The announcement that no federal surface water for irrigation will be allocated this year to the Central Valley was not unexpected; it is jarring, nevertheless.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
At the risk of being accused of beating a dead horse, I’m going to write another column in opposition to High Speed Rail, at least as it is being conceived in California.
I perused faithfully Trib columnist and runner (and editor) Farin Montanez’s writing of her trip to the Northern Mojave and Death Valley in the February 19th edition and immediately became homesick.
“Empty is the argument of the philosopher that does not relieve any human suffering.”
— Epicurus (341-270 B.C.)
Madera is my community, our hometown. Together we make Madera a community, not just a wide spot on the map.
“For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from faith.”
— 1 Timothy: 6-10
The history of law enforcement in Madera for the most part reflects the very best of the town’s past.