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Times are a-changing, but not enough

As both high school and college graduates don their academic regalia and stand before family and friends in a public display of triumphant, it's easy to read the enthusiasm and optimistic outlook on their faces. These newly-minted grads are ready to take on the future – whatever it may hold.

June 05, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


An epidemic of whooping and worse

Even if you don't have kids in your household, you could be exposed to serious diseases that often affect children. And at the moment there's a sharp spike upward in one contagious disease that you could help protect yourself and youngsters against by getting a simple shot at the doctor's office.

June 05, 2012 | BY DR. E. KIRSTEN PETERS | Editorial


The problem with government isn’t a few bad apples

Americans get angry when they learn of government bureaucrats spending lavishly at a Las Vegas hotel or Secret Service agents consorting with prostitutes. As well they should. Such conduct wastes money and drains Americans' respect for their government.

June 01, 2012 | BY LEE H. HAMILTON | Editorial


Bring on summer

While the official start of summer is still three weeks away - June 20, to be exact - the season began for many last weekend. Local lakes, rivers and parks were full of families looking to start summer with a bang - or a splash and the sizzle of a grill.

May 29, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


To the Class of 2012: It’s all about attitude

Dear graduates:

May 25, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT TURLOCK JOURNAL | Editorial


Berryhill working on sensible Delta solution for state water, fish needs

It doesn't have to be "us" against "them" in California water politics.

May 22, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT TURLOCK JOURNAL | Editorial


Entitlement 101: Cheat in honors class & sue school to stay in class

A sophomore at Sequoia High in Redwood City in an English honors class is caught cheating and is kicked out of the class. His parents sue as it may hurt his chances of getting into an Ivy League school.

May 18, 2012 | | Editorial


Student loans rates aren’t what ail higher education

It's time that common sense guided higher education spending in California.

May 11, 2012 | BY DENNIS WYATT TURLOCK JOURNAL | Editorial


More than breasts, bones, and babies

I spent two hours the other day standing in front of the greeting card display at my local grocery store trying in vain to pick out the perfect Mother's Day card for my mom.

May 08, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


One for Turlock

Turlock itself has seemingly been at the center of my priorities these past few weeks.

May 08, 2012 | BY HENNA HUNDAL Youth Columnist | Editorial


Thank you, Mr. Lincoln

I had an opportunity this week to acknowledge and help commemorate a genuinely transformative event in American history. The action itself was simple – the stroke of a pen. And, as it turned out, the man wielding the pen has been immortalized for very different achievements. But this one, in its own way, changed the world.

May 04, 2012 | BY CALIFORNIA AGRICULTURE SECRETARY KAREN ROSS | Editorial


A hand up for homeowners

Today the American economy is continuing to heal from the great recession. Unemployment rates are falling, and we've added private sector jobs for two straight years. That means more than 4 million Americans are back on the job.

May 04, 2012 | BY U.S. SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE TOM VILSACK | Editorial


We’ve lost our bearings regarding economic reality

What is wrong with us?

May 01, 2012 | | Editorial


The troubling case of James Hooker

Americans have a fixation on sex scandals. A short list includes: Gary Hart, Bill Clinton, Tiger Woods, Charlie Sheen, Rob Lowe, Rev. Jimmy Swaggart and Ceres' own Gary Condit. So it comes as no surprise that James Hooker seized the nation's interest.

April 24, 2012 | BY JEFF BENZIGER TURLOCK JOURNAL | Editorial


Raising awareness one step at a time

As we head full-steam into Relay for Life season, it's hard to miss the purple ribbons strung on lampposts down Main Street and the car wash, barbecue, and candy fundraisers Relay teams all across town are holding almost every other day.

April 20, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


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Serial killers can legally marry, but not Harry and John?

Where's the outrage?

November 21, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Giving thanks

Next week is Thanksgiving, my second favorite holiday after Christmas. It is a time when we reflect on the many blessings we enjoy. I have been here almost one year, and I have noticed many great qualities of our Stanislaus communities. I would like to express my thanks for those qualities, and what they have meant to me and my family.

November 21, 2014 | BY DAVID WHITE Stanislaus Alliance CEO | Editorial


Wizard of Oz syndrome: We expect miracles

Barrack Obama is not the Wizard of Oz.

November 14, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


America's women veterans deserve better

More than a quarter-million American women served honorably in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. These brave women sacrificed much to keep us safe. Now that they are home, our country has a solemn obligation to help them transition back to civilian life.

November 14, 2014 | By Garry J. Augustine | Editorial


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