Category: Featured

When Five Democrats Equal Two Republicans

News that Ted Howze has already amassed $256,946 for his campaign in California’s Congressional District 10 (CA-10) rocked Democratic insiders like a rare San Joaquin Valley earthquake. Howze’s late entry was initially treated as frivolous, but now the prospect of a two Republican runoff has many Democrats increasingly fretful. It’s a strong

Is the City of Modesto Our Own Big Brother?

Here’s another of Steve Ringhoff’s deep dives into the otherwise covert operations of our city authorities. Should we be concerned? You decide. For several years now, the MPD has been collecting data on your travels by photographing your license plate and storing the data, first locally then, later, in a central database