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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 house that has been vacant since it was gutted by fire 16.5 months ago.

March 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Mayor DeBrum: Manteca also lacks executive style housing

Affordable housing isn't all that is lacking when it comes to new Manteca neighborhoods.

March 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Trash talk: Residents irked at extra cart charges

Has the City of Manteca shot itself in the proverbial foot when it comes to solid waste cost recovery?

March 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF?

So, who is afraid of the big bad wolf?

March 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Golf play adds green to Manteca economy

The Manteca golf course may not be a profit center per se but it adds a lot of green to the Manteca economy.

March 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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


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Articles by Section - Around Town


More offices for Manteca; plan for Starbucks in Yosemite NP

Manteca may be getting more office space.

January 15, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


DUI drivers slam into eye office 3 times in 30+ years

Fred Stellhorn seems destined to have the only drive-in optometry office in Manteca and it is definitely by accident.

January 05, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Of the Hat mansion & golf courses

Bulletin reader Ray Valentim looks at the 30,000-square-foot mansion on 184 acres that grape broker Michael Hat built just off Pillsbury Road in South ...

January 02, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MAKING CHRISTMAS BRIGHTER

Yes, Manteca, there is a Santa Claus.

December 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


EU, Sierra, Manteca teams step up for show of solidarity

In the aftermath of the social media video that "dissed" a Manteca High football player last month and led to the Buffalo captains refusing to ...

December 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Morowit starts run for 2nd term with event Thursday

Mike Morowit is kicking of his re-election campaign for the Manteca City Council on Thursday, Dec. 14, with a gathering from 6 to 7:30 ...

December 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Another Manteca fire started by homeless

Cold weather is here which means the fire season is starting in Manteca.

December 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca may regulate Pods, collection bins

Pods - or large storage containers dropped off by trucks typically for people moving or needing temporary storage while they remodel homes or businesses - aren't ...

December 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Habit Burger plans store in Manteca near Panera

Manteca's Burger Boulevard without a doubt is a two block section of East Yosemite Avenue from just east of Highway 99 to Spreckels Avenue.

December 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The $16.66 a day water park deal

There is no easy way to say this, so here goes: the Manteca Waterslides aren't only long gone but they are passé to the ...

November 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Waterford offers to pay for crosswalk enhancement on N. Main St.

Phil Waterford has seen a lot of changes on North Main Street in the 22 years he has owned Manteca Ford.

November 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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