After working for a battery company for the past three years, George Romero knew that he could run his own business and found an opportunity in Madera.
Two weeks ago, Romero, 21, opened California Battery on 16905 Road 26 to give Madera residents a more affordable battery store.
“I used to work for a company in Fresno that reconditioned and sold blemish-new batteries,” Romero said. “I came to Madera because there is not a store like it here.”
Romero has been open for the last two weeks, but hasn’t been open to the public just yet. He is working with the car lots in Madera and dealing with walk-in customers...