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Roy Moore wins old job as Ala. chief justice

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The former judge ousted for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments monument has won his old job back as Alabama's chief justice.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


GOP ready to grasp renewed House control

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans had renewed control of the House within their grasp early Wednesday as the two parties traded gains from the Eastern seaboard to the Southwest.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


Maine, Maryland vote to legalize gay marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) - Voters a continent apart made history Tuesday on two divisive social issues, with Maine and Maryland becoming the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote and Washington state legalizing recreational use of marijuana.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


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


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ART BLOSSOMS

The Marylou Tornell Art Show once again is helping usher in the Ripon Almond Festival.

February 21, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


U.S. Chamber honors Denham for pro-jobs effort

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce honored Congressman Jeff Denham Tuesday by presenting him with the "Spirit of Enterprise" award at the Ripon Chamber of ...

February 21, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon High requiring three years of science for future graduation

The Ripon Unified school board recently voted for students at Ripon High to have three years of science as a graduation requirement.

February 21, 2018 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca rejects bid to freeze growth in floodplain

Manteca's elected city leaders - opting to stay the course to enhance flood protection for 8,000 existing residents on the dime of the buyers ...

February 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Measure C pays for two more traffic signals

Residents of the Stonebridge housing development have long been lobbying the Lathrop City Council for some sort of traffic calming measure to make access safer ...

February 20, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


CHILLY PROSPECTS

With low temperatures dropping into the high 20s this week, South County almond farmers are going to be busy working overtime doing everything in their ...

February 20, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Snapshot in time: Manteca’s sandy plains recalled

A moment in time was captured 105 years ago by a early photographer equipped with a motorized camera with its wide-angle lens to shoot a ...

February 20, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Thieves smash windows at 2 liquor stores in bid to steal ATM machines

Two liquor stores in Manteca had windows and doors smashed early Monday morning as thieves were attempting to steal ATM machines – one on Louise Avenue ...

February 20, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


GREAT WOLF GOES BIG

The Great Wolf deal is getting bigger.

February 20, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Deal keeps fire district whole for 10-year period

The 344-acre Griffin Park development being annexed into Manteca from the rural area to the south is expected to yield up to 1,592 homes.

February 19, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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