Viewed as a pain in the neck by many members of the public, unlicensed street vendors of everything from food to flowers are something more serious than a mere inconvenience in the opinion of the city’s neig
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
They are here. They never die. This year, they may be more active than they’ve been since 2011.
Today is Emancipation Day. It commemorates the Compensated Emancipation Act, the day 154 years ago when legislation freed 3,185 District of Columbia slaves on April 16, 1862.
What if California voters repealed a law, but it remained the law anyway?
Getting that sinking feeling. That’s probably what the folks who live on Schnoor Street, just north of Howard Road feel like, especially having to take a detour to get to and from their homes.
“Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.”
— Matthew 5:15
Getting some good rainfall over the weekend was no small pleasure, and the pleasure will be even greater if predictions for more rain this week come true.