Proposition 36, which is on the ballot this fall, would change California’s Three Strikes law by raising the level of crimes that can hand a crook a life sentence.
A mostly humorous, sometimes serious, reflection on life in Madera, California, by the publisher of The Madera Tribune.
We’re getting bombarded with good news lately, and a lot of us couldn’t be happier, unless we are trying to restrict our caloric intake to roughly that of a sparrow.
Like most public agencies, the County of Madera next year will have to do more with less.
I happened to drive by the location of the soon-to-be-built superior court building on 6th Street, across from the Courthouse Museum, and nothing was going on.
Madera Unified School District Board Member Lynn Cogdill and others are pursuing an idea which has much merit. They want to see a public psychiatric hospital opened in Madera County.
A person we know and her husband-to-be had decided to try to buy a repossessed (and thus, they thought, affordable) house in Madera. But they soon found their dream would remain just that.
Wednesday night, two Madera tourists happened to find themselves staying in Redding at the Gaia Hotel, and it was explained to them by a waitress Thursday morning that the Gaia is the world’s greenest hotel.