“God, you are my refuge into eternity.” Those words were allegedly the last spoken by 21-year-old university student Sophie Scholl before her beheading Feb. 22, 1943.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
An adventurer who rode with Kit Carson, scoured the West hunting for buffalo, fought in the Mexican/American War, and mined for gold from the banks of the San Joaquin River found his permanent niche in the l
Received an email from E Clampus Vitus members, including Clamper Jerry Kazynski, concerning naming the Bay Bridge after Emperor Norton, a somewhat whimsical character of San Francisco who arrived in the cit
“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.”
— Psalms 133:1
As you might expect, with the drought in California and the big snow storms and freezing weather along the East Coast, we are hearing everyone from Secretary of State John Kerry to none other than President
“I hated you at about the second mile and then I loved you at the end.”
On Friday, before leaving on a weekend trip, we saw images of President Obama visiting Fresno and a farm west of Madera, and he used the occasion to announce almost $200 million in grants to provide some dro