We all know that former Rep. Newt Gingrich lost the Republican presidential primary to Mitt Romney, and it’s probably because Romney was smart, worked harder and spent more money.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Note: The last in the series of the author’s memories of San Francisco in 1967 and the Summer of Love.
Today at 10 a.m. on Yosemite Avenue is Madera’s Old Timers Day parade. Come out to see the bands, horses, floats and help our town celebrate its roots.
One of the things we keep hearing is how there are jobs waiting to be filled in this supposedly jobless economy, but they go begging because of a lack of qualified people to hold them.
Madera had the lumber industry’s first flume; no one disputes that fact. What was in dispute was who had the longest one?
Tomorrow, those parade preparers — and these are the hard-working ones who pull it off every year, the dedicated members of the Madera Kiwanis Club — will be out in force before the first fancier of floats,
“Do ye judge uprightly, o ye sons of man.”
— Psalms 58:1