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Commercial BBQs target of air quality

The smoke - and smell - of commercial BBQ operations in Manteca and other San Joaquin Valley communities are in the crosshairs of a proposed San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District effort to reduce airborne particulate matter.

December 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ornelas bids Lathrop adieu at final meeting

Omar Ornelas has said his final goodbye.

December 27, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Around Town


Ripon Police honor citizens for bravery

Two men were cited Wednesday afternoon in the Ripon City Council chambers for their bravery in taking down a suspect armed with a shotgun who they witnessed assaulting a young woman near the Ripon bike bridge.

December 27, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Ceres, Manteca both seeking diverging diamond interchanges

Manteca isn't the only city in California pursuing the state's first "diverging diamond" interchange.

December 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MUSD students earn honors concert nod

The San Joaquin County Honors Band, Orchestra and Choir contain a healthy number of Manteca Unified students.

December 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


1/3 of owner occupied homes built since 1990

The first decade of this century was a banner time for owner-occupied single family home construction.

December 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Garbage collection changes for holidays

Manteca is changing its garbage collection for the next two weeks.

December 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Toys needed for Christmas Eve breakfast

Santa's helpers need help.

December 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


U-turn on horizon for Daniels at Fishback

A major irritant for Fishback Road residents - customers from the nearby McDonald's at Airport Way and Daniels Street going down their street - will be addressed when an empty field north of Daniels Street is eventually developed into commercial uses.

December 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Flooding top Manteca issue

Given Manteca and the rest of California are wrestling with the consequences of four consecutive years of severe drought Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum finds it surreal that in less than seven months flooding - or more precisely the fear of it - could stop a large chunk of Manteca's economic development.

December 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ripon OKs 5-year lease for Mistlin

The City of Ripon and TPR Baseball agreed last Tuesday to re-up the lease agreement for the Mistlin Sports Park.

December 14, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | Around Town


Will City Council give VFW same consideration?

The homeless and other scavengers are costing taxpayers money and creating health and safety issues at Manteca's $7 million transit center on Moffat Boulevard at South Main Street by rummaging through the trash bin.

December 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


CenterPoint seeks spec buildings

CenterPoint Business Park has been coming up short in the race to land employers at the approved 4 million square foot plus industrial park in north Manteca bounded by Lathrop Road, Airport Way, Roth Road, and the Union Pacific Railroad intermodal facility.

December 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s wild giving tradition

Wild boar. Wild pheasant. Wild everything.

December 08, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Around Town


Santa getting big boost from police

Santa's helpers will be out in force this weekend.

December 08, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Manteca’s food-to-fuel is cover story

How cutting edge is Manteca's wastewater treatment plant?

November 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Final Manteca council count is a ways off

The Manteca City Council election is turning into one for the record books.

November 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Moorhead confident her lead will hold

There are still thousands of provisional votes from the Nov. 8 Manteca City Council election to count.

November 17, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Sunnyvalley provides 200 Manteca jobs

Bill and Treva Andreetta know how to bring home the bacon to Manteca.

November 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Woodward gets rep as drag strip

Woodward Avenue is getting a reputation as a deadly place these days.

November 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Mad Hatter crafting state water policy?

On one hand the state issues a Bay Delta Water Quality Control Plan that calls for a massive grab of water from the Stanislaus, Tuolumne ...

November 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Singh will be running late for his party

Gary Singh is likely to be a little late for his own party tonight.

November 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


DeBrum wants trash issues addressed

Mayor Steve DeBrum thinks it is time for the City of Manteca to clean-up some trash issues.

November 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s conservation rules don’t hold water as far as city complying

"No water will be allowed to flow into a gutter or other drainage area for longer than 5 minutes. Water leaks, breaks, or malfunctions in ...

October 31, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The price of voting by mail costs more than usual

First there was the 220-page California General Election Official Voter Information Guide that threatened to give postal carriers hernias and voters blurry eyes.

October 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


5.11 Tactical relocating 217 jobs to Manteca

A firm that traces its roots to a rock climber in Yosemite frustrated with how the trousers he was wearing were unsuited for climbing is ...

October 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca Library is closing for 4 weeks

The Manteca Library is finally going to get its long-awaited new flooring.

October 24, 2016 | | Around Town


DOWNTOWN DYNAMO

A once in a lifetime opportunity is nearing for the City of Manteca and the Manteca Unified School District.

October 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Knutsen serving as grand marshal

Karl Knutsen -whose character and commitment to students not only helped build a strong East Union High JROTC program and made community service and the ...

October 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca still in pursuit of waterpark resort; vet center

Manteca is still in the hunt for two significant amenities designed to serve people beyond the city limits:

October 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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