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Area Police Agencies Quickly Snap up Latest Academy Grads

Check out my other School Zone columns at Nancy Price’s School Zone Facebook page. Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims had kind of a homecoming Friday afternoon at the Fresno City College Basic Police Academy Completion Ceremony, which was held at CrossCity Church in northeast Fresno. Mims, who will retire...
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She’s a Witch

There are some wild accusations coming out of the Madera County Board of Supervisors District 5 race. In a mailer, candidate Mark Reed accused his opponents’ supporters of being witches and warlocks. Reed came in second behind Robert Macaulay on June 7, and there will be a runoff on Nov. 8.
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Amond World brings cold storage to Madera

Local dignitaries and officials joined Robert Sullivan and Steve Sagouspe, who are managing partners of Amond World LLC., and staff from Span Construction & Engineering, Inc., on Tuesday for a ground breaking ceremony for the new premium refrigerated cold storage facility on North Golden State Boulevard. Amond World LLC, in...
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Sheriff saw Berenda coming

The once thriving village of Berenda was home to this showcase of education, Berenda School, seen here in the 1890s. When Fresno County Sheriff Leroy Dennis chose not to run for reelection in 1872, he decided to move to a little spot in the north end of the county where the Southern Pacific Railroad had just built a freight depot. Dennis was certain that a town would grow up around the depot, and he wanted to be there when the boom came. Little did he know that in 20 years, the little village he envisioned would one day be a major transportation link for the new county of Madera.

Destination California: Madera Wine Trail

MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) One of California’s wine trails is growing in popularity here in the Central Valley. Signs throughout Madera County are pointing people to the Madera Wine Trail. “What is cool is they take their twist on it and do the best they can to showcase the vineyard where the grapes come from. And […]
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California Mom Admits to Brutally Killing Her Two Young Children Five Years Apart

A 31-year-old mother in California faces decades behind bars after admitting to killing her two young children five years apart, prosecutors say. Briseida G. Sran on Monday pleaded guilty to five felonies — including two counts of murder, two counts of child abuse, and one count of mutilation — in the 2015 death of 4-month-old Divina Sran and the 2020 death of special needs 2-year-old Thaddeus Sran.
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She’s a Witch!

There are some wild accusations coming out of the Madera County Board of Supervisors District 5 race. In a mailer, candidate Mark Reed accused his opponents’ supporters of being witches and warlocks. Reed came in second behind Robert Macaulay on June 7, and there will be a runoff on November 8.
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June 30th Reports from Visit Yosemite – Madera County

MADERA COUNTY — Please see the attached PDFs from Visit Yosemite – Madera County for the Daily Conditions Report and for current weather conditions. Daily Conditions Report (PDF) Current Weather Conditions (PDF) Some important reminders from the park service. Wawona Road Hazard Tree Removal. Beginning Tuesday, July 5,...
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Mother confesses to killing two children 5 years apart

A 31-year-old woman has been sentenced to 28 years behind bars after she confessed to killing both of her children a few years apart. Briseida G. Sran of Madera, California pled guilty to two counts of murder, two counts of child abuse, and one count of mutilation on Monday. “Today...
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Madera Mom Pleads Guilty in Deaths of Toddler Son and Infant Daughter

The story Briseida Sran and Sukhjinder Sran told Madera police about the summer 2020 disappearance of their 2-year-old special needs son has officially been confirmed as a lie. The Srans pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter charges Monday in the death of little Thaddeus on Monday. Brieseida Sran also admitted to...
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What’s happening in Madera

This week I had the pleasure of meeting with a man named Royal Goodman, a retired Vietnam veteran of Madera. Royal has written several articles and letters to the editor for the Madera Tribune, and he has an interest in helping other veterans in the area. He also has expressed an interest in helping the Tribune with a new column directed toward the veterans. (It may be called “Veterans Corner,” or “Veterans Voices,” or something like that.) It will be interesting to all of us, and perhaps will help us to know better how to show our appreciation to veterans for all they have done for our country.