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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

Manteca gets another burger place; the $1M bulb-out project

Five Guys Burgers & Fries is coming to Manteca.

June 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Can you eat 12 pounds of bacon in 90 seconds?

Get ready for deep fried bacon on a stick.

May 31, 2016 | | Around Town

Palmers come thru with flags for veterans buried at EU Cemetery

Suzanne Clemens had a dilemma.

May 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Manteca Futbol Club scores with neighbors

The Manteca Futbol Club took it upon themselves to pay the City of Manteca to have an off-duty Manteca Police officer work the streets in and around Woodward Park during their soccer tournament this past weekend.

May 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Free dinner this Friday for veterans

Are you a veteran?

May 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Political hit piece aimed at Manteca councilman along with wife

Richard and Linda Silverman had a bit of a surprise this past week.

May 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Homeless haven leveled to make way for Chevron

An eyesore on North Main Street that also was a flop house for the homeless was torn down Thursday.

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Panhandling: A sign of The times?

It's a legitimate question from a reader: Why does Manteca allow panhandling at freeway off-ramps?

May 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Manteca’s high class library proposal

The 30,000-square-foot Hat Mansion has been offered as a possible site for a new Manteca Library branch by Richland Communities.

May 11, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Bonsai trees galore. A gigantic sundial on the ground, all handmade, with the traventine-marble gnomon rising to an impressive five feet. A full bocce ball court. Tree roses along pathways winding around not just one but two 1860s Victorian houses. A Biblical garden and a labyrinth surrounded by lush landscaping at St. Paul's United Methodist Church.

May 09, 2016 | ROSE ALBANO RISSO | Around Town

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Articles by Section - Around Town

MPD does the right thing in jail attack

They are popular refrains amongst those that push for reform within America's policing system.

March 15, 2018 | Jason Campbell | Around Town

McDonald’s is their kind of place

Remember the homeless that plopped down next to the entrance to the East Yosemite Avenue McDonald's partially blocking the sidewalk while panhandling, cooking food ...

March 13, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca's biggest urban renewal project since the conversion of a shuttered sugar beet refinery into the economic juggernaut known as Spreckels Park is one ...

March 03, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Jimmy John’s sandwiches coming to Manteca

Manteca is getting a Jimmy John's gourmet sandwich shop in the same complex housing Chipotle's on East Yosemite Avenue at Commerce Drive near ...

March 01, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Texting while driving killing more city trees

Cause and effect is an interesting thing.

February 27, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

How did East Union High get it’s name?

Two readers have sent emails asking the same question: How did East Union High get its name?

February 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town

Get ready for another option in Manteca for Mexican food

If you like Mexican cuisine there's another Manteca dining option on the way.

January 26, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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