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Mayor pro temp Mike Morowit is about brevity

Manteca Councilman Mike Morowit has a reputation of being able to hold up his end of a conversation and then some.

March 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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


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Articles by Section - 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 well.

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 a number of city parks.

July 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | 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


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