Throughout my childhood and early adolescence, my parents would drive our family to the nearby city of Fresno most Sundays to visit my “Oma.” The name itself symbolizes the dual ethnicity of my clan, because
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
“Be prepared, for the Lord is coming!”
— Matthew 24:42
Watch. Wait. Stay awake! These are the watchwords of Advent.
The annual Sunrise Rotary Trees for Charity dinner dance is tonight at the Madera District Fairgrounds.
Nelson Mandela, in news and commentary about his death, is referred to as a man of great character as if that were the best way to describe him, and it well may be.
For more years than I care to count, I’ve been writing about the benefits that accompany education.
What’s in a name? Just ask the students at Jack G. Desmond Middle School. They know; their campus was named after a real Madera County pioneer cattleman and farmer.
Leon Emo’s column, Mo’s Musings, does not appear here today in its accustomed place because Leon is dealing with some serious health issues.