Every time I drive past the old Borden Chinese cemetery on Avenue 12, I think of Man Wah Chan. He was buried there in 1890, but it took a while for his dust to settle peacefully.
Up in Coarsegold, not far from the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino, lived a grand young lady who, at the time I interviewed her in 2003, had reached the age of 96.
I was drawn to an article in Tuesday’s Tribune about Lois Murray Richardson, who celebrated her 99th birthday on Nov. 21.
Lou Emmert will soon be 90 years old, and for the life of me, I can’t figure out where she gets all of her energy. Perhaps it’s a carryover from her years in the United States Marine Corps.
District Attorneys are a curious lot.
As you read this column today, a family reunion is taking place at the Mordecai Ranch.
Madera is now within days of a pivotal election. Its citizens will cast their votes in a number of important races, not the least of which are the two school board races.