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NOVEMBER 4, 2008

SUPERVISOR DISTRICT #2

James (Jim) Sanders

Hubert (Hub) Walsh

CITY OF ATWATER

City Clerk

Jeanna Del Real – Incumbent – Filed 08/07

3531 Emily Way

Atwater, CA 95301

(209) 357-6207

City Council (2)

Eileen Duddy – Certified Public Accountant – Filed 08/08

2961 Mardigras Court

Atwater, CA 95301

(209) 358-7400

Gary Frago – Incumbent – Filed 08/06

1899 3rd Street

Atwater, CA 95301

(209) 358-6252

Lesa Rasmussen – Appointed Incumbent – Filed 08/08

106 Laurel Avenue

Atwater, CA 95301

(209) 648-4660

Joe Rivero – Educator – Filed 08/07

3043 Beech Drive

Atwater, CA 95301

(209) 357-1544

Treasurer

Jim Heller – Incumbent – Filed 07/22

1565 Redwood Avenue

Atwater, CA 95301

(209) 358-4898

CITY OF GUSTINE

City Council (2)

Joe Oliveira – Incumbent – Filed 07/17

730 Laurel Avenue

Gustine, CA 95322

(209) 854-3453

Lynn Russell Schultz – Retired Business Owner – Filed 07/24

1250 North Avenue

Gustine, CA 95322

(209) 854-2310

Mayor

Rich Ford – Incumbent – Filed 08/07

1302 South Avenue

Gustine, CA 95322

(209) 854-3805

Mark Melville – Business Owner – Filed 08/08

P.O. Box 312

Gustine, CA 95322

(209) 598-6275

CITY OF LIVINGSTON

City Council (3)

Margarita Aguilar – Educator – Filed 08/04

333 Liveoak Way

Livingston, CA 95334

(209) 394-8719

Eldini De Jesus – Educator – Filed 08/08

941 Opal Court

Livingston, CA 95334

William Ingram – Incumbent – Filed 08/05

656 T Street

Livingston, CA 95334

(209) 394-9085

Martha S. Nateras – Guidance Assistant – Filed 08/08

780 Dwight Way

Livingston, CA 95334

(209) 394-2571

Hardeep Singh Rai – Business Owner/Director – Filed 08/06

2760 Claret Circle

Livingston, CA 95334

(209) 678-6176

Roy Soria – Incumbent – Filed 08/06

1826 D Street

Livingston, CA 95334

(209) 394-2986

Frank Vierra – Incumbent – Filed 08/08

P.O. Box 542

Livingston, CA 95334

(209) 769-9368

Mayor

Gurpal Samra – Incumbent – Filed 08/05

1034 J Street

Livingston, CA 95334

(209) 756-7114

Daniel Varela – Supervisor – Filed 08/08

752 Maple Avenue

Livingston, CA 95334

(209) 676-1432

Treasurer

Antonio M. Silva – Incumbent – Filed 08/06

727 2nd Street

Livingston, CA 95334

(209) 564-1287

CITY OF LOS BANOS

City Council (2)

Anna Balatti Brooks – Candidacy Withdrawn 08/08

630 Monroe Avenue

Los Banos, CA 93635

(408) 892-2664

Diana Ingram – Writer/Business Owner – 07/21

703 Page Avenue

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 827-0667

(209) 826-0874

Deborah Lewis – Retired – Filed 08/08

1639 West I Street

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 826-3377

Gerald ‘Obie’ O’Brien – Retired – Filed 08/13

207 N. Santa Rita

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 826-1774

Joe Sousa – Incumbent – Filed 08/07

2040 Princeton Court

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 826-6115

Elizabeth Stone – Educator – Filed 08/13

625 Washington Avenue

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 826-5840

Mayor

Tommy Jones – Incumbent – Filed 07/31

1348 El Camino Way

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 827-1746

Michael Villalta – Councilmember – Filed 08/01

763 Texas Avenue

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 826-3259

DOS PALOS ORO LOMA SCHOOL DISTRICT (4)

Joe Castillo – Incumbent – Filed 07/15

1701 Lynn Avenue

Dos Palos, CA 93620

(559)696-7028

Judi Coleman – Retired – Filed 07/15

1218 Frank Street

Dos Palos, CA 93620

(209)392-3696

Mario DeFrancesco III – Real Estate Agent – Filed 08/01

2526 Stearman Street

Dos Palos, CA 93620

Eric Fontana – Farmer – Filed 08/01

16192 N. Hudson

Dos Palos, CA 93620

(559) 246-9250

Paul Goodman – Incumbent – Filed 07/16

16936 Hwy 33

Dos Palos, CA 93620

209-387-4304

Richard Hogue – Farm Manager – Filed 08/05

44690 Lux Avenue

Dos Palos, CA 93620

(559) 694-1134

Norma Nordstrom – Incumbent –Filed 07/16

1002 Golden Gate Ave

Dos Palos, CA 93620

209-392-2661

Claude Shaw, Sr. – Retired – Filed 07/21

21804 Lexington Avenue

Dos Palos, CA 93620

(209) 392-1170

Dewayne Weagel – Incumbent – Filed 07/15

1253 Bennett Avenue

Dos Palos, CA 93620

(209)392-3787

LOS BANOS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

TA#2 (3)

Brendon Haumea – Acquisition & Sales

1701 Humboldt Court

Los Banos, CA 93635

Chase Hurley – Filed 08/07

1927 Aspen Court

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 826-5112

Colleen Menefee – Incumbent – Filed 08/01

1419 S. 6th Street

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 489-9202

Henry L. Smith – Doctor of Education – Filed 08/08

2037 Hastings

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 826-5690

Dawn M. Wright – Executive Director/Educator – Filed 07/30

782 Sequoia Way

Los Banos, CA 93635

(408) 504-6103

Jack C. Vasquez – Incumbent – Filed 07/18

P.O. Box 1051

Los Banos, CA 93635

(209) 826-0478

LOCAL MEASURES

MEASURE M

“Merced Union High School District Improvement Measure. Toimprove the quality of education and high school safety, shall Merced Union High School District expand vocational/job-training facilities, upgrade educational technology, add class rooms/facilities and construct a new school to relieve overcrowding/growth, replace aging portables with permanent classrooms, and improve/acquire/construct school classrooms, joint-use/facilities, sites and equipment, by issuing $149,450,000 of bonds at legal rates, qualifying for State matching funds, with independent oversight, no money for administrator salaries, and all funds benefiting local high school?”

MEASURE N

The Gustine Vital City Services Protection Measure. To maintain safety and vital city services including, but not limited to maintaining emergency response times by retaining police officers and sustaining fire protection services, repairing streets and roads and other general city services, shall the ordinance be adopted increasing the city general sales tax by three-quarter cent, with guaranteed independent financial audits?

MEASURE O

Cesar Chavez Middle School (Planada) Improvement Measure. To improve the quality of education, school and community safety, access to physical education, provide a space for supervised after-school and evening activities, community meetings and student lunch, shall Planada Elementary School District construct and equip a new joint-use multipurpose room at Cesar Chavez Middle School, by issuing $2,900,000 of bonds at legal rates, qualifying for State matching funds, with independent oversight, no money for administrator salaries, and all funds benefiting local schools?”

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