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UNITED THEY STAND

The scene inside of the Manteca High School cafeteria Thursday morning wasn't all that unusual – students sitting together with their friends, chatting and enjoying their time before class begins.

January 12, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop woman pleads guilty to stealing $913K

A 49-year-old Lathrop woman accused of embezzling upwards of $1 million from a longtime Manteca business while serving as its controller has pled guilty to the charges.

January 12, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Shoplifters now more brazen due to Prop. 47

Proposition 47 was supposed to be a crucial component in relieving the overpopulation of California's jails and prisons and a vehicle for saving millions in costs associated with incarcerating nonviolent, non-serious criminals.

January 11, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Criminals using keys to steal store electronics

The fact that the electronics he's accused of stealing from a pair of San Joaquin County Target stores were locked down didn't deter Steven Blevins in the least.

January 11, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Decorative street lamps providing finishing touches for Lathrop Road

By the end of the month the traffic signal at Lathrop Road where it intersects with Cambridge Drive and Rev. Maurice Cotton Drive should be operational.

January 10, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop Fire hiring nine firefighters

Lathrop is growing.

January 09, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Fees collected on new homes topic of council report

Every new home sold in Lathrop is subject to a series of fees based on the square footage of the dwelling.

January 08, 2018 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Lathrop agency fires firefighter charged with pub stabbing

The Lathrop-Manteca firefighter that was arrested last month for allegedly stabbing a Manteca pub patron in an altercation has been terminated from his employment with the agency.

January 05, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca Unified aims for parity for high school fields

The disparity between sports fields amongst Manteca Unified's comprehensive high schools could be a thing of the past if the board approves a new document that will adopt districtwide rules on how fields are used and maintained.

January 05, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop Police offer citizens academy over 9-week period

Every summer Lathrop Police Services welcomes elementary school students who want to learn more about law enforcement and public safety to a forum that gives them a behind-the-scenes look at what exactly goes into the job and day-to-day operations within the Sheriff's Department.

January 04, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Yes, Manteca, there is a Santa as spirit of Ben Jetton lives on

They say Santa Claus lives only in your imagination.

January 03, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop may extend moratorium on retail pot sales 22.5 months

Last month the Lathrop City Council voted unanimously to approve a 45-day moratorium intended to prevent any pot entrepreneurs from sneaking in before the council had the opportunity to formally consider an outright permanent ban on commercial cannabis.

January 03, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Sheriff responds to deputy DA letter concerning Manteca murder

San Joaquin County Sherriff Steve Moore has responded to criticisms that his internal policies have prevented forensic pathologists from responding to crime scenes even when they're summoned by investigating officers or agencies.

December 25, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


AT LEVI WITH 49ER FANS

It's been at least a decade since I had been to an NFL football game, and that was partially by design.

December 22, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Lathrop pushing back trash pick up by day next week

Next week when the wrapping paper piles high and the boxes become too much to fit into your garbage can, don't forget that refuse collection in Lathrop will be running a day behind.

December 22, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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CAMERAS MAY FIGHT CRIME

Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal believes the city can reverse a growing uptick in property crimes by installing cameras at every entrance to the city.

April 25, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Supervisors separate coroner’s officer from SJ Sheriff

The San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors Wednesday moved to begin the process of removing the coroner's office from Sheriff Steve Moore's command.

April 25, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Crime uptick alarms folks in Lathrop, mayor vows to address it

When Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal heard from residents that there had been an uptick in crime recently, he promised them that he would do something ...

April 24, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


IS HE THE CATCH?

It's popular to say that something big that is coming to town will "put Manteca on the map."

April 24, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Financial pitfalls on horizon for MUSD

The Manteca Unified School District can meet its financial obligations for at least the next three years.

April 23, 2018 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Scammers using Lathrop Police number

Getting complaints about spam phone calls from fake IRS agents trying to pilfer money from residents isn't out of the ordinary for Lathrop Police ...

April 21, 2018 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


That guy on The Tonight Show? You saw him first in Manteca at String’s

When you think of the best places in America to catch a live comedy show, a number of cities and locations instantly come to mind.

April 20, 2018 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


School shooting threat left on EU bathroom stall

Another day, another school shooting threat has been made at a Manteca Unified school campus.

April 20, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


LESS PEOPLE VOTING

The Nov. 6 Manteca Unified School Board election will be the first time trustees - who must reside in the district they represent - will be elected ...

April 20, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Region ranks as 13th worst for ozone woes

You might want to think twice before ignoring air quality warnings.

April 19, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Police arrest 14-year-old for posting threat on Snapchat

A 14-year-old girl has been arrested by Manteca Police after posting threats that she was going to commit violent acts at the Manteca High campus.

April 19, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop makes it easier for poor to pay parking tickets

Until recently, there was no way for somebody who was certified as indigent to set-up payment plans to clear parking tickets without posting a $15 ...

April 18, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Sierra High’s Steve Clark earns top educator recognition

Amber Zarevich has a full plate when it comes to her schoolwork.

April 18, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MORE SHOPPING FOR LATHROP

Lathrop's next significant retail development - 126,000 square feet of retail space plus a 60,000-square-foot hotel - is being pursued along Golden Valley Parkway ...

April 17, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop: Say no to 12 cent gas tax repeal

When the housing crisis hit California like a freight train almost a decade ago, there wasn't much that the legislature didn't do in ...

April 14, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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