It’s been a few years since “Sharon the Librarian” left our city and discontinued her book reviews for this newspaper.
Pulse of the Heartland
“A safe destination for our young people to dream.”
— Anonymous suggestion made at Gala for the Arts, Madera, June 25, 2015
Latinos have surpassed non-Hispanic whites as California’s largest ethnic group, according to a report issued by the Bureau of the Census earlier this week.
“We have always a right to correct ancient errors, and to establish what is more conformable to reason and conveniences.”
— Thomas Jefferson, 1801
Seven score and 10 years ago, THESE United States of America became THE United States of America.
“The democratic aspiration is no mere recent phase in human history ... It was written in the Magna Carta.”
— Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1941
I think it was during my first year of teaching when a student came to me to tell me a story.