When I read my Madera Tribune the other day and learned that the Madera County Board of Supervisors recently voted to retain an outside consultant
“Coast Steamer Lost on California Reef; 12 Dead, 36 missing. The Alaska Strikes Reef in a Dense Fog and goes down in Twenty Minutes.”
Ray Pool is one of the most enigmatic ranchers in the Valley. It is difficult to tell whether he is a flyer or a farmer at heart.
It was approaching midnight as the seven teenagers gazed wistfully up at the ceiling of their second story cell in the Madera County Jail.
One hundred sixty two years have passed since the foothills were set aflame with the fires of vengeance by the murder of 3 men on the Fresno River,