Part 3 of a series
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera County Historical Society’s annual Ice Cream Social will serve more than sweet frozen food this year. It also will crown the yet-to-be chosen 2012 Old Timer’s Queen and King.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Falling boulders are the single biggest force shaping Yosemite Valley, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the national park system.
Emmy Award-winning Peacock Productions will shoot an episode of the Discovery Channel Documentary series “Disappeared” near Shaver Lake between June 16 and 21, and the producer is seeking local actors for bi
Heavy black smoke from a fire in the dry Fresno Riverbed near State Route 99 near Fourth Street closed one southbound lane of traffic about 2:45 Tuesday afternoon as fire crews worked to stop the fire from s
Local law enforcement officers lighted and carried a Special Olympics torch in a run on Tuesday during the third leg of the journey headed to UC Davis for the 2012 Special Olympics Northern California Summer
Cearra Austin planned on throwing a huge bash for her “Sweet 16” birthday next year — until her grandfather, a Vietnam veteran who battled non-Hodgkins lymphoma for more than a decade, took a turn for the wo