As what passes for winter in Madera keeps trudging along, the cold and flu season is in full swing. This year it has turned so nasty that health departments are tracking fatalities caused by the H1N1 flu.
Gravy by the Slice
Life as seen from the perspective of a longtime Maderan.
This spring the musical “Wicked” returns to the Saroyan Theater for a two-week run. Beginning April 2 and staging daily productions except April 7, the show closes on April 13.
A new year has dawned and our neighboring counties, Merced and Fresno, began 2014 with homicides. Alcohol and anger are rarely a good combination. Add a weapon to the equation and tragedy ensues.
This is the last weekend of 2013, where did the year go? Fred’s health and mine continues to go up and down, the older we get the more we are grateful for the good days.
A road crew has blocked off access to Howard Road from Pine Street. Longtime Maderans know this goofy intersection as HOPY. The acronym stands for Howard Road, Olive Avenue, Pine and Yosemite streets.