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Can you eat 12 pounds of bacon in 90 seconds?

Get ready for deep fried bacon on a stick.

May 31, 2016 | | Around Town


Palmers come thru with flags for veterans buried at EU Cemetery

Suzanne Clemens had a dilemma.

May 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca Futbol Club scores with neighbors

The Manteca Futbol Club took it upon themselves to pay the City of Manteca to have an off-duty Manteca Police officer work the streets in and around Woodward Park during their soccer tournament this past weekend.

May 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Free dinner this Friday for veterans

Are you a veteran?

May 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Political hit piece aimed at Manteca councilman along with wife

Richard and Linda Silverman had a bit of a surprise this past week.

May 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless haven leveled to make way for Chevron

An eyesore on North Main Street that also was a flop house for the homeless was torn down Thursday.

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Panhandling: A sign of The times?

It's a legitimate question from a reader: Why does Manteca allow panhandling at freeway off-ramps?

May 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s high class library proposal

The 30,000-square-foot Hat Mansion has been offered as a possible site for a new Manteca Library branch by Richland Communities.

May 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


GARDEN TOUR

Bonsai trees galore. A gigantic sundial on the ground, all handmade, with the traventine-marble gnomon rising to an impressive five feet. A full bocce ball court. Tree roses along pathways winding around not just one but two 1860s Victorian houses. A Biblical garden and a labyrinth surrounded by lush landscaping at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.

May 09, 2016 | ROSE ALBANO RISSO | Around Town


The murals: Downtown’s drawing card

Joan Kamps and fellow members of the Ripon Bible Study group are impressed with Manteca's murals.

May 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Free dinner for veterans; effort to help homeless with their pets

The Sunrise Kiwanis want to say thanks to the men and women who served our country.

May 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ex-Lathrop chamber CEO hosts book release event

Former Lathrop Chamber of Commerce CEO Mary Kennedy-Bracken is conducting a book release party on Thursday, May 12, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the River Islands at Lathrop Welcome Center, 301 Stewart Road.

April 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


THEY LOVE MANTECA

Jim Todd is impressed.

April 25, 2016 | | Around Town


Impressed with Manteca police officers

Count Lawrence W. Scrivner Jr. among those impressed with the diligence of Manteca Police officers.

April 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Napa resident hired as Manteca city clerk

Lisa Blackmon has been hired as the City of Manteca's next city clerk starting June 1.

April 23, 2016 | | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


Things get a tad heated in negotiations between RUSD & teachers

Nothing heats up the vernacular as much as salary negotiations, or more precisely , the public posturing away from the table.

April 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


City manager gone; more fast food coming

City Manager Elena Reyes is history.

April 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Caltrans getting ready to clear encampments

Where is the biggest homeless encampment in Manteca?

April 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca Visitors Center is going 100% virtual

The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau is going virtual.

April 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Four locals qualify for Boston Marathon

Three Manteca residents along with a Ripon runner are among those qualifying to compete in the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17.

April 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca may want to follow Tracy’s lead

Mike Barkley - the Manteca apartment owner that lost the Democratic June primary last year for Congress - has established a website at mjbarkl.com/fallen.htm ...

April 11, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


FRANKLY, DOES CITY GIVE A DARN?

Pole Land.

April 08, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca needs to help protect veterans as they are library staff

Memo to Manteca City Council:

April 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The 20 who will help shape future for Manteca

It could easily be the most eclectic group of 20 people ever assembled in Manteca.

April 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Top Manteca city brass earn $1.5 million plus

How much is the top echelon of city management that consists of 10 positons costing Manteca taxpayers?

April 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


They’re not your father’s teaching assistants

There was a time when student teaching assistants - known by the shorthand 'TA' - just graded papers and did odd tasks supporting a classroom teacher.

March 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


CITY HAS HIGH WEEDS

Remember the good old days when roadside hawkers sold bags of oranges and flowers?

March 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Owners install broken glass along top of wall of burned out building

The Sycamore Arms owners have made a point about how homeless are drawn to an attractive nuisance in the form of their two-story downtown boarding ...

March 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Mayor DeBrum: Manteca also lacks executive style housing

Affordable housing isn't all that is lacking when it comes to new Manteca neighborhoods.

March 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Trash talk: Residents irked at extra cart charges

Has the City of Manteca shot itself in the proverbial foot when it comes to solid waste cost recovery?

March 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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