After losing to the two-time defending North Yosemite League champion in its previous game, the Madera boys basketball team may have just faced the new favorite and challenger for that league title.
Judge Alec Brown passed away a few weeks ago. I was shocked, although I am not sure why; he was 93 years old. Perhaps it is because he seemed indestructible to me.
Early morning call. Yesterday, even before that big orange orb that marks the beginning of another day had crested the Sierras, recently retired supervisor Ronn Dominici called me on my cell phone.
During my 10th year under the light of the sun, I decided there could be no better age to be. A child no more, I had two proud digits to express the number of my longevity.
“And God blessed them, saying be fruitful and multiply, and fill the water in the seas and let fowl multiply in the earth.”
— Genesis 1:22
A lot of people are interested in gun control these days, as well they might be, given the demonstrations of certain guns’ murderous efficiency to which we have been subjected in the past few weeks.
Perhaps Dean Kamen is not a household name. Dean Kamen invented the Segway — the two-wheeled, self-balancing upright shaft with handle bars that you see policemen or tourists riding in S.F.
The American Cancer Society has been an active force in Madera for many years, offering services and support to those battling cancer as well as providing lifesaving cancer information to the community.
An alleged would-be robber, a 31-year-old Fresno man, was shot and killed after he fired his gun at two business persons inside a pharmacy in the 500 block of East Almond Avenue, according to Madera police.
The Fossil Discovery Center is set to host a lecture series, mostly focused on the San Joaquin Valley and its surroundings, but also including travel stories.