By Scott Smith
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The Madera Police Department broke up two brothels and made five connected arrests this week — two alleged pimps and three women suspected of prostitution who arrived in town a week ago.
An alleged metal thief accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars in property was arrested in the Madera County foothills over the weekend, sheriff’s spokeswoman Erica Stuart said Tuesday.
Children from around the world will share about the realities of life in their home countries through song, dance and spoken word in a concert tonight in Valley West Christian Center in Madera.
Local young women who are passionate about rodeo may now apply to become this year’s Mariposa County Fair Rodeo Royalty, the Mariposa Friends of the Fair Foundation announced this week.
Those who were unable to sign up before the health care enrollment deadline Monday night may have a second chance to avoid a fine and the loss of government subsidies.
Valley West Christian Center will host the Children of the World Choir for a one-night concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The choir, which is sponsored by World Help, is on its nationwide Rescue Tour.