Two motorists were injured when they were involved in a seven-car pileup on State Route 99 Friday evening at about 6 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
A man convicted in February of burglary, assault and child abuse has been sentenced to four years in prison, according to District Attorney Michael Keitz.
By Farin Montanez and Elsa Mejia
Local college students celebrated Cinco de Mayo in an afternoon gathering Thursday that featured contests, dancing, free tacos and piñatas.
Madera joins in national observances
A community prayer gathering that’s usually held during the evening on the National Day of Prayer was moved to noon this year.
A retired educator that was the keynote speaker at the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning encouraged attendees to put their lives in the hands of a higher power and to follow God’s will.
Opening ceremonies are planned for 9 a.m.