You may have noticed your today’s paper is a little bit bigger than normal. Welcome to the annual Pride edition of The Madera Tribune. A great deal of work went into this edition and I hope you enjoy getting to know the subjects and programs featured here. Supporting the theme Civic Pride, we endeavored to bring stories that highlight some of the best people and programs Madera has to offer.
Members of our staff along with journalism students from California State University, Fresno, interviewed some of the people who actively strive to make Madera a better place to live. Special kudos to professor Dr. Gary Rice and those we in the newsroom refer to as “Gary’s kids.”
We asked the people featured in this edition to help these future journalists and us with their class assignments.
Copies of this edition will be provided to the Madera Chamber of Commerce and the Madera County Economic Development Commission. When new people move to Madera this edition along with our “Welcome to Madera,” tabloid will give them a view of our community and the businesses here...