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The Madera County Board of Supervisors will no longer be the sole savior for Madera Community Hospital with the state awarding the closed facility a no-interest loan as part of a larger program for financially distressed hospitals.
August 24, 2023
Madera County Supervisors are done being the lone lifeline to keeping Madera Community Hospital afloat as it awaits $150 million in reopening financing from Sacramento.
August 15, 2023
Madera County lawmakers followed through with an assistance package to help Adventist Health reopen Madera Community Hospital.
August 1, 2023
After closing at the start of the year, Madera Community Hospital has found an operator to reopen the key rural hospital.
July 30, 2023
The Valley’s largest region for homeless population tracking reported a jump in unhoused people, but not nearly as bad as other regions of the state.
July 26, 2023
Valley Children's is under legal fire for a large dirt hill placed next to the hospital while construction is taking place.
July 25, 2023
The island along the San Joaquin River will now be open daily during the summer.
June 26, 2023
After a fire destroyed its brewing facility in 2022, Riley's Brewing is making a splashy comeback in Madera County's burgeoning Riverstone community.
June 19, 2023
Madera's now-closed hospital says a $150 million loan program created by the state will not solve its long-term issues. Now, it's targeting their State Senator.
May 30, 2023
"The reality of low Medi-Cal reimbursement rates remains the 800-pound gorilla" following the collapse of Madera's hospital, writes Madera County Supervisor Jordan Wamhoff.
May 22, 2023