When writers’ block strikes, I turn to fellow runners for topic ideas. On several occasions I’ve been inundated with variations of the same suggestion: injuries.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
The killings of six young people near the University of California at Santa Barbara have led to mourning on campus, and also to cries to try to do more to recognize mentally ill people who might commit such
Did you know there is a day called International Hamburger Day? It falls on May 28 of each year.
Paying homage. Even on a warm, and getting warmer by the minute, day it was nice to see so many Maderans turn out for the Memorial Day services at Arbor Vitae Cemetery and Courthouse Park.
Many San Franciscans, it seems, are fed up with tourists who swarm around in the locals’ most popular places, and those locals are doing their best to make their town tourist-unfriendly.
OFFICER REINSTATED BY JUDGE — A Madera County correctional officer fired from his job, following the escape of a prisoner in 1987, has been reinstated on orders from Madera Superior Court.
When the community gets together Monday at Courthouse Park and at the two cemeteries in town, we will see many familiar faces. But sadly, some will be missing.