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Manteca Unified still following civil rights hoop settlement

Ever wonder why Manteca Unified School District started combining varsity basketball games for boys and girls teams on Friday nights?

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Drones may join Manteca illegal fireworks fight plus city fence amnesty

Mayor Steve DeBrum wants the possible use of drones next Fourth of July weekend to patrol the skies over Manteca to document illegal fireworks.

July 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca USD bans car wash fundraisers

Manteca Unified continues to stay focused on conserving water.

July 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Post July 4th mail for some will include $750 surprise

Now that everyone who has shot off illegal fires has had their fun, it's just a matter of time to see who will be paying the piper for breaking the law.

July 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Karaoke tonight this evening at Music & Market

It's karaoke night this evening Music & Market in Manteca from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at Library Park.

July 04, 2016 | | Around Town


Great Wolf files business notice; another restaurant coming to Manteca

Great Wolf Resorts filed a fictitious business name statement last month with the San Joaquin County Recorder.

July 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ex-Manteca city manager now at helm in Avalon

David Jinkens is returning to sunny Catalina.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


In praise of Manteca’s downtown

One of Manteca's best kept secrets is that downtown is still viable by a long shot.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Do as we say not as we do department

Perhaps the entire City of Manteca staff didn't get the memo about a drought being on and it being against the rules for anyone to water between noon and 6 p.m. on any day.

June 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


40,000 BACON LOVERS

Cruz Reyes brought home the bacon.

June 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Wakeboard competition across I-5 from first Baconfest

The epicenter for fun in the 209 this weekend might just be the Manthey Road exit on Interstate 5 in Lathrop.

June 17, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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


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Articles by Section - 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


Tesla is highest valued property in Manteca Unified

Tech, agriculture, and distribution are the Big Three when it comes to property evaluation in the Manteca Unified School District.

August 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


ACE ponders weekend trains to SF Bay Area

Traffic on weekends heading to and from Bay Area destinations can be almost as horrific as the daily commute.

August 30, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca has got to know its limitations

Manteca's biggest crops can be found along Peach Avenue just west of Union Road - almonds, grapes and homes.

August 28, 2017 | | Around Town


Tracy in same boat as Manteca when it comes to homeless issues

Homeless problems. Illegal camping. Trespassing on private property and in vacant buildings. Panhandling. Blight. Traffic safety.

August 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Amazon creating 1,000 jobs 10 miles north of Manteca near airport

The biggest private sector employer in San Joaquin County will soon be Amazon.

August 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca deal of the century moving forward?

What could arguably be the sweetest deal for Manteca's economy since Ed Powers a century ago convinced Claus Spreckels that the sandy plains was ...

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


City issues 17 water violations during July

The drought per se may be over but the need to conserve water throughout California isn't going away.

August 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Imagine if more followed Manteca Garden Club’s lead

The Manteca Garden Club is determined to enhance the community one project at a time.

August 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


So where will the SJ marijuana farmers go?

The Kautz Wine Family in Lodi hosted the San Joaquin County Farm Bureau's annual Media Night on Thursday.

July 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Food for thought: Growth in Bay Area checks will cost MUSD

Growth could end up costing Manteca Unified millions of dollars.

July 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Bill Stricker Court being dedicated on Aug. 5

The Bill Stricker Court at Dalben Center is being dedicated on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 5 p.m. in the East Union High gym.

July 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s two best bets for job generation

Memo to Manteca City Council: When it comes to job generation, the ball is in your court.

July 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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