Poll finds voters remain ignorant on budget

Polling by the Public Policy Institute of California consistently shows that California adults are ignorant about how the state budget allocates money among the major spending categories, wrongly believing that prisons come first in spending when, in fact, they come in last.

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Turlock school board may shrink to 5

Turlock Unified trustees voted 5-2 to take the first steps to push board elections to even years Feb. 21, 2017, but debate focused on the lack of candidates and the possibility of shrinking from a 7-member board to 5, in Turlock, CA. (Nan Austin/naustin@modbee.com)
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Turlock school board may shrink to 5 1:03

Turlock school board may shrink to 5

Fire crew rescues two dogs stranded at the American Legion Hall 0:43

Fire crew rescues two dogs stranded at the American Legion Hall

Flooding in Modesto's Airport District 2:11

Flooding in Modesto's Airport District

Tuolumne, Dry Creek views from Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 1:59

Tuolumne, Dry Creek views from Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017