As you drive over bridges in Madera and Madera County these days, you may see people at work in the streams those bridges cross, cleaning out the waterways in preparation for the possibility of flooding shou
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
COUNCIL SHOOTS DOWN PLAN FOR SENIOR ZONING — A proposal to create a new zoning code to provide variances for senior citizen housing projects was shot down by the Madera City Council this week.
It will be turning a little chilly soon, but this California boy remembers the coldest winter this GI spent was in Korea. How cold was it?
October is my favorite month of the year, probably because I love fall, with the crisper weather, rich colors, scents, and of course, all the delicious flavors. Such as pumpkin-flavored things!
The date was Oct. 8, 1943, and Wallace Emmert was far from his home in Madera. He was flying a B-17 on a bombing mission to Bremen, Germany.
Shall we start this Saturday Soliloquy with a thought from the ol’ soapbox?
I owned a 1959 Beetle (yes, children, there were Volkswagens in 1959), and it was a pretty good car until it had gone about 50,000 or so miles, and then it started to fall apart.