Gov. Jerry Brown has signed several gun-control bills into law (see story on Page A1), but he has signed no really tough vehicle-control laws.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Maybe Proposition 13 really still is a third rail in California politics, one that no one dares touch for fear it means instant political suicide, just as surely as if through electrocution.
Finally, October has arrived! I admit I wait all year for this month. This is the time of year the rest of the people seem to develop an interest in the paranormal.
Though technically months away, my favorite season of the year approaches.
Two unusual recent cases show how dependent we are on being where we are supposed to be at the time we are supposed to be there.
The Tea Party, most conservative element of today’s Republican Party, takes its name from a historic incident.
This is a rather sad story. It’s about a man who took up arms to fight in the Civil War. He survived, settled in Madera County, and then was forgotten.