Category Archives: Villapudua

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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More jail on the campaign trail

Pat Withrow highlighted the high recidivism rate for parolees at a press conference yesterday in Lodi. Withrow, a San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Sergeant is running against incumbent Sheriff Steve Moore. Parolees are some of the inmates at the jail who get released early because of overcrowding. The full jail as been an issue in the [...]

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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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Ed. Board weighs in on San Joaquin County’s new truancy teeth

The Record’s editorial board weighed in on the new effort in San Joaquin County to open up prosecution as an option to deal with instances of chronic truancy in Stockton Unified School District. It follows the news story published last week after the district sent out a joint letter from the district and the district [...]

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More on that berthing cost

In the last post, I mentioned a few items pulled from the consent agenda from today’s meeting. One of them, about the increased cost to keep a new boat for the Sheriff’s Office at a marina, never made it to a vote. Supervisor Carlos Villapudua said he had questions that the Sheriff’s Office wasn’t answering, [...]

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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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Campaign notes: Endorsements and no shared stage in county District 5

Supervisors Carlos Villapudua and Larry Ruhstaller have joined outgoing Supervisor Leroy Ornellas in endorsing City Councilman Bob Elliott in his bid for Ornellas’ seat on the county Board of Supervisors. Elliott is running against Tracy Planning Commissioner Rhodesia Ransom. The endorsements were in a release from the Elliott campaign noting that the candidate had accepted [...]

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Campaign notes: Villapudua files

Supervisor Carlos Villapudua officially filed for re-election on Wednesday. He’s been walking precincts in District 1 for awhile now, and he threw his official kickoff fundraiser on Tuesday. Yesterday he filed the formal papers to run, according to a release from his campaign. Here’s more from the issued release: “I am very grateful for the [...]

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Campaign notes: precinct walking and another kickoff

District 1 Supervisor Carlos Villapudua is holding a campaign kickoff and fundraiser on Feb. 28 in Stockton at Angelina’s. It starts at 5:30 p.m. The restaurant is at 1563 East Fremont Street. For more information call (209) 464-1502 or email Villapudua has already started walking precincts, and will be continuing on Saturday from 9 [...]

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