4 hrs ago
Mayor predicts a bright future for city
Mayor Richard Walker was the keynote speaker at the Chamber of Commerce State of the City Luncheon held last week in Chowchilla.
8 hrs ago
The Blu J'z brings their smooth jazz to Music in the Park
The smooth jazz sound of The Blu J'z comes to Chowchilla this Thursday at the Chowchilla Music in the Park concert series.
12 hrs ago
From July 13 through July 19, the Chowchilla Police Department responded to a total of 461 calls.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Southbound Highway 99 lane close set in Chowchilla
The western lane and shoulder of southbound Highway 99 in Chowchilla will close Thursday morning for guardrail construction on the Berenda Slough Bridge.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Arts Council presents plaque to city
Diane Rich, representing the Madera County Arts Council, presented the Chowchilla City Council with a plaque recognizing the city's participation in the Music in the Park concert series at the downtown Veterans Memorial Park.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
California drought: As land sinks, farmers' brainstorm on water
Dean Peck, with the San Luis Canal Co., opens a gate to release water to a farmer near Los Banos .
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Cowboy blood drive riding into Chowchilla
All cowboys, cowgirls and all of their friends from Madera, Chowchilla and Porterville are urged to participate in the National Day of the Cowboy Blood Drive.
Chowchilla and camp set to be more more challenging
The Chowchilla Union High School Redskin marching band mandatory band camp will be held Aug. 4 through Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendance is mandatory for all members of the marching band and color guard.
Encanto to perform at Thursday's summer concert in Chowchilla
Encanto's nuevo flamenco tunes will fill the air Thursday at 7 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park on Robertson Boulevard at Sixth Street.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Madera County seeks more local control on water issues
As California copes with one of the worst drought years in the state's history, Madera County officials are preparing to take steps to maintain local control of its water issues.
Mark Lewis to retire
Mark Lewis, Stockton's controversial and charismatic city manager 2001-06, and the city official who who oversaw the arena and ballpark construction, has announced his retirement as City Manager of Chowchilla.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Nothing To Do With Arbroath
Beekeeper accused of stealing beeswax to support his drug habit
A Californian beekeeper has been charged with stealing nearly 200 pounds of beeswax from the farmer who employed him, to melt it into blocks and sell it to support his drug habit, in what local police say is their first arrest for pilfering the substance.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Chowchilla native's new TV series 'Outlander' premiering soon
"Outlander," a new television show produced by Chowchilla native Ronald D. Moore, will debut Aug. 9 at 9 p.m. on Starz.
Ronnie Ray: Old-fashioned identification had its perks
In the 1950s, when a dairy was more a way of life than a business, we had a different relationship with our cows.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Force 'Em playing in the park Thursday
The music and the fun jumps up a few notches Thursday when Force 'Em takes the stage at the Chowchilla Music in the Park concert series.
Chowchilla to supply 13K to replace sign damaged in hit and run
The city of Chowchilla local business leaders have decided to team up for a new sign telling highway travelers they are entering town.
Los Angeles Times
None of your beeswax? Man charged with stealing from honey farmer
A Chowchilla man allegedly stole nearly 200 pounds of beeswax from a honey farmer to melt into blocks and sell to support his drug habit, authorities said.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
On this day in history, July 15
In 1870, Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.