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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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Until this last week I had never before watched a full episode of American Idol.

March 21, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

Touring headline comedian plays Strings Saturday

Manteca just fits Robert Duchaine.

March 21, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

Ripon staging large yard sale on May 5

Ripon's biannual Community Yard Sale is set for the first Saturday in May in Mistlin Sports Park parking lot on West River Road just ...

March 21, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Mayor Steve DeBrum called it 'the greatest . . . project Manteca has ever seen."

March 20, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon High sophomore Breanna Brocchini has qualified for the Interscholastic Equestrian Association's Hunt Seat Nationals in Syracuse, New York April 20-22.

March 20, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS

Calla: First 20th century school built in SJC

The Calla High campus on the southeast corner of East Highway 120 and Austin Road can trace its roots back to 1901.

March 20, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

River Islands prepares to build 1,180 more homes

River Islands is getting ready to prepare more land on Stewart Tract to build an additional 1,180 homes.

March 20, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

MHS thespians raising curtain on ‘Little Women’

It's an American classic that has been enjoyed by generations of young girls.

March 20, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS

League of Women voters seek to register high school seniors

The "Empowering Young Voters Project" by the San Joaquin County League of Women Voters aims to register high school seniors in two Manteca Unified high ...

March 20, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Manteca is expected to get pelted with up to 2 inches of rain over the next three days starting with showers this afternoon when what ...

March 20, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

Homeless in motels may get their stays extended in Orange County

SANTA ANA (AP) - After a rare weekend hearing presided by a federal judge, officials in a Southern California county have agreed to extend motel stays ...

March 18, 2018 | | NEWS

Man found dead in parked SoCal van had criminal history

GARDEN GROVE (AP) - A homeless man found dead with three others in a parked van outside a Southern California strip mall had a lengthy criminal ...

March 18, 2018 | | NEWS

Putin wins another term as president

MOSCOW (AP) - Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia's president, and he told cheering supporters in ...

March 18, 2018 | | NEWS

SACRAMENTO (AP) — San Diego Sen. Toni Atkins will make history Wednesday when she becomes the first

SEASIDE (AP) - A teacher at a Northern California high school has apologized for accidentally firing a gun inside his classroom, causing minor injuries to three ...

March 18, 2018 | | NEWS


Manteca may put itself on the hook for what would be Great Wolf's share of costs related to traffic impacts on the Airport Way ...

March 17, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS

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