Ranchos Middle School’s seventh grade team maintained its reigning position as champion of the Academic Pentathlon while a new winner was named for the 8th grade competition.
Military veterans interested in forestry work can join new California Conservation Corps veterans crews based in Northern California.
A competition for aspiring student artists living in the state’s 19th Congressional District, which includes parts of Madera County, is under way and the winner’s work will be displayed in Washington, D.C.
The fourth class of the Madera Athletic Hall of Fame will be inducted May 5 at the Madera Municipal Golf Course, but organizers are still searching for some of those being honored.
Spring (aka Vernal Equinox) officially will be here Tuesday, according to Eric Weisstein’s World of Astronomy, and who am I to argue? I am not an astronomer. Yet, I beg to differ, if just a little bit.
A gang-related fight escalated into a shootout in broad daylight on N Street near 4th Street, according to police.
Today is St. Patrick’s Day and the California Highway Patrol is gearing up to catch impaired drivers.