By Lindsey Jones
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
By Katie Campbell
Kids that attend John W. Wells Youth Center in Madera wont be fighting boredom anytime soon after school.
From meeting with city officials to throwing a Super Bowl party, the youth commission at the John W. Wells Youth Center plays a high-stakes role as activists for adolescents.
New building helps better meet kids' needs, they say
The walls are painted in bright orange and yellow.
The Heartland Opportunity Center in Madera has provided paid work training, job exploration and independent living training for disabled adults for nearly four decades.
Houlding offers training, gun safety classes
Todd Houlding has made a living selling guns for the last three years.
Just 11 miles northwest of Madera, surrounded by pastures, pistachios and grape vineyards, lies the town of Fairmead — a little-known enclave of approximately 1,400 residents with a long history.