Ron in The News

Freitas vows to let assistant DAs do their job

Manteca Bulletin

Ron Freitas has a simple plan to make the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s office more effective in pursuing justice and securing law and order.

The DA challenger in the June 7 election wants to let the assistant district attorneys do their jobs.

LUSD trustee Freitas to run for DA

Lodi News-Sentinel, July 9, 2021

“The current president of the Lodi Unified School District’s Board of Education is running for the county’s top law enforcement position in the 2022 general election. Ron Freitas announced his campaign for San Joaquin County District Attorney last week, looking to unseat his current boss Tori Verber Salazar, who was elected in 2016.”

Lodi school board rejects proposed stipend increase

Lodi News, Sept 10, 2021

A proposal to increase the stipend for Lodi Unified School District Board of Education members was stifled this week, with trustees stating they did not seek election for a salary.

Mix of excitement and concern after LUSD announces full return to school

Lodi News-Sentinel, April 1, 2020

“Lodi Unified School District Board of Education president Ron Freitas announced Tuesday night that all students will be back on campus April 12, for full-time instruction, five days a week.”

GOT Kids? Nonprofit filling the school-supply gap for Lodi Unified distance learners

Stockton Record, August 30, 2020

“We figured out that a lot of our kids were sent home without supplies, especially when we sent them home for spring break,” said Ron Freitas, a member of the Lodi Unified and GOT Kids boards. “This is a great way to keep them doing their assignments and help them with distance learning.”