Joaquin Murrieta. Legends about him are legion, and so conflicting are these stories of his life, that it has often been asserted that there were as many as five outlaws by that name.
There was almost a killing. There could have been a duel. For certain bad blood flowed in 1874, and today it sheds light on one of Madera’s most highly regarded pioneers, Dr.
In June 1947, the largest class that had ever graduated from Madera High School received its diplomas before the largest audience that had ever assembled for the occasion.
In those first few months of 1893, there was a lot of work to be done to complete the creation of Madera County.
Like a lot of other people I have been thinking about elections the past few days, especially that contest for district attorney.
John Barnett became sheriff of Madera County in the same year that Prohibition, that “noble experiment,” was ratified.
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.