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.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
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.
Distracted driving isthought to be the cause of a crash on Highway 145 just north of Avenue 12 that sent a young Madera woman and her baby to the hospital Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Hig