Scammers are calling Madera residents and asking for money to secure the release of family members that they say are in jail, the Madera Police Department announced Monday.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
To the applause from members of a record 75 teams, a weary but smiling Charlotte Brewer, chairwoman for the American Cancer Society’s 2013 Madera Relay For Life, took the stage Sunday morning and announced t
Family and friends gathered to honor Gregoria Rios, who was selected as Mother of the Year during the 11th annual Mothers’ Day Tea event organized by Latinas Unidas.
Officers from the California Highway Patrol surprised Firebaugh residents with a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint on Avenue 7 1/2, west of Canal Street, and screened at least 355 drivers.
Slow north and southbound lanes on State Route 99 and their ramps will continue to be closed nightly this week from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Friday.
A Cinco de Mayo celebration featuring child and adult speakers, dance performances, food and a sale drew nearly 100 people on Friday to the Blanche Galloway Room of Madera’s public library.
Mario Vasquez of Madera was arrested on or about April 20 in Fresno County on suspicion of driving offenses.