Friday Nov 22
Two Rivers Tribune
Smoke Barely Cleared, Prep Starts for Next Fire
As soon as this summer's fires were over and river folk had even wearied of talking about them, many locals switched to their second favorite topic, what to do about next year's fires.
Casino referendum to be put on November 2014 ballot
The referendum to reverse the state’s approval of the state ‘compact’ with the North Fork Mono Indians for the tribe’s proposed casino off Highway 99 north of Madera has qualified for the November 2014 ballot.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Capitol Alert: California voters to decide fate of North Fork casino
California voters will weigh in next year on whether an Indian tribe from the mountains near Yosemite should be allowed to operate a casino along a Central Valley freeway.
Water quality officials to unveil plan for Elk River; Humboldt County ...
Local dairyman John Estevo wasn't able to pump water for his farm for six years because of the conditions on the Elk River.
The Fresno Bee
A Fresno jury's $200 million question: Is Ford at fault for horrific crash?
Two years ago, a group of Good Samaritans rescued a young mother and her two children from a burning car that had collided head-on with a 2002 Ford F-250 diesel pickup on Highway 41 in Madera County.