Linden Unified superintendent placed on paid leave
Linden Unified School District Superintendent Michael Gonzales was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday night, roughly two hours after the last Linden High graduate crossed the stage to mark the end of the 2012-13 school year.
Wed May 22, 2013
Embattled Linden superintendent could be fired
Linden Unified School District Trustees will meet in a closed session at 9:30 Thursday night that could result in the dismissal of Superintendent Michael Gonzales.
Tue May 21, 2013
Readers challenge met: Outdoor portrait
I've judged the San Joaquin County Fair's photography show a few times and there are always an overwhelming number of landscapes, seascapes and flowers but the categories that involve people tend to have the smallest number of entries.
Sat May 18, 2013
Linden festival heavy on small-town charm
Even though growers reported a light crop this year, there will be plenty of cherries at the Linden Cherry Festival today.
Mon May 13, 2013
Brother's arrest deepens wound
Yes, there were plenty of hugs, special brunches, and quite a bit of joy. But there was also community-wide anguish Sunday for the Fowler family after news spread that Leila Fowler's 12-year-old brother had been arrested on murder charges in the stabbing that killed her April 27.
Fri May 10, 2013
Linden parents want answers on sexual harassment claims at school
For a second time, parents left their jobs early to protest the Linden School District and its school board, saying they are not listening and not providing answers on serious issues happening at Waverly Elementary School.
Thu May 09, 2013
S.J. Fair ditches pricey singers for continuous entertainment
W illie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels, Ricky Skaggs, Charlie Pride, Tanya Tucker, the Oak Ridge Boys, Kathy Mattea, Marty Stuart, Faith Hill.
Wed May 01, 2013
California cherries come on strong for Memorial Day
California cherries should be available in promotable volumes for Memorial Day, but bing volumes will be substantially lower than last year.
Linden principal files complaint
A Linden Unified School District principal filed a Complaint of Discrimination and Retaliation with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing against Superintendent Michael Gonzales on Monday.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
911 briefs -- Published April 30, 2013
Officers responding to a report of a vicious dog near Bainbridge Place and Burl Hollow Drive about 7:45 p.m. Sunday were forced to shoot two pit bulls to protect themselves and neighborhood residents, police reported.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Machado to step down as Delta panel chief
Former state Sen. Michael Machado is stepping down as chief of the Delta Protection Commission, apparently ending two decades of involvement in state government.