The smell of barbecuing and smoking ribs rose above the large backyard of the Madera Elks Lodge on Saturday as 14 teams competed during the lodge’s annual Rib Cook-off.
Rural laborers and farmworker leaders gathered this weekend to honor a New York University-bound freshman whose own parents work in Valley fields.
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Tentative agreement reached
Dozens of Madera-area residents gathered for a town hall meeting earlier this week where a panel of officials discussed ways to improve public safety and answered questions from concerned citizens.
By Gosia Wozniacka and Mark Smith