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Do the right thing

As a manager, I have the usually frustrating and always time-consuming job of interviewing candidates for open job positions. This is one of my least favorite aspects of my job.

October 09, 2009 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


$1 goes a long way in fighting auto theft

With over 700 bills sitting on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's desk waiting to be signed or vetoed in the latest version of partisan politics between the Governor and the State Legislature, sheriffs and other law enforcement leaders from around the state have joined forces to urge the Governor to put aside political haggling and sign a critical yet obscure bill, Assembly Bill 286. Frankly, there are a dozen or so bills of importance to day-to-day operations of law enforcement agencies across this state that require and deserve the Governor's signature.

October 09, 2009 | Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson and the California State Sheriffs’ Association | Editorial


Regulating ourselves into bankruptcy

A study was quietly released last week by the governor that highlighted the absolute abuse that California families, small businesses and farmers are taking from over-regulation by bureaucrats in state government.

October 09, 2009 | Assemblyman Bill Berryhill | Editorial


American dreaming

I had a dream last night. I was famous, a super star. Everyone knew who I was.

October 06, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Editorial


A leap of faith

If you are reading this on Saturday morning before 8 a.m. and plan to head north on Highway 99 towards Sacramento, make sure to look up and wave as you pass Acampo. I just might be able to see your friendly gesture as I rapidly descend to the earth from 13,000 feet in the air.

October 02, 2009 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


If you build it, you still have to advertise

Here's a challenge, Journal readers.

September 29, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Editorial


A moment of silence

On Tuesday night, the Turlock City Council stood together, bowed their heads and sent a clear message to those who would try to stop them from beginning every meeting with a prayer.

September 25, 2009 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


A furlough by any other name ...

Since when does the word "furlough" mean "mandatory un-paid day off?"

September 23, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Editorial


Pot talk smoking online

A debate is raging this very instant on our nascent Web site, turlockjournal.com.

September 18, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Editorial


Stay away from my Xbox, Mr. President

How dare you, Mr. Obama?

September 11, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Editorial


Your eyes and ears

Lately, I feel a little bit like a shoemaker.

September 08, 2009 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


Have you forgotten?

Even without movies like "Pearl Harbor" and "Saving Private Ryan," I know that on Dec. 7, 1941 - "a date which will live in infamy" - the Japanese pulled off a massive attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, that decimated the United States' Pacific fleet and pulled America into WW II as a full combatant. I also know that June 6, 1944 - D-Day - was the day that U.S. soldiers, along with the Allied forces, invaded the beaches of Normandy, France, and turned the tide of WW II.

September 04, 2009 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


Eggzamining ‘Sunny Side Up’

If you haven't heard about the "Turlock Sunny Side Up" temporary public art project, it's a pretty eggcelent idea.

September 01, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Editorial


Good news, bad news

Almost every week I get a phone call from someone who asks, "Do you cover good news?" I always answer, "Yes, of course we do." These callers then proceed to give me a story idea about a local club event, interesting person or outstanding student.

August 29, 2009 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


Keep violent criminals behind bars

California's criminal justice system is complicated and a confusing mess, and the recent proposal to release thousands of convicted criminals back into our communities early makes it even worse.

August 29, 2009 | By State Sen. Jeff Denham | Editorial


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Why I can’t support Turlock’s Measure B, yet

"He is anti-roads." "He is anti-tax." "He is too Republican." All are false claims that will be waged against my campaign for mayor of Turlock because of my current criticism of Measure B, a proposed half-cent sales tax for the next seven years to fund Turlock road improvements.

September 12, 2014 | | Editorial


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