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PG&E keeps them in the dark

The order had been made. The bill paid. And the lights are still out.

February 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless turn dugout into toilet

It's pretty disgusting most days when players arrive to practice at the refurnished Lincoln Park baseball field.

February 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


What’s a few loose ends?

What's good for the goose should be good for the gander.

February 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Sammy Davis working on his memoirs

Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis is in the process of writing his memoirs with the help of Caroline Lambert.

February 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Wonder what he’d pay for a dairy cow?

You can bet Jason Messer's wife doesn't let him go grocery shopping alone.

February 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Breakfast topic Saturday is Covered California

The Manteca Senior Center, 295 Cherry Lane, is hosting a breakfast Saturday, Feb. 15, at 9 a.m. that includes a presentation on the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts people.

February 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Costco staff saves life of customer

Just how effective are CPR techniques?

February 09, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


St. Anthony School crab feed set for Feb. 15

St. Anthony's School is hosting its fifth annual crab feed fund-raiser Saturday, Feb. 15, from 5 to 11 p.m. The event will be held in the school gymnasium, 323 N. Fremont Ave., corner Sutter Street. Kicking off the evening will be a Wine & Cheese tasting, back by popular demand, to be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dinner, which will be served starting at 6:30, will consist of marinated crab, pasta, salad and bread. There will be a no-host bar.

February 07, 2014 | Rose Albano Risso | Around Town


Less space, more room in chambers

The remodel of the Manteca City Council Chambers dictated by significant changes in federal and state handicap access laws since it was first built in the 1980s has increased the capacity of the Manteca Civic Center meeting facility.

February 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Snazzy new utility bills

Those snazzy new City of Manteca utility bills includes a customer's previous 12 months of water usage in cubic feet. The one thing it doesn't show is the point where water uses kicks into higher charges.

February 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Harris says MHS team was best ever

Manteca Councilman John Harris believes the 2013 varsity football team is the best Manteca High has ever fielded.

February 07, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Mr. Coffee’s visit perks up staff

Call it the "Miracle on North Street."

February 06, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


It’s a jungle (gym) out there at park

LATHROP – "You touched the lava."

January 25, 2014 | Jason Campbell | Around Town


Popeyes, pizza & more fashion coming soon

Three new businesses will be opening soon in Manteca.

January 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The place that sells pink forklifts

There's also a new forklift firm in town.

January 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles by Section - 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


Ready to roll?

The popular Wednesday night bike ride out of Georges Bikes in Ripon returns this Wednesday. The ride will start at 6 p.m. and cover a 20-plus-mile loop. No word yet on the official start for the Tuesday and Thursday evening rides.

March 11, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Trip to the museum

History and health collide this month at the Manteca Museum.

March 11, 2014 | James Burns | Around Town


Dunkin’ Donuts plans Manteca location

Get ready for another new food option in Manteca - Dunkin' Donuts.

March 06, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Denham offering mobile office hours this month in Manteca & Ripon

Got something you want to say to your congressman?

March 06, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


A doggone long time

Peggy Miller is retiring from the City of Manteca after 26 years and seven months on the job.

March 05, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Catch a flight to Phoenix via a 15-minute drive

Flying to Phoenix?

March 05, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Modesto trying to land flights to LA

Meanwhile 20 miles away at the Modesto City-County Airport Modesto boosters are working to land a major airline connecting non-stop service between Modesto and Los Angeles.

March 05, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Sheriff calls attention to concealed gun permit forms

Are the times changing in San Joaquin County when it comes to the ease of obtaining a concealed weapons permit?

March 04, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Free pancakes today at IHOP

IHOP's National Pancake Day fundraiser is today from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer guests a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes and ask that guests to consider leaving a little something behind for UC Davis Children's Hospital.

March 04, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Is Google barging into Port of Stockton?

Google may soon become a high profile entity in Stockton, at least for a short period of time.

February 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Is Taco Bell ringing in a third location?

There are two restaurant chains whetting their appetite, so to speak, when it comes to Manteca.

February 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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