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The attacks have begun

The bow shot that Turlock City Council member Ted Howze has let loose in his opinion piece in the Turlock Journal's Wednesday paper, signals the opening of candidate season. As we all remember from the previous two City Council contests, Mr. Howze's vituperous, vicious, decidedly uncivil attacks on his perceived opponent were masterpieces of bullying. Not wishing to disappoint us, he begins anew.

March 26, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Accountability is the issue

For more than a year a majority of the Turlock City Council remained silent as to the reasons why former city manager Tim Kerr was fired. With the city's recent filing of a countersuit against Mr. Kerr, many of those reasons became public. I was one of three votes on the Council who chose to terminate the former city manager for reasons listed in the cross complaint which, by the process of being filed in court, has become a public document. For my part, I will let the document and the facts speak for themselves. Clearly, a majority of ...

March 23, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Tax payers should not have to pay for another dog park

Now the City of Turlock, which is evidently hemorrhaging money, wants to build another dog park!

March 23, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Donnelly Park wildlife should be protected

I was appalled to learn of the animal (i.e. seagull) abuse that occurred last week at Donnelly Park.

March 16, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Christianson and his department have lowered crime rates

It was very disturbing to me to read letters from readers who are either ill informed or have a concealed political motive to injure the integrity and good name of individuals. With the election for sheriff coming up this year, I'm sure there will be those who will make many misguided and false comments about harassment at the Sheriff's Department. Their hope is to confuse the voters in hopes that their unknown candidate can steal the election.

March 16, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Accolades for Senator's help

Dear Editor:

March 09, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Stadium blighted, neighborhood not

Turlock high school has been there for 100 years. It was there when you and I bought our houses. Though the neighborhood is not blighted, the stadium's field and track are! I not only live near it (3 blocks away) but taught health and P.E. there for 20 years.

March 06, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Continue progress with Christianson

I encourage you to join me in supporting Adam Christianson in his re-election bid for sheriff of Stanislaus County. In these fiscally challenging times, we need continued proactive leadership in this important office. With the crime rate at its lowest in two decades, coupled with an aggressive and successful rural crime prevention program, and an effective focus on gang activity suppression, Adam and his department have proven themselves worthy of our confidence. Strong leadership and accountability have been the hallmarks of his first term. Let's continue this positive progress by getting behind this man and letting him continue his ...

March 06, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Are stadium renovations really the best use of funds?

There is a lot of unfair criticism pointed at those opposed to the remodeling of Joe Debely Stadium. Both of my sons played on that field in high school, and even then it was in need of repair. Nobody wants to see an athlete get hurt due to poor field quality and no parents want to continue sitting on those cold metal bleachers in the middle of a chilly November evening.

March 03, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Joe Debely renovations benefit entire community

The Turlock High School Joe Debely Stadium renovation appears to have brought a lot of negativity to the school, the City Council, and those who support the renovation. The Turlock Unified School Board is always concerned about its neighbors and their needs. They pride themselves in maintaining good relationships with our community and have repeatedly voiced their willingness to address any and all issues with regard to the stadium improvements.

February 26, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Family is grateful for support of community

On Oct. 27, 2009 at approximately 3:30 a.m., our home and our belongings were lost in a fire. First and foremost we would like to thank our Heavenly Father for waking our mom (Shana) up that morning and giving us the chance to live! We, the Jones family, would like to express how thankful we are to each and every person who helped us pick up the pieces to our lives and put them back together. There is truly no amount of thanks that will ever compensate for what you all have done for us. The clothing, food ...

February 16, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor


In a letter to the editor titled "Council members need lesson in civility" that ran in the Feb. 13 issue of the Journal, Dale Parkinson wrote: "Councilmember Kurt Spycher casually said that (City of Turlock Economic Development Manager Heidi McNally-Dial's) position on the city staff would be eliminated and then Councilmember Ted Howze agreed."

February 16, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Spycher and Howze were out of line

I couldn't agree more with Dale Parkinson's comments in his letter to the editor published in the Feb. 13 Turlock Journal.

February 16, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Sportsmanship lacking at TC basketball game

I have been involved in high school athletics for many years; I have played in them and I have cheered from the sidelines. After the Turlock Christian/Denair game that I just attended, I have almost lost all faith in the sportsmanship that used to be held at such a high standard at all high school athletic contests.

February 02, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

Using RDA funds for stadium renovations is wrong

Dear Editor,

February 02, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

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Urge Congress to support policies that prevent, help fight cancer

Earlier last week, I traveled to Washington, D.C., with more than 750 of my fellow American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers ...

October 06, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Another mass shooting, seriously ?

Is anyone surprised at yet another school shooting? I'm not. There will be more, many more. They will be worse. Get used to it.

October 02, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Tell Governor Brown to veto AB 30

Letter to the Editor:

September 29, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor


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