Firefighters are required to wear certified protective clothing and a breathing apparatus before entering any structure that is on fire — but the Madera City Fire Department doesn’t have enough suits to meet
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Small businesses in Madera may have the opportunity to win contracts to provide various services contributing to the construction of a high-speed rail system, officials say.
Lanes in both directions of State Route 41 will be closed periodically while crews work to rehabilitate the pavement in two locations in Madera County beginning tomorrow and lasting through September.
In an unexpected appearance before the City Council, Madera County Sheriff John Anderson proposed the consolidation of the sheriff’s department with the Madera and Chowchilla police departments.
CHOWCHILLA (AP) — One of three men who kidnapped a busload of California school children has been released from prison after more than 35 years behind bars.
At least four six-week-old kittens were thrown from a tan or gold minivan Thursday morning into traffic on southbound State Route 99 near Avenue 13, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Five community leaders, six students and two college graduates — all of Madera — are set to be honored in a banquet tonight.