All in all, Trump has had a pretty good eight months

President Donald Trump has delivered three significant speeches, appointed Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and assembled an exceptional national security team. He’s also had missteps on Charlottesville and out-of-bounds tweets. But so far the pluses outweigh the minuses, this writer says.

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Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha building relationships from the trial 1:05

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha building relationships from the trial

Peterson Archives: Neighbor Karen Servas talks about Scott and Laci 2:56

Peterson Archives: Neighbor Karen Servas talks about Scott and Laci

Peterson Archives: Jurors talk about not forgetting Laci Peterson 5:49

Peterson Archives: Jurors talk about not forgetting Laci Peterson

Peterson Archives: Then-prosecutor Fladager discusses Peterson case 8:19

Peterson Archives: Then-prosecutor Fladager discusses Peterson case

Peterson Archives: Jurors discuss sending Scott Peterson to his death 5:12

Peterson Archives: Jurors discuss sending Scott Peterson to his death

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha on visiting Laci Peterson's gravesite 3:36

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha on visiting Laci Peterson's gravesite

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha discusses movies, abusive relationships 2:22

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha discusses movies, abusive relationships

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha shares her thoughts about the jurors 0:56

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha shares her thoughts about the jurors

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha discusses Amber Frey, lethal injection 3:08

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha discusses Amber Frey, lethal injection

Peterson Archives: Neighbor Karen Servas on the arrest of Scott Peterson 1:37

Peterson Archives: Neighbor Karen Servas on the arrest of Scott Peterson

  • Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha on speaking out for Laci

    With the 2017 summer broadcast of the documentary series, "The murder of Laci Peterson", The Modesto Bee is re-releasing selected 2007 interviews conducted by reporter Garth Stapley with some key figures in the case. In this video, Laci Peterson's mom, Sharon Rocha, talks about the importance of speaking out for her daughter. (Bee File)

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A view of continuing construction work at the Fulkerth/Hawkeye and Golden State intersection in Turlock on Monday, September 18, 2017.
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