Eight people killed in Madera County crash identified. Fundraisers for families planned
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Madera county residents gear up for incoming severe storm
While blue skies hung over Madera County on Wednesday afternoon, people at the ACE hardware store were gearing up for the severe weather expected.
Drivers urged to prepare as snow levels expected to drop
Snow levels are expected to drop this weekend, and officials are warning travelers to use caution on the roadways.
EXCLUSIVE: American Advanced Management outlines steps to reopen Madera Community Hospital
EXCLUSIVE: More than a year after closing, Madera Community Hospital could be within months of reopening under new ownership and management.
Wife of survivor in deadly Madera Co. crash speaks up
FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – The lone survivor of the Madera County crash that killed eight people is listed in stable condition, and his wife hasn’t left his side since. Mayra Betancourt said her husband- 33-year-old Benito Perez has been at Community Regional Medical Center since the day of the accident. They have been married for […]
PD: Suspicious activity near a Madera school, suspects detained
MADERA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – The Madera Police Department says officers responded to Howard Elementary School on Avenue 14 after suspicious activity was reported on Wednesday. Police say the school was placed on lockdown while the Madera Police Department School Resource Officers contacted the individuals involved and detained them. According to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office, […]
Mother Lode Blizzard Warning Through Sunday
The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for the Mother Lode and the western slope of the northern Sierra Nevada, from now until 10 AM Sunday. A Blizzard Warning has also been issued for the upper elevations of Yosemite National Park, from 4 PM this afternoon through 10 AM Sunday.
Emergency 3-week closure for this Madera road
MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – Starting Tuesday, Tozer Street in Madera will undergo emergency repairs that are expected to be completed within three weeks, the City of Madera announced. The emergency repairs will prompt a complete road closure on Tozer Street (Road 28) between Avenue 15 and Clinton Street, and they are expected to be […]
Bite into Deliciousness: 5 Must-Try Pizzas in Oakhurst
This piece presents a guide to five outstanding pizzerias in Oakhurst. Have you had the opportunity to sample any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
PSA: Upcoming changes to utility bill due dates
Despite the availability of various payment methods for the City’s monthly utility bills, a significant portion of municipal utility account holders prefer to pay utility bills in person at City Hall. This influx results in extended wait times at the Utility Billing customer counter, hindering efficient service delivery. Furthermore, the overwhelming demand at the payment windows impedes staff’s ability to address utility billing queries over the phone. As a consequence, the current customer service experience falls short of the desired standards, prompting the need for strategic adjustments to enhance overall efficiency and satisfaction.
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Serial thieves strike AGAIN!
FRESNO, Calif. (FOX26) — One Fresno neighborhood has been hit by the same thieves caught on camera burglarizing in Madera. Sunday morning, Lindsey Jayde, who lives near N Shaw and Bryan Avenues, says thieves broke into her brother's work truck, stealing $2,000 worth of equipment. In the surveillance video,...
MPD makes arrest on safety officer
The Madera Police Department became aware of a possible inappropriate sexual relationship between a Madera Unified School District employee and a juvenile high school student on February 22. Madera Police Department currently has three School Resource Officers (SRO), one assigned to each high school campus. The SRO gathered information from...
‘Saves lives’: Donor milk drive to be held in Madera
MADERA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – In an effort to help bring people together in solidarity in supporting growing infants, the Madera County Breastfeeding Coalition, in collaboration with the Mother’s Milk Bank, will be holding a Milk Drive Collection event. The Madera County Department of Public Health says the drive is a way to inspire people to […]
Jennie Mace lands in Madera
Jennie Mace arrived in this area after leaving Indiana at the age of 18. She married Cpt. R.P. Mace and became the First Lady of Madera. The young Madera County pioneer woman, Jennie Cunningham Gilmore, finally settled into her new home on Finegold Gulch. She had come with her husband, John, on their honeymoon journey from Indiana to California in 1855. John mined for gold up and down Finegold Creek while Jennie kept the home fires burning in their “picket and canvas lean-to” that she called home.
City Council approves Madera PD switch guns
Madera City Council members enjoyed a short regular meeting Wednesday night, lasting less than an hour. In that hour, however, council members discussed the utilization of translation services for residents attending council meetings, conducted a public hearing for input, and listened to a request from Madera Police for firearm updates.
CHP investigating fatal crash
Investigators from the California Highway Patrol’s Central Division Multi-Disciplinary Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) are trying to determine the cause of a two-vehicle crash that took place on Avenue 7, west of Road 22 in Madera County. Eight people were killed, and one other was transported by ambulance to a...
The coldest February in Mariposa County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Man arrested after local business vandalized in Madera
MADERA, Calif. (FOX26) — A man was arrested after a local business was vandalized in Madera. According to the Madera Police Department, officers were called out to a local business near Highway 99 and Yosemite Avenue for reports of vandalism. Officers investigated and were able to identify the suspect...