President Barack Obama today unveiled a record $4.1 trillion, election-year budget that finances Democratic priorities like education, health care and climate change with new taxes on crude oil, the wealthy and big banks.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died.
The union that represents California State University faculty said today it is preparing for a five-day strike at the system's 23 campuses, by far the largest walkout since professors and instructors won collective bargaining rights in the early 1980s.
Eight years after California voters approved funding for it, construction of the nation's first high-speed rail system is years behind schedule and legal, financial and logistical delays plague the $68 billion project.
Money from a fire prevention fee paid by some California residents will be used to remove dead or dying trees.
Parksdale annex highlight of City Council meeting
Do the residents of Parksdale want to become residents of Madera?
TULARE — World Ag Expo will kick off its 49th annual show at 9 a.m. Tuesday in Tulare.