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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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152 DEGREES & BAKING

"It's going to be hot" they said.

June 23, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Measure C sales tax receipts soar to $2.9M

Estimates prior to the 2014 election predicted that Lathrop could end up taking in an extra $2 million annually if voters were to approve a ...

June 23, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


GET READY FOR 111

Today could be one for the record books.

June 22, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


District says it doesn’t sell student information

Is the Manteca Unified School District in the business of selling student information for profit?

June 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Longer trucks coming to Lathrop Road?

In the end, there wasn't much for the Lathrop City Council to discuss when it came to whether to award the contract for the ...

June 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Traffic stop yields explosive devices

What started out as a routine traffic stop for expired registration ended up requiring the San Joaquin County Metropolitan Bomb Squad.

June 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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 ...

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


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