By the Department of Motor Vehicles
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
The shoppers walking downtown might be better off looking at where their next step will be than admiring the window displays.
About 100 nutcrackers in a Madera home are on their last days of display as the holiday season begins to wrap up.
Four hundred Madera residents in need were given boxes of food Saturday to help them during the holidays.
Longtime Christmas giveaway organizer Shirley McClellan was pleased to see the last annual Christmas giveaway of food, toys and clothing to the needy “go out with a bang.”
Six children, whose parents visit Madera Community Hospital often, were treated to an afternoon Christmas party where they played, received gifts, ate lunch and heard the Christian Nativity story.
The Sikh community of Madera brought together more than 100 locals of different faiths for a candlelight vigil in memory of the slain children of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.