After allowing a run in the first inning, Madera Coyote softball pitcher Jackie Anzaldo was cruising along in a battle with the Central-Fresno Grizzlies just waiting for the offense to come around.
All About Dance and Gymnastics competitors were spread throughout California over the weekend with teams competing in cheer competitions, gymnastics meets and an acrobatics meet.
After advancing to the Central Baseball Classic championship game Saturday, the Madera Coyotes needed a pick-me-up before beginning County/Metro Athletic Conference play on Friday.
The Madera County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to proceed with hiring an architect to design preliminary plans for the use of some 80 acres the county owns at Avenue 14 and Road 28.
City Administrator David Tooley announced Monday that he will recommend Interim Police Chief Steve Frazier for appointment as the next Madera chief of police.
A 2,500-square-foot stucco house the 21000 block of Road 30, just south of Avenue 22, was destroyed by fire Monday morning. No injuries were reported.
A nationwide road tour to raise awareness of global food issues stopped in Madera on Monday, and dozens of local residents with ties to the agriculture industry viewed a presentation said to be helpful in br