Modesto: Outlook where foreclosure mess began

The foreclosure mess may have started in the Northern San Joaquin Valley, but it's turned into a national crisis.

Federal leaders now are fighting a financial catastrophe, proposing massive bailouts and taking charge of failed financial systems.

Opinions are mixed about whether government officials are doing what's necessary.

Here is a sampling of what valley business and real estate leaders think Washington should do to ease America's fiscal woes.

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