Jeff Jardine

Haven head Rolicheck leaving after 8-plus years

Tuesday’s mishmash beings with the departure of Belinda Rolicheck, head of the Modesto’s Haven Women’s Center for the past eight-plus years, for a private sector job in healthcare management; Pearl Harbor survivor’s 100th birthday; pet projects and more.
 

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Kevin Valine

City committees by other names? Not so sweet

The City Council adopted Modesto’s latest strategic plan this week. The plan covers important issues, but offers unintentional comedic relief in renaming three of the council’s four subcommittees. The new names are vague, a mouthful to say, and raise the wrong kinds of questions for the city.

Nan Austin

Turlock university burnishes its right-brain credentials

A new writing initiative from California State University, Stanislaus, aims to turn the page on the science and math story, adding an underline and an exclamation point to liberal arts training. The idea is to better communicate all those deep thoughts and lofty ideals of the reflective, creative majors, giving grads greater leadership potential that will shine on their alma mater.

Jeff Jardine

Haven head Rolicheck leaving after 8-plus years

Tuesday’s mishmash beings with the departure of Belinda Rolicheck, head of the Modesto’s Haven Women’s Center for the past eight-plus years, for a private sector job in healthcare management; Pearl Harbor survivor’s 100th birthday; pet projects and more.

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