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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


Will this be 12th flood in 90 years?

High stakes behind-the-scenes jockeying has been underway for the past two days as South County officials scramble to get the state bureaucracy to take steps to avoid rural Manteca and Lathrop from dealing with levee failure along the San Joaquin River for the 12th time since 1927.

February 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Dredging: It could reduce flood fears

"Sediment has been identified as a significant contributor to the aggradation of the San Joaquin River and reduces its capacity to carry flood waters." - Excerpt from the December 1992 report by the Department of Interior Fish & Game Wildlife Service prepared for the Army Corps of Engineers

February 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Board may explore naming East Union High basketball court

The East Union High basketball court could have its own name inside the Pete Dalben Center.

February 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Tickets issued for rolling thru stop sign every 10 minutes

You'd better think twice about rolling through that stop sign.

February 02, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Two Manteca businesses tuned into new economy

It might not have been intended but the Manteca Chamber of Commerce's initial Excellence in Business Award and Newcomer's Business Award recipients at last week's inaugural State of the City program are prime examples of how business can thrive in the changing Manteca economy.

February 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Highway 99: No.1 for deaths in the USA

Want to take your life into your own hands?

January 31, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Shopping Orchard Valley & 9,700 more rooftops

Daniel Wald knows a solid opportunity when he sees it.

January 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ex-Manteca councilman says he’ll run for SJ sheriff

Al Mezzetti - a former Manteca City Councilman and retired Lincoln School teacher - plans to take on San Joaquin County Sheriff Steve Moore in the 2018 election.

January 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MANTECA TO BOOM?

After a pause in business parks creating new jobs and new retail growth, things are looking up for Manteca.

January 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Maybe the council can bring back official red sport jackets

Gary Singh may have made the most profound fashion statement for a Manteca City Council member in at least 25 years.

January 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles by Section - 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


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


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