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Pseudo iPhone as iSpy gun goes too far

I wanted to call Kirk Kjellberg an idiot.

April 15, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Roust the rebels from our mountains

"May God have mercy on Bobby Lee, for I will have none," decreed Union General Joe Hooker during the Civil War. His druthers are my druthers. Confederates have invaded the Sierra Nevada mountains and we must force them out.

April 12, 2016 | BY MATT JOHANSON Special to the Journal | Editorial


Supreme Court unanimous on gun right ruling

A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right to the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. - The Second Amendment, the Constitution of the United States of America

April 01, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Creating maximum damage by hiking minimum wages

It is the gospel for many cash-strapped college students who are fed a steady diet of economic theory and social engineering by professors who aren't economists and tend to lean toward socialism: Raising the minimum wage raises everyone's lot in life.

March 29, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


True disclosure demands full accountability

With its Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court clearly articulated the value of disclosure and transparency to the health of our democracy. After all, transparency is the best disinfectant, to paraphrase Justice Louis Brandeis' famous quote.

March 16, 2016 | BY EDWIN BENDER Special to the Journal | Editorial


Celebrate climate change

Climate change is coming.

March 16, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Small town news reporter ready for the next big thing

When people ask me why I decided to move back home to accept a position with the Turlock Journal just one month after I graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara in 2014, I would simply tell them that I was looking to get some real-world experience as a news reporter that I would need if I ever wanted to pursue my childhood dream of becoming a broadcast journalist.

March 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Editorial


A case for campaign finance reform

In California, the Political Reform Act imposes contribution limits for state candidates, and generally requires all candidates and committees to disclose campaign contributions and expenditures. However, the Act leaves contribution limits for local candidates up to local governments. Unfortunately, many communities - including Turlock - have not exercised their ability to impose limits on campaign contributions.

March 10, 2016 | BY STEVEN NASCIMENTO Turlock City Council | Editorial


The First Bank of Facebook

Getting a loan once upon a time meant putting your best foot forward.

March 01, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


News flash: Farming is a dirty job

If you bought a home in Turlock, Manteca or a number of towns in the Central Valley during the past 30 years or so, you signed a bunch of documents at the close of escrow.

February 23, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


State water strategy: Crush the little guy

The water wars in California are getting uglier.

February 12, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Education translates to success

The key to alleviating poverty, strengthening the middle class, and preparing students for the workforce starts with providing a quality education. Our students deserve the opportunity to learn from effective teachers - and our teachers deserve to work in an environment that allows them to grow and excel.

February 06, 2016 | BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER KRISTIN OLSEN | Editorial


Turlock: Holding out for a hero

Sometimes it's hard to see just how much things have changed for the better until you've taken time to really look back at how far you've come.

January 29, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


Uber doesn't care about labor, environment or rights of others

The Young Turks in the Silicon Valley like to brag about creating "disruptive innovation."

January 26, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Time to elect our president as if it were 21st century

It is absurd how we elect the President of the United States.

January 22, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


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Buddy, do you have a spare image of a dead white man?

I get it. There are nothing but dead white guys on American currency and coins.

April 22, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Ever say to yourself wdtm? (What does that mean?)

The art of communication.

April 19, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


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