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New gun law triggers rush to buy AR-15s

It was a busier holiday season than normal for local gun stores who saw an explosion in end-of-the-year customers looking to beat the deadline for purchasing semi-automatic rifles.

December 29, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


7 Lincoln Highway signs get OK

The nation's first transcontinental highway is about to be immortalized in Lathrop.

December 28, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Caught on the rent escalator

Molly Mitchell is paying $100 more a month for her apartment than she did at this time last year.

December 25, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop cuts water use 25% last month

November might have been the first month where most people stopped watering their lawn – even before California's drought reworked the way that most of us view water.

December 25, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Seniors knitting beanies for newborns

Don't ever tell Dottie Avery that a 96-year-old can't do something.

December 24, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS CELEBRATED IN THE 209

Enrique Cardenas doesn't look forward to holiday meals very much.

December 23, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


New Lathrop councilman dies 2 days after oath

As a lifelong resident of Lathrop, Ruben Sandoval had a host of ideas about how to improve the city that he loves.

December 23, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


I’ll have the salmon, please – extra dry

So apparently the State of California has the perfect idea on how to repopulate the Stanislaus, Tuolumne and Merced Rivers with the salmon that they say have been depleted more in those locations than anywhere else in the entire State.

December 22, 2016 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Should Lathrop mayor term be 4, not 2 years?

Lathrop's first mayor is adamant about a lot of things.

December 22, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


New face joins Lathrop council

Ruben Sandoval doesn't have much experience in politics or local government.

December 20, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Fight over Stanislaus River water: Fish vs. cities & agriculture

STOCKTON – When it came to the California Water Resources Control Board's draft of proposed changes that would impact flows into the San Joaquin River from its tributaries and rework the salinity requirements on the lower portion of the river, your perspective depends on which side you are on.

December 17, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Ceres, Turlock, & Manteca celebrate with laughs

MODESTO – Tired of the standard New Year's Eve party?

December 16, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


SF offers Bay cruises, acrobats & fireworks on New Year’s Eve

SAN FRANCISCO – Tired of the same old New Year's Eve parties with the same old people?

December 16, 2016 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


Galgiani still pushing for $110M for levee work

It's been over almost 18 months since California Senator Cathleen Galgiani announced that she was proposing legislation that would fund part of the flood control needs for San Joaquin County.

December 16, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Raiders get good as they’re ready to leave

If you're a fan of the Oakland Raiders, you should probably stop reading this right now.

December 16, 2016 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


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TREASURE ISLAND

SAN FRANCISCO – Nearly everybody I know that lives within a 200-mile radius of San Francisco has been there at least once in their lives.

January 06, 2017 | Jason Campbell | LIVING IN 209


IN DEFENSE OF MANTECA POLICE

At 6 a.m. Thursday morning I was standing alongside the Manteca Public Library with Manteca Police Officer Mike Kelly as he woke up the ...

January 06, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


MANTECA’S HOMELESS COP

If you go by what is on Facebook, Mike Kelly doesn't do anything as the City of Manteca's Community Resource Officer.

January 06, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lane splitting is legal but with a few caveats

Two new laws are now in effect that could end up affecting South County motorists.

January 05, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Tougher cell phone use law in effect

If you're going to be using your cell phone while driving in 2017, you might want to get a Bluetooth headset or connect your ...

January 03, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop seeks parks & rec commissioner

Ever wanted to get involved with civic service but didn't know where to start?

January 03, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop leaders ponder how to replace Sandoval

It could take as long as two weeks for the Lathrop City Council to decide which direction they want to go in regards to the ...

January 03, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop lands UPS, Kraft-Heinz in 2016

It's no secret that Lathrop has long been a choice for distribution centers thanks to its close proximity to two key California freeways and ...

December 30, 2016 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


Lathrop starting new year once again with council vacancy

Omar Ornelas held the distinction of being the youngest person ever elected to the Lathrop City Council when at only 19-years-old he was sworn in ...

December 30, 2016 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Yes, 2016 can go and take a hike

It's hard for me to come to grips with the fact that 2016 will be a year that everybody will look back on in ...

December 30, 2016 | Jason Campbell | Local Columns


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