Thirty-one percent of Madera County’s 52,826 registered voters cast ballots Tuesday, which means fewer than a third of us made decisions about how we should be governed in the future.
A mostly humorous, sometimes serious, reflection on life in Madera, California, by the publisher of The Madera Tribune.
Whether they won or lost, I want to congratulate all those who ran in local elections, and thank them for their service to democracy.
It is instructive that as farmers and municipalities file environmental lawsuits against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing to the Legislature that it quash such suits.
Two sets of ceremonies were juxtaposed in this week — the Memorial Day observations on Monday and the graduations and middle school promotions held Thursday and Friday.
I was late, very late, getting to bed Wednesday night because I was one of the millions of Americans who helped set a ratings record for watching “Hatfields & McCoys” on the History Channel.
Some stories are too good not to share, and this is one of them.
To flush or not to flush? That is the question. Can we be forgiven for flushing those things we ought not to have flushed?