Madera Pair Busted for Counterfeiting

KMJ Radio A Madera couple is locked up on charges of producing some funny money. Sheriffs deputies say they found stacks of counterfeit bills in the home of Raymond and Gloria Chavez this week. Narcotics were also seized in the raid on the house on Avenue 16. Advertisements

Madera County reports flu-related death; Valley toll 38

BY BARBARA ANDERSON The Fresno Bee February 28, 2014 Madera County health officials on Friday reported a third influenza-related death of the season. So far this flu season, 38 people in the central San Joaquin Valley have died. In addition to the third death in Madera: Fresno County has had 22 deaths, Kings and Merced…

Local Thief targeting elderly in Madera County

Mariana Jacob ABC30 February 27th, 2014 Click here for news video. MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) — A North Valley community is on edge after a thief targeted an elderly couple. Madera County deputies want everyone in the area to be on alert because they believe the suspect could prey on many others. Herman Cheatham and…

Pacific Ethanol to restart Madera plant this spring

Meghan Sapp | February 27, 2014 Biofuels Digest In California, Pacific Ethanol plans to restart its 40 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Madera during the second quarter this year. The facility has been mothballed since 2009 after it operating for three years. When it comes back online, the company’s total ethanol production will…