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Ballots are in the mail

Sample ballots and vote-by-mail ballots were mailed this week for the Nov. 2 gubernatorial general election, according to Lee Lundrigan, Stanislaus County clerk-recorder and registrar of voters.

U.S. citizens may register to vote until 15 days before the election. Voter registrations will be accepted through Monday, Oct. 13.

Election Day ballot counts will be posted on the Stanislaus Registrar of Voters website,, after the close of polls at 8 p.m. Nov. 2.

For information: 525-5200 (English) or 525-5230 (Spanish).

MJC program focuses on ag

Modesto Junior College is now accepting applications for its Advanced Technological Education program for summer 2011.

ATE is a two-year program to prepare future agriculture teachers. The application deadline is Nov. 15.

Applicants should be high school seniors with a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 who plan to pursue an associate degree in agricultural science from MJC and then transfer to a four-year college.

Those who are accepted into the program are required to attend a two-week summer institute on the Modesto campus and enroll as full-time students at Modesto Junior College for the fall.

For information: Don Borges, 575-6449 or

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