Long before the town of Madera was on the map, gold — heavy, coarse gold — was discovered in abundance along a gulch in what is now Eastern Madera County.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Another Monday holiday. And this time it is well earned by the many veterans who have given their time, sweat, effort and ultimate sacrifice in too many wars.
“Peace be unto thee, and peace be to thine helpers.”
— I Chronicles 12:18
My father taught that women should be treated with respect and never hit. So whenever a pair of kindergarten classmates would chase or play aggressively with girls at school I would insist they stop.
The conflict involving Madera County Treasurer-Tax Collector Tracy Kennedy Desmond, county Auditor Marcia Hall, county Chief Administrative Officer Eric Fleming and the Madera County Board of Supervisors con
My father was one of 10 children; seven of them were in the armed services during World War II. The other three were too young, but they also joined up when they came of age.
By Marissa Torres