Pot grow houses found in Lathrop
Authorities confiscated thousands of marijuana plants and arrested two men after serving three search warrants in Lathrop on Friday, the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office said.
Graphic slaying of wife goes to jury
In the days leading up to Charlie Dumlao's taking a screwdriver to his wife and ending her life, he had displayed bizarre behavior, said Deputy Public Defender Jonathan Fattarsi.
The Modesto Bee
Drought shuts down Woodward recreation, likely through summer
Modesto's Alexa Saing , and Lindsay Trejo cool down with friends and family while floating on personal floatation devices in Woodward Reservoir just outside of Oakdale Saturday afternoon prior to the annual 4th of July fireworks show displayed there.
Officials could close popular reservoir this summer
Officials may close a popular reservoir east of Manteca this summer, hoping to save water in case the drought persists.
McNerney to meet constituents Wednesday
Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, will hold a Congress at Your Corner from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday at the Lathrop Chamber of Commerce, 15040 Harlan Road, in Lathrop.
The Modesto Bee
Keyes develops $8 million project to remove arsenic from well water
Keyes started hearing in 2006 that it would need to reduce the trace levels of arsenic in its water.
County looking for volunteers
* Workforce Investment Board: One local-business from the Third Supervisorial District, which includes Lathrop and parts of Manteca and Stockton.
Every last drop
Twenty-one billion gallons of rain fall on Stockton any given year, and most of us are content to let it green up our lawns and then swirl down our storm drains.