National Opinions

National Opinions

Don’t fall for those declaring war on alcohol

January marks the 98th anniversary of the ratification of the 18th Amendment, more commonly known as prohibition. While Prohibition is remembered as one of America’s greatest failed experiments, today we’re seeing something of a revival of prohibitionist thinking among those in the public health community who are attacking even moderate alcohol consumption.

New Turlock mayor Bublak takes oath, talks about priorities for the city

Longtime Councilwoman Amy Bublak took the oath of office at the Tuesday City Council meeting to become Turlock mayor before a standing-room only crowd that also witnessed two new council members Nicole Larson and Andrew Nosrati also take their seats.