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  • California hams find QSO party fun and challenging
    California hams find QSO party fun and challenging
    For 30 hours over the first weekend this month ham radio operators in California were the most sought after stations by other hams in North America during the California QSO Party.While Field Day was the biggest Amateur radio event in North...
  • My cup of tea: Mother’s Day at the Rosewood Sand Hill
    My cup of tea: Mother’s Day at the Rosewood Sand Hill
    Today is May Day, a cherished holiday in Hawaii where I was born. In school each class puts on a performance for the royal court, made up of fellow peers. One of the highlights is crowning of the queen. With Mother’s Day just over a week...
  • Chowchilla Wye could be added to the first construction segment
    Why is the Chowchilla Wye back and is it legal?
    The subject of the Chowchilla Wye came up at the Authority Board Meeting January 23, 2012.. This section was supposed to studied as part of the Madera to San Jose segment not being completed at this time since the board certified that the first...
  • U.S. Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA)
    Jim Costa re-elected to Congress
    U.S. Rep. Jim Costa won a fifth term in Congress Tuesday, receiving 54.5 percent of the vote to Republican challenger Brian Whelan’s 45.5 percent.Costa’s newly drawn 16th Congressional District includes all of Merced County, and...
  • Glorious Gardens in the Sierra Foothills
    Glorious Garden event in the Sierra foothills
    The Madera County Master Gardeners Spring Garden Tour is not an event to be missed. The opportunity to tour several area gardens all spiffed up for Spring can inspire and enthuse you to get going in your own garden. This year the theme is Creative...
  • Fall Garden events
    Fall 2011 Madera County master gardener events
    Twogarden workshops and a Fall garden walking tourto put on your calendar for Fall and Holiday activities are being given by the Madera County Master gardeners this month.Saturday, November 12, 201110 AM to 12 NoonLandscape Design One Step at a...