In a major project of Love Madera Day, the Vern McCullogh Fresno River Trail saw nearly 500 volunteers arrive to clean up the trail and riverbed and make landscape improvements.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
An annual sale to raise money for local charities drew more people than ever to Holy Spouses Hall on Saturday. More than 300 people attended, organizers said.
The Dog Park at Rotary Park on Gateway Drive saw many improvements made during a morning of landscaping and tree planting.
A large-scale prostitution sting conducted by the Madera Police Department earlier this week brought in an illegally-modified firearm, nine suspected prostitutes including a transsexual man, and one allegedl
An iconic labor and civil rights leader spoke to Madera students and their families in an assembly where she urged civic participation.
The West Coast Ravens, a group of pilots who enjoy the skill of flying in formation, has returned to Madera for the fifth consecutive year.
Madera South High School students, whose first language was not English, were celebrated for achieving fluency in English and deemed reclassified in a ceremony attended by their families, teachers and staff.