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Moorhead confident her lead will hold

There are still thousands of provisional votes from the Nov. 8 Manteca City Council election to count.

November 17, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Sunnyvalley provides 200 Manteca jobs

Bill and Treva Andreetta know how to bring home the bacon to Manteca.

November 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Woodward gets rep as drag strip

Woodward Avenue is getting a reputation as a deadly place these days.

November 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Mad Hatter crafting state water policy?

On one hand the state issues a Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan that calls for a massive grab of water from the Stanislaus, Tuolumne, and Merced rivers and says the 209 region can soften the economic impact by pumping more ground water.

November 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Singh will be running late for his party

Gary Singh is likely to be a little late for his own party tonight.

November 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


DeBrum wants trash issues addressed

Mayor Steve DeBrum thinks it is time for the City of Manteca to clean-up some trash issues.

November 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s conservation rules don’t hold water as far as city complying

"No water will be allowed to flow into a gutter or other drainage area for longer than 5 minutes. Water leaks, breaks, or malfunctions in the user's plumbing or irrigation system shall be repaired within 24 hours after discovery."

October 31, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The price of voting by mail costs more than usual

First there was the 220-page California General Election Official Voter Information Guide that threatened to give postal carriers hernias and voters blurry eyes.

October 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


5.11 Tactical relocating 217 jobs to Manteca

A firm that traces its roots to a rock climber in Yosemite frustrated with how the trousers he was wearing were unsuited for climbing is consolidating regional operations in Manteca.

October 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca Library is closing for 4 weeks

The Manteca Library is finally going to get its long-awaited new flooring.

October 24, 2016 | | Around Town


DOWNTOWN DYNAMO

A once in a lifetime opportunity is nearing for the City of Manteca and the Manteca Unified School District.

October 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Knutsen serving as grand marshal

Karl Knutsen -whose character and commitment to students not only helped build a strong East Union High JROTC program and made community service and the Lance Battalion synonymous - is the grand marshal for the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 3, in downtown Manteca.

October 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca still in pursuit of waterpark resort; vet center

Manteca is still in the hunt for two significant amenities designed to serve people beyond the city limits:

October 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ripon Quarterback Club offers $100 tickets for Harley

The Ripon Quarterback Club is getting close to drawing the winning ticket in their annual Harley Davidson Raffle fundraiser.

October 16, 2016 | | Around Town


The hot thing to do Saturday? Breakfast with firefighters

Joanne Jameson knows a good thing when she sees it.

October 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


Maybe the council can bring back official red sport jackets

Gary Singh may have made the most profound fashion statement for a Manteca City Council member in at least 25 years.

January 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


What comes first? Library or the money to fund it?

Call it true transparency, if you wish.

January 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


So we never forget . . .

Gordon Thomson by all accounts was a likeable guy. So was Brock Elliott.

January 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Supervisor Tom Patti’s pedigree as a fighter

You've got a San Joaquin County Supervisor who will fight for you if live in Lathrop or Manteca north of Yosemite Avenue.

January 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


CERT volunteer being recognized

Jesse Ramirez is being honored at Tuesday's 7 p.m. Manteca City Council meeting for serving 10 years as the chairperson, instructor and member ...

January 11, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Why not name EU basketball court after Bill Stricker?

How come Lathrop High can have two names on an athletic facility honoring individuals but East Union High can't?

January 11, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Captain Jack: Keep sparkle downtown; mayor is on right track

Jack Snyder knows what he likes.

January 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Promises, promises: Veterans are still waiting

Come Jan. 25 at the first State of the City breakfast, taxpayers were promised a few months back that Manteca would have a new "brand ...

January 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The streets of Manteca keep getting even hole-ier

The caller said the hole was a foot wide.

December 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Zellner, Hayes, Laffranchi on planning commission

Jeff Zellner - in his own words - is going to get "to sit at the adult table."

December 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Dozen seeking planning spots; Try $6.06 billion

The hottest seat in Manteca: Landing a spot on the Manteca Planning Commission.

December 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


River Islands: $6.05 billion economic juggernaut

River Islands at Lathrop new homes prices are accelerating faster than other new homes being built in Manteca or Tracy.

December 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


HOLIDAY AFFAIR

It was a true Family City event Wednesday evening as more than 250 people - many with deep roots in the community and newcomers alike - shared ...

December 15, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Bah humbug isn’t in the vocabulary of Manteca, Ripon & Lathrop folks

Scrooge doesn't live in Manteca, Ripon or Lathrop.

December 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


City manager can’t be fired for another 55 days based on contract

Whatever the status of Manteca City Manager Elena Reyes, one thing is for sure - she can't be terminated until after Feb. 6, 2017.

December 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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