FRESNO — As Fresno State University students attended their department’s respective commencement ceremonies Friday, Christie Willet got her diploma hours before daughter Kendra received hers.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
A fast-moving wildfire burned through at least 90 acres south and west of Yosemite Lakes Park on Sunday before being stopped by Cal Fire crews.
A man was shot in the foot Sunday afternoon after being hit by a car and chased by rival gang members for about five blocks, Madera Police Department officials reported.
The Madera County Health Department and the Bridge Store hosted the 2013 Fruit and Veggie Fest at the grocery store, 748 N. D Street, Sunday afternoon from 3-6 p.m.
A county agency, which usually only operates on weekdays, will open its doors on June 1 to help clients who need to start, catch up or fix any issues with child support.
Madera Unified School District’s two high schools received a combined total of $350,382 in scholarship money for their students.
Hundreds of children sprinted on the all-weather track at the Lee DaSilva Field as parents, teachers, school district administrators and staff cheered on.