Glimpses of the 2014 Bark For Life fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society at Lions Town and Country Park in Madera, California, on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The event, an extension of the 2014 Relay For Life, raised more than $4,000.
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The winners of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award in Madera, California, on the evening of Thursday, Aug. 21. Recipients are, from left, John and Shirley Sudduth, Marge Medellin-Esquibel, Lauren McCullough (daughter of posthumous honoree Denslow "Denny" Green), Stell Manfredi, Judge David Minier, and Jon Basila. The Madera Chamber of Commerce presented the awards.
Liberty High School student Ana Hayes accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. She was challenged by Hannah Shevenell and challenged Michael Barber, Summer Mendoza and Kevin Ferimisco to do the same.
Glimpses of the 1,200-acre Junction Fire on the morning of Tuesday, August 19, 2014, in Central California. Video and photographs courtesy of the Madera County Sheriff's Department.
Oakhurst brush fire on Monday afternoon, Aug. 18, 2014. Video courtesy of Madera County Sheriff's Department. The fire grew and by Monday evening reached 500 acres, forcing mandatory evacuations.