Four of five inmates were caught Saturday night, a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said. The fifth man remained at large.
According to one report, as yet unconfirmed, five inmates have escaped from Madera County Department of Corrections in the Central Valley.
California Central Valley farmers are urging Gov. Jerry Brown to veto legislation that would regulate the pumping of well water in California for the first time.
Firefighters from throughout California are being dispatched to protect homes that are under threat from a wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park.
13,000 homes and businesses have been ordered to evacuate as firefighters race to stop a second massive wildfire raging near the entrance to Yosemite National Park.
They were called Lacey and Squirt, two professional rodeo horses and beloved pets. But they ended up sold for meat on someone’s dinner plate overseas. In a landmark case, a suspect has been charged with delivering at least one of them to slaughter.
The rumor spread like wildfire via phone calls, text messages and social media postings and has persisted now for more than three weeks: Immigration agents are rounding up unauthorized workers in Central California farming communities.
California highway officials have closed Highway 99 in both directions just south of Madera due to a gas main rupture.
KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David explores Madera’s oldest winery that has won multiple golds.