The third in a four-part series of the author’s memories of San Francisco 1967 and the Summer of Love.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
CHANGE NAME OF HOWARD ROAD— Saying “people have a hard time finding it,” Councilman Sam Price introduced a proposal to Madera City Council Tuesday which would change the name of Howard Road to West Yosemite
California has a death penalty ... sort of. Criminals occasionally get sentenced to death, but hardly ever do they get executed. About 725 people are on California’s death row.
Walking the fairgrounds Saturday, one was able to see the many improvements that have been made over the years, and they make an impressive list.
The weather news is that a minor El Nino event in the South Pacific this year may mean more rain for the Central Valley over the rain season, which began July 1 and will run through June 30.
More than a century ago, local grapevines allegedly required no irrigation, and a hand pump could draw water from a hand-dug well.
Once again, it’s time for the Madera District Fair.