Dan Whistler, president of Jay Chapel, recognized Les Riffel for 40 years of service to families in Madera. Riffel began his employment at Jay Chapel in April 1973.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Yvonne Ruiz and Eric LiCalsi of Madera have announced plans to wed.
Madera youth staged a local protest this past week to coincide with a national call for immigration reform. About 60 people gathered at Courthouse Park with posters and American flags.
The Modesto judge who is presiding over the murder trials of Dustin Gran and Brittany Navarra issued an angry denunciation of Madera County District Attorney Michael Keitz and his office this week.
The trial of a Madera man, an admitted member of the El Salvador-based Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang, will continue next week for the attempted murder of an ex-member.
Three suspected serial burglars from the Los Angeles area were arrested Thursday night by Madera police officers inside Home Depot after they allegedly attempted to use a fraudulent credit card to purchase $
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Majorities in every California county voted last fall to scale back the state’s Three Strikes law so thousands of inmates serving life sentences for relatively minor third offenses would