Editorials

Editorials

We need better scrutiny of border guards

Sisters in Fresno say they were sexually assaulted by a Customs and Border Protection officer. With the Trump administration vowing to hire thousands more ICE and Border Patrol agents, possibly lowering hiring standards, such stories have suddenly taken on a new level of urgency.

Editorials

Schiff rises, Nunes falters in Russia probe

Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, has shown himself to be a calm and smart voice at the eye of a political hurricane. Rep. Devin Nunes, the Republican chairman of the committee, has proven to be, first and foremost, an apologist and surrogate for President Donald Trump.

Editorials

Far more to know about ties to Russia

House Republicans may be doing their best, but questioning of intelligence officials shows they’re less interested in the truth about Trump and Russian meddling in the election than in tracking down leaks and shooting the messenger.

Editorials

Hacking foes, not us, is part of CIA’s job

This is not the outrageous domestic mass surveillance by the National Security Agency revealed by Edward Snowden in 2013 and rightly curtailed by President Barack Obama and Congress in 2015. But WikiLeaks asserts that the CIA purposely didn’t warn Apple, Google, Microsoft and others about the vulnerabilities in their products.

Videos

Sikh Temple Turlock opens its doors to share beliefs

Worried by recent hate crimes elsewhere, Sikh youth in the Jakara Movement held a Know Your Neighbor event at the Temple in southwest Turlock, CA. (Nan Austin/naustin@modbee.com)
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Sikh Temple Turlock opens its doors to share beliefs

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Schools that are great for everybody

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Modesto getting "notable" crosswalks

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Celebrating 75 years of marriage