Runners in Madera hit the Vern McCullough Fresno River Trail for the Ugly Sweater 5K Run.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Traffic on southbound State Route 99 will be diverted Tuesday night while Caltrans closes the lanes between State Route 145 and Avenue 7 to place materials in advance of upcoming bridge removal operations.
Nearly 40,000 variously colored lights, synchronized to the tunes of 14 holiday songs, shine nightly outside of the home of Robert and Lucero Fisher, 25443 Avenue 20 1/2.
The Madera Chamber of Commerce has put out a call for nominees for its annual Senior Farmer of the Year award.
Three hundred families in Madera received fruits, vegetables and starches over the weekend, which organizers hoped would suffice at least for Christmas dinner.
A Fresno man working as a security guard in a local Madera bar was shot and killed when he interfered with an ongoing robbery Sunday night.
For U.S. children, Christmas is a time of delicious meals, lighted trees and colorful wrapped presents.