Recently I had the pleasure to attend a meeting of the Madera County Planning Commission.
I want to thank the wonderful group of people from Yosemite Christian Center, who braved the 108-degree heat on Saturday to volunteer their time and expertise at the Madera County Library.
The day I wrote this, I was dividing my time between writing at my computer and making several batches of pesto sauce with three different kinds of basil that I grew in oak halfbarrels on my deck.
(Note: While our columnist is fighting some health issues, we are running one of his “best of” Musings from November 2004)
Two wildfires combined in Northern California, burning 7,000 acres. The blaze is now 30% contained. Hundreds of evacuees have been able to return home, as the fire burned away from populated areas.
Industrial vacancies in Madera dropped this quarter to the lowest rate in three years thanks to the purchase of the former Gottschalks Distribution Center.
Madera County is nearing the end of its process of interviewing and evaluating agricultural commissioner/sealer of weights and measures candidates, officials say.
A 53-year-old Madera man will be sentenced Sept. 7 for making terrorist threats and brandishing a weapon, according to Madera County District Attorney Michael Keitz.
30,000 SEE WARBIRDS — The 16th annual Gathering of the Warbirds International Air Show drew an estimated 30,000 people to the Madera Municipal Airport on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to see military aircraft
For the first time in three years, the Italian Stallion 2-on-2 volleyball tournament will be played on sand.