Assembly forum for Republicans

Five Republican candidates competing to succeed Tom Berryhill in the Assembly will be on hand for a forum Thursday night at Modesto Junior College.

Former Modesto City Councilwoman Janice Keating, Tuolumne County Supervisor Teri Murrison, Modesto City Councilwoman Kristin Olsen, former Turlock City Councilman Kurt Vander Weide and Riverbank City Councilman Jesse James White will appear on the June ballot for the seat's Republican primary.

The forum is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at the Modesto Junior College East Campus, 435 College Ave.