The Madera Coyote girls volleyball team showed some fight in their first game at home since winning the Division II Valley Championship last season.
Whether it was winning by a large margin or finishing strong in a close battle, the Madera South boys and girls water polo teams were both successful in their 2012 debuts.
Former Madera Coyote girls volleyball standout Katherine Grow earned All-Tournament honors for the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs last week.
The weather news is that a minor El Nino event in the South Pacific this year may mean more rain for the Central Valley over the rain season, which began July 1 and will run through June 30.
More than a century ago, local grapevines allegedly required no irrigation, and a hand pump could draw water from a hand-dug well.
Once again, it’s time for the Madera District Fair.
“When you can’t stand criticism you learn to be a perfectionist.”
“And the Lord formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living Soul.”
— Genesis 2:7
His convention over, President Barack Obama ran smack into the reality of a bleak new report on the nation's unemployment outlook Friday.
The popular local band Yard Dogs will conclude this year’s Summer Concerts in the Park with a performance Sunday at the amphitheater at Lions Town and Country Park. The concert will begin at 7 p.m.