The biggest story (aside from the upcoming 49ers NFC Championship game against the New York Giants on Sunday) is the odd situation in which the new sheriff and his wife find themselves.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
In winter, your skin faces a double whammy. Cold and windy conditions outdoors plus moisture-zapping central heating indoors can make your skin feel dry, tight, chapped and itchy. Not this year.
I hope while you are reading this it is raining cats and dogs. This has been a horribly dry fall and winter. Weather forecasts for the Central Valley call for rain throughout the weekend.
At the turn of the 20th century, Italians were migrating to the United States by the thousands.
If you decide to head for the hills, Feb. 4 would be a good time to visit the Oakhurst Elks Lodge.
Back in the 1600s and 1700s, ships that plied the Caribbean with cargoes of precious metal, passengers and trade goods ran the risk of being intercepted by pirates.
“There is a place in us which lies open to the Infinite: but when the Spirit brings its gift, by pouring Itself through us, It can give us only what we take.