SACRAMENTO (AP) — The final ballots were counted Friday in a special election for a San Joaquin Valley state Senate seat, affirming Republican cherry farmer Andy Vidak’s defeat of Democrat Leticia Perez in a
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera Police Department will conduct a drivers checkpoint within the city limits between the hours of 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. tonight.
A lightning-caused forest fire continued to burn Friday afternoon east of Fresno in the Sierra National Forest, having consumed some 4,500 acres with virtually no containment.
The Summer Concert in the Park series continues Sunday with a tribute to longtime musician, accordionist, and music store owner, the late Jerry Venturi.
May be part of larger scamming ring
The crime is simple but leaves many cashiers confused and, many times, the store they work for out hundreds of dollars in cash or more.
FRESNO (AP) — A man suspected of setting off a series of pipe bombs in Fresno-area mailboxes is under arrest, Fresno County Sheriff’s spokesman Chris Curtice said Thursday.
FRESNO (AP) — Two California school districts are among just three nationwide to win $5 million grants from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.