By Gosia Wozniacka and Mark Smith
Nearly 100 residents welcomed a group of immigration reform activists in Madera with a dinner, song and dance performances and speeches at Courthouse Park.
The Madera Irrigation District’s water season has been extended by five weeks, it announced Friday.
A brush fire in the center divider of State Route 99, between avenues 7 and 9, clouded the roadway, causing many drivers to slow on Friday afternoon.
Former Madera pitcher Gary Moran picked up his third win of the season with five innings of one-hit ball for the Mississippi Braves in a 4-0 victory over Montgomery.
The Yard Dogs will close out the final Summer Concert in the Park with a performance Sunday, beginning at 7 p.m., in the amphitheater at Lions Town and Country Park.
Madera County Schools Foundation awarded its first Adopt-a-Teacher grant to Jillian Gamble, an art teacher at Minarets High School.