Four hundred Madera residents in need were given boxes of food Saturday to help them during the holidays.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
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.
FRESNO (AP) — California residents and farmers can expect to receive more of the water they requested for next year, thanks to early storms that replenished reservoirs and built up the snowpack.
FRESNO (AP) — Tom Cullinan has been named president and publisher of The Fresno Bee.
Dazzling Christmas lights have been shining at the Children’s Museum at James Monroe Elementary School, adding to the city’s traditional holiday glitter.