The City of Madera is advertising for bids on the planned widening of 4th Street, and for many, it won’t happen soon enough. The latest delay of a few months hasn’t been the city’s fault.
A mostly humorous, sometimes serious, reflection on life in Madera, California, by the publisher of The Madera Tribune.
We generally are a fair-minded people, particularly when it comes to punishment for crimes. We grant people fair trials. We allow verdicts to be appealed.
Now that Richard Schoenfeld, 57, one of the three Chowchilla school bus kidnappers, will be released soon from prison due to a court decision on his parole, it is time to test the power of forgiveness.
Some makers of equipment for the printing industry are promoting the idea of shutting down every printing press for one day — Oct. 23.
It’s interesting that Mexican President Felipe Calderon and leaders of other drug-producing nations are calling on the United States to legalize marijuana.
We soon will know whether the Legislature will approve the sale of $2.7 billion in state bonds to start construction on the California High-Speed Rail project — supposedly in Madera’s backyard.
A crew armed with a bucket truck and a shredder was pruning mistletoe out of a row of trees on a traffic median in our neighborhood Tuesday, and the pruned-over trees looked mighty naked.