Former Madera Mayor Margie Medellin swears in her son, Andy Medellin, as the next mayor of Madera. They are believed to be the first mother-son duo to serve as mayor in the same California city.
Former Madera Mayor Margie Medellin swears in her son, Andy Medellin, as the next mayor of Madera. They are believed to be the first mother-son duo to serve as mayor in the same California city. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com
Former Madera Mayor Margie Medellin swears in her son, Andy Medellin, as the next mayor of Madera. They are believed to be the first mother-son duo to serve as mayor in the same California city. JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com

Like mother, like son: Madera mayor follows family tradition, an apparent California first

December 07, 2016 05:30 PM

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