First, dear reader, let me say thanks to you for reading this, the first issue of our twice-weekly Madera Tribune.
A mostly humorous, sometimes serious, reflection on life in Madera, California, by the publisher of The Madera Tribune.
Beginning next week, The Madera Tribune will change its publishing schedule to two days a week, from our usual five days.
About three decades ago, I was in on a scheme to make the world’s largest omelette in order to get the town where I was living into the “Guiness Book of World Records.”
Madera’s Sunrise Rotary Club celebrated its 40th year last week, and in so doing quickly reminded us of the reality of the death — very nearly — of polio.
Gasoline prices are heading back down, primarily because oil prices are remaining below the $50 a barrel level. To those of us who drive, the lower gasoline prices are like getting a small raise.
The Rough Fire — how aptly named that one is — burning near Hume Lake in Kings Canyon National Park is only our local version of a conflagration throughout Western forests.
I happened to get up at 4:30 Thursday morning and turned on CNN to see if anything new was going on in the world, and it turned out that the talking heads on that news channel were talking about Donald Trump