This is National Agriculture Week, and it’s appropriate that this year’s Madera District Chamber of Commerce Senior Farmer banquet will be in the middle of it, on Thursday, starting at 6 p.m., at Madera Muni
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The High-speed Rail Authority will meet today in Sacramento to vote on whether to sell more than $8 billion in bonds to commence building the tracks in Madera County.
I went to Madera Cinema on Tuesday to see the film “Oz the Great and Powerful.” Like many girls, I grew up loving the classic movie and reading every Oz book in the Madera County Library.
“Do not remember the former things, or consider the things of old. I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?”
— Isaiah 43:18f
A hospital consultant from Bakersfield and some local people are hoping to build a mental hospital in Madera, which would be a good thing, both from a health-care standpoint and economically.
Major politicians both nationally and in California are talking as if changes in America’s immigration system are now inevitable, including a guest worker program and “amnesty,” the code name for allowing so