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Weekend offers four car shows

If you're a car enthusiast this is your weekend.

October 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Revised Manteca road growth fees won’t scare away new SaveMart store

The proposed growth fees going before the Manteca City Council Tuesday won't be costing folks south of the 120 Bypass a supermarket.

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The Donner Party & $99 DNA tests

I do not need a $99 DNA test to know who I am. That's why God created the FBI and Google.

September 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Get ready for another fast food place in Manteca

The most interesting item on "the menu" at tonight's 7 p.m. Manteca Planning Commission meeting has been bumped until Oct. 24.

September 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s growing Muslim community

Mohammad El Farra was driving down Yosemite Avenue on a day when the Manteca Chamber of Commerce had its 2,400 flags on display as part of its Flags over Manteca endeavor when he spotted something that bothered him - an American flag lying on the ground.

September 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


THE HOMELESS EFFORT

One thing is for sure when it comes to the homeless in Manteca - or elsewhere for that matter - is that they are always on the move.

September 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Tesla is highest valued property in Manteca Unified

Tech, agriculture, and distribution are the Big Three when it comes to property evaluation in the Manteca Unified School District.

August 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


ACE ponders weekend trains to SF Bay Area

Traffic on weekends heading to and from Bay Area destinations can be almost as horrific as the daily commute.

August 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca has got to know its limitations

Manteca's biggest crops can be found along Peach Avenue just west of Union Road - almonds, grapes and homes.

August 28, 2017 | | Around Town


Tracy in same boat as Manteca when it comes to homeless issues

Homeless problems. Illegal camping. Trespassing on private property and in vacant buildings. Panhandling. Blight. Traffic safety.

August 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Amazon creating 1,000 jobs 10 miles north of Manteca near airport

The biggest private sector employer in San Joaquin County will soon be Amazon.

August 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca deal of the century moving forward?

What could arguably be the sweetest deal for Manteca's economy since Ed Powers a century ago convinced Claus Spreckels that the sandy plains was ideal for a sugar beet refinery appears to be in the nitty gritty stage.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


City issues 17 water violations during July

The drought per se may be over but the need to conserve water throughout California isn't going away.

August 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Imagine if more followed Manteca Garden Club’s lead

The Manteca Garden Club is determined to enhance the community one project at a time.

August 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


So where will the SJ marijuana farmers go?

The Kautz Wine Family in Lodi hosted the San Joaquin County Farm Bureau's annual Media Night on Thursday.

July 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Morowit starts run for 2nd term with event Thursday

Mike Morowit is kicking of his re-election campaign for the Manteca City Council on Thursday, Dec. 14, with a gathering from 6 to 7:30 ...

December 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Another Manteca fire started by homeless

Cold weather is here which means the fire season is starting in Manteca.

December 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca may regulate Pods, collection bins

Pods - or large storage containers dropped off by trucks typically for people moving or needing temporary storage while they remodel homes or businesses - aren't ...

December 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Habit Burger plans store in Manteca near Panera

Manteca's Burger Boulevard without a doubt is a two block section of East Yosemite Avenue from just east of Highway 99 to Spreckels Avenue.

December 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The $16.66 a day water park deal

There is no easy way to say this, so here goes: the Manteca Waterslides aren't only long gone but they are passé to the ...

November 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Waterford offers to pay for crosswalk enhancement on N. Main St.

Phil Waterford has seen a lot of changes on North Main Street in the 22 years he has owned Manteca Ford.

November 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca loses Fred Millner; he kept tabs on community issues

Fred Millner - a man who never minced his words when commenting on community concerns - passed away Monday at his home in Powers Tract.

November 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


FLAGS OVER MANTECA

In the foggy pre-dawn darkness on Saturday, the face of America shined brighter than the green, yellow and red orbs of light created by traffic ...

November 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


John Doyle bringing youth soccer club effort to River Islands

Does the name John Doyle ring a bell?

November 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless on $805 a month & facing a $1,210 fine for illegal camping

Norman J. Moore is getting his day in court.

October 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Two more Mexican restaurants

Manteca is getting two more Mexican restaurants within two blocks of each other.

October 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Explosive growth of e-commerce could mean more, not less jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) - When the robots came to online retailer Boxed, dread came too: The familiar fear that the machines would take over, leaving a trail ...

October 29, 2017 | | Around Town


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