Votes to hire 5th law firm
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
“Call me fearless.” Before Erica Stuart joined the Madera County Sheriff’s office as spokeswoman 12 years ago, she tracked Saddam Hussein’s offshore dollars in Switzerland, survived a brutal attack by youth
Staff processed more than six million dollars in property tax payments, specifically from walk-in traffic, in December alone to finish 2014 in a flurry, said the county treasurer-tax collector.
The newly-opened Les Schwab Tire invites the Madera community to stop by for free food and spin-the-wheel giveaways in a three-day grand opening celebration that began Thursday.
Below are call for service received by the Madera Police Department on Dec. 22-23.
4:05 a.m. — Burglary in the 800 block of Terrace Place.
Say goodbye to the old Avenue 12 bridge over State Route 99.
When Iraq War veteran Ofelia Velasquez became Madera’s Veterans of Foreign Wars first female officer since the group’s establishment nearly 80 years ago, she was shocked.