Editor’s Note: First in an occasional series about the author’s 45th anniversary of San Francisco in 1967.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain just became the highest-paid righthander in baseball history. He signed a six-year, $127.5 million contract.
I am one of those people who never thinks he looks good in a photo. That is in spite of who may have taken the photo, or how good the photographer is.
I t was about 5 o’clock in the afternoon and folks were just beginning to come to town for their Saturday evening social gatherings on main street. That is what Yosemite Avenue was like in 1902.
They called him “Tail Gunner Joe,” in derision, claiming that he was never in combat during World War II.
I have already wrapped up the office pool for the NCAA basketball championships. I mean, if our office had one that is.
Does this make me some sort of college basketball savant?
The latest California HighSpeed Rail Authority plan for a bullet-train system cuts some $30 billion from its budget, from $98 billion to $68 billion. That’s the good news.