A single spark from a grinder was all it took to ignite a wind driven wildfire that rapidly consumed 30 to 40-plus acres of dry pasture on Road 602, just north of Avenue 22 near Valley Lake Ranchos, Monday a
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
A gang member who murdered a teenager as an act of gang retaliation two years ago was sentenced Monday to life in prison, and will have to spend more than 64 years behind bars before he’s eligible for parole
More than $1,300 was raised this weekend during a doubles volleyball tournament to help honor former Madera South High School student Landon Guglielmana, who died in a car accident in November of 2009.
“No one wants you. You should be glad I’m wasting my life with you. You’re worthless, and you won’t amount to anything … those words do a lot to tear someone down.”
A 35-year-old Hispanic man was shot in the head near James Monroe Elementary School earlier this week and later died from his injuries, Madera police officials said Friday.
Two schools go on lockdown
A badly injured puppy has made an amazing recovery after surgery to remove rubber bands someone had wound tightly around his muzzle, according to Kirsten Gross, director of Madera County animal services.