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Manteca author signing his books

John Rallios has a creative habit that's not unlike "The Hobbit."

April 15, 2015 | James Burns | Around Town


River Islands students present ‘Evening of Art’

River Islands Technology Academy will celebrate its second annual Evening of Art tonight.

April 15, 2015 | James Burns | Around Town


ACA drives up ER visits at Doctors

Double-digit growth in emergency room visits at Doctors Hospital of Manteca is a byproduct of the Affordable Care Act.

April 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Pastor does gang diversion work at Weston Ranch High

Pastor James E. French is now working to help prevent at-risk teens at Weston Ranch High from falling under the influence of gangs.

April 09, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


They’re asking: Why is Manteca allowing new swimming pools?

Some residents are wondering why a temporary moratorium on putting in swimming pools isn't part of the 14-point plan the Manteca City Council is considering when they meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. to deal with the governor's mandate that water urban water use by slashed 25 percent below 2013 levels.

April 06, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Bed bug notice puts big bite in Drain’s claim

Did Manteca Unified School District trustee Ashley Drain lie on her declaration of candidacy statement as well as Form 700 required to disclose real property, investments and where candidate and elected officials live?

April 06, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Smile! Your street’s on Google camera

Wonder who has lush lawns in Manteca and those who have cut back a bit to save water as of this week?

April 02, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Reusing water softened with salt can be deadly for plants

Speaking of droughts, several readers have indicated it is important for some agency - perhaps a municipal water department - to come up with information to advise people on what water savings might actually be detrimental.

April 02, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Street fair just over a week away

Upwards of 50,000 people are expected to attend the 19th annual Crossroads Street Fair Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, in downtown Manteca.

April 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Radio Shack in Manteca not closing

Contrary to a radio report, a longtime tenant in the Manteca Marketplace shopping center is not closing its doors.

April 01, 2015 | James Burns | Around Town


Interested in having your dog part of dog therapy effort?

Manteca's Therapy Dog Club - Paws4Friends - is well known for the work they do having a handler and dog visit places such as Manteca Care, The Commons, Emeritus and Prestige, Doctors Hospital of Manteca, the Manteca Library, French Camp School, Agape Foster Agency, as well as Haven of Peace and Raymus House.

April 01, 2015 | James Burns | Around Town


Manteca farmers market gets makeover

Get ready for Market & Music in Manteca.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Chris Teicheira ranked 5,685th in ESPN’s NCAA challenge

Chris Teicheira almost picked the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament to a T.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Kahoot! developers dropping by Manteca schools

Two key players behind the Kahoot! are stopping by Manteca Unified on Friday lured by how the game-based classroom response system is catching on in local classrooms since the Going Digital roll out.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Legendary cross-country coach speaking at Sierra High on Monday

Sierra High has a movie date with the winningest cross country coach in California Interscholastic Federation history.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Artificial turf at MHS, EU: 8.5 million greenbacks

Get ready for sticker shock.

February 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


An even bigger splash

Want a peek at Manteca's future?

February 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


West Manteca commute will be a bit tougher come Monday

Get ready for extra commute traffic on the 120 Bypass as well as Lathrop Road starting Monday.

February 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Public access to waterslides?

The mystery suitor that wants to partner with McWhinney Development should their dalliance with Great Wolf Resorts wither may make a segment of critics to ...

February 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Rats, cats, & gophers, oh my, at MUSD sites

So how bad is the gopher problem at Weston Ranch High?

February 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Beautifying 120 Bypass with homeless encampments

Just a stone's throw – actually not even that - from Manteca's most expensive rental address is a rather large homeless encampment between Paseo Villas ...

January 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Daily cargo service starts Feb. 1 at Stockton Airport

The skies around Manteca are about to see more big jets.

January 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Fences shape up as issue for campaign

Manteca's never ending fence saga continues.

January 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


SJ Fair may return in June, Fant avoids school recall

Sam Fant is on a roll.

January 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


National VFW leader in Manteca Wednesday

There are 19.3 million veterans in the United States.

January 18, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


State champ hoodies, shirts at Rite-Aid

The hottest item for sale at the Rite-Aid store on West Yosemite Avenue in Manteca: Try Sierra High hoodies and T-shirts proclaiming the Timberwolves as ...

January 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Have job, will travel

On any given workday more than 108,000 commuters are flowing in and out of San Joaquin County to secure paychecks.

December 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


CELEBRATING 2016

The Veterans of Foreign Wars posts in both Manteca and Ripon are offering the opportunity to usher out 2015 and celebrate the arrival of 2016 ...

December 27, 2015 | | Around Town


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 ...

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


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