Democrats are riding high in California these days, holding supermajorities of more than two-thirds in both houses of the state Legislature and every statewide office, from governor down to treasurer.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
One year after Madera County separated from Fresno County, Charles Leggett moved his family from Merced to Madera. The new county seat looked promising to this enterprising pioneer, and indeed it was.
For the hundreds of adults and kids who utilize our town’s soccer and softball fields at the end of Clinton Avenue, those hardworking folks of Sunrise Rotary are building much-needed restrooms at the softbal
Days arise upon which our personal existences rest. Our birthdays are an obvious example. In my case, today is another. Forty-nine years ago my parents Joseph and Theresa “Terri” wed.
“Love ye therefore the strangers: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.”
— Deuteronomy 10:19
Yesterday, I told you about Jody Roberts, a woman who disappeared from her home outside Tacoma, Wash., on May 20, 1985, at age 27, and virtually disappeared for 12 years.
It is now mostly a horrendous national memory, but there was a time when the United States had not only practices, but also laws, that supported slavery (before 1865) and de jure (by law) as well as de facto