The Madera Coyote boys basketball team opened a 15-point first half lead, but held on at the end for a 52-44 victory over the San Joaquin Memorial-Fresno Panthers.
When a soccer team suffers a one-goal loss, the coach on the losing side can usually look back at the game and point to missed opportunities.
The other day, I heard Madera described as “one of those Podunk towns along Highway 99 in the San Joaquin Valley.” I certainly disagree with that description.
It seems, every day the local media report rises in unemployment and more citizens applying for welfare. The job market for our young people is almost non-existent.
In 2012, the California Parks and Recreation Department hid $20 million in funds and issued improper payouts to employees resulting in major state budget deficits.
Growing up in Modesto, Jason Khan had a favorite place to go to while he and his high school buddies were looking for a place to eat.
By Svetlana Kochergina