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The power of the printed word

The fact I'm typing this on an i-Pad may lead one to believe that I would be right at home with a Kindle. I'm not.

November 02, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Why do fans riot when their team wins?

Detroit's city leadership is probably relieved that the Tigers didn't win the World Series.

October 30, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Ignore the scary messages: We've never had it so good

The scariest time of the year is almost upon us.

October 26, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


California: Plenty of oil with highest gas prices in the nation

Contemplate this little tidbit the next time gasoline prices push the $5 a gallon mark: The nation's largest known shale oil reserve is in our own backyard.

October 23, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Ballot measures’ triage approach to school funding

Let's be honest.

October 19, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Politicians are just playing the percent

They're kids. Well, actually young adults.

October 16, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Renewing Turlockers’ civic virtue

On the Stanislaus County website, there reads a thought-provoking saying, "Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in."

October 12, 2012 | BY HENNA HUNDAL Youth Columnist | Editorial


Common sense scores two wins up in Sacramento

Big Valley Christian High in Modesto wanted to build a press box for its football field.

October 09, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Roads can wait; Turlock has tougher problems to tackle

I have been a resident of Turlock for 13 years. During that time I have had at least two tires go flat and multiple bumper scrapes due to the poor state of our city's roads. Despite my own personal run-ins with Turlock's famous pot holes, I must respectfully disagree with those Turlockers who feel that the state of the roads should be a priority for city officials.

October 02, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


What’s next? Ban on plastic straws, dime for paper ones?

The cost of shopping in San Francisco is going up Oct. 1.

September 28, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Big Brother on the road

Tougher fuel efficiency standards have the potential to turn our freeways and highways into havens for potholes.

September 24, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Get rid of the death penalty, get rid of plea bargains

Recently, editorial page editor John Diaz asked Mark Klaas whether he expects to feel closure if California executes Richard Allen Davis, the man who kidnapped, toyed with and then killed Klaas' 12-year-old daughter, Polly, in 1993. A jury found Davis guilty and sentenced him to death in 1996.

September 24, 2012 | BY DEBRA J. SAUNDERS Creators Syndicate | Editorial


Everyone, not just 53%, pay federal taxes

Teachable moments: Don't expect them from politicians - or their hacks - whether they are Republicans or Democrats.

September 21, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Getting a handle on stress

Stress is a part of life; how you deal with it is what matters. This axiom seems simple enough, but recognizing when stress is overwhelming us and then actually taking steps to reduce its affects is another matter.

September 21, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


A Food, Farm and Jobs Bill as soon as possible

After spending much of August out of Washington, Congress is back – and rural America is watching closely, hoping for passage of a Food, Farm and Jobs Bill as soon as possible.

September 18, 2012 | BY U.S. AGRICULTURE SECRETARY TOM VILSACK | Editorial


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Climate change, the drought and Yosemite Valley

Extreme weather is bad, right?

December 12, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


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