SACRAMENTO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown granted 59 pardons on Good Friday, in keeping with his tradition of giving pardons to convicted offenders around major Christian holidays including Easter.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
More than 100 children of ages 3 and 4, were lined up inside the fence of a softball field at Lions Town and Country Park. Outside the fence, parents leaned over and gave instructions.
Madera Irrigation District began accepting water orders Monday in response to receiving its first allocation of irrigation water from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation since 2013.
The Madera Police Department responded to the following calls for service on March 2 and 3.
Author and lecturer Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson offered a positive Christian message about dealing with anger by forgiveness to a mostly female crowd of about 50 at Valley West Christian Center on Friday evening. But his talk also included occasional and unexpected non sequiturs about men and women.
Madera County Sheriff’s officers responded to the following incidents from Feb. 29 to March 3.
A Madera Superior Court jury found Nicholas Javier Castrejon, 22, guilty this week of attempted murder, multiple robberies and carjacking to further a criminal street gang.