SACRAMENTO — A state board gave approval Friday for the California High-Speed Rail Authority to start the process of seizing its first piece of property through eminent domain for a $68 billion bullet train.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Inside the Madera County Administrative building, the treasurer-tax collector and auditor-controller offices sit across the hall from each other, department facing department.
About two dozen gifts sit under the Giving Tree at The Vineyard Restaurant in Madera, destined to be unwrapped by children of families who need extra help during the holidays.
Students of the month given movie tickets, dinner
A school cafeteria opened later than usual to feed 1,500 people — James Monroe Elementary students and their families — in a community-wide effort to spread holiday cheer.
A Fresno man who went missing for six days was returned to his family this week and authorities said they’re on the hunt for three Hispanic men allegedly responsible for kidnapping him.
Twenty-two candidates have filed notices of intention to run in the 2014 elections for the wide range of county offices that will be open.