The cost of the new shelter, Ms. Labrucherie, was published in The Madera Tribune and were their figures, not mine. I just divided $20 million by 20,000 square feet.
Letters to the editor
Letters to the editor from readers of The Madera Tribune newspaper.
First of all I want to thank you for the wonderful coverage in your paper about the scholarship luncheon for the Camarena Health Center. However I must correct an error made.
I am compelled to respond to Bill Hoffrage’s letter to the editor on April 9 regarding the proposed cost of a new animal shelter:
I just had to thank Careen Wong for her article last week on the animal shelter and your editorial as well.
The death last Aug. 13 of Mark Brady reminded me of a day about three months before then when I ran into him at the Little League ball park, where he was watching a game, as I was.
Could someone check the numbers on the planned new building for the animal shelter? Paper reported $20 million for a 22,000-square-foot building. That’s 1,000 bucks per square foot!
As we look back to the impact of the two-part TV series, “Cancer, the Emperor of All Maladies,” and the need for research funding, comments from an August 2010, letter to you and readers seems appropriate t