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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 visually impaired and blind students from across the country in categories such as reading comprehension, writing speed and accuracy, proofreading, spelling and reading tactile charts and graphs.

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 to weather the worst drought in California history permanent.

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 change to the municipal code.

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 the city's road-widening project accused the city of not properly handling what she believes to be asbestos-filled concrete that was unearthed during the project.

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 a packet for board members last month, not everybody agreed with the ratings.

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 to be stalled.

October 02, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Lathrop may make water conservation rules permanent

The City of Lathrop was diligent in taking steps to meet the State of California's mandated water reductions when the state's most recent drought hit its peak last year.

October 02, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Central Catholic has its way with Sierra

MODESTO - For the better part of the first half of Sierra's showdown with Valley Oak League powerhouse Central Catholic Friday night, its offense was stuck in reverse.

September 30, 2017 | Jason Campbell | High School Football


Code enforcement: Lathrop gets tough

If the Lathrop City Council gives its blessing Monday night, the odds of sneaking anything past their code enforcement consultant will shrink to zero.

September 30, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Jason Campbell


2 Lathrop parks get rubberized playing surfaces

Lathrop taxpayers have already been enjoying new rubberized play surfaces at some of the city's most heaviest used parks thanks to proceeds from Measure ...

November 20, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Defense and discipline a winning combination for Ripon Christian

Dominic Darretta had every reason in the world to let the weight of Ripon Christian's rematch with Stone Ridge Christian of Merced slow him ...

November 18, 2017 | Jason Campbell | High School Football


Lathrop Police getting electric patrol vehicle

Could the next Lathrop Police Services patrol car you see on the street be powered by electricity?

November 17, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


He was one of the good ones

I admit that I didn't know Fred Millner all that well.

November 17, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Sierra Club targets Denham on tax bill

Congressman Jeff Denham is getting pressure from the unlikeliest of places when it comes to the pending vote on tax reform expected to come in ...

November 16, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


State funds for schools shrinking

Last school year Manteca Unified received an additional $13 million in state funding based on the local control funding formula.

November 16, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


FIELDS VS LIBRARIANS

All-weather tracks more than likely aren't going to become the new norm for Manteca Unified School District's comprehensive high schools.

November 15, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Call police, get bill

George Janis knew the moment that the Manteca Police Department pulled up in front of his store that there were going to be problems.

November 14, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


With major growth issues behind them, meetings less frequent

When the Lathrop City Council was considering dropping their bi-monthly meetings down to once-a-month for efficiency purposes, City Manager Steve Salvatore said that the lion ...

November 14, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Safer streets: Lathrop seeks to improve sidewalks

The City of Lathrop is hoping that they'll get at least a piece of the $19.8 million of Measure K funds that is ...

November 13, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


TURF & TRACK WORK

The Manteca Unified School District Board of Education has already decided that all-weather playing surfaces at each of the district's five high schools aren ...

November 11, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Mantecan on SAG nomination committee

Two years ago, Jim Anderson was just proud to finally become a member of the Screen Actors Guild.

November 11, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


The non-handshake heard ‘round the 209

By now most people have already forgotten about what happened last week between the Manteca High School Buffaloes and the East Union Lancers prior to ...

November 10, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Lathrop won’t cut off water, sewer during holidays

Those that have been struggling to pay their delinquent water bill may be an unexpected Christmas present this year courtesy of the City of Lathrop.

November 09, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Radar: Lathrop targets speeding along O Street

Residents on O Street are fed up with speeders.

November 09, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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