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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


Get ready for another option in Manteca for Mexican food

If you like Mexican cuisine there's another Manteca dining option on the way.

January 26, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


More offices for Manteca; plan for Starbucks in Yosemite NP

Manteca may be getting more office space.

January 15, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


DUI drivers slam into eye office 3 times in 30+ years

Fred Stellhorn seems destined to have the only drive-in optometry office in Manteca and it is definitely by accident.

January 05, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Of the Hat mansion & golf courses

Bulletin reader Ray Valentim looks at the 30,000-square-foot mansion on 184 acres that grape broker Michael Hat built just off Pillsbury Road in South Manteca and asks himself the same question that developer Mike Atherton did 13 years ago - wouldn't it make a great clubhouse and golf course?

January 02, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MAKING CHRISTMAS BRIGHTER

Yes, Manteca, there is a Santa Claus.

December 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


EU, Sierra, Manteca teams step up for show of solidarity

In the aftermath of the social media video that "dissed" a Manteca High football player last month and led to the Buffalo captains refusing to shake hands with their East Union high counterparts at the start of the annual game between the crosstown schools, a Manteca Schools Unite Breakfast is being rolled out.

December 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Morowit starts run for 2nd term with event Thursday

Mike Morowit is kicking of his re-election campaign for the Manteca City Council on Thursday, Dec. 14, with a gathering from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Emory Hall, 1028 W. Yosemite Ave.

December 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Another Manteca fire started by homeless

Cold weather is here which means the fire season is starting in Manteca.

December 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca may regulate Pods, collection bins

Pods - or large storage containers dropped off by trucks typically for people moving or needing temporary storage while they remodel homes or businesses - aren't currently regulated by the City of Manteca.

December 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Habit Burger plans store in Manteca near Panera

Manteca's Burger Boulevard without a doubt is a two block section of East Yosemite Avenue from just east of Highway 99 to Spreckels Avenue.

December 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The $16.66 a day water park deal

There is no easy way to say this, so here goes: the Manteca Waterslides aren't only long gone but they are passé to the nth degree.

November 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Waterford offers to pay for crosswalk enhancement on N. Main St.

Phil Waterford has seen a lot of changes on North Main Street in the 22 years he has owned Manteca Ford.

November 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | 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 signals at Yosemite Avenue and Main Street.

November 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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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


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