The six men vying to replace 16-year Madera County Sheriff John Anderson were asked their opinion on topics from gun control to combating the “extinction” of female deputies during a public forum this week.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Madera’s youth center namesake John W. Wells died on Monday in Grover Beach. He was 86.
Former Madera Mayor and City Councilman John W. Wells has died at the age of 86. Wells died at his home in Grover Beach on Sunday evening under the care of hospice.
A 20-year-old Madera man was killed over the weekend when police said a truck clipped his motorcycle and caused him to careen out of control.
The former Mervyn’s store at 1467 Country Club Drive may soon house Madera Unified School District’s offices, according to Superintendent Ed Gonzalez.
The Madera Chamber of Commerce and the Madera Ministerial Association plan to mark the National Day of Prayer with events morning, noon and afternoon May 1.
The Madera Superior Court sentenced Alberto Rodriguez of Madera to decades in prison Monday for two counts of sexual assault on a child under the age of 14, according to authorities.