California has a death penalty ... sort of. Criminals occasionally get sentenced to death, but hardly ever do they get executed. About 725 people are on California’s death row.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Walking the fairgrounds Saturday, one was able to see the many improvements that have been made over the years, and they make an impressive list.
The weather news is that a minor El Nino event in the South Pacific this year may mean more rain for the Central Valley over the rain season, which began July 1 and will run through June 30.
More than a century ago, local grapevines allegedly required no irrigation, and a hand pump could draw water from a hand-dug well.
Once again, it’s time for the Madera District Fair.
“When you can’t stand criticism you learn to be a perfectionist.”
“And the Lord formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living Soul.”
— Genesis 2:7