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Game can trigger real-life police response

Ask any high school senior about the "assassins" game and they'll tell you it's all about fun.

March 28, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop sets aside money for funding its own police force

How much does a police department cost?

March 28, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Recycled water could help grow Manteca crops

Is Manteca the next Castroville?

March 27, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Seniors: Use Measure C funds for better transit

The City of Lathrop has money.

March 26, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop divvies up $15,000 in federal pass-thru funds

On an agenda the item seemed pretty routine.

March 26, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Water cops: Bring them on?

Lew Templeton turns the nozzle on his faucet in the front yard of his house and grabs the spray handle.

March 24, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Dancing on razor’s edge in Lathrop

Politicians – or elected officials as they like to call themselves – tend to grow thicker skin as time goes on.

March 24, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Lathrop officer makes 75 DUI arrests in 2014

Last year 130 people were arrested for driving under the influence in Lathrop.

March 23, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Bat with rabies found in county

San Joaquin County health officials are urging residents to take precautions after a bat found in a residential home tested positive for the rabies virus.

March 20, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Dolphins return to pool as coaches

The Manteca Dolphins have welcomed back a few familiar faces.

March 20, 2015 | Jason Campbell | High School Sports


Lathrop deciding fate of $80K in federal funds

You have $80,924 and can do with it practically anything you wish.

March 16, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MISS MANTECA

There wasn't much that six-year Manteca Youth Focus veteran Liana Bassett didn't know when it came to the scholarship competition.

March 16, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Gas prices shoot up $1.20 in 2 months

Andy Wright dropped the tailgate on his 1970 Chevy Silverado and leapt up.

March 14, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Is Lathrop man in jail in India due to politics?

The family of a Lathrop man believed to be jailed in India are turning to the State Department for help in determining why the American citizen was imprisoned and why he hasn't been able to contact his family back in the United States for help.

March 12, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


SSJID 1st: WATER RESTRICTION

For the first time since it was formed in 1909 the South San Joaquin Irrigation District will restrict the irrigation water it delivers to customers to 36 inches per acre for a mandatory 16 percent reduction.

March 11, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Drought drying up hike options

Katie Williston usually this time of the year pulls down her sleeping bags and her outdoor gear in order to make sure that everything survived the winter – falling not to temperatures but to varmints – as she gears up for another beautiful Northern California spring.

April 14, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Insurance falls short for police replacement

It was a 2011 Crown Victoria with 91,000 miles.

April 13, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Police on Segways patrol street fair

They're silent, they're agile, and they're fast.

April 11, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Dealing with drought & 200-year flooding

It's kind of the ultimate irony – the need for a municipality to do everything it can to meet a bureaucratic deadline dealing with a 200-year-flood when California is in the middle of what could very easily become its worst drought on record.

April 10, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


River Islands deal provides police

River Islands, when it is fully completed, will be a massive achievement in expert planning.

April 09, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


SSJID DEFIES ORDER

The Bureau of Reclamation expects an increase in the amount of water flowing down the Stanislaus River starting today.

April 07, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Last ditch option: Pray for rain

LATHROP – The last slide of Jeff Shields' PowerPoint presentation said as much as the 10 slides ahead of it.

April 07, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop uses less water but more cutbacks may be needed

In January the City of Lathrop produced 17 million less gallons of water per day for residential usage than it did the previous year.

April 06, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Thieves steal $100,000 motorcycle

A Manteca custom bike builder is offering a $5,000 no-questions-asked reward for the safe return of a one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle that was stolen Thursday afternoon from a RV Storage facility on Austin Road.

April 03, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Crime


Week reprieve for those living at motel

She sat on the curb in front of her small motel room on Moffat Boulevard Wednesday afternoon as she waited for hot water for the first time in more than a week.

April 02, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


DEFYING ALL ODDS

It's easy to take a sports story, give it the Disney treatment and get an entire theater full of people clapping at the end.

April 01, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Uncertainty about their shelter

The notices that hung on the doors of the Inn by the Station – spelled out over a Manteca Police Department badge – told the residents that they could no longer inhabit the places that they had called home.

March 31, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop mayor’s race cost $40,000 plus

It costs a lot of money to make a run for Lathrop mayor.

March 31, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


In Kahoots! with Manteca Unified students

Austin Scott thumbs through an Internet Explorer browser window looking for an answer.

March 30, 2015 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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