Among the goofiest laws in the United States are those that prohibit the growing of industrial hemp, one of the most useful of plant materials.
A mostly humorous, sometimes serious, reflection on life in Madera, California, by the publisher of The Madera Tribune.
Friday was a day of learning of the departure from this side of life of two good friends, Richard Johnson and Harry Nordwick.
It seems ludicrous to me that so much fuss is being made of the trial of George Zimmerman, a Hispanic, killing Trayvon Martin, an African-American teenager in Sanford, Fla.
People in California tend to live a little longer than people in many other states.
It will be huge. Big. Gargantuan. Giant. And a lot of fun.
The subject of those adjectives is the national Bobby Sox softball tournament coming to Madera next week.
I noticed a strange cat has been lurking around our house lately.
A few dozen lucky Maderans were reminded Friday night of the joys of live theater.