An undercover prostitution sting at a Madera hotel led to the arrests of eight Central Valley residents, from felons to a schoolteacher, earlier this week.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera Police Department will start issuing concealed-carry gun permits after a vote Wednesday by the City Council.
By David Crary
Yosemite closure wounds county residents, businesses
An unlicensed driver said he mistook the gas pedal for the brake Wednesday morning when he plowed into two parked cars and over a large shrub, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Ten people ate a pomegranate-filled breakfast as they sampled 10 dishes made using recipes submitted by the public for the annual Stiebs Pomegranate Recipe Competition on Wednesday.
By Tracie Cone