Madera is my community, our hometown. Together we make Madera a community, not just a wide spot on the map.
Gravy by the Slice
Life as seen from the perspective of a longtime Maderan.
Soroptimist International of Madera is a local service club that strives to help women in their community to succeed.
Some weeks I wrack my brains for a topic to fill this space. This week the calendar handed me a couple of gifts. A day ago was Friday the 13th.
How do I say thank you for an award that expressed those sentiments to me? The Thunderbird District presented me with a lovely plaque Wednesday at the annual celebration of Boy Scout week.
On Wednesday, construction crews accidently cut through some fiber optic cables belonging to AT&T while working on the new State Route 99 and Avenue 12 interchange.
This has been a hard week. Last Saturday, members of our Tribune family gathered to help our sports editor Tyler Takeda say goodbye to his father Ben Tadashi Takeda.
On Thursday, musician Elvis Presley would have been 80 years old. Born in Mississippi on Jan. 8, 1935, he died Aug. 16, 1977.