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Lathrop voters easily pass one-cent sales tax

LATHROP – Voters proved Tuesday night that when it comes to public safety they're willing to put their money where their mouth is.

November 07, 2012 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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


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Ripon bakery offers fresh treats, homemade ice cream

The Smallcakes Bakery is enjoying success in Ripon next to the Save Mart supermarket on Colony Road just north of Highway 99 with its offering ...

April 03, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


PG&E saving $450M annually in taxes but you won’t see a dime

PG&E wants to pass on its expected annual federal tax savings to its nearly 16 million customers including those in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.

April 03, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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


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