“Hey, Pappy.” That’s how my father’s chief mechanic Mario “Blackie” Gonzales would greet him early in the morning at the airport before dad climbed in his crop duster.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
As the weather heats up and the air quality worsens during the hot Central Valley summer, more and more people choose to stay indoors for their workouts.
FRESNO — The Fresno State Center for Irrigation Technology will host a free, public seminar on “Water Use Efficiency for Specialty Crops” from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 25.
Rachel Dolezal, the Spokane NAACP leader who apparently has been posing as an African-American woman for years while actually being an Idaho white girl living near Coeur d’Alene, claims she wasn’t trying to
Mrs. Doud brought home a bag of Ruffles potato chips the other day, and I noticed the bag looked as though it was stuffed to the seams with chips. “Family Size,” it said on the package.
The Madera District Fair will be held Sept. 10 through 13. There will be some special food contests, including the new locally grown pies and tamales contests, plus the ever-popular salsa contest.
Well, since there are a couple dozen (almost) folks running for president, let’s start off with this.