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Steal cars galore and get out of jail free ruling

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.

May 24, 2011 | BY DENNIS WYATT | Editorial


Ignoring the homeless doesn’t make them go away

On my daily drive to work I pass by Central Park - otherwise known as Homeless Park. Every single day there are at least six, and usually more than 10, people lying around the park. These people are obviously homeless, as they have blankets, duffels bags and shopping carts full of stuff surrounding them.

May 20, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


What’s inside Big Oil’s head?

The big five of Big Oil might want to mull over a bit of advice that baseball great Ted Williams once offered to rookies: "If you don't think too good, don't think too much."

May 17, 2011 | BY JIM HIGHTOWER Creators Syndicate | Editorial


Too much of a good thing

Three weeks ago there was a wonderful fundraiser for the Turlock Animal Shelter held at Sunnyview Dog Park. Dozens of dog owners came to support the shelter by participating in a 5K dog walk. After the walk, many people stayed to visit the pet-centered vendor booths - and play in the off-leash area of the park.

May 13, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


A Republican fighting for education funding? It’s true

This past week, the state Capitol was flooded with teachers from all over the state who are concerned about the future of public education in California. They're worried because California's persistent budget crisis has led to boom-bust budgeting for schools, which rely in large part on state funds to keep teachers in the classroom. And the recent economic downturn means more and more teachers are receiving pink slips come March 15.

May 13, 2011 | BY STATE SENATOR ANTHONY CANNELLA | Editorial


Glad to be reporting north of the border

Being a journalist isn't easy. Despite the popularity of social networking sites and the proliferation of blogging every detail of one's daily life, most people still don't like talking to the press. And getting information from public officials is oftentimes daunting.

May 10, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


The essence of education

With the world metamorphosing, it's no surprise that young children need to be implanted with the seeds of concept, consciousness, and charm needed for tomorrow.

May 10, 2011 | BY HENNA HUNDAL Youth Columnist | Editorial


The other big news about Osama

The big news is not that Osama bin Laden is dead. I mean, that is certainly big news, but a guy in hiding who has a record price tag on his head is not exactly an effective leader of a revolutionary movement. The big news, at least by my lights, is that Americans waving flags seem to be the biggest demonstrations going on.

May 06, 2011 | BY SUSAN ESTRICH Creators Syndicate | Editorial


Hope for a new beginning

Nearly a decade ago, America launched a "War on terror." It's almost hard to remember Sept. 16, 2001, when then-President George W. Bush uttered that fateful phrase for the very first time.

May 03, 2011 | | Editorial


Now it’s our turn

You probably have a favorite tree-lined street in your community. Or a tree-filled neighborhood you've always admired. Or a favorite forest where you like to bask in the beauty of the trees.

April 26, 2011 | BY JOHN ROSENOW | Editorial


It takes a village

Recent reports on the state of public education are shocking.

April 26, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


Amazing Grace

While listening to the haunting bagpipes of "Amazing Grace" during an April 9 memorial service honoring Pfc. Jeremy Faulkner in Jonesboro, Ga., I realized I had no idea what the 1779 song's famous lyrics, written by John Newton, actually meant. Faulkner's pastor, family, friends and fellow soldiers, who filled the huge church to capacity, helped clarify the beloved hymn's resonance.

April 22, 2011 | BY TOM SILEO Creators Syndicate | Editorial


Days of disappointment

It's that time of year again, the time of year when high school seniors who have done everything right their whole lives discover that it wasn't good enough to get them into the colleges they dreamed of attending. Ditto for college seniors applying to graduate school.

April 15, 2011 | BY SUSAN ESTRICH Creators Syndicate | Editorial


You can’t pick and choose democracy

I am thankful every day of my life that I live in a democracy.

April 12, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Editorial


Saving California is worth the journey

You may have read in recent news that I am leading a bipartisan delegation of California Legislators to Texas in just a few days. I am doing it because our state is in economic crisis and it is time to pull our heads out of the sand. California is a beautiful state. My father was a developer who helped build it. I grew up here and made a life as a realtor. I helped families find homes here for thirty years. It's a state I love and would give my life for.

April 12, 2011 | BY ASSEMBLYMAN DAN LOGUE | Editorial


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Our safety & health depends on us, not the government

People need to be more paranoid.

August 18, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Bet you China won’t push back school start times

Education elitist experts like to point out repeatedly how they believe China is cleaning our collective clock when it comes to public education.

August 15, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


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