Melissa Ann Fernandez of Madera married Robert Scott Payne, also of Madera, on Dec. 31, 2012. The Rev. Avery Stafford performed the ceremony.
Four high school students spoke about leadership and their dreams to a 14-member committee in charge of choosing student orators for the celebration of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., s
Organizers of an annual event aimed at celebrating the diversity in faiths and cultures of Madera are still looking for people willing to show their own.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of California’s hottest spots went from sweltering to shivering Sunday as early morning temperatures plunged, leaving even polar bears at the San Diego Zoo seeking shelter.
A veteran confined to an old wheelchair, braces and crutches now has increased maneuverability and ease in going places thanks to the efforts of a longtime Madera family and the local Breakfast Lions Club.
Kay McCullough pulled another batch of cookies out of the oven to cool before she sat down. She poured a cup of coffee and took a seat at the dining room table.
FRESNO — Bill Enns, a central California real estate agent specializing in farmland, fields dozens of calls every week from potential buyers.