By Jose Ortega, FFA reporter
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
FRESNO (AP) — Farmers in California’s fertile San Joaquin Valley are bracing to receive no irrigation water from a federal system of reservoirs and canals for a third consecutive year and looking to El Nino
Recent heavy rains in the foothill areas apparently caused several huge slabs of rock to come crashing down onto the northbound lanes of State Route 41 about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Elizabeth Brooke Mordecai Wissler, local rancher and member of one of Madera County’s most prominent pioneer families, died Friday in her home of natural causes. She was 87 years of age.
COARSEGOLD — Tribal and other civic leaders marked the formal grand re-opening of Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino with words and a symbolic cutting of ribbon.
“Why Our Lives Matter” was the theme of Sunday’s Martin Luther King Celebration, and the young people invited to speak left no doubt that they believed lives should matter through the example and words of Dr
Madera County Supervisor Max Rodriguez, District 4, will seek reelection on the ballot Nov. 8. The three-term incumbent announced his bid for office last weekend.