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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


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


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Articles By Author - Jason Campbell


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


Manteca’s Hat Mansion will be no more

I know that this isn't going to be a popular opinion, and I'm okay with that.

July 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


SERVING WESTON RANCH

Could the Manteca-Lathrop Boys and Girls Club be coming to Weston Ranch?

July 20, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop installing more traffic signals

The Lathrop City Council has been waiting months for the traffic signal at Harlan Road and Stonebridge Lane to become a reality.

July 20, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Board keeps kindergarten teacher aides

Kindergarten aides throughout Manteca Unified School District that were hired to spend 90 minutes every day assisting teachers with managing the classroom received a letter ...

July 19, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Domino’s Pizza, Deli Delicious, Rita’s Italian Ice coming to Lathrop

Hungry for a quick and easy pizza?

July 18, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop welcome signs before council

In 2014, the "Welcome to Lathrop" sign on Lathrop Road was struck by a vehicle for the third time.

July 17, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Teacher pay deal before school board

The teachers of Manteca Unified have accepted the tentative agreement that was reached by their negotiation team last month.

July 15, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Goal is to help 10 low-income boys play youth football

During her stint as the CEO of a local non-profit that worked with families facing issues with poverty, Manteca Jaguars Vice President Laura Vieira knows ...

July 14, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


RICK AND MORTY

The first person in line Wednesday for the "Rickmobile" at Fantastic Collectibles arrived at 3:30 a.m. – more than 10 hours before the vehicle ...

July 13, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Curtain goes up on Lathrop’s Movies in Park

When Lathrop's Parks and Recreation Director Zach Jones joined the city's administrative team, one of the things he wanted to do was implement ...

July 13, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop cuts water use by 17% in May

There were 13 days in May when the temperature rose above 90 degrees, including three when it eclipsed the century mark inside of Lathrop's ...

July 12, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Paved road rule snag for RV storage

Roger Hartley wants to convert a 2.11-acre site on Park Avenue – an unpaved road that provides access to rural homes and small businesses off ...

July 11, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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