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Lathrop’s iconic landmark bites the dust

When Jack Snyder came to work at the Libbey-Owens-Ford glass plant in Lathrop, the iconic red-and-white tower was not even built yet. But it was in the process of being erected.That was more than half a century ago —1962 to be exact. That year, Manteca’s former mayor joined the exodus of employees f

MANTECA BULLETIN - 2018-10-20 00:30:00

LSD may have played role in park beating

The 18-year-old that was arrested for allegedly beating a Sikh man during an attempted robbery at Manteca’s Greystone Park in August will appear back in court later this month for further arraignment.Tyrone McAllister, who was identified with the assistance of the public after a video of him violent

MANTECA BULLETIN - 2018-10-20 00:29:00

Lathrop council hopefuls offer different visons

With the November midterm elections less than three weeks away, The Bulletin is running a series of stories outlining how local candidates feel about the issues facing their communities.Below is the second half of the questions that were submitted to the four candidates running for the two four-year


2 found guilty in triple murder of Sacramento father, 2 sons

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two men have been found guilty in the home-invasion deaths of a father and his two sons in Sacramento.The Sacramento County Superior Court jury found 26-year-old David Nguyen and 24-year-old Elijah Johnson guilty of murder and robbery on Friday following more than two weeks

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-10-20 16:22:38

Turlock woman who killed boyfriend granted clemency. Now, she’s suitable for parole.

Jaspar was found suitable for parole on Oct. 4, 20 years after she killed her boyfriend, Thomas Hines, as he was loading items into the back of a pickup. The Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office says Jaspar was upset Hines was leaving her.

MODESTO BEE - 2018-10-20 14:27:00

Scam artists approaching people with bags of money

MODESTO, Calif. —The Modesto Police Department issued a warning Wednesday: "...it is not normal for someone to approach you with a bag of money and ask you to help donate it or ask you if you want to share it."Police said they were receiving reports of a ring of scam artists in the Modesto area who

KMPH.COM - 2018-10-20 16:26:56

Once a dumping ground, recreation event shows off new vision for Modesto park

Those who love the Tuolumne River Regional Park got to show off the part of the park just south of downtown Modesto to a few hundred outdoor enthusiasts Saturday during RecFest.The festival is intended to introduce people to the park and let them know it is no longer the site where others dump their

MODESTO BEE - 2018-10-20 14:41:00

Body found in a Los Banos canal, investigation underway

The Merced County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a Los Banos canal.The body was discovered near Pioneer Road and Ortigalita Road Friday afternoon.Deputies say the body has been recovered and an autopsy will be performed.This story will be updated as mo

ABC30 FRESNO - 2018-10-19 22:14:09

Antioch: Major Injury Crash Shuts Down Somersville Road at Buchanan

At 4:39 am Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters and Antioch police responded to a report of a vehicle crash at Somersville Road at Buchanan Road in the City of Antioch.Firefighters arrived on scene and reported CPR was in progress.Pittsburg Police have closed down the

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-10-20 13:22:32

Lathrop hopefuls weigh in on levees, other issues

With the Nov. 6 election less than three weeks away, The Bulletin submitted questions to every person running for a seat on the Lathrop City Council – save for Lathrop Mayor Sonny Dhaliwal, who is running unopposed – to ask them about their position on a number of local issues.Here is the second hal


Manteca Firefighters Save Duck From Storm Drain

MANTECA (CBS13) - Manteca fire crews took on an unlikely mission Friday when they rescued a duck from inside a drain. Witnesses said the duck was stuck in the drain for several days and Animal Control was unable to reach it. But firefighters did not give up on this webbed-foot friend and found the d

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-20 19:01:39

Pittsburg: Fatal Crash Shuts Down Somersville Road at Buchanan

At 4:39 am Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters and police responded to a report of a vehicle crash at Somersville Road at Buchanan Road in the City of Antioch.Firefighters arrived on scene and reported CPR was in progress.Pittsburg Police have closed down the roadway

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-10-20 13:22:32

Pittsburg Police Announce Homicide Arrest

The incident took place at 2:00 am where shots were fired in the 600 block of Cumberland Street. When officers arrived on scene they located the 38 year old victim, identified asJjuan Sanders, in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. Sanders was transported to an area hospital where he lat

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-10-19 17:08:14

Man who killed mom, baby in Livermore DUI crash sentenced to prison

(Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)Brian Jones, center, walks to his car after appearing at Pleasanton Superior Court in Pleasanton, Calif., on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.A tow truck driver removes car parts from the scene of a fatal accident on Murrieta Boulevard near Fenton Street in Livermore, Calif., o

EASTBAYTIMES.COM - 2018-10-19 21:47:57

Victims in Turlock double homicide identified. No information on potential suspects.

Anyone with information on the homicides is encouraged to call Detective Brandon Bertram at 209-664-7323. People also can call the Turlock police tip line at 209-668-5550, ext. 6780, or email tpdtipline@turlock.ca.us. Tips also may be made to Stanislaus Area Crime Stoppers, 209-521-4636, and may be


California reconsiders life sentences for nearly 4,000 third-strike criminals

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, prisoners from Sacramento County await processing after arriving at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, Calif. California will reconsider life sentences for thousands of nonviolent third-strike criminals by allowing them to seek parole under a ballot



A massive departure from the current development patterns in the Northern San Joaquin Valley to provide housing for the job-rich Bay Area could be triggered by Valley Link — the rail system that will initially connect Lathrop and Tracy to the BART station in Pleasanton-Dublin.River Islands at Lathro


Merced County on the rebound. Employment hits level not seen since Great Recession

It’s been 10 years since Merced County and much of the nation slipped into the economic shredder now known as the Great Recession. Now, as a slow but steady recovery continues, there are more people than ever with jobs in the county, and the unemployment rate here is lower than it’s been in almost 3

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2018-10-19 15:11:00

'Sidewalk Dining Ordinance' kicks off in Manteca

MANTECA, Calif. -- Thursday was the first day restaurants in Manteca now have the option to wine and dine their guests outside on the sidewalk, after applying for a permit. It's part of the city's new "sidewalk dining ordinance." "Manteca's open for business," Don Smail, Manteca's Economic Developm


Paycheck "issue" causes problems for some Zacky Farms employees

Some Zacky Farms employees were unable to get paid on Friday due to a paycheck "issue", the company confirmed. An administrator at Zacky Farms confirmed to FOX26 News that for the first time in the company's history there was a paycheck "issue". The company is working to resolve the issue and would