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Lathrop Road is about to ruffle a few feathers

Last week the Lathrop City Council voted unanimously to move forward with a proposal that widens Lathrop Road to four lanes from the Westerly grade separation all the way to I-5.

June 23, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


152 DEGREES & BAKING

"It's going to be hot" they said.

June 23, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Measure C sales tax receipts soar to $2.9M

Estimates prior to the 2014 election predicted that Lathrop could end up taking in an extra $2 million annually if voters were to approve a one-cent sales tax increase to bolster public safety and complete projects beneficial to the community as a whole.

June 23, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


GET READY FOR 111

Today could be one for the record books.

June 22, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


District says it doesn’t sell student information

Is the Manteca Unified School District in the business of selling student information for profit?

June 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Longer trucks coming to Lathrop Road?

In the end, there wasn't much for the Lathrop City Council to discuss when it came to whether to award the contract for the Lathrop Road widening.

June 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Traffic stop yields explosive devices

What started out as a routine traffic stop for expired registration ended up requiring the San Joaquin County Metropolitan Bomb Squad.

June 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Teachers & district reach possible 3-year contract deal

The Manteca Unified School District and the Manteca Educators Association have reached a tentative agreement for a multi-year contract that would prevent the possibility of a teacher strike.

June 20, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Temporary McKinley Ave. closure needed for new building

A 622,000 square-foot warehouse is going in along Louise Avenue.

June 19, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Auto parts manufacturer plans Lathrop plant, 100 jobs

A South Korean company – Simwon America Corp. – has selected Lathrop as the location for its first manufacturing plant in the United States.

June 17, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


I knew I had seen her before – only it wasn’t same person

A few weeks ago, I again went out with Mike Kelly to take a look at how the Manteca Police are handling the homeless situation in Manteca – an effort that is praised by pragmatists that recognize this is a way towards lasting change and panned by short-sighed critics that think bussing them somewhere else is the way to go.

June 16, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Low bid of $5.69M for Lathrop Road

The City of Lathrop has received bids for the widening of Lathrop Road and the rehabilitation of Harlan Road.

June 16, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Flores helps spread yoga benefits

In a sense Michele Flores' yoga class Wednesday morning is just like any other.

June 15, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Teachers & district meet with mediator on Thursday

Back to mediation they go.

June 14, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Flood danger still exists

The first day of summer is a week away.

June 14, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Jason Campbell


Are we really that angry? Probably

One of the joys of spending any sort of time working in a media capacity is that sooner or later, your email address is going ...

October 20, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


COG: Open space fee saves home buyers money

Housing prices aren't the only thing that has risen sharply in the last five years.

October 20, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop opts for plug-in hybrid vehicle

Who wouldn't take a free brand-new car?

October 19, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


OUTSTANDING STUDENTS

Miles Lima already had a lot to be proud for with his second-place finish in the apprentice level of the National Braille Challenge – which tests ...

October 17, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop cutting council meetings to once a month

In the last year the City of Lathrop has canceled 11 of its bi-monthly city council meetings because of overlap with holidays.

October 17, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Pool builders seek to water down conservation rules

The ink was all but dry on an ordinance that would have made some of the water conservation efforts that the City of Lathrop took ...

October 17, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Parking along D’Arcy Parkway before council

The no parking zones inside of the Crossroads industrial area generated concern amongst businesses and property owners who were affected by City of Lathrop's ...

October 12, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Oakdale airs it out to blow past Manteca

OAKDALE - Oakdale is well known as a smash-mouth, power-running program.

October 07, 2017 | Jason Campbell | High School Football


Prayer vigil Sunday aims at bringing Lathrop together

Minnie Lee Jordan-Diallo can't help but feel the divide when she talks to people around Lathrop.

October 07, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Resident raises asbestos concerns to city

The fight over the perceived safety of homeowners along Lathrop Road hit a new gear on Monday night when the woman leading the charge against ...

October 06, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


District fine tunes field condition reporting

When the Manteca Unified School District included a summary of the field condition of the stadiums at each of the five comprehensive high schools in ...

October 05, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca USD trying to build supply line of new teachers

California currently ranks last in student-to-teacher ratio.

October 04, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Workshop explores hazards, flooding

How much noise is too much noise?

October 03, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Who is trashing Lathrop?

Lathrop Police have been having a hard time figuring out who has been responsible for dumping garbage at several points throughout the community.

October 03, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Storm retention basin development push stalls

The City of Lathrop's goal of having the existing stormwater retention basin adjacent to the Save Mart Shopping Center on Harlan Road developed appears ...

October 02, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


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