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My mom would be a felon in today's world

It is now a crime in America to let a 7-year-old boy walk a half mile by himself to the park.

August 01, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Stanislaus unkind to the unprepared

He trudged out of the water, his shirt soaked and pulled tight around his skin, glasses and hat hanging from head. He towed a pathetic pink raft behind him, completing the look of a man who had been beaten and embarrassed by the elements.

July 29, 2014 | BY JAMES BURNS Turlock Journal | Editorial


King George would be proud

Tax them for they have sinned.

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


Chevron gives 16.5 times less to charity than customers

I went to pay for $10 worth of merchandise with my debit card.

July 08, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


The road to victory is long, the road to good government is even longer

This is a remarkable time to be the Mayor in the City of Turlock. It has been observed that the passage of time is what keeps things from happening all at once. We often fail to appreciate how incremental accomplishments, large and small, form a mosaic representing substantial momentum and achievements for Turlock and Stanislaus County.

July 03, 2014 | BY TURLOCK MAYOR JOHN LAZAR | Editorial


Want to find out about yourself and California? Go take a hike

It was 40 degrees Thursday. I had been hiking for six hours. The sun had been up over the Great Basin for perhaps three hours.

July 01, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Seize the day: Visit a park

This is the time of year to get outdoors and observe Mother Nature in all her glory. With a simple field guide to trees or birds and a Sunday afternoon trip to a local park, you can play amateur scientist and immerse yourself in forces larger than those we humans create.

June 27, 2014 | BY DR. E. KIRSTEN PETERS | Editorial


Get ready for gas price sticker shock

Think gas prices are too high now?

June 24, 2014 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Editorial


Dear IRS: A computer crash destroyed the tax deduction proof you wanted

Ever been audited by the IRS?

June 20, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Should the government tell me to wear a helmet?

Kristin Olsen doesn't like "unnecessary nanny government policies."

June 17, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


No time to kill, but why do we save it?

Why are we always so impatient?

June 13, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Educational facilities bond needed on November ballot

Dear Editor:

June 10, 2014 | By Ron Taylor, Ph.D. Merced College Superintendent/President | Editorial


The $300 'perfect' T-shirt

My idea of a quality T-shirt is a California muscle shirt made by Urban Pipeline.

June 06, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


The world needs more respect, not more fences

Forget that fences make good neighbors.

June 03, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Life: It's how you play it that makes all the difference

It's time once again for Pomp and Circumstance.

May 30, 2014 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


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State board should support responsible plan for New Melones, Stanislaus River

There is no way to get around the human, environmental and financial consequences of a fourth consecutive drought year in water-starved California. We have seen it in the fallowed fields on the west side of the Southern San Joaquin Valley and the economic devastation in that region. We have seen it in the reduced flows in rivers and historically low levels of many of the state's reservoirs.

March 31, 2015 | By STEVE KNELL AND JEFF SHIELDS | Editorial


Uncle Sam allows us to be ripped off $124B a year

It's tough to support one's self on $8,000 a year.

March 27, 2015 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Obama's vision for America: $20 fine for not voting

College professors often think out loud.

March 24, 2015 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


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