Category Archives: Vogel

Old investigation into Supes still open

In the past month of brouhaha surrounding the chairmanship of the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors, there’s been a lot of talk — and some action – about calling for an investigation into whether or not the state’s open meeting laws had been violated at the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors. It’s not [...]

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More on Vogel endorsements

The endorsement from Carlos Villapudua wasn’t the only nod from a current county supervisor to a candidate in the race for the District 4 seat on the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors. That’s the seat held by Supervisor Ken Vogel, who is terming out at the end of the year. His choice for a [...]

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More on Villapudua endorsement

As we near Election Day, the endorsements from candidates running for office start coming in at a faster and faster clip. This past week, Supervisor Carlos Villapudua endorsed Russ Munson, who is running against Chuck Winn for Ken Vogel’s seat representing District 4. Here’s the full release on the endorsement from the Munson campaign:   [...]

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More ice buckets, challenges

City Councilwoman and San Joaquin County Supervisor-elect Kathy Miller joined the steady stream of local folks taking, then passing on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. So did Paul Canepa, the city of Stockton’s vice mayor. Last week, county Supervisors Carlos Villapudua,  took the lead on the Board of Supervisors, dousing himself and challenging his colleagues [...]

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A drought-conscious response to the ice bucket challenge

San Joaquin County Supervisor Ken Vogel donated $125 and dumping a cup of ice over his head today, responding from Supervisor Carlos Villapudua’s passing of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Thursday. Villapudua got soaked, then challenged the Board of Supervisors and all the elected officials in San Joaquin County. Vogel is one of the county’s [...]

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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 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) County farming advocates to celebrate 100 years

The San Joaquin Farm Bureau Federation posted on Facebook that it’s getting ready to celebrate its 100-years anniversary. The organization lobbies on behalf of the county’s $2.9 billion agricultural industry. The group posted a video with a succession of clips of farmers talking about the industry, its past and its future. Among them is county [...]

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(Video) A look back at 2013

Here are a couple of raw video clips I took while putting together this story about  county Board of Supervisors outgoing Chairman Ken Vogel and the year that was. and

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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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