The state Senate voted 21-11 Thursday in favor of the North Fork Rancheria band of Mono Indians’ plans to build a casino in Madera County in a move that could reshape California’s gambling future.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
A scorching heat wave
A program in Madera County is ensuring children do not go hungry while they are off school for the summer.
No campfires will be allowed anywhere in the Sierra National Forest beginning Monday, due to extreme fire danger resulting from a very dry winter, forest officials announced Thursday.
The fourth annual 4th of July Family Freedom Fest in Coarsegold will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A man from Germany sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle crash on Road 210 near O’Neals, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ragnetti will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Madera Golf Course on Sunday.