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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


Hallelujah! No more robo calls, or hit pieces

Matt Meister couldn't wait for today to arrive.

November 05, 2012 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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Making Manteca less safe?

It costs $1,022 per housing unit from the city's general fund to provide the current level of police and fire protection in Manteca,

November 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop may ban all sales of marijuana in city limits

There's not much that Lathrop officials can do to limit the use of marijuana within city limits now that the ballot initiative that was ...

November 21, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Soldiers thank Denham for helping get bonuses back

It was a celebration of sorts Monday morning at the Manteca Veterans Center.

November 21, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Ripon restricts watering to one day a week thru end of February

The City of Ripon's water usage for October was at 13.7 percent.

November 21, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


MANTECA DOES IT AGAIN

Manteca has now delivered for 20 consecutive years on a goal to make sure no struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop go without a ...

November 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT

If you don't think Manteca Unified is listening to the community, parents and students - guess again.

November 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Doctors Hospital stages active shooting drill

Doctors Hospital prepared for the unthinkable this past week - an active shooter incident.

November 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Pedestrian killed on N. Main

A 55-year-old Manteca man died Friday night from injuries when he was struck by a vehicle at 7 p.m. while crossing North Main Street ...

November 18, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Lathrop Police getting electric patrol vehicle

Could the next Lathrop Police Services patrol car you see on the street be powered by electricity?

November 17, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Keeping students safe

Five Manteca Unified students walking to or from city campuses have been struck by vehicles during the past 26 months including a young girl who ...

November 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Take out a fire hydrant and it’ll cost you

At least 10 times a year someone manages to take out a City of Manteca fire hydrant.

November 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City hiring 2nd resource officer to deal with homeless issues

A retiring Manteca Police officer will help augment the city's efforts to steer homeless that want help to available resources as well as address ...

November 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rain, cold pose homeless issues

The rain has been sending homeless to seek cover under freeway overpasses in Manteca.

November 17, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Presbyterian Church hosting Taize service

The Manteca Presbyterian Church is once again playing host to the solemn ecumenical Taize service on Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

November 17, 2017 | | NEWS


LUNCH WITH GRANDPARENTS

Zelie Nogueria has four of her grandchildren currently attending Brock Elliott Elementary School.

November 17, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


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