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Final unsheltered homeless count now put at 88

The final tally from the homeless count conducted in Manteca in January puts the unsheltered homeless count at 88 with 57 of those being male and 32 females. Of those, two were children. The count included six veterans.

March 17, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Senior breakfast Saturday recognizes service clubs

Community service clubs are being recognized during the Saturday Senior Breakfast taking place this Saturday, March 21, at 9 a.m. at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.

March 17, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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


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Articles by Section - Around Town


In praise of Manteca’s downtown

One of Manteca's best kept secrets is that downtown is still viable by a long shot.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Do as we say not as we do department

Perhaps the entire City of Manteca staff didn't get the memo about a drought being on and it being against the rules for anyone ...

June 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


40,000 BACON LOVERS

Cruz Reyes brought home the bacon.

June 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Wakeboard competition across I-5 from first Baconfest

The epicenter for fun in the 209 this weekend might just be the Manthey Road exit on Interstate 5 in Lathrop.

June 17, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Will sign make 120 Bypass less safe?

There are no billboards currently along arguably the deadliest two-mile stretch of freeway in all of the Northern San Joaquin Valley - the last two eastbound ...

June 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Coffee led to Delta Bank

Manteca's bank that started over a cup of coffee almost 45 years ago is merging with Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California.

June 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Push for a rural rescue mission

Steve Parsons, who helps run the St. Paul's United Methodist Church food pantry and is involved in the homeless outreach program working to get ...

June 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Bass Pro ponders adding a restaurant

The next restaurant that could locate in Manteca might just be a head turner.

June 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca gets another burger place; the $1M bulb-out project

Five Guys Burgers & Fries is coming to Manteca.

June 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Can you eat 12 pounds of bacon in 90 seconds?

Get ready for deep fried bacon on a stick.

May 31, 2016 | | Around Town


Palmers come thru with flags for veterans buried at EU Cemetery

Suzanne Clemens had a dilemma.

May 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca Futbol Club scores with neighbors

The Manteca Futbol Club took it upon themselves to pay the City of Manteca to have an off-duty Manteca Police officer work the streets in ...

May 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Free dinner this Friday for veterans

Are you a veteran?

May 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Political hit piece aimed at Manteca councilman along with wife

Richard and Linda Silverman had a bit of a surprise this past week.

May 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless haven leveled to make way for Chevron

An eyesore on North Main Street that also was a flop house for the homeless was torn down Thursday.

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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