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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


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


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Galgiani wants to go after $8.5B in unpaid state taxes

State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani wants to bankroll more government services without raising taxes.

April 03, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


WASTING WASTEWATER?

What you send down the drain could help reduce future costs to operate the Manteca wastewater treatment system.

March 31, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wild, tacky wedding is thespian fundraiser

The Lathrop High Theatre Arts Department is making plans for its biggest fundraiser of the year.

March 31, 2018 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Manteca Kiwanis free Easter egg hunt today

A Manteca tradition spanning more than three decades - the Manteca Kiwanis Club free Easter egg hunt - takes place today at 11 a.m. sharp at ...

March 31, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Scams rev up as tax deadline approaches

In the next two weeks, most Americans will be rushing to make sure that they have taxes filed by this year's deadline – Tuesday, April ...

March 30, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


REAL ‘POWER’ BROKER

Ed Powers was a 24 year-old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.

March 30, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Animal control officers key in helping heart attack victim

Two Manteca Animal Control officers were lauded as heroes by police and firefighters after they responded to a 911 call from a 57-year-old man having ...

March 30, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


WEED COPS HIT THE STREETS

Manteca Fire Chief Kyle Shipherd has no desire to have face time on TV as his counterpart in Colorado Springs did earlier this week after ...

March 30, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon Fire tax set at $125 per year for a single home

Passage of Measure A on the June 5 ballot would provide Ripon Consolidated Fire District with $1.2 million a year to fund the new ...

March 30, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


No parking ban on Lathrop Road irks residents

When the Lathrop City Council listened to a presentation earlier this month about the upcoming general plan update, many saw it as an informal introduction ...

March 30, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


DA not wild about sheriff’s inquest plan for coroner

San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore has implemented a new policy that will provide an additional layer of oversight when it comes to determining the ...

March 30, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


5th FIRE STATION BY 2020?

Manteca could open its fifth fire station in 2020.

March 29, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca pipe bombs end up being fake

Suspicious devices found at two locations near downtown Wednesday morning - the Manteca Transit station and at Southside Park - were detonated by bomb squad personnel.

March 29, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


BINGO BACK ON TRACK

Bingo games are returning to the Ripon American Legion Hall on Tuesday, April 3, to again serve as the main fundraiser for the operation of ...

March 29, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


SJ County deputy faces sexual battery charges on inmate

A San Joaquin County Sheriff's Deputy charged with a felony count of assault under color of authority and a misdemeanor sexual battery has been ...

March 29, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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