Copy editor’s note: Due to technical difficulties, the column “Coate Tales” will run today in place of “Snapshots of Yesteryears,” which will b
Madera Unified School District is almost 50 years old, having been born officially on July 1, 1965.
The California gold rush was still in its infancy when Californians sat down to write their state constitution in 1849, and even in those rough and
It was Madera’s first serious dispute between capital and labor, and it struck at the center of what was then the city’s economic heart.
It seems so far in the distant past, and yet it hasn’t really been all that long since the only method of transportation from Madera to the foothil