The Madera Coyote girls volleyball team showed some fight in their first game at home since winning the Division II Valley Championship last season.
Whether it was winning by a large margin or finishing strong in a close battle, the Madera South boys and girls water polo teams were both successful in their 2012 debuts.
Former Madera Coyote girls volleyball standout Katherine Grow earned All-Tournament honors for the UC Santa Cruz Banana Slugs last week.
The weather news is that a minor El Nino event in the South Pacific this year may mean more rain for the Central Valley over the rain season, which began July 1 and will run through June 30.
His convention over, President Barack Obama ran smack into the reality of a bleak new report on the nation's unemployment outlook Friday.
The popular local band Yard Dogs will conclude this year’s Summer Concerts in the Park with a performance Sunday at the amphitheater at Lions Town and Country Park. The concert will begin at 7 p.m.
Kristen Stewart returns to the spotlight; One Direction rule to the VMA's; Johansson talks at the DNC Convention.