and was on the Mono County Search and Rescue Team.
“We actually met at a bar, and he was with a bunch of young telephone operators. I remember a comment I made as I walked out, I said that’s one guy I would never date.”
The Madera County Board of Supervisors were presented an initial budget Tuesday that contained significant increases in public safety funding and the elimination of furloughs, though a gap between revenues c