MAKE-A-WISH DRAWS HUGE COMMUNITY SUPPORT — More than two dozen individuals and businesses came together to answer the dream of a 3-year-old Madera girl.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Mother Nature, with a little help from El Nino, crashed the community-wide cleanup effort that was scheduled for last Saturday.
The day before writing this, I saw some beautiful red onions at the grocery store.
The Final Four in college basketball was just completed, with Villanova University the winner after a nail-biter finish, and now another Final Four is ahead of us Maderans — choosing from four names one that
Dorothy Donahoe is probably turning over in her grave. Donahoe was a member of the California Assembly from Bakersfield who chaired the Assembly Education Committee in the 1950’s.
I took a trip to Raymond on Sunday. Typically, it is a nice little drive through the Madera foothills. This time of year the wildflowers are in bloom and the landscape is lush and green.
The Madera teenager saddled his horse, mounted it and prepared to make his usual trek to Arcola School. He didn’t live far away ... just up Avenue 12 a ways, so it wasn’t as if he was crossing the plains.