The smell of barbecuing and smoking ribs rose above the large backyard of the Madera Elks Lodge on Saturday as 14 teams competed during the lodge’s annual Rib Cook-off.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Rural laborers and farmworker leaders gathered this weekend to honor a New York University-bound freshman whose own parents work in Valley fields.
Tentative agreement reached
Dozens of Madera-area residents gathered for a town hall meeting earlier this week where a panel of officials discussed ways to improve public safety and answered questions from concerned citizens.
By Gosia Wozniacka and Mark Smith
Nearly 100 residents welcomed a group of immigration reform activists in Madera with a dinner, song and dance performances and speeches at Courthouse Park.
The Madera Irrigation District’s water season has been extended by five weeks, it announced Friday.