Luserin Montes’ story earned her this year’s Soroptimist International of Madera Live Your Dream: Education and Training Award for Women of $1,000.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton's home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet in ways that made it more vulnerable to hackers while using software that could have been exploited.
Responding to a furor over undercover videos, Planned Parenthood says it will maintain programs at some of its clinics that make fetal tissue available for research, but will cover the costs itself rather than accepting any reimbursement.
A house guest convicted of repeatedly kidnapping and sexually abusing a Bakersfield couple's toddler during overnight stays was sentenced by a federal judge today to life in prison.
Evidence is mounting that the El Nino ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific will spawn a rainy winter in California.
A giraffe born at a San Joaquin Valley zoo last month has died after running into a fence in an exhibit.
As California enters its fourth year of drought, officials at a major fair have made plans to use less water than in previous years.