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Delta College Trustee Janet Rivera & Bipartisan Latino Policymakers Address Needs of Latino Students

Delta College Trustee Janet Rivera & Bipartisan Latino Policymakers Address Needs of Latino Students

San Joaquin Delta College Trustee Janet Rivera joined Latino public officials from across the nation at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) National Taskforce on Education in Washington D.C. (May 21-22). Over 13.6 million Latino students (ages 5-21) are currently enrolled in American schools. The NALEO Taskforce representatives will discuss the impact of sequestration and strategies for improving Latino student success with members of Congress and the Obama Administration.

Police Chief Appointed

Police Chief Appointed

Modesto City Manager Greg Nyhoff is pleased to announce the appointment of Galen Carroll to the position of Chief of Police.  Carroll possesses more than 18 years of experience in law enforcement with the City of Long Beach where he most recently served as Police Commander of the North Patrol Division.  Carroll began his career as a Police Officer, advanced to Sergeant then Lieutenant and is currently a Commander.  Carroll’s wide variety of experience includes Field Training, Internal Affairs, Port Security, Administration, Field Support and Investigations.

Election Polling Places and more...

Election Polling Places and more...

 

Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting – Saturday, November 3

Mayor’s Town Hall Meeting – Saturday, November 3

Mayor Garrad Marsh invites the Modesto community to the Modesto Senior Citizens Center, located at 211 Bodem Street on Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. - noon.  The public is invited to get to know Modesto’s new Mayor, hear his vision for Modesto and discuss topics and issues affecting the City.  Come, ask questions and engage in discussion; the Mayor is open to engage in a wide array of topics.

The Mayor’s Town Hall Meetings are designed to provide residents with an opportunity to meet and discuss issues with their Mayor in a less formal environment.

This is the Mayor’s last scheduled Town Hall Meeting for 2012.

For more information, contact Kathy Espinoza at (209) 571-5597 or e-mail kespinoza1@modestogov.com.

Source: City of Modesto

 

Stanislaus County Names New Director of Planning and Community Development

Stanislaus County Names New Director of  Planning and Community Development

Stanislaus County is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela Freitas as the new Director of Planning and Community Development.  Freitas has been serving in an interim capacity since March 2012. 

“Angela brings a wealth of experience, wisdom and insight to the Planning Department,” stated Monica Nino, Chief Executive Officer. “She has been instrumental in providing guidance for the Department of Planning and Community Development in important high-profile projects, areas of planning, grant administration and redevelopment.”