Opinion

Opinion

Trump administration is shooting itself in the foot

Let’s say you’re the president of the United States and want to keep the country safe. But data from the Department of Defense shows that a stunning 71 percent of Americans between the ages of 17 and 24 are unable to join the military because they are too overweight, are poorly educated or have a record of crime or drug abuse.

Mike Dunbar: Want our water? Fix the Delta first

The Modesto Bee's editorial page editor, who once lived aboard 38-foot sail boat in the Delta, discusses what it really take to fix the largest estuary on the West Coast of the United States. And it's not more water from the San Joaquin River.