In a major project of Love Madera Day, the Vern McCullogh Fresno River Trail saw nearly 500 volunteers arrive to clean up the trail and riverbed and make landscape improvements.
A variety of races brought bumper-to-bumper action and incredible performances at the LoanMart Madera Speedway on Saturday with young buck Matt Erickson absolutely dominating his opponents in the second race
Playing in the friendly confines of Mel Parker Field, the Madera baseball team wanted to avenge a 6-1 road loss it had suffered three days earlier at Edison-Fresno.
An annual sale to raise money for local charities drew more people than ever to Holy Spouses Hall on Saturday. More than 300 people attended, organizers said.
The Dog Park at Rotary Park on Gateway Drive saw many improvements made during a morning of landscaping and tree planting.
A dozen members of the Madera Rotary Club traveled to the site of the historic town of Borden, southwest of Madera, to do cleanup and landscape work at the Chinese Cemetery.
A friend of mine, who died a couple of year ago, used to go to Bangladesh quite often in his role as a representative of the World Bank.