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Manteca needs to help protect veterans as they are library staff

Memo to Manteca City Council:

April 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The 20 who will help shape future for Manteca

It could easily be the most eclectic group of 20 people ever assembled in Manteca.

April 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Top Manteca city brass earn $1.5 million plus

How much is the top echelon of city management that consists of 10 positons costing Manteca taxpayers?

April 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


They’re not your father’s teaching assistants

There was a time when student teaching assistants - known by the shorthand 'TA' - just graded papers and did odd tasks supporting a classroom teacher.

March 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


CITY HAS HIGH WEEDS

Remember the good old days when roadside hawkers sold bags of oranges and flowers?

March 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Owners install broken glass along top of wall of burned out building

The Sycamore Arms owners have made a point about how homeless are drawn to an attractive nuisance in the form of their two-story downtown boarding house that has been vacant since it was gutted by fire 16.5 months ago.

March 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Mayor DeBrum: Manteca also lacks executive style housing

Affordable housing isn't all that is lacking when it comes to new Manteca neighborhoods.

March 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Trash talk: Residents irked at extra cart charges

Has the City of Manteca shot itself in the proverbial foot when it comes to solid waste cost recovery?

March 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF?

So, who is afraid of the big bad wolf?

March 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Golf play adds green to Manteca economy

The Manteca golf course may not be a profit center per se but it adds a lot of green to the Manteca economy.

March 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


City leaves war veterans defenseless against vandals

Would you donate $20 so those who served our country in wartime don't have to live in fear?

March 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


TRASHING MANTECA

Manteca apparently has a new Pick and Pull operation just a stone's throw from downtown.

March 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Teachers spend own money on class needs

August Knodt School fifth grade teacher Judi Horton dips into her pocket as much as $150 a month to supplement classroom supply budgets provided by the Manteca Unified School District.

March 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The levee is breaking, so who do you call? Not the government

A levee along a waterway that the State of California has jurisdiction is being breached. Who do you call for help while you scramble like the mythical Little Dutch Boy who plugged a hole in the dike with his finger until the cavalry arrived?

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Panhandle con: Elderly Fresno ‘resident’ keeps getting stuck in Manteca

Ten days ago Mike -a Bulletin reader - called about being played by any elderly woman panhandling.

February 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | 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


THE HOMELESS EFFORT

One thing is for sure when it comes to the homeless in Manteca - or elsewhere for that matter - is that they are always on the ...

September 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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