A day-biting species of mosquito not native to the state was discovered in Madera earlier this month, and officials urged residents to practice preventative measures as they work to eliminate it.
The sentencing of a Madera man convicted of a 2011 attempted murder was continued Wednesday until July 12, where it is expected he will face 37 years to life in prison.
The Madera chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will honor locals who have made a difference in the community during a banquet to raise money for scholarships Saturday.
A 33-year-old Sacramento man kayaking down the San Joaquin River had to be airlifted to a Mono County hospital earlier this week when he went over a waterfall and injured his ankle.
Most Valuable Player
Michael Angell, Madera Outside hitter, Senior
A community-oriented service fraternity is set to host a car show on Saturday to raise money to benefit youth activities.
A local service club awarded more than $10,000 in scholarships to 12 area high school graduates headed for universities or vocational training.