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Farmers market: If it ain't broke, don't fix it

My wife Ellie and I of Ellie & Charley's Natural Garden, a small organic produce farm in Patterson, are just one of many participants of the Turlock Certified Farmers Market. We have been doing farmers markets for almost 25 years and were shocked to learn that the City of Turlock wants to place the established Turlock Farmers Market venue up for grabs. This is very unusual and unheard of.

January 15, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor

Christmas feast feeds 650, thanks to volunteers

Turlock Together and the Salvation Army Turlock wish to thank the many donors and volunteers whose contributions made this year's 16th annual Christmas dinner for the lonely and less fortunate in the community a stirring success.

January 08, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor

Turlock needs more shelter beds


January 08, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor

Fusion Charter students grateful for acts of kindness

The holidays should be a joyful time for all youth. For some parents of Aspiranet's Fusion Charter students, budgets are very tight not allowing for gifts to be purchased during the holidays. The teens from these homes were asked to understand family issues and often encouraged to celebrate their younger siblings' Christmas wishes when it comes to gifts. When Covenant Village and Turlock Irrigation District learned that this was a reality for our students, they were inspired to support a gift drive for Fusion Charter. The generosity of these two organizations brought our students great happiness and parents' peace ...

January 08, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor

New Year’s resolution

Dear Editor,

December 29, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Why you should skip the turkey on Thanksgiving

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November 24, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Gender inequality in sports still happening at all levels and locally

It is evident that gender inequality in athletics still exist today. This problem is not only clear in professional sports, but also in recreational, high school, and college sports. In athletics, women are underpaid, undervalued, and underprivileged. Women receive less media coverage, and when they do receive coverage, they are more likely to be used for sex appeal rather than given recognition for their athletic accomplishments.

November 17, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

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 from across the country to urge Congress to support lifesaving policies that help people prevent and fight cancer. I called on lawmakers to increase federal funding for cancer research, co-sponsor legislation to improve patient quality of life and remove cost barriers to colorectal cancer screenings for seniors.

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

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September 29, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Glad to be back in my hometown

It was great to see the Turlock High water polo team looking so good [in Friday's Turlock Journal]. I have a vested interest in the team since my oldest son, Aaron, is the head coach. I see the last names of many of the sons of former players who were on the team under the late Steve Feaver. I know if Steve was around to see how the team is doing, he would approve of Aaron replacing him.

September 15, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Congress should leave meat labeling law alone

When Congress returns to the nation's capital next week, let's hope they fail to act on one issue important to farmers and ranchers in California and that issue is country of origin labeling (COOL). The future for California farmers and ranchers depends on our ability to label the high quality products we produce in the grocery store and we now have that ability through mandatory country of origin labeling (COOL). Despite this fact, Congress is on the verge of repealing a popular meat labeling law that farmers, ranchers and consumers from around the country fought for years to ...

September 04, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

City officials need to start enforcing noise ordinance


August 21, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

The kindness of a police officer showed me God's love


August 18, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Noise pollution continues around fairgrounds

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August 18, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

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Vote for Bill Holly for YCCD trustee

This November's election will be like no other. As people are focusing on the presidential, federal and state races, other offices are also having ...

October 20, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor

In support of Abe Rojas

As CEO of the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds for five and a half years, I had the pleasure and opportunity to work with, and get to ...

October 20, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor

In support of Abe Rojas


October 19, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor

Denair teachers in line for about 4 percent salary restoration

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October 18, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor

Lazar: Nascimento is the best bet for Turlock's future

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October 18, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor

We need Bill Holly on the YCCD college board

Many people say Abe Rojas is a nice guy! Okay. But he's a terrible YCCD college trustee!

October 18, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor


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