The medical receiver for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has ordered thousands of inmates out of Pleasant State Prison and Avenal State Prison due to Valley fever.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Next Love Madera day on Sept. 21
Cites lack of prosecutions for jail crimes in final report
Police to patrol for careless drivers, riders
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.
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.