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Helping Manteca stay SHARP

It's the ultimate volunteer endeavor.

March 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Watering during the heat of day

So how's that voluntary water conservation strategy the City of Manteca is going with as a way to reduce water consumption by 20 percent working?

March 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Up in the sky it’s a bird . . .

Those low flying helicopters sweeping over parts of Manteca on Tuesday and Wednesday were all part of an ongoing PG&E commitment to safety.

March 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Mantecan’s art work in Cage show

Emily Whitaker answered a call-out for a quirky San Francisco art show, never realizing her submission would be accepted and then broadcast across the globe by a leading news source.

March 19, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Strapped in for safety

Is Junior bouncing around in his car seat? Is little Missy struggling to stay upright?

March 19, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


MASL coaches net awards

The Manteca Area Soccer League's spring season is just around the corner.

March 19, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Waterford donates $3K for healthy meal effort

There are two things Phil Waterford loves just as much as putting someone in the right car or truck.

March 18, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Mountain climbers

Two Manteca fitness centers traded the comforts of home for one of Northern California's popular trails on Sunday morning.

March 18, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Boutique Couture

Boutique Couture will open its new location at 204 Main Street in Ripon in April, said owner Carol Noceti.

March 18, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Panera Bread opts for Manteca

Panera Bread is moving forward with plans to build a Manteca location.

March 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


New home for Ronald McDonald

Site work started this week for the new McDonald's at the corner of Yosemite and Commerce avenues just down the street from the current location.

March 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca gets an ‘F’ for water reduction

So how has the City of Manteca responded to the California drought emergency and Gov. Brown's plea for all Californians to reduce water consumption by 20 percent?

March 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Waterford hits homer with his talk

It was hard to tell which pitch was more impressive – the one he delivered with his hand or the microphone.

March 11, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


The Boutique Couture takeover

Well that didn't take long.

March 11, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


A bunny, a baby and a photographer

Staying in the 300 block of East Yosemite Avenue ….

March 11, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


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Articles by Section - 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


Chamber launches ‘Business Buddies’

The Manteca Chamber of Commerce has rolled out a new initiative to help small business dealing with the city permitting process.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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