The 100 Black Men of the Bay Area Community School is going full blast, and I say more power to them. The Oakland charter school is starting its second year and hopes to build to about 900 students, K-12.
A mostly humorous, sometimes serious, reflection on life in Madera, California, by the publisher of The Madera Tribune.
AVENUE 9 IMPROVEMENTS: Most, if not all of the improvements on Avenue 9 east of the Union Pacific tracks to around Road 36 have been completed, and the difference the new paving makes is phenomenal.
Hats off to Debi Bray and her Madera District Chamber of Commerce officers, board and crew for putting on another outstanding Lifetime Achievement Awards dinner.
About 20 years ago, when Mrs. Doud and I lived in Prescott, Ariz., and I was managing editor of the Daily Courier there, I met one of those people you sometimes run into and never forget.
I would never have known that this is Pet Obesity Awareness Month if our landlady, the cat, hadn’t reminded me by eating her new food.
Something just dawned on me, which may have dawned on you, but I will tell you what it is, anyway, because I love telling others what has just dawned on me even though it may be old news to them.
One of the nicest things about living where we do is that we are relatively close to so many great places.