Gary Svanda will swap his city hat for a county cap, once the numbers are verified, after results late Tuesday showed his victory in the race for Madera County Assessor.
New wells could soon face higher price tags and mandated meters after a unanimous vote by the Madera County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
The Madera Swimming Pool Complex at 4th and Flume streets will open Saturday with a “Splashtacular” from 2 to 7 p.m. featuring games, prizes and water fun.
Boys and girls ages 5-16 can join soccer coaches from Madera South, Madera Ranchos, Liberty and Madera high schools at the 6th annual Madera Youth Soccer Clinic on Saturday at Madera Sunrise Rotary Park.
The Madera District Fairgrounds will host one of the dirtier events of the summer in the Madera Mud Volleyball Tournament, which will be part of the Great Madera Chili Cook-Off and Outdoor Festival.
Led by the record-breaking softball duo of Renee Ortega and Darbi Duke, the Liberty Hawks softball team swept the individual awards for the All-North Sequoia League teams, announced last week.
“Those soldiers who died on those missions, they would not have been where they were ... if Bergdahl had never walked away”
— Former Sgt. Evan Buetow, United States Army.