The jailhouse confessions of a murderer led to a breakthrough in a case that authorities have been on for almost 13 years.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Fontes family feels justice not served
After California’s driest year on record, Gov. Jerry Brown declared Friday a drought emergency in the state.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is nearly as dry as it’s ever been. High water marks rim half-full reservoirs. Cities are rationing water. Clerics are praying for rain.
The Madera Sunrise Rotary recognized Rachel Diaz, a sixth grade student at Berenda Elementary School, as their Student of the Month for January.
Valley residents flood capitol for water answers
Madera County — A Madera trio that allegedly burglarized a home on Westberry Boulevard and then led a Madera County Sheriff’s detective on an eight-mile chase Thursday are in Madera County Jail for various c