MARIPOSA — An unattended campfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park has grown into a blaze that has led to the evacuations of 800 homes and 1,500 people, officials said Tuesday.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
A rash of shootings over the last few days, called a typical summertime increase by authorities, is under investigation by the Madera Police Department.
Kids come to lessons crying but leave happy after learning to swim
After 38 years, Red Cross swimming instructor Randy Durbin is still doing what he loves — teaching children how to swim.
The Madera County Citizens on Patrol (COPs), described by sheriff’s officials as an invaluable second set of eyes and ears, added eight more members earlier this week.
Yosemite-bound traffic tied up; hay burns
FRESNO — Several opposing groups have filed lawsuits against a broad, long-range plan to manage the ailing Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta that was adopted in May.
Madera’s businesses will showcase their products and services to the community at an annual networking event Thursday.