BILL MCALISTER: BEHIND THE HEADLINES — Bill McAlister, retired Madera Unified physical education instructor, was the subject of “Behind the Headlines this week.” McAlister said he came to Madera in 1958 to m
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
“By the grace of God I am what I am: and His grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain.”
— I Corinthians 15:10
Frederick Douglas, the abolitionist, is supposed to have said, “I will work with anyone to do good, and with no one to do harm.”
If you look at that quote, it seems to make sense.
“A safe destination for our young people to dream.”
— Anonymous suggestion made at Gala for the Arts, Madera, June 25, 2015
This week I attended the Broadway in Fresno production of “The Book of Mormon.” If you haven’t seen the show yet, there are two performances today and two more tomorrow.
In the discussions about California’s drought and what to do about it, we hear more and more a sub-discussion about whether the state just has too many people now, given that its water infrastructure, roads,
Madera’s old, concrete hitching posts stand about three and a half feet tall. Attached to the top of the base of each one is a huge ball, and on top of each of these spheres is an iron ring.