One of our readers, a Social Security recipient, reports a scam attempt. Someone calling himself Tim McCrae (240-582-1337 Ext. 135) called her and her husband’s home Tuesday.
A mostly humorous, sometimes serious, reflection on life in Madera, California, by the publisher of The Madera Tribune.
The excellent piece reprinted below from The Blue Review, an online publication of Boise State University (thebluereview.org), presents a point of view the rest of us should know about.
As Congress considers doing away with income tax deductions for mortgage interest, it also is considering doing away with the tax deduction for charitable giving. What’s next? No deduction for children?
One of the ideas Congress is debating to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff is to end the income tax deductibility on interest paid on real estate mortgages.
In the wake of the tragic shooting in Newtown, Conn., of 20 kindergartners and eight adults, including the assailant, who turned a gun on himself and his mother, some people are calling for more gun control.
Something we should revive in Madera is live theater. Yes, we do have theatrical productions at both high schools, and they can be quite good.
The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday printed a story about all the interruptions to which we are subjected in our offices.