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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 and the eastbound lanes of the 120 Bypass.

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 state high school football champions.

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 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


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Articles by Section - Around Town


Louise Avenue: ‘just a little lane’ that will never amount to much

Now that work is moving forward on 1,506 more housing units on both ends of Louise Avenue and the fact it is Manteca's ...

April 05, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


For first time in 12 years city manager lives in Manteca

Tim Ogden has kept his word. Manteca now has a city manager who actually calls Manteca home for the first time since 2006.

March 28, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


That’s sewer flowing along Louise Avenue

More than a few folks are asking - just what is going on along Louise Avenue between Main Street and Union Road where a temporary pipe ...

March 22, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Waterslides returning to Manteca after 16 years

It's been 14 years since the Manteca Waterslides was shuttered, yet people still identify the city with the outdoor water park created when farmer ...

March 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MPD does the right thing in jail attack

They are popular refrains amongst those that push for reform within America's policing system.

March 15, 2018 | Jason Campbell | Around Town


McDonald’s is their kind of place

Remember the homeless that plopped down next to the entrance to the East Yosemite Avenue McDonald's partially blocking the sidewalk while panhandling, cooking food ...

March 13, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MOFFAT MAKEOVER

Manteca's biggest urban renewal project since the conversion of a shuttered sugar beet refinery into the economic juggernaut known as Spreckels Park is one ...

March 03, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Jimmy John’s sandwiches coming to Manteca

Manteca is getting a Jimmy John's gourmet sandwich shop in the same complex housing Chipotle's on East Yosemite Avenue at Commerce Drive near ...

March 01, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Texting while driving killing more city trees

Cause and effect is an interesting thing.

February 27, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


How did East Union High get it’s name?

Two readers have sent emails asking the same question: How did East Union High get its name?

February 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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