Christmas presents came a little early to about 30 excited students at Millview and Sierra Vista Elementary Schools recently.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera County Sheriff’s Department responded to reported incidents from Dec. 7 through 13.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1981 delivered food and bikes this month as well as this weekend as two charitable projects coincided and overlapped this year.
The Madera Police Department received the following calls for service from Dec. 16 and 17.
5:37 p.m. — Battery in the 100 block of East Almond Avenue.
Judge Lawrence O’Neill of U.S. District Court issued an order Tuesday allowing the reopening of Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino in Coarsegold — the final legal hurdle faced by the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians.
Madera County’s office of the district attorney will have three fresh faces to greet 2016, but all are not entirely new here. One formerly served as a deputy district attorney here from 2009 to 2013.
Madera Rescue Mission served turkey meals to more than 1,000 people and gave 900 gifts to needy children ages 12 and under last weekend.