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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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Middle managers strike a deal

Officials announced striking a deal with mid-level managers in San Joaquin County. The county sent out a press release today, saying the San Joaquin County Management Association ratified the deal with a Thursday vote. It will go before the Board of Supervisors for approval on July 9. The deal extends an existing agreement struck in [...]

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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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More on the year to come

San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors Chairman Ken Vogel was on Comcast Newsmakers, talking about the year to come in the county. You can watch the video here. Vogel talks about the ongoing challenges of jail capacity, new county responsibilities handling criminals and the county’s perspective on the state of the Delta. He also said [...]

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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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Video of Board of Supervisors chairman for 2013

In today’s story, San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors Chairman Ken Vogel talks about the year to come in county government.  He was officially voted in as the chairman at Monday’s re-organizational meeting on Monday. Here’s a video of his remarks after the vote. You can watch the summary video about the meeting here.

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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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