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.
The Madera Breakfast Lions donated a check for $200 to the Madera Community Hospital during the hospital’s regular meeting of their diabetes support group.
MARIPOSA — An unattended campfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park has grown into a blaze that has led to the evacuations of 800 homes and 1,500 people, officials said Tuesday.