As part of Black History Month, the Madera branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is planning a celebration that officials said will be the first of its kind.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Madera artist, Annette Nordine, will join some 40 area artists in a month-long show, “A Selective Collective,” at The Door Art Gallery in Fresno.
Mayor Robert Poythress returned safe last week from a tour of schools in the West African country of Guinea-Bissau. The former Portuguese colony lies between Senegal to the north and Guinea to the south.
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Local schools would be locked down for an hour Friday after students reported seeing two people in a passing car brandishing what may have been a gun, according to Madera Unified School District.
A preliminary hearing in District Attorney Michael Keitz’s civil lawsuit against Madera County was continued Friday by Superior Court Judge James Oakley until March 8.
The date for the annual meeting of the Madera County Historical Society has been changed to Feb. 11. It had been originally set for Monday.