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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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Workshop explores hazards, flooding

How much noise is too much noise?

October 03, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


VALUABLE LESSONS

The safest place to go into a cardiac arrest in Manteca outside of a medical facility is arguably on the campuses of Manteca, Sierra, and ...

October 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Who is trashing Lathrop?

Lathrop Police have been having a hard time figuring out who has been responsible for dumping garbage at several points throughout the community.

October 03, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Cougars strike early before Oakdale’s rally to blowout

STOCKTON - Weston Ranch High offensive coordinator Dustin Allen had double duty during Friday's 59-18 loss to Valley Oak League power Oakdale.

September 30, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


NEW ROAD FOR MANTECA?

Manteca can live without two new interchanges on Highway 99.

September 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Code enforcement: Lathrop gets tough

If the Lathrop City Council gives its blessing Monday night, the odds of sneaking anything past their code enforcement consultant will shrink to zero.

September 30, 2017 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Jury finds handyman guilty in Sierra High grad’s death

Handyman Richard Watkins, 56, was found guilty this week of the first degree murder of 22-year-old Sierra High School grad Kelly Marelich and leaving her ...

September 30, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


An amazing day for special kids

The corn maze and others attractions at Dell'Osso Family Farm were once again big hits for the various day school and special needs programs ...

September 29, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Uniform park closure plan

In a bid to crackdown on illegal camping, loitering, and other illicit activities in municipal parks , the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will decide whether ...

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$1.6 MILLION MORE

Manteca's share of the extra 12 cents in gas tax drivers of non-electric vehicles will start paying in 32 days will initially be funneled ...

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


County gets taxes while Manteca gets stuck with bill

City Manager Tim Ogden believes Manteca is getting a raw deal on a revenue sharing split for property taxes the city negotiated more than a ...

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fine art show this weekend at senior center

The two-day Manteca Senior Center Fine Art Show is this Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. both days at the center located ...

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon plans city wide yard sale Saturday, Oct. 14

Come this time of year, the City of Ripon invites residents to participate in a yard sale at the convenience of their home.

September 28, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca tearing down homes

No sooner had the previous owners and tenants of three homes the City of Manteca acquired for the footprint of the McKinley Avenue and 120 ...

September 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Leland promotes Lathrop SHIELD

Respect the SHIELD.

September 28, 2017 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


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