As crime statistics for 2012 gradually filter in from around the state, gripes about the 15-month-old prison realignment program have begun rising in newspaper headlines and talk show airwaves.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Ray Pool is one of the most enigmatic ranchers in the Valley. It is difficult to tell whether he is a flyer or a farmer at heart.
Today is Feb. 22, 2013. That’s 2-22-13. Let’s see, 1 and 3 equals 4 and the two 2s in 22 equal 4.
“Don’t waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Here is something that continues to surprise me: We are not having enough babies. By "we," I mean the people of the world in general. Yes, the world population is increasing.
By Cristal Rivera of Madera South High School
The Madera City Council has voted to encourage Maderans to attend the next session of the Citizen Academy, which is set to begin March 11. It would meet eight successive Monday evenings.