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Circle K with gas pumps at Bypass & Main

The first commercial construction south of the 120 Bypass since the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley opened eight years ago will be a convenience store with gas pumps.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra Nevada

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Environmental perfectionism can kill people

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared Feb. 16, 2005 in the Manteca Bulletin.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s problem: Silicon in Bay Area

Manteca's destiny is sealed but its fate isn't.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


GECAC: 79.2% success rate

"If you put a caring adult across from a struggling student amazing things will happen." - the late Antone Raymus

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEW $500K ENGINE

Manteca's newest fire engine rides higher for a reason.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Impromptu steak dinner for homeless

Jeff Shields had a dilemma.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Affordability: Manteca’s big housing failure

Is there an affordable housing problem in Manteca?

July 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Parking lots may be done before school starts Aug. 4

The first part of the $56.4 million Measure G projects now underway at five Manteca Unified School District campuses will involve parking lot and drop-zone improvements.

July 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CLASSROOM SHORTAGE LOOMS

The 9,779 proposed homes the City of Manteca has in various stages of the planning process will ultimately require at least $340 million in new school construction to accommodate 6,851 students.

July 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cuts water use by 28% in June

Manteca has hit its stride when it comes to water conservation.

July 14, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cantu swings away with new golf course idea

Ben Cantu's proposal during his unsuccessful 2014 campaign for the Manteca City Council to convert the Manteca Golf Course into a low-key community park of sorts and build a new municipal golf course elsewhere triggered what one might best call an "eye rolling moment."

July 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


9,779 MORE HOMES

Enough housing units are now on the development playing board to turn Manteca into a city of 105,000 residents if they are all built.

July 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MANTECA MEMORY LANE

A stroll down Manteca's memory lane is planned for Saturday, July 30, at Woodward Park.

July 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


How about background checks on buyers of smartphones to save lives?

I feel so much safer knowing that California will soon be doing background checks on those who buy ammunition.

July 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Manteca’s ‘mega’ future

Manteca's future health - economically and as a community - is becoming more and more reliant not on just the Bay Area/Silicon Valley but also ...

September 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Absentee landlords & downtown Manteca

For years, Manteca civic leaders have slammed absentee landlords for making it next-to-impossible to get any traction downtown.

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Late to the party, but glad I showed up

I'm always the one that's late to the party.

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HOMES KEEP GETTING BIGGER

August was a hot month in Manteca for residential solar.

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City manager: Waterpark deal possible in 2 months

Manteca City Manager Elena Reyes is optimistic that a deal will be reached within the next few months for an operator of a 500-room hotel ...

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca: ‘Second to none’

Elena Reyes has a clear vision for Manteca.

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca: Has it lost it’s mojo?

Not one, not two, but three Manteca City Council members Tuesday lamented how Tracy - and Lathrop to a lesser degree - was kicking Manteca's proverbial ...

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City has no money to repair alley tripping hazards

Brenda Franklin doesn't want anyone else going through the pain that she has been hit with after taking a fall that injured her foot ...

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Friday is East Union’s golden moment

East Union High has come a long way since it first opened its doors 50 years ago this month on a campus that some at ...

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca isn’t relaxing water conservation

Manteca's stepped up water conservation rules aren't going to be relaxed any time soon.

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The need for the Board of Supervisors to get it right

There's not a lot of fluff to Tom Patti.

September 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ice skating in downtown

The Fourth pf July aerial fireworks display may have been a dud but as a result Christmas may sparkle in Manteca.

September 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


8-month-old city website getting redo in $57K plan

Less than a year after the city devoted staff and taxpayer resources to roll out a new website the Manteca City Council has approved spending ...

September 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon Unified annual report card

Ripon Unified students are outperforming their counterparts in San Joaquin County and throughout California when it comes to grasping English language arts and math.

September 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


San Francisco is helping ‘kill’ river salmon

Environmental Defense in February of 2005 noted 85 percent of the 260,000 acre feet of water San Francisco takes from the Tuloumne River watershed ...

September 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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