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CELEBRATING 2016

The Veterans of Foreign Wars posts in both Manteca and Ripon are offering the opportunity to usher out 2015 and celebrate the arrival of 2016 with New Year's Eve parties.

December 27, 2015 | | Around Town


Commercial BBQs target of air quality

The smoke - and smell - of commercial BBQ operations in Manteca and other San Joaquin Valley communities are in the crosshairs of a proposed San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District effort to reduce airborne particulate matter.

December 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ornelas bids Lathrop adieu at final meeting

Omar Ornelas has said his final goodbye.

December 27, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Around Town


Ripon Police honor citizens for bravery

Two men were cited Wednesday afternoon in the Ripon City Council chambers for their bravery in taking down a suspect armed with a shotgun who they witnessed assaulting a young woman near the Ripon bike bridge.

December 27, 2015 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Ceres, Manteca both seeking diverging diamond interchanges

Manteca isn't the only city in California pursuing the state's first "diverging diamond" interchange.

December 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MUSD students earn honors concert nod

The San Joaquin County Honors Band, Orchestra and Choir contain a healthy number of Manteca Unified students.

December 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


1/3 of owner occupied homes built since 1990

The first decade of this century was a banner time for owner-occupied single family home construction.

December 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Garbage collection changes for holidays

Manteca is changing its garbage collection for the next two weeks.

December 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Toys needed for Christmas Eve breakfast

Santa's helpers need help.

December 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


U-turn on horizon for Daniels at Fishback

A major irritant for Fishback Road residents - customers from the nearby McDonald's at Airport Way and Daniels Street going down their street - will be addressed when an empty field north of Daniels Street is eventually developed into commercial uses.

December 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Flooding top Manteca issue

Given Manteca and the rest of California are wrestling with the consequences of four consecutive years of severe drought Manteca Mayor Steve DeBrum finds it surreal that in less than seven months flooding - or more precisely the fear of it - could stop a large chunk of Manteca's economic development.

December 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ripon OKs 5-year lease for Mistlin

The City of Ripon and TPR Baseball agreed last Tuesday to re-up the lease agreement for the Mistlin Sports Park.

December 14, 2015 | Vince Rembulat | Around Town


Will City Council give VFW same consideration?

The homeless and other scavengers are costing taxpayers money and creating health and safety issues at Manteca's $7 million transit center on Moffat Boulevard at South Main Street by rummaging through the trash bin.

December 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


CenterPoint seeks spec buildings

CenterPoint Business Park has been coming up short in the race to land employers at the approved 4 million square foot plus industrial park in north Manteca bounded by Lathrop Road, Airport Way, Roth Road, and the Union Pacific Railroad intermodal facility.

December 10, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca’s wild giving tradition

Wild boar. Wild pheasant. Wild everything.

December 08, 2015 | Jason Campbell | Around Town


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Articles by Section - 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


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