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Rats, cats, & gophers, oh my, at MUSD sites

So how bad is the gopher problem at Weston Ranch High?

February 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Beautifying 120 Bypass with homeless encampments

Just a stone's throw – actually not even that - from Manteca's most expensive rental address is a rather large homeless encampment between Paseo Villas and the eastbound lanes of the 120 Bypass.

January 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Daily cargo service starts Feb. 1 at Stockton Airport

The skies around Manteca are about to see more big jets.

January 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Fences shape up as issue for campaign

Manteca's never ending fence saga continues.

January 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


SJ Fair may return in June, Fant avoids school recall

Sam Fant is on a roll.

January 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


National VFW leader in Manteca Wednesday

There are 19.3 million veterans in the United States.

January 18, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


State champ hoodies, shirts at Rite-Aid

The hottest item for sale at the Rite-Aid store on West Yosemite Avenue in Manteca: Try Sierra High hoodies and T-shirts proclaiming the Timberwolves as state high school football champions.

January 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Have job, will travel

On any given workday more than 108,000 commuters are flowing in and out of San Joaquin County to secure paychecks.

December 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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


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Articles by Section - 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 ...

March 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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