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The case of the missing 100 block of Moffat

Call it the case of the missing blocks.

October 30, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Drawing for original quilt to benefit Emergency Food Bank

Ladybug's Quilts of Manteca, 1236 N. Main St, is selling tickets for a one-of-a-kind quilt that will be raffled off with the proceeds going to Emergency Food Bank in Manteca. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. The "All Hearts Come Home for Christmas" in red, white and blue is the original design of Manteca Quilter Sandy Newcomb.

October 28, 2013 | Rose Albano Risso | Around Town


The heart of rock and roll is in Modesto?

MODESTO – Disc jockey Alan Freed, as legend has it, coined the term "rock and roll."

October 25, 2013 | | Around Town


Styles for Less opening outlet in Orchard Valley center

The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley could have another clothing store open in time for Christmas shopping.

October 25, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Veterans traveling tribute coming to Manteca

The Welcome Home Heroes Foundation and the Place of Refuge church have arranged for the American Veterans Traveling Tribute to come to Manteca for the Memorial Day Weekend as part of the "Not Forgotten" event May 22-25, 2015.

October 25, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MAIN STREET FUN

It's the people behind the scenes who make events like Main Street Day a success starting in the predawn hours not to speak of the planning that began for chamber of commerce staffers in July – three months earlier.

October 22, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Firefighters take licking, keep ticking

They take a licking but keep on ticking.

October 17, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Yosemite open with no crowds

Today would be a great day to play hooky and head up to Yosemite National Park.

October 17, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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


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Bad guys help pay costs for police rig

There's no such thing as a free lunch - or a free mine-resistant protected (MRAP) for that matter.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Senior advisory members sought

The Manteca City Council is looking for volunteers interested in serving on the Manteca Senior Advisory Committee.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The rabbit is coming up short

The Easter Bunny needs some help.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Senior tax filing assistance

Seniors needing assistance with filing their 2013 income tax returns may call the Manteca Senior Center at 209.456.8650 to schedule an appointment with AARP for tax-preparation assistance.

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


‘Chewy’ available for adoption

This week's featured Manteca Animal Shelter pet is "Chewy."

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Book drive helps area libraries

Lori Adams, Lori Little, Lisa Boone, Erin Nussbaumer and Trina Ramsey - known as "The Lori's & Company" are hosting their third annual book drive.

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Who in Manteca has ‘Got Talent?’

The Manteca Youth Advisory Commission and GK Music are seeking talented singers, dancers, musicians, bands, comics, magicians and other talented youth, teens and young adults ages 5-21 for "Got Talent?", a talent show and competition to be held Saturday, April 26, at the Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane.

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Free city Shred-It April 19

Want to reduce your chances of becoming a victim of identity theft?

April 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


8 hours short of another record

It may have been a record - or at least a tie.

April 03, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


33 years & counting

They've been working for the City of Manteca for 33 years each - and that's no joke.

April 03, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Boy Scout exec travels for breakfast & company

People will travel for good food, but they'll go to even greater lengths for good company.

April 02, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Red Hatters play down in Monterey

Monterey always makes for a pleasant weekend, but adding 120 or so Red Hatters frolicking in the Embassy Hotel near Monterey Bay - including 10 from Manteca - adds an indescribable level of karma for all those involved including the onlookers.

March 28, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Midgley publishes his first cookbook

Chef Michael Midgley has emerged from his kitchen with another tasty creation.

March 25, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


More Midgley

Midgley will be a special guest at a food and spirit tasting event hosted by Weston Elementary School's PFA on Saturday, March 29.

March 25, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Opening Day

The Woodbridge Senior Softball Club is swinging for the fences with its Opening Day celebration on Saturday, April 5.

March 25, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


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