LATHROP – Lathrop's contract with the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office for police services has been approved for another year, the shortest extension since 1990 when the barely six-month-old incorporated city tapped the county for community policing.
State Senator Cathleen Galgiani was joined Monday in Sacramento by the Ranzo family, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson and Stanislaus County District Attorney Birgit Fladager to implore the Governor to reverse the decision by the Parole Board to grant parole to Jeffrey Allen Maria.
Ripon Chamber of Commerce President Tamra Spade couldn't have been happier with the "sold out" crowd Saturday night at their first Lobster Fest fundraiser staged to support the chamber's new youth foundation in support of education and efforts to put heart defibrillators into classrooms.
Since its enactment in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act has been the legal foundation for a vast array of lawsuits filed on behalf of disabled people alleging they were discriminated against. Among the many cases that have surfaced or been resolved just in the past year:
NEW YORK (AP) - Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer vacation, the 18-year-old took a dive from his family's boat into an unseen sandbar barely a foot below the surface, sustaining injuries that paralyzed him from the chest down.