SACRAMENTO — Caltrans is preparing for one of the strongest storms Californians have seen in years with more than 1,500 pieces of storm-related equipment and over 3,000 maintenance employees on alert.
If there’s a reason why the Fresno Pacific University girls basketball program showed interest in Fresno Warriors senior Desiree Harding, the Madera South girls basketball team found out firsthand why.
With winter rains comes a chance of flooding. The county’s office of emergency services will have sand and sandbags available should they become necessary.
The good news for students who eat school lunch is that they may be throwing less of it away. Standards that require more whole grains in school foods are being eased, according to The Associated Press.
The board of supervisors held a busy meeting on the future of water and various fees Tuesday, which closed out its work for the rest of 2014.
The Madera chapter of the Cali-Livin’ Car and Bike Club will hold a toy drive and car show Sunday to help cheer up children at the Madera Rescue Mission this Christmas.
Madera’s American Legion Riders Chapter 11 will drive around Madera on Saturday, collecting boxes of toys to give underprivileged children in its first “Ugly Sweater and Toy Run.”