A cold air mass over California prompted widespread freeze warnings and watches today, raising concerns for crops in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley and for homeless people in urban centers, even as skiers and snowboarders took advantage of snowy slopes.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The annual ritual of Black Friday, as we know it, is over. Gone are the throngs of frenzied shoppers camping out for days ahead of the big sales bonanza on the day after Thanksgiving.
Pope Francis is paying his respects to 19th century Ugandan Christians who were burnt alive rather than renounce their faith, the latest group of martyrs from around the world honored by Francis in hopes of giving today's faithful missionary role models.
Supposedly simple procedure turns out to be complex
After its check-before-you-burn regulation was fully implemented in the San Joaquin Valley, studies by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) have shown reductions in both pollution from fine particulates
Duane E. Furman High School thanked veterans this month with a luncheon hosted by its students with presentations by Madera Unified School District staff.