Scientists are telling us there is a lot bigger chance of being hit by a meteor than they thought.
"The worth of a human being lies in the ability to extend oneself, to go outside oneself, to exist in and for other people."
— Milan Kundera
Congratulations to District Attorney Michael Keitz and his excellent staff for the bringing home the conviction of Valentino Torres for cruelty to his precious pit bull.
Long before the town of Madera was on the map, gold — heavy, coarse gold — was discovered in abundance along a gulch in what is now Eastern Madera County.
Another Monday holiday. And this time it is well earned by the many veterans who have given their time, sweat, effort and ultimate sacrifice in too many wars.
“Peace be unto thee, and peace be to thine helpers.”
— I Chronicles 12:18
My father taught that women should be treated with respect and never hit. So whenever a pair of kindergarten classmates would chase or play aggressively with girls at school I would insist they stop.
Here's the latest news for Thursday, November 7th: Twitter takes off on first day of trading; Government to ban all trans fats; Scientists say Yassar Arafat was poisoned; Olympic torch in space.
It was seven years ago that Leticia Ceballos, a 39-year-old Madera mother, brought her two children into the local First 5 Family Resource Center.
Two 15-year-old Madera teenagers with gang connections were each sentenced for voluntary manslaughter charges Wednesday and will spend up to 31 years in state prison, Madera County District Attorney Michael