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Saying thanks to Mrs. Story Time

The Manteca City Council on Tuesday thanked Ruthanne Bassett for her 15 years of service before retiring as a librarian assistant at the Manteca Branch Library.

October 17, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


DOGGONE KIND ACTS

It was a day of little acts of kindness.

October 09, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Schools’ officer serves as road guard for first graders

Within the hour of seeing the two dogs saved, Manteca Police officer Steve Harris was protecting New Haven School first graders from noon hour traffic on Austin Road by using his black and white patrol car as a road guard while the kids walked to a nearby fire station down Austin Road.

October 09, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


The $1,000 banana split

San Jose resident Virginia Valdez lost her appetite for a banana split while in Manteca.

October 07, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Nosey neighbors help foil burglary

Residents in the 1300 block of Pajaro Street, just south of Northgate Drive, on Monday called Manteca Police about suspected burglars across the street from their residences. They reported seeing one man walk up to the front door and knock to apparently see if anyone was home while the other quickly went around to the rear of the home, they said.

October 07, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Sand gets in your eyes courtesy City of Manteca

The big muddy is back.

October 03, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Dirt permanent fixture on Yosemite sidewalk

Speaking of sand and dirt, both are now permanent features on the sidewalk on the south side of Yosemite Avenue under the Highway 99 bridge.

October 03, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


News flash: It’s tough to dive on flat tires

Someone apparently has been watching too many Dukes of Hazards reruns.

October 03, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Speeding, inattentive motorists leave their marks

Bill Ludwig doesn't like the idea that a median placed in a new location on Woodward Avenue west of Airport Way has cost him part of his fence.

October 01, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Speed bumps ruled out for Powers Avenue

Cars failing to stay on the street while traveling through Manteca is also a concern of Gary and Vickie Martin.

October 01, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s men in pink

Who said read men don't wear pink?

October 01, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Paving two weeks away on Louise

The widening of Louise Avenue east of Cottage Avenue is well underway. Forms were put in place Tuesday on the north side of the street for curb and gutters.

October 01, 2013 | | Around Town


Typo flubs were definitely embarrassing

Corrections to Tuesday's Around Town column in the Manteca Bulletin didn't make it on the final page sent to the pressroom creating a fairly embarrassing situation.

October 01, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Crane rental facility being pursued

Stanley and Tracy Vander Veen are seeking county planning permission to open a crane rental facility on the east side of Comconex Road some 500 feet north of East Highway 120 just outside the city limits.

September 30, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Back to the future at train station

A reader noted you can't exactly tell time by the new cock tower at the Manteca Transit Station on Moffat Boulevard at South Main Street - at least not by the southern clock face.

September 30, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


Some homeless push shopping carts, he has a mobile shelf

The homeless are survivors by nature, so they're nothing if not crafty and resourceful. But is Manteca's homeless problem out of control?

August 26, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


BLD softball coordinator acquired by Cathedral City

Big League Dreams Manteca is losing one of its superstars.

August 21, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Caswell’s time on the big screen

One of the most popular movies of 1973 was filmed, at least in part, at one of the most popular spots near Ripon and Manteca.

August 21, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Unlicensed drivers help pay for new police equipment

Unlicensed drivers whose vehicles have been towed, impounded and releases since 2009 are helping pay to make the Manteca Police Department's traffic enforcement efforts more efficient.

August 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Moving Wall coming to Manteca

The sacrifices made during the Vietnam War will not be forgotten.

August 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


So where does former council hopeful live?

Balwant Singh Sandhu isn't running for the Lathrop City Council or the Manteca City Council.

August 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Historical plaza is Manteca’s de facto homeless park

Manteca has an "unofficial" park for the homeless.

August 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Welcome to Manteca thanks to Vince Haro

The Manteca Chamber of Commerce and the City of Manteca have toyed with the idea of "welcome signs" to Manteca off and on for the past 10 years.

August 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Dickey’s BBQ Pit opening Manteca store

Dickey's Barbecue Pit is coming to Manteca.

August 05, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The man with the silver tongue

Richard Silverman can turn a complex issue into witty one line zingers.

August 05, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Stop sign for Crom & Foxfire?

Is there a stop sign in the future for Crom Street and Foxfire Drive in Manteca?

August 05, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Candidate is a liquor store owner and proud of it

Mike Morowit is not running away from who he is.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Sign of the times: Cantu first one up

Ben Cantu gets points for being eager.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Crumpled car graces West Yosemite Ave.

Hasn't anyone that enforces abandoned car rules noticed the crumpled sedan complete with jagged metal sticking out and shattered glass around it parked on West Yosemite Avenue near Johnny's Restaurant?

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


$500 gutter flooding fine for Los Angeles?

On the first day of the state's "get tough" water conservation rules, a Los Angeles water pipe broke spilling 20 million gallons of water, submerging 960 cars in an underground parking garage, covering the University of California Los Angeles Pauley Pavilion's basketball court with 10 inches of water, and has caused other damages.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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