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Has Manteca reclaimed Library Park?

Last summer using Library Park was anything but a family outing.

March 17, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Did water thievery cause contamination?

The contracting company that filled up a water truck Thursday from a Manteca fire hydrant without permission has told Public Works staff they were sorry and they will pay for the water.

March 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Morenzone shared love of baseball with youth

Former Mayor Willie Weatherford knows the story of Fred "Mike" Morenzone well.

March 13, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Veterans’ services now in Manteca

Manteca Councilman Richard Silverman passed on some good news for veterans.

March 13, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Commuters can thank an almond grower

The folks at the American Public Transportation Association are impressed with San Joaquin County residents.

March 13, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Congressmen: Stanislaus River being grossly mismanaged

Congressmen Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, and Tom McClintock, R-Roseville, are talking the Bureau of Reclamation's Mid-Pacific Region and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to task for what they are calling a "gross mismanagement" of the Stanislaus River.

March 12, 2015 | | Around Town


Why was Morenzone Field so named?

Here's the Manteca history question of the day: Why did the city years ago honor Fred Morenzone by naming the adult softball field on Center Street west of Union Road after him?

March 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Congressmen making tracks

By the time you read this, the train probably has already pulled out of the station.

March 12, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Wrong number to report homeless

Tuesday's Around Town had the wrong non-emergency number to call Manteca Police dispatch when you come across a homeless gentleman who often poses a safety hazard at the entrance to McDonald's on East Yosemite Avenue across from the center anchored by Grocery Outlet.

March 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Wounded Warrior speaking at ‘Evening of Honor’

Shilo Harris - an Army staff sergeant that survived an IED explosion while on patrol in Iraq during the Global War on Terror - is the guest speaker for this Friday's sold-out third annual "Evening of Honor" at the Place of Refuge church.

March 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


2nd Amendment rights talk topic

Robert Davis, co-owner of Elite Arms Gun Shop, will discuss the latest court cases and legislation involving the Second Amendment rights when the Manteca Patriots meet on Thursday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. with featured speaker.

March 11, 2015 | | Around Town


Take me out to the ball game

Little League is still the big spring thing in Manteca.

March 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Brandon Bowers is a rising star

Manteca High graduate Brandon Bowers was selected as one of Editor & Publisher's 25 Under 35 individuals that are profiled annually.

March 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless man creating safety hazard for cars

Several drivers have complained of late about the homeless gentleman who has set up shop at the East Yosemite Avenue entrance to the McDonald's across from In-n-Out Burger. Their complaint? The mobile rack that he has parked at the driveway isn't transparent creating a safety hazard.

March 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Wolf guests: Tough prey for thieves?

Great Wolf Lodge - the proposed $200 million destination resort featuring a 500-room hotel with indoor water-park - may not be very friendly for vehicle burglars.

March 09, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


Ex-Lathrop chamber CEO hosts book release event

Former Lathrop Chamber of Commerce CEO Mary Kennedy-Bracken is conducting a book release party on Thursday, May 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m ...

April 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


THEY LOVE MANTECA

Jim Todd is impressed.

April 25, 2016 | | Around Town


Impressed with Manteca police officers

Count Lawrence W. Scrivner Jr. among those impressed with the diligence of Manteca Police officers.

April 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Napa resident hired as Manteca city clerk

Lisa Blackmon has been hired as the City of Manteca's next city clerk starting June 1.

April 23, 2016 | | Around Town


Police chief points out boarded up buildings

Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion emailed a note - with photos attached - showing the burned out two-story Sycamore Arms single occupancy rooms apartment complex in Downtown ...

April 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Vitality Bowls serving up new dining option

Another restaurant is coming to Manteca.

April 18, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Jake, who works as State Farm agent, does wear khakis

Jake with State Farm does wear khakis.

April 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Drain offers seminar on her board experience

Ashley Drain - the Manteca Unified School District board member who resigned after being hauled into court on charges of election fraud and welfare fraud - is ...

April 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Do those $83 apiece pizzas come fully loaded?

Is Mountain Mike's pizza more valuable than courtside tickets to see the world champion Golden State Warriors play during their current historic NBA season ...

April 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Plenty to do this weekend

Nothing to do in Manteca this weekend?

March 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Traffic backed up? States deploying drones

BOSTON (AP) - That buzzing sound overhead may soon signal the arrival of the 21st-century version of a guy in a hardhat and bucket truck.

March 27, 2016 | | Around Town


Honoring a fallen Korean War hero

Gilbert P. Rosas Sr. was a hero.

March 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Are you a cancer survivor? Drop by Raley’s Wednesday

Survive - 1. To continue to live or exist. 2. To live longer than: outlive

March 13, 2016 | | Around Town


Live music, food trucks, & wine, beer tasting set for Library Park

Get ready for the first Library Park bash of 2016 in downtown Manteca.

March 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


City clears out more homeless encampments

Manteca on Saturday cleared out at least a dozen makeshift homeless encampments on private property in Spreckels Park where it backs up to the transition ...

March 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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