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Is $100 fee for non-fixed dogs working?

Is Manteca's strategy of charging $100 a year for licenses for dogs that aren't fixed working at reducing the amount of unwanted pets?

June 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Del Webb founder had SJ Valley roots

The largest residential development in Manteca history - and one that is slowly changing the city's demographics -is the progression of an idea launched 54 years ago by a Fresno native.

June 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Robo calls helping candidates chase off possible votes

I finally made up my mind who to vote for in Tuesday's Republican primary for Congress.

June 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Home sales top $546M in 29 months

Manteca homebuyers in the past 29 months have spent $546,413,000 snapping up housing deals in the resale market.

June 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID nest egg for lowering power costs hits $70.4M

At a time when virtually every government agency in California is either drawing down its reserves or is in deficit spending, the South San Joaquin Irrigation District stands out as an exception.

June 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pombo & what ails those who wish to lead us

Richard Pombo is a political lightning rod.

June 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Privatization of library is possible

California's ongoing government budget crisis may write a new chapter for the Manteca Library.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Portable’ restrooms in works for BMX park

Two permanent "portable" restrooms are scheduled to be put in place next week at the new BMX track at Spreckels Recreation Park.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RV rules fail to address travel trailers

Roberta Hogan was loading up her trailer in front of her Manteca home when she realized she had to go to the store to get supplies.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


IRS tax ruling part of same-sex union debate

The Internal Revenue Service has now created another marriage penalty to the benefit of California's registered domestic partners - primarily same-sex couples.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Condos sell for $44,500 to $58,000

Determining value - especially with cash buyers - is an art and not a science.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Bye, bye barren Bypass?

The dry grass and barren ground that dominates the Highway 120 Bypass corridor through Manteca from mid-spring to late fall may eventually become a thing of the past in some locations.

June 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FUN Clun opens for summer this Friday

One of Manteca's smallest churches is making a big difference in the lives of at-risk kids.

June 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Paper or plastic may soon become phrase of the past

I am a firm believer in using reusable tote bags at the grocery store.

June 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Firefighters slash OT by $450,000

Manteca has trimmed $450,000 in firefighter overtime without having to "brown-out" an engine company due to a manpower shortage.

June 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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New Melones water releases skyrocket to fight salinity

The Stanislaus River is paying for the sins of the Central Valley Water Project.

February 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Beautiful blue eyes

Those beautiful blue eyes.

February 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Get ready for rain barrels

New homes built in Manteca may soon have a new feature - rain barrels and cisterns.

February 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RAIN DROPS RETURN

New Melones Reservoir - the linchpin dam on the Stanislaus River - is dropping again on the eve of a four-day weather system that promises to usher in March with a whimper.

February 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Looking for a shopping cart?

What's the most popular place to dump pilfered shopping carts in Manteca?

February 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Dog park: Is third time a charm?

Speaking of dog parks, there is a council adopted by the Manteca City Council - well, at least a previous council.

February 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The Little Red Hen & Tulloch Lake

Copperopolis residents are worried sick.

February 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Property tax up 14%

Manteca's adopted budget calls for the city to dip into reserves to close out the books on June 30 to bridge a $592,940 structured deficit.

February 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rules against excess watering of landscaping being formed

Wasting landscape water for some future development could become a costly proposition.

February 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


63 PARKS & COUNTING

Manteca hit a milestone three month ago when the city completed its 63rd park facility.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Blight fight continues along Moffat

Manteca's ugly ducking thoroughfare - Moffat Boulevard - is inching closer to swan status.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Questions to dog city leaders on

The Great Dog Park Debate is back.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Gun rights topic of Patriots’ gathering

Robert Davis, co-owner of Elite Arms gun shop on South Main Street, is appearing before the Manteca Patriots on Thursday, March 12, to give a rundown of current District and Supreme Court cases affecting Second Rights Amendments.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Moffat best spot for dog park?

The City of Manteca wouldn't be able to build the Moffat Community Center this year for $1.16 million unless it deferred meeting the same landscape requirements it imposes on the private sector.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Go charge while getting car charged

Business is already booming at the Tesla Super Charging Station that just opened along the 120 Bypass at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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