SACRAMENTO (AP) — A Republican has won a hotly contested state Senate contest in the southern San Joaquin Valley, with his top Democratic rival conceding Wednesday that the race will not go to a runoff.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
VALLEY LAKE RANCHOS — Two Madera women sustained serious injuries in a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Avenue 21 and Road 28 1/2, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The water season starts Tuesday and growers can expect deliveries for thirsty crops to arrive early in June, the Madera Irrigation District has announced.
The Madera Police Department will conduct a drivers checkpoint with city limits between the hours of 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturday.
A new gas station has opened at a site familiar to many Maderans.
Two underage boys were arrested this week for attempted robbery after authorities said they drew a fake handgun on employees of a Madera recycling center.
Local seniors played bingo, croquet, horseshoes and tried their skill at a beanbag toss at a luncheon Tuesday at Rotary Park in Madera, which recognized May as Older American’s Month.