For U.S. children, Christmas is a time of delicious meals, lighted trees and colorful wrapped presents.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Madera City Police Department had a 3-hour standoff Saturday night with a Visalia man who threatened to shoot and kill police officers after he was barricaded in his apartment on Monterey Street and Almond A
A matted and limping poodle mix allegedly dumped by his owner along a rural roadside on Dec. 5 has had a happy outcome for the holiday season.
It was a day of giving and celebration for the Madera Rescue Mission on Saturday, with volunteers and the mission’s disciples singing Christmas carols for fun and handing out wrapped gifts to eager children.
The Madera Elks Lodge honored Victor Wren of Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School and Amelia Holguin of Desmond Middle School as students of the month during the club’s monthly Family Night.
A woman who, at 16 years old, organized the gruesome 2008 murder of Krista-Rae Pike by the hands of a convicted killer will not be sentenced until February 20 after another postponement.
Gaspar Vasquez, an 8-year-old student at Pershing Elementary School, had a simple Christmas wish in mind.