December 29, 2018
It was twenty years ago, and I was new to Madera. As I was setting up my new house, I managed to damage the frame on a painting that I had p...
December 22, 2018
A little more than 20 years ago, Club Soc at California State University, Bakersfield, sponsored a colloquium featuring my friend Dr. Earl B...
December 15, 2018
For The Madera Tribune
Local host committee, back row, from left, City Councilman Donald Holley, Trish Protzman, Noel Jimenez, and Luther Sl...
Here we go again.
Regular readers of this column know that I have a number of pet peeves, one of which is our obsession with political corre...
December 8, 2018
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of...
December 1, 2018
“The assumption that current and future climate conditions will resemble the recent past is no longer valid.”
— Fourth National Climate Asse...
November 24, 2018
Now that the Thanksgiving table has been cleared and most of the leftovers have been consumed, it’s time for we Californians to take stock o...
November 17, 2018
It’s been interesting watching and listening to the various commentators on the politically-oriented TV channels discussing who won and who...