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We want the world and we want it now

Patience is still a virtue but the concept is on life support these days.

December 27, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


In defense of many pollution regulations

The other day someone was ranting - it definitely wasn't a discussion - about how the state's mandates for air quality and what we should not landfill were useless and created expenses for no reason at all.

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


SNAP decision: Food stamp rules keep firms healthy

In what world are pork rinds classified as meat, Twinkies as bread, potato chips as a vegetable, and ice cream as the nutritional equivalent of milk?

December 20, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


'High Speed Engine That Could'

It's coming down the track whether you like it or not.

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


TID: State Water Board selling a defective product our region can’t afford

As Turlock Irrigation District analyzes the State Water Resources Control Board's water grab proposal aimed at this region, we're learning more about the State Water Board's so-called product. And the more we read, the worse it gets.

December 16, 2016 | BY CASEY HASHIMOTO | Editorial


$5 was a small gift that meant a lot

Last week I stopped in at a local Carl's Jr. when I noticed a bicycle and some belongings parked just outside the door.

December 13, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Editorial


Congressional Act of 2016 To Save California

Drive Interstate 5 south toward Los Banos and veer west toward the Pacheco Pass.

December 09, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Let's restore steelhead in the LA River

"Though the great salmon runs were only in Northern California rivers, steelhead trout were trapped, speared or hooked as they returned to from the sea to spawn . . ." - A passage From David Carle's book, "Water and the California Dream".

December 06, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


21st Century Cures Act significant step toward ensuring that those who need help the most get it

Congress has taken a huge step toward bringing our nation's laws in line with modern medicine by passing the 21st Century Cures Act, which includes provisions to accelerate delivery of research and innovative treatments in two critical areas for my constituents and millions more Americans: mental health and rare diseases.

December 06, 2016 | By Rep. Jeff Denham | Editorial


Snapping photos of food wasn't a Kodak moment

The server brought the food to the adjoining table and no sooner had the plates touched the wood, two of the four family members - both teens - whipped out their smartphones and were taking photos.

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


Never talk politics when you're getting your hair cut

These are dangerous times we are living in.

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


Just how 'healthy' is the State's rainy day fund?

Say what you want about Jerry Brown - and there's a lot to say about his one track mind on high speed rail as well as his Twin Tunnel religion - but the governor has nailed it again when it comes to prudent budgeting.

November 18, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Fulfilling Amazon's bottom line

Call it being scared straight.

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


President-elect Trump needs a partner in Congress

Given the historic election of Donald Trump, it's easy to miss the true message sent by the electorate. With Republicans winning control of the presidency and Congress, voters signaled a desire for leaders to work together to solve the nation's most difficult domestic policy problems. That requires Republican leadership in Congress that is serious, focused on action not rhetoric, and understands this historical moment. The first step: the re-election of Paul Ryan as Speaker.

November 11, 2016 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Guest columnist | Editorial


The sins of the father & politics in California

It's the $68.4 billion question: Why would an otherwise fiscally conservative governor like Jerry Brown go full speed ahead with a $68.4 billion plan to build a high speed rail system with only $9.95 billion in hand and a lot of studies that point to a more realistic price tag of $100 billion?

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


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It wasn’t too long ago valley was a big lake

"The Great Central Valley of the state is under water - the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys - a region 250 to 300 miles long and an ...

July 25, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


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