A wrong-way driver leading authorities on a high-speed chase crashed through a gate and into a fighter jet at a central California naval base, killing himself and a passenger, authorities said Thursday.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
A small city in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley is considering a proposal to allow a marijuana cultivation operation at a former prison.
A voter-approved initiative cut in half the number of offenders jailed for certain property and drug crimes, significantly reducing jail crowding in its first year, researchers reported Wednesday.
A nearly average spring snowpack in the Sierra Nevada will likely prolong tough water conservation measures in drought-stricken California — although the restrictions could be loosened in some areas after an El Nino storm system drenched the northern half of the state this winter, officials said today.
FRESNO (AP) — Police say one man and a 17-year-old juvenile have been arrested for allegedly beating and running over a 68-year-old Central California Sikh man in December.
Driving around Madera County during the spring almond blossom season, one soon becomes aware of clusters of stacked bee boxes placed by beekeepers at the ends of tree rows.
Madera’s American Legion Post 11 will host its first golf tournament fund-raiser Saturday at Madera Municipal Golf Course, 23200 Avenue 17.