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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


FOR HOSPITALIZED KIDS

She's the reigning Miss Teen Winter Fest for Manteca Youth Focus.

November 05, 2012 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Showdown in 10th: Farmer vs. astronaut

Control of Congress could hinge in part on two races that South County voters will help decide in today's balloting.

November 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Homeless shelters for single adults

Any group has "the right" to open a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca as long as they do so in a general commercial ...

September 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘A’ IS FOR ALWAYS

When Chris Correia got down on one knee inside of the multipurpose room at Lathrop Elementary School in April of 2015 he wasn't quite ...

September 26, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Lathrop High students on top of the world

Mike Morgan received a welcome surprise from his class of last year.

September 26, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Suspects in robbery outside Manteca hotel crash after chase

Three robbers that took a couple's valuables at gunpoint Sunday at 11 p.m. in the parking lot of the Hampton Inn near Bass ...

September 26, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Students represent MUSD during FCCLA conference

Manteca Unified School District students, members of the California Association of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) joined more than 100 members from ...

September 26, 2017 | By EMILY CRUTCHFIELD East Union High FCCLA Chapter Reporter | NEWS


Manteca comic plans video release party

Earlier this summer Saul Trujillo walked into the Cheroot Longue in Downtown Modesto and spun what amounted to be his entire stand-up comedy career into ...

September 26, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


More time sought for 184 condos

The market hasn't yet caught up with a plan to build 184 condos south of the Manteca Golf Course along a proposed extension of ...

September 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


St. Paul’s Preschool turns 35

St. Paul's United Methodist Church doesn't need to worry about its report card when it comes to preparing students for their elementary education.

September 25, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Park wells help city use 20% less water than in 2007

Manteca's never ending drive to squeeze pennies out of municipal expenses where they can has allowed the city to use 20.11 percent less ...

September 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


F&M BANK CELEBRATING

Greg Thompson likes the fact he can take his children for a drive around the community and show them what he does for a living.

September 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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