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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


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


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Tesla helps lure more Lathrop jobs

It was a feather in the cap of Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal when Tesla decided to open the satellite to its Fremont auto manufacturing facility ...

July 10, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MARCHING ON

When Sharon Washington set out to organize an event in the spirit of Black Lives Matter in Manteca, she didn't quite know what to ...

July 07, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Neighbors light, throw fireworks at fire chief’s vehicle

LATHROP - The illegal aerial fireworks were so bad in Lathrop on Tuesday night that Lathrop-Manteca Fire Chief Gene Neely jumped in his vehicle and drove ...

July 07, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


HAT MANSION PROPOSAL DEFEATED

The proposal to turn 184 acres of land just outside of Manteca's city limits into a high-density, single-family residential home track has been defeated.

July 06, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Not in my backyard: Part II

On Wednesday, the Manteca City Council told a developer of what would been an affordable housing project within Manteca's city limits that it was ...

July 06, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Around Town


City council hires new city manager

Manteca officially has a new city manager.

July 05, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


IT staff upgrading district computers to Windows 10

Most people don't think twice when it comes time to update their computer or personal device.

July 05, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


2 men sought for gas station theft

LATHROP - Police in Lathrop are on the lookout for two men who vandalized the Chevron Super-K on Lathrop Road last week during a brazen daytime ...

July 04, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Academy brings youth closer to police, fire depts.

LATHROP - When it comes to building a relationship with the community it serves, Lathrop Police Services wants to start with the youth.

July 04, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Firefighters free trapped horses in Bypass accident

A call of a vehicle over the side of the embankment on the Highway 120 Bypass isn't a rarity for emergency responders from the ...

June 30, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Dog attack victim now home

The 8-year-old girl who was brutally attacked by a pit bull last week has been released from Oakland Children's Hospital and is now back ...

June 30, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Better late than never

In 34 years of life I had never sat in a boat with just my father and taken in the splendor of the great outdoors ...

June 30, 2017 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Girl, 8, attacked by pit bull may leave hospital soon

An 8-year-old girl that was attacked by a pit bull in Manteca on Sunday evening may soon be released from Oakland Children's Hospital.

June 29, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Banking glitch hits pizza restaurant, customers

A locally-owned pizza restaurant has come under fire from customers who say that their cards were charged for orders that were never placed – in some ...

June 29, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MRPS HOLY GHOST CELEBRATION

At the end of the day, it’s all about faith.

June 24, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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