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Ex-wrestling executive pinned in Conn. Senate race

NEW YORK (AP) - Big-spending former wrestling executive Linda McMahon was smacked down again in her bid for a U.S. Senate seat Tuesday, losing on a night when sports and politics met in the same arena.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Survey: Voters have more favorable view of Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) - Preliminary results from a national exit poll in Tuesday's

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Democrats maintain control of Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats won a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, snatching Republican-held seats in Massachusetts and Indiana and turning back fierce, expensive challenges in Virginia, Ohio and Connecticut to maintain the control they've held since 2007.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


In states hit by Sandy, voters find ways to polls

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters drove Bob Mackie from his home on Long Beach Island, N.J., but nothing was going to stop him from voting Tuesday. The 72-year-old widower drove an hour each way to cast his ballot at a makeshift polling site for island residents, refusing to be disenfranchised by the devastation.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Proposition 30 sales tax measure passing

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters were passing Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $6 billion-a-year tax increase, while they weighed whether to set aside the state's death penalty and impose a first-time requirement on manufacturers to label genetically modified food.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Push to cripple labor clout trialing in early counting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A national effort to cripple organized labor has crossed into California as voters Tuesday considered a ban on the way unions have traditionally raised money for political causes.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Voters close tax loophole on multistate firms

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters have approved closing a corporate tax loophole that Democratic lawmakers weren't able to pass through the Legislature.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Initiative plan to convert death sentences to life failing in statewide ballot counting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The latest attempt to end California's death penalty was failing at the polls despite recent poll results showing the campaign's message of financial savings was resonating with voters.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Voters rejecting food labeling requirement

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A closely-eyed ballot measure to label food containing genetically modified ingredients was trailing by a double-digit margin Tuesday night.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


3 strikes law reformed, fewer harsh sentences

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters reined in the nation's harshest three strikes law Tuesday with the passage of a ballot measure that allows for shorter sentences for some third-time offenders.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Bob Elliott maintains lead in supervisor race

Tracy City Councilman Bob Elliott steadfastly maintained his 50 percent-plus lead over contender Rhodesia Ransom's 40 percent-plus showing as the votes were counted Tuesday night.

November 07, 2012 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Salcedo, Dresser take lead for 2 Lathrop seats

LATHROP – When you have 10 people vying for only a pair of seats, conventional wisdom says that the race will be a tight one.

November 07, 2012 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Teens help staff polling places in Ripon as voters cast their ballots

RIPON - One voting precinct in Ripon stood out among the rest of the 12 polling places in the community. It had both a 17-year-old Ripon High School student on its election board as was one of two locations that were served their choice of ice cream from Baskin Robbins.

November 06, 2012 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


100,000 SJ ballots already cast

San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters Austin Erdman said 20,000 to 25,000 of the 175,000 mail-in ballots sent to registered voters are expected to be received today. Before noon on Monday, on the eve of election day, 100,000 of those ballots were already turned in, he said.

November 05, 2012 | Rose Albano Risso | NEWS


Lathrop family in major crash that killed four

LATHROP - Four people were killed and seven were injured in a multi-vehicle head-on crash at about 4 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 5 in Elk Grove that involved a Lathrop family on their way home.

November 05, 2012 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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SHOP WITH A COP

Off duty Manteca Police came out in force Saturday morning to take children on a Christmas shopping spree at Walmart.

December 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


GO NORTH MANTECA, GO NORTH

With a month to go 2017 is going down as the biggest year in Manteca's history for new construction.

December 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | 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


Huskey continues as Ripon board president

Chad Huskey will serve a second year as president of the Ripon Unified school board.

December 11, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


PARADES & MORE ON TAP

With 16 days left until Christmas, the South County is heading into a week of holiday events starting with a parade in Lathrop today at ...

December 09, 2017 | | NEWS


Wild game feed lures attendees from Idaho

They came from places like Idaho and Oregon – some driving all night to make sure they were there by the time the doors opened.

December 09, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Homeless in illegal camping case could face arrest

It'll be another week before 70-year-old Norman Moore will get to plead his case to San Joaquin County Superior Court Judge Gus C. Barrera ...

December 09, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Pathologists will stay if county creates coroner’s office

Two pathologists have offered to rescind their resignations if the county will split the coroner's office away from the Sheriff's jurisdiction.

December 08, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


‘White Christmas’ magic in Columbia

The magic of snowflakes drifting down during a Sunday matinee of Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" musical brought holiday magic to the historic Fallon House ...

December 08, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


MANTECA ‘CRACK’ EPIDEMIC

A growing backlog of street repair needs exacerbated by a decimated streets maintenance crew is creating a crack epidemic in Manteca.

December 08, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Nellie Zavala leads Lathrop parade Saturday

When Nellie Zavala was first asked if she'd be willing to serve as the Grand Marshal for the annual City of Lathrop Christmas Parade ...

December 08, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


TOP SPELLERS COMPETE

A pair of Tracy area students captured the San Joaquin County Spelling Bee on Wednesday.

December 07, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Moore dismisses autopsy allegations

San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore flat-out denies that he has interfered in any forensic investigations in the office that he oversees as the Coroner.

December 07, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


ONE WILD TRADITION

On Friday, Jim Costa will sit down and break bread with his closest friends - all 1,000 -at the Wild Game Feed and Christmas Party ...

December 07, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Two more Starbucks for Ripon

Starbucks is moving to triple its presence in Ripon.

December 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


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