New owners at the Old Corral

When the Old Corral Grocery & Tackle shop closed its doors on Road 222 last November, many in the community were mystified and thought the store, which the new owners say has been open for more than 80 years, would be gone for good.

Yes on Measure ‘L’

On March 7, nearly 35,000 registered voters in the unincorporated areas of Madera County will have the opportunity to vote on Measure L - a one cent sales tax increase that would provide funds for the exclusive use of enhancing county fire department and county sheriff’s office personnel and services for the next 20 years.

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Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

An apartment complex on River Park Road in Oakhurst, located on a portion of Fresno River known as China Creek, was flooded out on its lower level on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
Mark Evan Sierra Star
Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods 1:17

Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

Yurt floats away in Fresno River flooding 0:53

Yurt floats away in Fresno River flooding

Most babies should be exposed to peanuts earlier, according to new guidelines 1:39

Most babies should be exposed to peanuts earlier, according to new guidelines

Female cat owners benefit most from stress-reducing effect of a pet 1:04

Female cat owners benefit most from stress-reducing effect of a pet