Among the goofiest laws in the United States are those that prohibit the growing of industrial hemp, one of the most useful of plant materials.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Friday was a day of learning of the departure from this side of life of two good friends, Richard Johnson and Harry Nordwick.
Back in 1996, Monterey resident Janice O’Brien, then 75, began paying almost $5,000 per year for long-term care insurance.
I had parked illegally in downtown Fresno on Memorial Day, but I hoped a 10-minute stop to hunt urban beauty with my camera would be safe enough.
Last Tuesday my calendar reminded me that on that day in 1981 folk singer Harry Chapin died.