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A rundown of an eventful year in San Joaquin County

During his remarks at Monday’s changing of the guard, Supervisor Bob Elliott looked back on his year as chairman of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors. He also submitted an Op-Ed piece to The Record that went into further detail. Here’s that letter, in its entirety: While serving as Chairman of the San Joaquin [...]

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Supervisor’s ice-bucket challenge

Supervisor Carlos Villapudua donated $100 to fight ALS and was doused in ice water, and he challenged his colleagues on the Board of Supervisors to do the same. He challenged all of the politicians in San Joaquin County, actually. Here’s the video he posted on his facebook page: Here’s a video I shot: I’m [...]

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SJC Board Chairman endorses Munson in race for District 4

San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors Chairman Bob Elliott endorsed candidate Russ Munson in race for the District 4 seat on the board. He’s running against Ripon Mayor Chuck Winn and retired County Administrator Manuel Lopez. Here’s the press release. San Joaquin County Board Chairman Bob Elliott Endorses Russ Munson for County Supervisor LODI, CA, May 29, [...]

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SJC Supervisors endorse Moore

Four of the five current members of the Board of Supervisors endorsed Sheriff Steve Moore in his run to stay in office. He’s running against Sgt. Pat Withrow. Supervisor Carlos Villapudua endorsed Withrow. The rest aligned with Moore. Here’s the release the Moore campaign put out today: Sheriff Moore Receives Support From a Majority of the [...]

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(Video) A look forward at the rest of 2014

Here’s some more video, a couple of unedited clips of Bob Elliott, who is chairman of the Board of Supervisors. Here’s the story that ran. And here’s the video: and

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Supervisors react to drought news

Following this morning’s news that Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency in California, San Joaquin County sent out a release with statements from each member of the Board of Supervisors. Chairman Bob Elliott: “The effects of California’s drought will deeply impact communities throughout our County and across the State and Nation. California’s water supply [...]

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Councilwoman considering run for supes

City Hall reporter Scott Smith reported today that Councilwoman Kathy Miller is exploring a run for the District 2 seat on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors. Former council members do often run for the board.  The seat is currently held by Supervisor Larry Ruhstaller, himself a former City Council member, elected in 1996 [...]

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Blasts from the past

Five former members of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors turned out to today’s meeting, joining four current members present to honor retiring Clerk of the Board Lois Sahyoun. Here’s a picture: Sahyoun is in the middle. The rest, from left to right, are Steve Gutierrez, Steve Bestolarides, Ken Vogel, Dario Marenco, Bob Elliott, [...]

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Change of venue?

Stockton City Hall reporter Scott Smith posts on his blog today that incoming Mayor Anthony Silva wants to move the swearing-in ceremony for the City Council to the Sixth Floor of the County Administration Building. There’s more room in the room where the Board of Supervisors hold its regular meetings. The individual supervisors have their [...]

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