More than a decade ago, I became an announcer for the Madera Old Timers Day Parade.
Pulse of the Heartland
For thousands of years, the assumption of most people in the world has been that families consisted of men, who provided economic support for the family unit, and women, who were the nurturers of the childre
In California, as we reach mid-year with the largest population that any state has ever had (about 38.5 million), we know that sometime in 2015 we’ll probably add the 40th million person, according to the De
As students approach high school graduation, it is time for them to reconsider attending college if they have decided not to continue their educations.
We all know Angelina Jolie as an actress, or the woman on the red carpet with her dress slit up to the hip bone, or the “bad girl” of Hollywood, at least until she seemed to settle down with Brad Pitt.
“Nationwide, the number of valley fever cases rose by more than 850 percent from 1998 through 2011.”
— Gosia Wozniacka, May 5, 2013 (Associated Press)
Every time that I have to drive over SR99 on Cleveland Avenue, I wonder what kind of twisted mind dreamed up that jumble of lanes that makes up the overpass.