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Ted Poulos gave of himself at every turn

Manteca businessman and pharmacist Ted Poulos learned early in life the importance of giving back to the community.

May 01, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Manteca turning water play feature back on at Library Park May 23

There's going to be free, cool fun for kids this summer.

April 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Things get a tad heated in negotiations between RUSD & teachers

Nothing heats up the vernacular as much as salary negotiations, or more precisely , the public posturing away from the table.

April 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


City manager gone; more fast food coming

City Manager Elena Reyes is history.

April 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Caltrans getting ready to clear encampments

Where is the biggest homeless encampment in Manteca?

April 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca Visitors Center is going 100% virtual

The Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau is going virtual.

April 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Four locals qualify for Boston Marathon

Three Manteca residents along with a Ripon runner are among those qualifying to compete in the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17.

April 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca may want to follow Tracy’s lead

Mike Barkley - the Manteca apartment owner that lost the Democratic June primary last year for Congress - has established a website at mjbarkl.com/fallen.htm showcasing the City of Tracy's efforts to honor their fallen soldiers.

April 11, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


FRANKLY, DOES CITY GIVE A DARN?

Pole Land.

April 08, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca needs to help protect veterans as they are library staff

Memo to Manteca City Council:

April 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The 20 who will help shape future for Manteca

It could easily be the most eclectic group of 20 people ever assembled in Manteca.

April 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | 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 house that has been vacant since it was gutted by fire 16.5 months ago.

March 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


Louise Avenue: ‘just a little lane’ that will never amount to much

Now that work is moving forward on 1,506 more housing units on both ends of Louise Avenue and the fact it is Manteca's ...

April 05, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


For first time in 12 years city manager lives in Manteca

Tim Ogden has kept his word. Manteca now has a city manager who actually calls Manteca home for the first time since 2006.

March 28, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


That’s sewer flowing along Louise Avenue

More than a few folks are asking - just what is going on along Louise Avenue between Main Street and Union Road where a temporary pipe ...

March 22, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Waterslides returning to Manteca after 16 years

It's been 14 years since the Manteca Waterslides was shuttered, yet people still identify the city with the outdoor water park created when farmer ...

March 21, 2018 | Dennis Wyatt | 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


MOFFAT MAKEOVER

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


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