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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 with New Year's Eve parties.

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 Valley Air Pollution Control District effort to reduce airborne particulate matter.

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


Ripon Police honor citizens for bravery

Two men were cited Wednesday afternoon in the Ripon City Council chambers for their bravery in taking down a suspect armed with a shotgun who they witnessed assaulting a young woman near the Ripon bike bridge.

December 27, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Ceres, Manteca both seeking diverging diamond interchanges

Manteca isn't the only city in California pursuing the state's first "diverging diamond" interchange.

December 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MUSD students earn honors concert nod

The San Joaquin County Honors Band, Orchestra and Choir contain a healthy number of Manteca Unified students.

December 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


1/3 of owner occupied homes built since 1990

The first decade of this century was a banner time for owner-occupied single family home construction.

December 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Garbage collection changes for holidays

Manteca is changing its garbage collection for the next two weeks.

December 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Toys needed for Christmas Eve breakfast

Santa's helpers need help.

December 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


U-turn on horizon for Daniels at Fishback

A major irritant for Fishback Road residents - customers from the nearby McDonald's at Airport Way and Daniels Street going down their street - will be addressed when an empty field north of Daniels Street is eventually developed into commercial uses.

December 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Flooding top Manteca issue

Given Manteca and the rest of California are wrestling with the consequences of four consecutive years of severe drought Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum finds it surreal that in less than seven months flooding - or more precisely the fear of it - could stop a large chunk of Manteca's economic development.

December 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ripon OKs 5-year lease for Mistlin

The City of Ripon and TPR Baseball agreed last Tuesday to re-up the lease agreement for the Mistlin Sports Park.

December 14, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | Around Town


Will City Council give VFW same consideration?

The homeless and other scavengers are costing taxpayers money and creating health and safety issues at Manteca's $7 million transit center on Moffat Boulevard at South Main Street by rummaging through the trash bin.

December 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


CenterPoint seeks spec buildings

CenterPoint Business Park has been coming up short in the race to land employers at the approved 4 million square foot plus industrial park in north Manteca bounded by Lathrop Road, Airport Way, Roth Road, and the Union Pacific Railroad intermodal facility.

December 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s wild giving tradition

Wild boar. Wild pheasant. Wild everything.

December 08, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


Manteca loses Fred Millner; he kept tabs on community issues

Fred Millner - a man who never minced his words when commenting on community concerns - passed away Monday at his home in Powers Tract.

November 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


FLAGS OVER MANTECA

In the foggy pre-dawn darkness on Saturday, the face of America shined brighter than the green, yellow and red orbs of light created by traffic ...

November 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


John Doyle bringing youth soccer club effort to River Islands

Does the name John Doyle ring a bell?

November 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless on $805 a month & facing a $1,210 fine for illegal camping

Norman J. Moore is getting his day in court.

October 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Two more Mexican restaurants

Manteca is getting two more Mexican restaurants within two blocks of each other.

October 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Explosive growth of e-commerce could mean more, not less jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) - When the robots came to online retailer Boxed, dread came too: The familiar fear that the machines would take over, leaving a trail ...

October 29, 2017 | | Around Town


Weekend offers four car shows

If you're a car enthusiast this is your weekend.

October 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Revised Manteca road growth fees won’t scare away new SaveMart store

The proposed growth fees going before the Manteca City Council Tuesday won't be costing folks south of the 120 Bypass a supermarket.

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The Donner Party & $99 DNA tests

I do not need a $99 DNA test to know who I am. That's why God created the FBI and Google.

September 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Get ready for another fast food place in Manteca

The most interesting item on "the menu" at tonight's 7 p.m. Manteca Planning Commission meeting has been bumped until Oct. 24.

September 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s growing Muslim community

Mohammad El Farra was driving down Yosemite Avenue on a day when the Manteca Chamber of Commerce had its 2,400 flags on display as ...

September 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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