Man gets 480 hours of service, $10,850 restitution for combat cocks | Madera Tribune

A Madera man is on three years probation for keeping and training fighting fowl, according to the Madera County District Attorney’s Office today. Sentenced April 14, 29-year-old Jovani Joshua Hernandez should be performing 480 hours of community service and paying $10,850 restitution to the county’s Department of Animal Services during his probation. District Attorney David…

Electronic freeway sign for Chowchilla is coming

Some people drive by the city of Chowchilla and don’t realize it. But city officials are looking to change that, as the city council has approved the final design of a “gateway” sign with Chowchilla’s name on it that will be installed off the northbound lanes of Highway 99, south of Robertson Boulevard. And the…