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Saying thanks to Mrs. Story Time

The Manteca City Council on Tuesday thanked Ruthanne Bassett for her 15 years of service before retiring as a librarian assistant at the Manteca Branch Library.

October 17, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


DOGGONE KIND ACTS

It was a day of little acts of kindness.

October 09, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Schools’ officer serves as road guard for first graders

Within the hour of seeing the two dogs saved, Manteca Police officer Steve Harris was protecting New Haven School first graders from noon hour traffic on Austin Road by using his black and white patrol car as a road guard while the kids walked to a nearby fire station down Austin Road.

October 09, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


The $1,000 banana split

San Jose resident Virginia Valdez lost her appetite for a banana split while in Manteca.

October 07, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Nosey neighbors help foil burglary

Residents in the 1300 block of Pajaro Street, just south of Northgate Drive, on Monday called Manteca Police about suspected burglars across the street from their residences. They reported seeing one man walk up to the front door and knock to apparently see if anyone was home while the other quickly went around to the rear of the home, they said.

October 07, 2013 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Sand gets in your eyes courtesy City of Manteca

The big muddy is back.

October 03, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Dirt permanent fixture on Yosemite sidewalk

Speaking of sand and dirt, both are now permanent features on the sidewalk on the south side of Yosemite Avenue under the Highway 99 bridge.

October 03, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


News flash: It’s tough to dive on flat tires

Someone apparently has been watching too many Dukes of Hazards reruns.

October 03, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Speeding, inattentive motorists leave their marks

Bill Ludwig doesn't like the idea that a median placed in a new location on Woodward Avenue west of Airport Way has cost him part of his fence.

October 01, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Speed bumps ruled out for Powers Avenue

Cars failing to stay on the street while traveling through Manteca is also a concern of Gary and Vickie Martin.

October 01, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s men in pink

Who said read men don't wear pink?

October 01, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Paving two weeks away on Louise

The widening of Louise Avenue east of Cottage Avenue is well underway. Forms were put in place Tuesday on the north side of the street for curb and gutters.

October 01, 2013 | | Around Town


Typo flubs were definitely embarrassing

Corrections to Tuesday's Around Town column in the Manteca Bulletin didn't make it on the final page sent to the pressroom creating a fairly embarrassing situation.

October 01, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Crane rental facility being pursued

Stanley and Tracy Vander Veen are seeking county planning permission to open a crane rental facility on the east side of Comconex Road some 500 feet north of East Highway 120 just outside the city limits.

September 30, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Back to the future at train station

A reader noted you can't exactly tell time by the new cock tower at the Manteca Transit Station on Moffat Boulevard at South Main Street - at least not by the southern clock face.

September 30, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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On good authority: Roger Craig in Tracy

Sports Authority is opening a store in Tracy's West Valley Mall on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 8 a.m.

July 31, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Doing the right thing

Honest people do exist.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Forced estate sale thanks to ADA suit at Barnwood in Ripon

Perhaps Carmichael-based attorney Scott Johnson will drop by the Barnwood Restaurant in Ripon this Friday or Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to see if he can pick up a bargain.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Waterford thanks Thomas for efforts

Helping Manteca Chamber of Commerce clean flags and replace those that have been damaged: $5,000 or so.

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MJC seeking chain gang

Want to join a gang?

July 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


49er fans score $30 game rides

Northern San Joaquin Valley fans of the San Francisco 49er fans with game tickets have been dealt an ACE when it comes to avoiding game day traffic and sky high parking costs at the new Levi Stadium in Santa Clara.

July 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


What flood problems? Not with Gov. Brown

Manteca resident Richard Hanson gets in short zingers from time-to-time during public comments at the Manteca City Council meetings.

July 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The RAT got the cheese

Manteca Police Department Police Chief Nick Obligacion and his officers are basking in the widespread media attention given to the quick resolution to the Great Tillamook Cheese Bus Caper.

July 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Remembering Victor Gully

Tuesday's Manteca City Council meeting was adjourned in memory of Victor Gully who passed away June 25 at the age of 79.

July 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Mantecan senior queen for festa in Monterey

The 82nd annual Festa do Espirito Santo de Manteca wasn't the only Portuguese Holy Ghost celebration in Northern California.

July 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


And they’re off & running

Mike Morowit is wasting no time.

July 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


National Night Out block parties Aug. 5

The 27th annual Manteca National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 5.

July 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


New place for food & brews in Manteca

Manteca is getting another restaurant.

July 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Library Park: Homeless haven?

Add yet another Manteca resident that is more than a little upset about conditions at Library Park and believes the municipal motto "Family City" is misleading given what city leaders have allowed to happen.

July 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


ADA workshop set for Monday

Lawsuits and threats of lawsuits against businesses and property owners related to alleged non-compliance with American Disabilities Act rules continue to grow in Manteca.

July 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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