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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


ILLEGAL FIREWORKS CRACKDOWN

STOCKTON – The first two times that the San Joaquin Metropolitan Bomb Squad hit the ignition switch Monday morning at the Stockton Airport to light an M-80 attached to a watermelon, they fizzled out.

June 13, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Sentencing postponed, Drain on 9th lawyer

STOCKTON – A San Joaquin County Jury convicted Ashley Drain of election and welfare fraud back in April, and the former Manteca Unified School Board trustee was supposed to be sentenced at the end of May.

June 13, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Best stress-reliever on the planet

I grew up fishing.

June 09, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


200-year flood effort generates lots of questions

To say that compliance with SB5 – the state mandate that requires an urban level of flood protection capable of withstanding a 200-year flood – is complex would be an understatement.

June 09, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


YMCA offering swimming at WR High pool

The pool at Weston Ranch High School will once again be open to the community during the hot Central Valley summer.

June 08, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MEA: Board violated law regarding negotiations

Did the Manteca Unified Board of Education break the law Tuesday night?

June 07, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Will road project shut down church?

The decision on whether to use eminent domain to acquire four feet of the frontage of the property owned by Adriana Lopez for the expansion of Lathrop Road has been postponed.

June 06, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


TEACHERS REJECT CONTRACT

And now, they wait.

June 06, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop takes look at levee efforts for 200-year protection

Last year the City of Lathrop received the necessary "finding of adequate progress" that will allow them to continue to develop within the 200-year flood plain as long as they follow the plan that will lead to a massive levee overhaul to protect the city's new housing.

June 05, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Lathrop may force sale of property for Lathrop Road

The lone holdout in selling a sliver of property to the City of Lathrop for the Lathrop Road widening project has used every available chance to make her feelings about the issue known.

June 03, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Jason Campbell


They’re making Manteca ‘rock’

They're popping up all over town – from parks to walking paths to landscape planters inside of commercial business areas.

August 01, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Get ready to enjoy 107 degrees today

Temperatures in Manteca are supposed to reach 107 degrees by the hottest part of today.

August 01, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop-Manteca Fire District budget tops $9.5 million

Things are changing for the Lathrop-Manteca Fire Protection District.

July 31, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Board OKs longer time for public comments

Leo Bennett-Cauchon is no stranger to the lectern at a Manteca Unified Board of Education meeting.

July 31, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


8 DAYS OF 100+

Mike Painter checks the weather every morning before he goes to work.

July 29, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


From basement to penthouse

The first time I had jury duty – and the only time that I was ever called back to actually speak before a judge prior to ...

July 28, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


MANTECA CERT CAR SHOW

Next week the Manteca Community Emergency Response Team – CERT – will go from directing cars to celebrating them.

July 27, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Fire crews return from Detwiler Fire

The second crew that the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District dispatched to help fight the massive Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County is expected to return home by ...

July 27, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


THE $308 MILLION VIEW

STOCKTON – When jurors reported to the old San Joaquin County Superior Courthouse, they took the elevator to the basement and waited in a room that ...

July 25, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop now will have say on cell towers

A proposed California Senate bill would permit the placement or operation of communication facilities in city right-of-way by for-profit providers without paying the local jurisdictions ...

July 25, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


95-foot crane tower proposed in Lathrop

The east side of Lathrop could soon be home to a new permanent structure that's almost 100 feet tall.

July 24, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


New business aims to connect people

Jennifer Hart and Amy Acaya want to connect with you.

July 23, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Home Depot plans major distribution center expansion

Home Depot is pursuing a major expansion of its Lathrop distribution center while developers are preparing to build 266 apartment units.

July 22, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Saybrook gets OK for work tied to 6,800 more homes

After the massive housing tract proposed by Richland Planned Communities collapsed during the economic downturn, a handful of infrastructure projects needed to sustain growth were ...

July 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop moves forward with 4 park projects

Over the last several months the Lathrop City Council has approved four new park projects.

July 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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