Editor’s note: City Councilman Gary Svanda begins this series by making it clear we “can’t keep doing the same old things and expect that the outcome is going to be different.”
A mostly humorous, sometimes serious, reflection on life in Madera, California, by the publisher of The Madera Tribune.
Editor’s note: City Councilman Gary Svanda began this series Wednesday by reminding us that trying to balance the city budget by firing more people or raising taxes and fees no longer would work.
First in a series
Both the city and county of Madera are seeking to generate economic expansion, and they are forming committees to do that.
There are people who believe we are being visited by creatures from Mars even as the space vehicle Curiosity, on Mars now, drills holes in rocks there.
The annual banquet of Heartland Opportunity Center always is a humbling and spiritual experience. The banquet Thursday was especially so.
The National Transportation Safety Board would like to see the states adopt laws making it illegal to drive with a blood-alcohol level of more than 0.05. Now, the limit is 0.08.
News from Hong Kong is that people in that crowded city are overjoyed at the presence of a huge, yellow rubber duckie in the city’s Victoria Harbor.