Don’t expect State Route 99 to offer six lanes through Madera anytime soon if Caltrans has its way. Despite widening, the highway may not be striped anew for several years.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera Police Department received the following calls for service from Aug. 14 to 15.
2:59 a.m. — Suspicious person in the 1000 block of East Clark Street.
Director of finance and administration of Tesei Petroleum in Madera, Kimberly Thomas, won the first Outstanding Petroleum Woman of the year award at the “Women in Petroleum 2015” conference hosted by Meridia
Madera City Administrator David Tooley will ask the city council this evening during its regular meeting to join the county in placing a half-cent sales tax measure on the June 2016 ballot.
A 30-year tradition that began with a $3 spaghetti dinner in fire station 19 helped to raise funds toward a higher capacity water tender over the weekend to aid firefighters in the Madera Ranchos.
The teenage boy who is suspected of starting the Willow Fire in late July was charged with two felonies Tuesday and will be detained in juvenile hall until his next court appearance.
The San Joaquin Valley Paleontology Foundation will hold its first beer-tasting fundraiser Friday to raise funds for The Fossil Discovery Center in Chowchilla.