Editorials

Editorials

Politicians brave enough to attend see democracy in action

Republican Tom McClintock impressed, hearing out his constituents; Jeff Denham hid, refusing to engage.

Editorials

A moving celebration of education

We had many favorite moments from our “Innovate, Educate, Celebrate” Bee Amplified event Wednesday at the Gallo Center for the Arts. But the best actually came after the show ended. That’s when we heard from those who attended, explaining how much it all meant.

Editorials

Whatever Trump breaks, GOP owns it

Ten days into President Donald Trump’s tenure, it is clear that he plans to govern by executive order, if not edict. Republicans should heed California’s Rep. Tom McClintock, who recently reminded them that they, not Trump, could pay the price.

Editorials

Giving to the rich, taking from the poor

The expected House GOP repeal bill would eliminate two tax hikes on the rich and give them a huge windfall. At the same time, millions of Americans – including 1.4 million Californians – would lose tax credits on health insurance premiums they now get under the Affordable Care Act.

Videos

Oakdale's Bronson Harmon becomes two-time Masters champion

Oakdale's Bronson Harmon adds a second Masters championship to a football state title this school year. (By Shawn Jansen/sjansen@mercedsunstar.com).
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Oakdale's Bronson Harmon becomes two-time Masters champion 1:37

Oakdale's Bronson Harmon becomes two-time Masters champion

Ripon Almond Blossom Festival sights 0:46

Ripon Almond Blossom Festival sights

Valley Recovery Resources put women on road to recovery 2:17

Valley Recovery Resources put women on road to recovery

Modesto Police Body Camera Footage (long) 4:35

Modesto Police Body Camera Footage (long)