Madera District Attorney Candidate Michael Keitz

Meet Michael Madera County District Attorney Michael Keitz was born at Forbes Air Force Base in Topeka, Kansas. He is the second child of a career pilot in the United States Air Force, Major Robert F. Keitz, and his wife Mary. Michael also lived in Michigan, Louisiana and England before his family settled in Salinas,…

16th Congressional District Candidate Jim Costa

“As a lifelong Valley resident and your voice in Congress, one basic principle guides me: The Valley comes first. My family came here as immigrants in 1899 pursuing the American Dream. They found it. I am determined to keep that Dream alive for every hardworking Valley resident. As a third generation family farmer, I know…

16th Congressional District Candidate Johnny Tacherra

About Johnny from his website Born and raised in Fresno County, Johnny Tacherra is a third generation Dairy farmer, of Portuguese descent. Like many of our Valley’s Portuguese descendants, his great-grandparents immigrated from the Azores from Terceira island. They started Mendes Dairy in 1955 and when his grandfather, Joe Mendes passed away they incorporated and…