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AT LEVI WITH 49ER FANS

It's been at least a decade since I had been to an NFL football game, and that was partially by design.

December 22, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Lathrop pushing back trash pick up by day next week

Next week when the wrapping paper piles high and the boxes become too much to fit into your garbage can, don't forget that refuse collection in Lathrop will be running a day behind.

December 22, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


HE’S BEEN SANTA FOR YEARS

Just weeks ago, Ben Jetton took his place in his chair in Santa's Hut in Downtown Manteca and got to work doing what he loves to do – helping families have a Christmas memory that they'll cherish forever.

December 22, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Deputy DA says ‘politics’ almost let killer walk

Did San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore's internal office politics nearly help a killer walk free of a Halloween murder in Manteca back in 2011?

December 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop slaps 45- day moratorium on pot businesses

At the end of the day, the lure of money wasn't enough to get the Lathrop City Council to sign off on commercial cannabis related businesses locating within the city limits.

December 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Fellow merchant comes to aid of burglarized shop

Heather Elkins had every reason in the world to lose faith in the holiday spirit over the weekend when she discovered that the window of her Manteca business was smashed and the drawer containing the next day's till was stolen.

December 20, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Arrest in string of ACE parking lot burglaries

After a string of auto burglaries in the ACE Train parking lot over the last several weeks, Lathrop Police Services worked with Altamont Corridor Express security to establish a suspect.

December 19, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop starts talks with Tracy for police

The Lathrop City Council last approved an extension to the city's contract with the San Joaquin County Sheriff's department in April when they agreed to continue their services for another five years.

December 19, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop may impose temp ban on pot sales in city

The pending arrival of legalized marijuana has left many California cities unprepared to deal with the potential impacts of commercialized cannabis.

December 18, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


New Lathrop police partner?

Could the cities of Manteca or Tracy soon provide police protection to the more than 22,000 residents of Lathrop?

December 16, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Social media grumblings perplexing

People are a funny bunch sometimes.

December 15, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Missing Manteca cat may be headed home

When Jennifer Hart put out a plea to the community to help her find her family's longtime pet – a male cat named MeMe – she didn't quite know what to expect.

December 14, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca USD OKs deal with Boys & Girls

It has been more than six months since the Manteca Unified School District severed ties with the organization providing after school services for students in Weston Ranch.

December 14, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Jury will decide fate of homeless camping citation

A 70-year-old homeless man who was cited in September for illegal camping is taking his case and his plea for leniency to a jury.

December 12, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop opts for new police station on River Islands

River Islands will soon be the new home of Lathrop Police Services.

December 12, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Jason Campbell


Shoplifters now more brazen due to Prop. 47

Proposition 47 was supposed to be a crucial component in relieving the overpopulation of California's jails and prisons and a vehicle for saving millions ...

January 11, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Criminals using keys to steal store electronics

The fact that the electronics he's accused of stealing from a pair of San Joaquin County Target stores were locked down didn't deter ...

January 11, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Decorative street lamps providing finishing touches for Lathrop Road

By the end of the month the traffic signal at Lathrop Road where it intersects with Cambridge Drive and Rev. Maurice Cotton Drive should be ...

January 10, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop Fire hiring nine firefighters

Lathrop is growing.

January 09, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Fees collected on new homes topic of council report

Every new home sold in Lathrop is subject to a series of fees based on the square footage of the dwelling.

January 08, 2018 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Lathrop agency fires firefighter charged with pub stabbing

The Lathrop-Manteca firefighter that was arrested last month for allegedly stabbing a Manteca pub patron in an altercation has been terminated from his employment with ...

January 05, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Manteca Unified aims for parity for high school fields

The disparity between sports fields amongst Manteca Unified's comprehensive high schools could be a thing of the past if the board approves a new ...

January 05, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop Police offer citizens academy over 9-week period

Every summer Lathrop Police Services welcomes elementary school students who want to learn more about law enforcement and public safety to a forum that gives ...

January 04, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Yes, Manteca, there is a Santa as spirit of Ben Jetton lives on

They say Santa Claus lives only in your imagination.

January 03, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop may extend moratorium on retail pot sales 22.5 months

Last month the Lathrop City Council voted unanimously to approve a 45-day moratorium intended to prevent any pot entrepreneurs from sneaking in before the council ...

January 03, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Sheriff responds to deputy DA letter concerning Manteca murder

San Joaquin County Sherriff Steve Moore has responded to criticisms that his internal policies have prevented forensic pathologists from responding to crime scenes even when ...

December 25, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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