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Teachers get to ‘double dip’ while Going Digital

A number of teachers must be loving the Going Digital initiative being implemented by the Manteca Unified School District.

December 30, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca bought water system to lower rates

Manteca's first move to buy a "public utility" and monthly charges ended up saving took place in 1928 and resulted in rates being slashed by almost 50 percent.

December 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


El Rey was Manteca’s grand dame back in 1937

It was the grand dame of Manteca.

December 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Place of Refuge spreads cheer

The Place of Refuge congregation spread holiday cheer far and wide this holiday season.

December 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Distracted shopping cart pushers strike once again

Robert Hendricksen e-mailed in this gem about his own shopping cart etiquette observations:

December 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Bleak Christmas for teens?

Organizers of a Manteca Christmas Eve breakfast are worried that this may be a bleak Christmas for older children and younger teens.

December 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ice cream trucks precede Santa’s sleigh

It was 62 degrees at mid-afternoon Monday in Manteca and music filled the air in some neighborhoods. No, not Christmas music. It was music from the speakers of an ice cream truck.

December 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The Silver Teapot is closed & up for sale

Downtown Manteca is losing one of its most unique businesses.

December 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Letters To Santa 12-23-14

December 22, 2014 | | Around Town


Letters To Santa

December 19, 2014 | | Around Town


Police spread holiday cheer to homeless, needy kids & seniors

Toys, clothes and blankets are on the shopping lists for Manteca police officers and other employees who are invading Target and Walmart this weekend to help Santa make Christmas brighter for the less fortunate on their beats.

December 16, 2014 | Glenn Kahl | Around Town


Toy shortage for efforts to give kids a Christmas

You have two chances to play Santa for kids in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop that may go without toys on Christmas.

December 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Stuff the Bus needs toys

Brandy Clark has some good news.

December 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Three nominated for military academies

Congressman Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, has nominated three South County high school students for consideration for appointment to three of the nation's prestigious military academies.

December 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


PG&E awards McParland $5,000

Manteca's George McParland School is receiving a $5,000 Bright Ideas Grant from Pacific Gas & Electric.

December 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


The missing yellow plates along Louise

A reader wanted to know why the Louise Avenue corridor enhancement project undertaken by the City of Manteca didn't include installing the yellow metal ...

August 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Revenue drops along with water use

Manteca residents have reduced water consumption by 32 percent to meet state mandated cutbacks during the ongoing drought emergency.

August 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless find shelter in park restrooms

City Manager Karen McLaughlin stressed Wednesday that Manteca's municipal parks are safe for residents to use following the City Council's decision this week ...

August 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Two retired Manteca High teachers pass

Manteca High's retired faculty ranks lost two members last week with the passing of English teacher Irving Shaw and art teacher Ron Pecchenino.

August 19, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Good-bye to 1 bedroom apartments under $1K?

Good luck finding a one bedroom apartment in Manteca that has adequate living space for less than $1,000 a month.

August 11, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Scammers targeting grandparents

Phone scammers are working Manteca again.

August 06, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


What do you do when 50 teens knock on your door?

What would you do if 50 plus teens who have been working up a sweat by running knock on your front door?

August 04, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Who’s been sleeping on your couch?

How brazen are the homeless?

July 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Getting a charge out of Teslas

Electric car owners are doing more than just charging their vehicles at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley. They're charging merchandise and food as ...

July 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca beats state to the punch on water savings

Manteca is ahead of the state when it comes to front yards for new homes.

July 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Save trees, let the grass turn yellow

There have been some calls lately to the Bulletin complaining about "dead grass" in landscaping maintenance districts and the prevalence of yellow and brown at ...

July 18, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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