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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Sheriff: Chowchilla man stole, sold 200 pounds of beeswax
A Chowchilla man is in the Madera County jail after being caught stealing beeswax from a Madera County beekeeper and selling it, Madera County Sheriff's Office said.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Protesters claim animal abuse by Ringling Bros. Circus at Fresno show
Circus-goers were greeted outside Fresno's Selland Arena Thursday by more than 20 protesters who were attempting to raise awareness about the treatment of animals by Ringling Bros.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
June was a busy month for local police
The Chowchilla Police Department made 29 misdemeanor arrests and 37 felony arrests during the month of June.
From June 15-21, the Chowchilla Police Department responded to 438 calls. There were 301 calls for service and 137 self-initiated calls.
Police declare zero tolerance on illegal fireworks
The Fourth of July is approaching and the city of Chowchilla will have events celebrating Independence Day.
City council candidates need to schedule appointments
Nov. 4 is Election Day. In Chowchilla, voters will cast their ballots to fill two open City Council seats presently held by Janan Hebert and Isaac Jackson.
Summer concert series welcomes 3 Guys Playin' The Blues
After a wonderful start to the summer concert season Thursday, the music and the fun continues this week at Chowchilla's free Music in the Park concert when band 3 Guys Playin' The Blues takes the stage.