Heartland Opportunity Center, Inc., a provider of disabled programs in Madera County, announced Tuesday that it will be merged into The Arc Fresno, a provider in Fresno County.
A wind-driven grass fire quickly burned through at least 2 acres of tall tinder-dry brush on Brightwood Road, just south of Avenue 21 about 1:30 Monday afternoon. No injuries were reported.
The Madera County Agriculture Boosters donated $10,000 to the Madera Unified School District for use by the Madera South Agriculture Department.
A Madera teenager was jailed after being arrested late Saturday night on suspicion of burglary — a crime which was captured on video the previous morning.
More than 50 friends and colleagues came out to the Madera High School Fieldhouse to pay homage to long-time athletics administrative assistant Diane Fischer.
The Central San Joaquin Valley Nursing Leadership Coalition presented Printess Schlist, RN at Madera Community Hospital, with the honor of RN of the Year.
Sixty youths participated in running, jumping and throwing events in the annual Jesse Owens games at Martin Luther King Middle School on Saturday.