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Independence celebration set again on July 3

Manteca is again avoiding paying triple overtime to police officers as well as shaving thousands off the cost of the aerial fireworks by shifting the community's Independence Day celebration to July 3.

June 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


River Junction: County’s most flood prone area

Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.

June 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca needs BLD-style solution for library needs

It is time to turn the page, literally, on how we approach library services.

June 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Police placing chaplains in schools

Thirteen men and women of faith are stepping up to help the Manteca Police.

June 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Pension costs growing expense

Public employee retirees are living longer.

January 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca stops residents from saving water

Manteca wants people to reduce water use - or do they?

January 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca USD: Uranus versus Pluto conflict

Folks who make their living tossing theories abound about human behavior generally define Millennials as those born between the 1980s and 2000s. Some define Millennials by those who were in their formative years or reached adulthood at the dawn of the 21st century.

January 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Coming flood of misery for rural south Manteca folks

Rain and snow when it does fall can sometimes inflict painful misery on parts of Manteca and Lathrop.

January 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca plans more info for new website

Looking for a street address in Manteca?

January 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


One less bulb to play bumper cars with in downtown

Arguably the worst placed bulb in downtown Manteca is gone.

January 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


75-25 tax split to land Wolf?

Manteca may make its biggest tax sharing deal ever to get the biggest economic return yet for the municipal general fund.

January 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


QUICKER RESPONSE

Manteca firefighters are arriving at emergency calls quicker despite an increase in calls.

January 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SJ County plans center in Manteca

Home sales at River Islands at Lathrop and elsewhere will help start moving a proposed satellite county center toward becoming a reality in Manteca.

January 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


You voted for eggs to sell at $3.16 a dozen

The chickens have come home to roost.

January 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The Sweet 16 quiz

Manteca had a sweet deal going when Spreckles Sugar opened its factory for what ended up being an 80-year run.

January 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


He’s not your father’s school board member

Out of sight and out of mind.

January 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More cops & firefighters?

Property and sales tax receipts for the City for Manteca are exceeding budget projections.

January 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Surprise! Manteca gets sixth Starbucks

Question: How many Starbucks does Manteca need?

January 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Toe the line? My feet aren’t exactly normal

Captain Kangaroo.

January 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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