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The sound of jackhammers does not count as notification

If the City of Turlock opted to develop an affordable housing complex fewer than 500 feet from your home, would you expect to be notified?

June 24, 2011 | | Editorial


Helping one billion bovines

You and I have our challenges and some real worries, too. There are bills to pay and doctors to visit, to say nothing of mulling over those strange sounds coming from the rear of the car.

June 21, 2011 | BY DR. E. KIRSTEN PETERS | Editorial


If eating 2 apples a day is going to kill me, so be it

Dead man eating. That's how the public health advocacy organization known as the Environmental Working Group would probably describe me.

June 17, 2011 | BY DENNIS WYATT Guest Columnist | Editorial


Feeding a hungry world

Global food security – making sure that everyone in the world has enough to eat each day – is one of the most serious issues facing the international community today.

June 17, 2011 | BY AGRICULTURE SECRETARY TOM VILSACK | Editorial


Time to ride the bus

California is known as a car-culture state. Driving down Highway 1 with the wind blowing through your hair and the ocean at your side is practically a required activity to be called a true Californian.

June 14, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


Districts are the way to go for TUSD

Later this month the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees will decide on a trustee district map which will forever change the makeup of the board. Whichever map they choose, it will undoubtedly lead to a more diverse board of trustees.

June 10, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Editorial


For-profit ‘charter’ schools

Former tennis star Andre Agassi deserves enormous credit for recognizing that nothing is more important than ensuring every child gets the kind of quality education that is their best chance for success in a rapidly changing world. I know, there are high school dropouts who make it to the top. But all the ones I know were blessed with gifts that enabled them to do what the other 99 percent of high school dropouts don't.

June 07, 2011 | BY SUSAN ESTRICH Creators Syndicate | Editorial


Better safe than sorry

Very often, it is in moments in which you least expect it that you can be encountered with the grimmest pain.

June 07, 2011 | BY HENNA HUNDAL Youth Columnist | Editorial


Save the fireworks

I love the Fourth of July. As holidays go, it is pretty laid back. You spend the day barbecuing with family and friends, hopefully next to a lake or a pool, and celebrate being an American.

June 03, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


Why big business is really against Arizona’s work status law

It is time to end the farce.

May 31, 2011 | BY DENNIS WYATT Guest Columnist | Editorial


Letter to myself

For the last two years it has been my privilege to photograph Turlock's high school seniors as they walk across the graduation stage. I have seen the tears, smiles, laughter and victory they experience as they receive their diplomas, all through the lens of my camera.

May 27, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Editorial


A message on Memorial Day

This Memorial Day weekend, Americans across the nation will gather with their friends and families to go swimming and for picnics, parades and barbecues.

May 27, 2011 | By Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack | Editorial


Steal cars galore and get out of jail free ruling

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.

May 24, 2011 | BY DENNIS WYATT | Editorial


Ignoring the homeless doesn’t make them go away

On my daily drive to work I pass by Central Park - otherwise known as Homeless Park. Every single day there are at least six, and usually more than 10, people lying around the park. These people are obviously homeless, as they have blankets, duffels bags and shopping carts full of stuff surrounding them.

May 20, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


What’s inside Big Oil’s head?

The big five of Big Oil might want to mull over a bit of advice that baseball great Ted Williams once offered to rookies: "If you don't think too good, don't think too much."

May 17, 2011 | BY JIM HIGHTOWER Creators Syndicate | Editorial


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