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Will sign make 120 Bypass less safe?

There are no billboards currently along arguably the deadliest two-mile stretch of freeway in all of the Northern San Joaquin Valley - the last two eastbound miles of the 120 Bypass.

June 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Coffee led to Delta Bank

Manteca's bank that started over a cup of coffee almost 45 years ago is merging with Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California.

June 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Push for a rural rescue mission

Steve Parsons, who helps run the St. Paul's United Methodist Church food pantry and is involved in the homeless outreach program working to get the homeless in Manteca off the streets, believes the general community aversion to a homeless shelter is misplaced.

June 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Bass Pro ponders adding a restaurant

The next restaurant that could locate in Manteca might just be a head turner.

June 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Manteca gets another burger place; the $1M bulb-out project

Five Guys Burgers & Fries is coming to Manteca.

June 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Can you eat 12 pounds of bacon in 90 seconds?

Get ready for deep fried bacon on a stick.

May 31, 2016 | | Around Town

Palmers come thru with flags for veterans buried at EU Cemetery

Suzanne Clemens had a dilemma.

May 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Manteca Futbol Club scores with neighbors

The Manteca Futbol Club took it upon themselves to pay the City of Manteca to have an off-duty Manteca Police officer work the streets in and around Woodward Park during their soccer tournament this past weekend.

May 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Free dinner this Friday for veterans

Are you a veteran?

May 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Political hit piece aimed at Manteca councilman along with wife

Richard and Linda Silverman had a bit of a surprise this past week.

May 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Homeless haven leveled to make way for Chevron

An eyesore on North Main Street that also was a flop house for the homeless was torn down Thursday.

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Panhandling: A sign of The times?

It's a legitimate question from a reader: Why does Manteca allow panhandling at freeway off-ramps?

May 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Manteca’s high class library proposal

The 30,000-square-foot Hat Mansion has been offered as a possible site for a new Manteca Library branch by Richland Communities.

May 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Bonsai trees galore. A gigantic sundial on the ground, all handmade, with the traventine-marble gnomon rising to an impressive five feet. A full bocce ball court. Tree roses along pathways winding around not just one but two 1860s Victorian houses. A Biblical garden and a labyrinth surrounded by lush landscaping at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.

May 09, 2016 | ROSE ALBANO RISSO | Around Town

The murals: Downtown’s drawing card

Joan Kamps and fellow members of the Ripon Bible Study group are impressed with Manteca's murals.

May 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

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Articles by Section - Around Town

Manteca Library is closing for 4 weeks

The Manteca Library is finally going to get its long-awaited new flooring.

October 24, 2016 | | Around Town


A once in a lifetime opportunity is nearing for the City of Manteca and the Manteca Unified School District.

October 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Knutsen serving as grand marshal

Karl Knutsen -whose character and commitment to students not only helped build a strong East Union High JROTC program and made community service and the ...

October 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Manteca still in pursuit of waterpark resort; vet center

Manteca is still in the hunt for two significant amenities designed to serve people beyond the city limits:

October 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Ripon Quarterback Club offers $100 tickets for Harley

The Ripon Quarterback Club is getting close to drawing the winning ticket in their annual Harley Davidson Raffle fundraiser.

October 16, 2016 | | Around Town

The hot thing to do Saturday? Breakfast with firefighters

Joanne Jameson knows a good thing when she sees it.

October 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Some believe Manteca is sticking it to those that generate less garbage

Bekke Hess is among those that don't get why Manteca is slapping larger rate increases on those that generate less garbage.

October 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Move afoot to name EU hoop court after coach Bill Stricker

The Bill Stricker Court at Dalben Center.

October 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Wail of dozens of police sirens & toilet flushing

One of the most unique car shows in the 209 takes place today from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Ripon ...

October 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

City manager: Waterpark deal possible in 2 months

Manteca City Manager Elena Reyes is optimistic that a deal will be reached within the next few months for an operator of a 500-room hotel ...

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Gunzon is MUSD student trustee

Sophia Gunzon of Sierra High is being sworn in tonight as the Manteca Unified School District student board member.

September 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Mayor honors memory of Suzanne Clemens

Suzanne Roberts Clemens loved Manteca and Lathrop.

September 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

VA looks to buy Manteca parcel; City Council eyes Gordon property

More services for veterans could be coming to Manteca.

September 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Put homeless to work to clean up city; Singh, Patti meet & greets

The story in Friday's Bulletin headlined "Homeless Headway" about the first 30 days of a Manteca Police community resource officer being dedicated to working ...

August 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Making a mess along Yosemite Avenue

The clothing drop-off box at Yosemite and Powers avenues in the Dollar General parking lot is a popular spot.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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