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Denham, McNerney going back again

San Joaquin County voters opted not to send an astronaut to Washington, D.C., nor did they opt to start a youth movement in Congress.

November 07, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Berryhill, Olsen get nod for seats in state legislature

Cathleen Galgiani - a lawmaker who was one of the key authors of the bullet train legislation - appears to have her efforts derailed in a bid to win the District 5 State Senate seat.

November 07, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Obama wins but Washington unchanged

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's victory means that everything he campaigned upon is alive and about to drive the political conversation with his adversaries. Every legacy of his first term is safe and enshrined to history.

November 07, 2012 | | NEWS


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


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Pickup slams into tree on North Main Street

Two people went to the hospital at about 3:20 a.m. Monday with serious injuries after their pickup truck crashed into a tree after ...

October 09, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SIDEWALK SLEEPING

Manteca's elected leaders on a one-by-one basis made it clear to city staff they don't want anyone, homeless or not, to be able ...

October 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Motorcycle-sedan crash closes N. Main

A young motorcycle rider was thrown some 50 feet from his bike in a collision with a sedan in the 600 block of North Main ...

October 07, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


More homes will mean less water used

Typically when an acre of California farmland is converted into an acre of subdivision homes the water use is a wash.

October 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Prayer vigil Sunday aims at bringing Lathrop together

Minnie Lee Jordan-Diallo can't help but feel the divide when she talks to people around Lathrop.

October 07, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


GREAT WOLF ON THE PROWL

Is Great Wolf Lodge casting its lot with Manteca?

October 06, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


OPEN ONCE AGAIN

The City of Manteca has reopened the restrooms at Library Park that have been closed for daily use for more than three years.

October 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID extending irrigation season through Oct. 20

Flows out of New Melones River into the Stanislaus River will start ramping up today until they almost triple to 1,375 cubic feet per ...

October 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Resident raises asbestos concerns to city

The fight over the perceived safety of homeowners along Lathrop Road hit a new gear on Monday night when the woman leading the charge against ...

October 06, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Ripon seeks funds for Stanislaus River bike path project

It could be sooner rather than later for Ripon getting that paved bike path along the Stanislaus River bordering on the southern edge of the ...

October 06, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Pumpkin Fair carnival opens today

Manteca Pumpkin Fair events start today with the opening of the carnival at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley near Fitness Evolution at Union Road ...

October 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New homes picking up 68% of growth cost for roads

An updated major road fee that is weighted heavily on the back of residential growth is now in place.

October 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon spending $208K on ramps, sidewalks

The parking lot at the Senior Center along with handicap ramps and new sidewalks along parts of Pine Street and McKee Court will soon get ...

October 05, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


PARK CAMERAS BY NOVEMBER

Surveillance cameras are expected to be in place by sometime in November at two downtown hot spots for issues involving the homeless as well as ...

October 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s more than just homeless stealing silverware and then running

Debby Moorhead was at Denny's on South Main Street when two homeless individuals entered the restaurant, grabbed some silverware, and fled.

October 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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