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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


Why can’t we take them home?

At least one class of Manteca Unified third graders are asking administrators to let them take the school-issued Panasonic 3E tablets home.

March 05, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Sleeping is real crack up for Going Digital devices

The number one way that students are damaging Panasonic 3E tablets issued to them by the Manteca Unified School District?

March 05, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


East Union grad’s killer denied parole

Good news from Doris Morgan.

March 05, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca isn’t the only city with shopping cart issues

A recent photo in Around Town showed how a spot on Moffat Boulevard near where the Moffat Community Center/Veterans of Foreign Wars Post work started this week was a popular dumping ground for pilfered shopping carts. There were eight in the photo.

March 05, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


Not wise to pass fake $100 to police officer

Here's some advice: If you're going to try to pass counterfeit $100 bills at a fireworks booth don't do so at the one manned by the Manteca Police Officers Association.

June 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Fant’s implication doesn’t ring true about other trustees

Trustee Sam Fant likes to keep implying that most of the Manteca Unified School District board has "never been tested in an election."

June 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Fant says he was simply exercising his rights

Does Manteca Unified School District have to worry about crazed mothers in the Fitness, Aerobic, Nutrition, Training (FANT) program endangering the safety of students at August Knodt School as the San Joaquin Grand Jury report ripping into the conduct of school trustees and how district administrators have responded infers?

June 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Laughs for a change at MUSD board meeting

Nobody really knew what the format would be when the Manteca Unified School District trustee hopefuls sat in the front row Tuesday night awaiting their introduction.

June 24, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Around Town


Manteca Police targeting bicyclist/vehicle violations

The Manteca Police Department will be stepping up bicycle safety enforcement operations with focused enforcement on collision-causing factors involving motorists and bike riders.

June 24, 2015 | | Around Town


Restaurant on lake set to open at River Islands

Arguably the restaurant with the best views in the entire South County will open next month at River Islands at Lathrop.

June 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca didn’t simply take dog from homeless man

Several Manteca residents called the Bulletin Wednesday concerned that Manteca Police had taken a dog away from a homeless man near the Shell station at Northwoods Avenue and East Yosemite Avenue. A check with the police department indicated that wasn't exactly the case.

June 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Tracy’s popular Girls Night Out is June 19

The Ninth Annual Girls Night Out event hosted by the City of Tracy takes place on Friday, June 19, from 6 to 8 p.m.

June 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Upcoming citywide garage sale June 27

Shelly Nabb is among those helping organize a "Manteca City Wide Yard Sale" on Saturday, June 27, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

June 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Del Webb leads Manteca home building in April

The impact on Manteca of Del Webb at Woodbridge - Pulte Homes' community for those 55 years and older - continues to be felt.

June 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Hot Wheels racing set for Saturday

Car shows are a dime a dozen this time of year in Manteca and surrounding communities.

June 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


VFW pitching tent for next meeting

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 is pitching a tent Thursday on Moffat Boulevard.

June 09, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca High bell tower may ring again

Manteca High's beloved bell tower may be making a comeback.

June 05, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Quarter of Manteca’s mayors

Some 24 years of Manteca history occupied three seats in the far southeastern corner of the Manteca City Council chambers on Tuesday.

June 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca residents go solar in big way

What's the hottest home construction trend in Manteca today? It's solar power.

May 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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