Once upon a time, I did not like the soft cheese known as Brie. Or rather, I thought I didn’t like it, until I truly gave it a fair chance.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
On Oct. 8, 1943, 10 American airmen were on their way in a B-17 to drop a dozen 500-pound bombs on the German port city of Bremen. The pilot was Maderan Wallace Emmert.
This week I had the honor of talking with some old timers that had been around for a while. A couple others had just been around. When I mentioned old Madera to one, the smile ran away from his face.
Unlike the numerous other mining towns in the Northern Mojave, Greenwater was built not because of a gold or silver strike, but for a copper strike over 110 years ago.
“Let him take his rod away from me, and let not his fear terrify me.”
— Job 9:34
As we learned early this week, the U.S. will raise its limit on legal immigration by refugees, to 100,000, up from 70,000 now.
TRUSTEES BREAK GROUND ON SECOND HIGH SCHOOL — Madera Unified trustees broke ground for a new high school this week with the first phase of the project, which is scheduled to be completed in September 1992.