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Put homeless to work to clean up city; Singh, Patti meet & greets

The story in Friday's Bulletin headlined "Homeless Headway" about the first 30 days of a Manteca Police community resource officer being dedicated to working the streets to help the homeless that want help and to address those among their ranks that want to play by their own rules even if it means flagrant violations of the law, prompted six readers to send emails lauding the department and specifically officer Mike Kelly.

August 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Making a mess along Yosemite Avenue

The clothing drop-off box at Yosemite and Powers avenues in the Dollar General parking lot is a popular spot.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless set up camp in North Main storm basin

Several residents in the Manteca neighborhoods off Northgate Drive west of North Main Street have reported seeing an uptick of homeless in their area and were curious as to why.

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Time for sweet talk about Manteca

Ready for some sweet trivia?

August 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Thieves steal trees from cemetery

How low will thieves go?

August 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Wine Group plans to build big warehouse

The Wine Group - the world's second largest winery based on volume - is planning to build a 510,000-square-foot warehouse for wine storage on the southeast corner of East Highway 120 and Murphy Road in rural Ripon.

July 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca Unified still following civil rights hoop settlement

Ever wonder why Manteca Unified School District started combining varsity basketball games for boys and girls teams on Friday nights?

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Drones may join Manteca illegal fireworks fight plus city fence amnesty

Mayor Steve DeBrum wants the possible use of drones next Fourth of July weekend to patrol the skies over Manteca to document illegal fireworks.

July 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca USD bans car wash fundraisers

Manteca Unified continues to stay focused on conserving water.

July 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Post July 4th mail for some will include $750 surprise

Now that everyone who has shot off illegal fires has had their fun, it's just a matter of time to see who will be paying the piper for breaking the law.

July 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Karaoke tonight this evening at Music & Market

It's karaoke night this evening Music & Market in Manteca from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at Library Park.

July 04, 2016 | | Around Town


Great Wolf files business notice; another restaurant coming to Manteca

Great Wolf Resorts filed a fictitious business name statement last month with the San Joaquin County Recorder.

July 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ex-Manteca city manager now at helm in Avalon

David Jinkens is returning to sunny Catalina.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


In praise of Manteca’s downtown

One of Manteca's best kept secrets is that downtown is still viable by a long shot.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Do as we say not as we do department

Perhaps the entire City of Manteca staff didn't get the memo about a drought being on and it being against the rules for anyone to water between noon and 6 p.m. on any day.

June 22, 2016 | 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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