Today at 10 a.m. is the Old Timers Day Parade. The parade begins at the National Guard Armory on Yosemite Avenue and proceeds west to Courthouse Park.
Gravy by the Slice
Life as seen from the perspective of a longtime Maderan.
Tomorrow is the Odd Fellow Rebekah lodges monthly pancake breakfast, 7:30 to 11 a.m., 14862 Road 29. Cost is $6 for eggs, pancakes, ham or sausage and beverages.
This week marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on America. Fred and I were getting ready for work when the television morning news made the announcement.
The first weekend of the month means it is Madera yard sale weekend. If we are lucky this time next month the drought will have broken and El Nino will have blessed us with an enormous rainstorm.
It’s Labor Day weekend, the last holiday of summer. Be careful on the highway and if you drink, please don’t drive. The police and the Highway Patrol will be out in force.
A mutual goal to improve the quality of life in our hometown is but one of the common threads that unites the Madera Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award honorees.
School is back in session even if the autumn equinox is still more than a month away. My opinion doesn’t matter but I still think school is supposed to start in September and end in June.