LOS ANGELES — Two-thirds of real estate investors plan to keep property for more than a year rather than “flip” it for quicker profits, according to a survey by the California Association of Realtors.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Blazes in dry grass, driven by wind, destroy structures, endanger others
Two suspicious grass fires erupted early Thursday afternoon in Madera within two hours of each other.
Nearly 150 more personnel were called in Thursday to fight a forest fire northeast of Fresno that has burned more than 16,200 acres, according to an update from the United States Forest Service.
Nearly 1,000 pot plants — grown in violation of Madera County marijuana cultivation rules — were seized and destroyed by authorities Thursday.
She gives the prosecutors one more chance
A second suspect in the near-fatal beating of a farm worker earlier this year was booked into Madera County Jail this week, and authorities have asked the public’s help in finding two more.
Editor’s note: Reporter Don Wright covers water issues for various publications in California.