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Manteca bought water system to lower rates

Manteca's first move to buy a "public utility" and monthly charges ended up saving took place in 1928 and resulted in rates being slashed by almost 50 percent.

December 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


El Rey was Manteca’s grand dame back in 1937

It was the grand dame of Manteca.

December 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Place of Refuge spreads cheer

The Place of Refuge congregation spread holiday cheer far and wide this holiday season.

December 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Distracted shopping cart pushers strike once again

Robert Hendricksen e-mailed in this gem about his own shopping cart etiquette observations:

December 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Bleak Christmas for teens?

Organizers of a Manteca Christmas Eve breakfast are worried that this may be a bleak Christmas for older children and younger teens.

December 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ice cream trucks precede Santa’s sleigh

It was 62 degrees at mid-afternoon Monday in Manteca and music filled the air in some neighborhoods. No, not Christmas music. It was music from the speakers of an ice cream truck.

December 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The Silver Teapot is closed & up for sale

Downtown Manteca is losing one of its most unique businesses.

December 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Letters To Santa 12-23-14

December 22, 2014 | | Around Town


Letters To Santa

December 19, 2014 | | Around Town


Police spread holiday cheer to homeless, needy kids & seniors

Toys, clothes and blankets are on the shopping lists for Manteca police officers and other employees who are invading Target and Walmart this weekend to help Santa make Christmas brighter for the less fortunate on their beats.

December 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Toy shortage for efforts to give kids a Christmas

You have two chances to play Santa for kids in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop that may go without toys on Christmas.

December 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Stuff the Bus needs toys

Brandy Clark has some good news.

December 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Three nominated for military academies

Congressman Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, has nominated three South County high school students for consideration for appointment to three of the nation's prestigious military academies.

December 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


PG&E awards McParland $5,000

Manteca's George McParland School is receiving a $5,000 Bright Ideas Grant from Pacific Gas & Electric.

December 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless encampments among almond orchards

The homeless are going country.

December 09, 2014 | 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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