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What comes first? Library or the money to fund it?

Call it true transparency, if you wish.

January 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


So we never forget . . .

Gordon Thomson by all accounts was a likeable guy. So was Brock Elliott.

January 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Supervisor Tom Patti’s pedigree as a fighter

You've got a San Joaquin County Supervisor who will fight for you if live in Lathrop or Manteca north of Yosemite Avenue.

January 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


CERT volunteer being recognized

Jesse Ramirez is being honored at Tuesday's 7 p.m. Manteca City Council meeting for serving 10 years as the chairperson, instructor and member of the Manteca Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

January 11, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Why not name EU basketball court after Bill Stricker?

How come Lathrop High can have two names on an athletic facility honoring individuals but East Union High can't?

January 11, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Captain Jack: Keep sparkle downtown; mayor is on right track

Jack Snyder knows what he likes.

January 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Promises, promises: Veterans are still waiting

Come Jan. 25 at the first State of the City breakfast, taxpayers were promised a few months back that Manteca would have a new "brand" in exchange for paying a consultant $57,000.

January 03, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The streets of Manteca keep getting even hole-ier

The caller said the hole was a foot wide.

December 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Zellner, Hayes, Laffranchi on planning commission

Jeff Zellner - in his own words - is going to get "to sit at the adult table."

December 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Dozen seeking planning spots; Try $6.06 billion

The hottest seat in Manteca: Landing a spot on the Manteca Planning Commission.

December 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


River Islands: $6.05 billion economic juggernaut

River Islands at Lathrop new homes prices are accelerating faster than other new homes being built in Manteca or Tracy.

December 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


HOLIDAY AFFAIR

It was a true Family City event Wednesday evening as more than 250 people - many with deep roots in the community and newcomers alike - shared the season spirit while helping fund endeavors such as teen crisis counseling during the 37th Annual Manteca Soroptimist Club's Holiday Affair at the Bank of Stockton on North Main Street.

December 15, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Bah humbug isn’t in the vocabulary of Manteca, Ripon & Lathrop folks

Scrooge doesn't live in Manteca, Ripon or Lathrop.

December 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


City manager can’t be fired for another 55 days based on contract

Whatever the status of Manteca City Manager Elena Reyes, one thing is for sure - she can't be terminated until after Feb. 6, 2017.

December 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Burning issues for Manteca Fire Dept.

Manteca almost had a new fire chief.

December 12, 2016 | 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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