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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


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


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ACT III FOR EL REY

El Rey Theatre is about to go through another rebirth.

February 09, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


110 YEARS COVERING MANTECA

The wind-blown sandy loam plains of South San Joaquin County weren't exactly hospitable to farming back in 1908.

February 09, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


State of City honors 10 concerns with deep roots in Manteca

Ten concerns with 75 plus years of history in Manteca are being recognized by the Manteca Chamber of Commerce during the centennial year edition of ...

February 09, 2018 | | NEWS


Manteca heading to 76 degrees today; could be 7th straight day of record highs

Should it reach 74 degrees today, Manteca will have recorded seven consecutive days of record highs.

February 09, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fashions in bloom at Ripon Almond Blossom event

Old and new fashions shared the stage during Thursday's Almond Blossom Fashion show in the Ripon Community Center .

February 09, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Fundraisers helping librarian fighting cancer

Staci Theiss was recently diagnosed with Stage IV cancer.

February 08, 2018 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Singh: Restrict hours massage parlors operate

Councilman Gary Singh wants a curfew imposed on massage parlors operating in Manteca.

February 08, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop seeks grant for $6 million sports complex near LHS

Could a new state-of-the-art sports complex be the next recreational offering that Lathrop provides to its residents?

February 08, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


Stolen pickup crashes into truck at Yosemite & 99; driver flees

Manteca Police Street Crimes Unit detectives started a pursuit at about 4 p.m. Wednesday after they observed a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck near the ...

February 08, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


Silva wants to raise $50,000 for council race

Chris Silva - the third candidate in the race for two seats on the Manteca City Council on Nov. 8 - posted on his Facebook page this ...

February 08, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GIFT OF LAW & ORDER

A new Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicle "Unit 80" has been added to the Ripon Police Department's fleet of aging patrol cars and it ...

February 08, 2018 | Glenn Kahl | NEWS


‘I WANT MY MANTECA BACK’

You can't get live farther north and east in Manteca than on Pin Oak Lane.

February 07, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Soccer on Thursday benefits 11-year-old Emma

Emma Lockwood was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma about a year ago.

February 07, 2018 | Vince Rembulat | NEWS


Sunrise Kiwanis: Manteca club with $1M good deeds impact

Manteca's Sunrise Kiwanis are joining the "$1 Million Club" on Thursday.

February 07, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Applications for Lathrop Police academy sought

Every summer Lathrop Police Services welcomes local students who want to learn more about law enforcement and public safety to a forum that gives them ...

February 07, 2018 | Jason Campbell | NEWS


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