With carnival-style games, inflatable slides, food and dazzling fireworks, thousands of Madera-area residents were treated to an Independence Day full of fun on America’s ceremonial birthday.
Heading into the District 10 Little League All-Stars double elimination tournament, manager Guni Grewal knew that his Madera American 10-11-year-olds team could hit the ball with authority.
Wednesday basically became elimination day for all three of Madera National Little League All- Star teams and two came away with a berth in the semifinals.
The LoanMart Madera Speedway will host a likely emotional night this Saturday, as twin 24-lap main events in the Toyota Sedans class will honor driver Jeff Doran, who died earlier this year.
President Obama’s reluctance to be drawn into Middle East conflicts may make some sense.
The Madera Tribune will not publish on Thursday in honor of Independence Day.
A teenage gang member from Madera was arrested on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and negligent discharge of a firearm last week for crimes that took place late last month, police said.