The Milken Institute, a nonprofit economic think tank, ranked the Madera Metropolitan Statistical Area as 32nd overall in job growth for small U.S. cities in an annual report this month.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera Police Department received the following calls for service on Dec. 7.
2:59 a.m. — Noise music from party in the 200 block of East 10th Street.
The local chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) held a holiday party for kids, with nearly 250 people in attendance.
Projecting its ambition for regional leadership, Saudi Arabia said today it has lined up most of the Arab world, NATO member Turkey and several African and Asian countries behind a vaguely defined "Islamic military alliance" against terrorists.
A California man has pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from an auto service center at the naval Air Station in Lemoore.
Investigators today worked to uncover what ignited a fire at an abandoned home in Fresno that trapped a group of squatters, killing five people and critically injuring another who tried to flee out the only open window.
The Fresno County Sheriff's Foundation for Public Safety has filed a claim against the county seeking reimbursement after an employee struck a gas pipeline and caused an explosion in April.