Category: Politics

Modesto: A City under Siege

“They all ran on the premise that government is the problem, and every one of them has managed to help prove it.” Whenever Modesto appears on those, “Worst Places to Live,” lists—which is often—city leaders object vociferously.  “Modesto is a great place to live,” they say, “the people are great people, they’re

Not Easy to Dump Denham

Last Friday, at the Gallo Center in Modesto, six Democrats participated in a debate to help voters decide who will be the best candidate to run against Jeff Denham next November. The crowd was enthusiastic about the prospects of unseating Mr. Denham. Whether anyone in the room was aware of how difficult the task