In 2002, a man had a vision to raise $1 million for Valley Children’s Hospital after experiencing the care hospital staff gave his daughter, who died in a car accident two days before her 18th birthday.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
While unemployment rates across the country dropped to the lowest level since 2008 as released in a Friday report, Madera County has followed those trends with its own economic improvements.
U.S. postal inspectors learned this week that four neighborhood mailboxes in Madera had been broken into, including one on B Street, and personal documents stolen.
The following are calls for service received by the Madera Police Department on Dec. 24-25.
2:20 a.m. — Hit and run collision in the 500 block of Quady Lane.
Votes to hire 5th law firm
“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.