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Downtown: Manteca’s No. 1 problem 52 years ago

Some things never change.

April 16, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


New FasTrak transponders available at Costco July 1

Commuters to the Bay Area that have to cross the Bay Bridge, San Mateo, Dumbarton, San Rafael, Carquinez or Golden Gate bridges will be able to buy the new FasTrak transponders that you can set for one, two or three passengers in Manteca starting July.

April 16, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


They’re not looking for water at Lincoln School

Crews drilling at Lincoln School on Tuesday weren't looking to sink a well for water.

April 16, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Lincoln Park picnic area project starts

Demolition crews started tearing down the Lincoln Park group picnic area shelter on Tuesday.

April 16, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca author signing his books

John Rallios has a creative habit that's not unlike "The Hobbit."

April 15, 2015 | James Burns | Around Town


River Islands students present ‘Evening of Art’

River Islands Technology Academy will celebrate its second annual Evening of Art tonight.

April 15, 2015 | James Burns | Around Town


ACA drives up ER visits at Doctors

Double-digit growth in emergency room visits at Doctors Hospital of Manteca is a byproduct of the Affordable Care Act.

April 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Pastor does gang diversion work at Weston Ranch High

Pastor James E. French is now working to help prevent at-risk teens at Weston Ranch High from falling under the influence of gangs.

April 09, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


They’re asking: Why is Manteca allowing new swimming pools?

Some residents are wondering why a temporary moratorium on putting in swimming pools isn't part of the 14-point plan the Manteca City Council is considering when they meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. to deal with the governor's mandate that water urban water use by slashed 25 percent below 2013 levels.

April 06, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Bed bug notice puts big bite in Drain’s claim

Did Manteca Unified School District trustee Ashley Drain lie on her declaration of candidacy statement as well as Form 700 required to disclose real property, investments and where candidate and elected officials live?

April 06, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Smile! Your street’s on Google camera

Wonder who has lush lawns in Manteca and those who have cut back a bit to save water as of this week?

April 02, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Reusing water softened with salt can be deadly for plants

Speaking of droughts, several readers have indicated it is important for some agency - perhaps a municipal water department - to come up with information to advise people on what water savings might actually be detrimental.

April 02, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Street fair just over a week away

Upwards of 50,000 people are expected to attend the 19th annual Crossroads Street Fair Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, in downtown Manteca.

April 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Radio Shack in Manteca not closing

Contrary to a radio report, a longtime tenant in the Manteca Marketplace shopping center is not closing its doors.

April 01, 2015 | James Burns | Around Town


Interested in having your dog part of dog therapy effort?

Manteca's Therapy Dog Club - Paws4Friends - is well known for the work they do having a handler and dog visit places such as Manteca Care, The Commons, Emeritus and Prestige, Doctors Hospital of Manteca, the Manteca Library, French Camp School, Agape Foster Agency, as well as Haven of Peace and Raymus House.

April 01, 2015 | James Burns | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


The missing yellow plates along Louise

A reader wanted to know why the Louise Avenue corridor enhancement project undertaken by the City of Manteca didn't include installing the yellow metal ...

August 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Revenue drops along with water use

Manteca residents have reduced water consumption by 32 percent to meet state mandated cutbacks during the ongoing drought emergency.

August 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless find shelter in park restrooms

City Manager Karen McLaughlin stressed Wednesday that Manteca's municipal parks are safe for residents to use following the City Council's decision this week ...

August 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Two retired Manteca High teachers pass

Manteca High's retired faculty ranks lost two members last week with the passing of English teacher Irving Shaw and art teacher Ron Pecchenino.

August 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Good-bye to 1 bedroom apartments under $1K?

Good luck finding a one bedroom apartment in Manteca that has adequate living space for less than $1,000 a month.

August 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Scammers targeting grandparents

Phone scammers are working Manteca again.

August 06, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


What do you do when 50 teens knock on your door?

What would you do if 50 plus teens who have been working up a sweat by running knock on your front door?

August 04, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Who’s been sleeping on your couch?

How brazen are the homeless?

July 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Getting a charge out of Teslas

Electric car owners are doing more than just charging their vehicles at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. They're charging merchandise and food as ...

July 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca beats state to the punch on water savings

Manteca is ahead of the state when it comes to front yards for new homes.

July 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Save trees, let the grass turn yellow

There have been some calls lately to the Bulletin complaining about "dead grass" in landscaping maintenance districts and the prevalence of yellow and brown at ...

July 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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