If my math is correct, the Golden Gate Bridge will have its 77th birthday this month. It opened in 1937 with a week-long celebration.
People called Ferdinand Waldo Demara the world’s greatest con man and for good reason.
Copy editor’s note: Due to technical difficulties, the column “Coate Tales” will run today in place of “Snapshots of Yesteryears,” which will be published Friday.
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 tumble frontier days, public education was at the fore of e
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 foothills and back was in buggies and stagecoaches or on horseback.