It took determination for Leone and Assunata Montagna to leave their native Italy and set out for America in 1921.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
A front page headline in this area’s other newspaper Wednesday read: “Mad cow found in Valley dairy carcass.” Now authorities have assured everyone, including me, there is no threat to humans.
My grandfather Higinio Lozano, son of Trinidad and Gorgonia, first saw the light in Atotonilquillo in the Mexican state of Jalisco on Jan. 11, 1897.
He was born Nathaniel, but they call him Rocky.
Just the name conjures up images of a down and out boxer who battles against great odds to create his own destiny.
The Sunrise Rotary shrimp feed is scheduled for Saturday, and I will see you there if you happen to attend. It is always a good time and the food is delicious.
From the time I first saw “Legally Blonde” as an 8- year-old, I knew joining a sorority would be a part of my college experience.
Our next big event is the Chowchilla fair from May 16- 20. Most of us go to two fairs a year — Madera fair and Chowchilla fair. Some of us even go to other fairs and shows called jackpots.