Filing due Friday
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to retain an outside consultant to perform an audit of the office of Treasurer-Tax Collector Tracy Kennedy Desmond.
FRESNO (AP) — California water officials say a combination of dry winter conditions and restrictions on pumping is leading to an outlook of a low water supply for some farmers in 2013.
The Board of Parole Hearings on Tuesday denied Jackie Skeels parole for the next three years, Madera County District Attorney Michael Keitz announced.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats said Tuesday that farmers should be allowed to hire foreign workers more easily as Congress reworks U.S. immigration laws.
FRESNO (AP) — Authorities are searching for a suspected marijuana dealer they say escaped from federal custody while undergoing treatment at a Fresno medical center.
Two Madera County Department of Social Service offices have been transformed into a park-like oasis for children and parents who are being reunited, thanks to efforts by Rotary Club of Madera and Danny Morri