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Golf pro takes swing for larger cut of green fees, fails to connect

Alan Thomas believes that spending more money on marketing and customer service would increase play at the Manteca Golf Course by 20 percent.

December 06, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


An incentive plan for increased golf play that makes sense for pro, city

Steve Pinkerton, before he left Manteca to assume city manager duties in Davis - the Sacramento Valley beachhead for Berkeley sensibilities - had a trademark mantra. It was simple and to the point: Things are not going to go back to the way they were before.

December 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca households save $400 each

Manteca residents won't be flushing additional money down the toilet in 2013.

December 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


IT’S VICE MAYOR MOORHEAD

Eight-one votes helped make Debby Moorhead Manteca's new vice mayor.

December 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Prenuptial talks next for Great Wolf

The courtship involving Great Wolf Resorts and the City of Manteca is getting a bit more serious.

December 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The CPUC's push to stop renegade ride sharing via non-regulated apps

Gas - as one billboard along Moffat Boulevard proclaimed last summer - is $1.10 per gallon.

December 03, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Flooding kept at minimum

The three storms that dropped over 1.6 inches of rain on Manteca over five days - including .73 inches Sunday - caused little flooding except for water logged neighborhood street corners were storm drain inlets were clogged by leaves.

December 03, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golf pro seeking bigger green fee cut from city

Will increasing the golf pro's cut of green fees boost play at the Manteca municipal golf course and generate more money for the city?

December 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Reasons for higher government costs can often be found in our front yards

Manteca - by all standards in the Central Valley - has a minimal flooding problem.

December 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


No rate hike for 4th straight year

Manteca's across-the-board austerity effort to reverse municipal fortunes in the wake of the Great Recession triggered by the foreclosure crisis is paying off for city water users.

December 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Killing a scorpion, Death Valley, & lessons about life

The great thing about growing old is growing old.

December 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Be thankful for countless acts of kindness that make us strong

Today is our nation's 223rd Thanksgiving.

November 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$1,000 deal covers BMX maintenance

Manteca's most cost efficient expenditure of tax dollars is arguably $1,000 going to the Anderson 209 BMX Race team.

November 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PG&E is asking for $500 from you to upgrade gas, power system

PG&E, without a doubt, needs billions of dollars to prevent the quasi-monopoly they have been bestowed from plunging the Northern California economy into Third World status.

November 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca delivers enough turkeys for 2,090 families

A last-minute surge of turkey donations over the weekend means 2,090 struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop will have a holiday meal.

November 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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THE $1,500 MANTECA UNIFIED GAP

Manteca Unified is "losing" nearly $1,500 on every student they educate in a regular classroom.

July 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Food for thought: Growth in Bay Area checks will cost MUSD

Growth could end up costing Manteca Unified millions of dollars.

July 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca fiddles while abandoned buildings burn

Is Manteca burning?

July 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Why downtown Stockton? The $308M question

I am not going to shed a tear when the current San Joaquin County courthouse ceases to function as such at the end of the ...

July 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Not living in Mello-Roos home could mean busing

Living in a home that is assessed a Mello-Roos tax could become a deciding factor in the next few years whether children living south of ...

July 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Just what I don’t need: A closet expert

Sixty-one years and counting I had no idea that there are experts who specialize in advising you about the right way to hang clothes in ...

July 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Vote nears on legislature’s ‘Keep Tesla Afloat Act’

The world is coming to an end if we don't cut greenhouse emissions.

July 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Bill Stricker Court being dedicated on Aug. 5

The Bill Stricker Court at Dalben Center is being dedicated on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 5 p.m. in the East Union High gym.

July 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


I-580: Rolling parking lot?

If you think traffic is slow now for Manteca, Lathrop and Ripon commuters making their way to jobs across the Altamont Pass wait until 2040 ...

July 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What’s a little discomfort if you can help?

It was probably the strangest compliment I had ever given anyone.

July 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


New life for old business park?

Be nimble, be quick.

July 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca’s two best bets for job generation

Memo to Manteca City Council: When it comes to job generation, the ball is in your court.

July 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


NO SUMMER BREAK

Classes start in two weeks at Manteca Unified campuses.

July 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It wasn’t too long ago valley was a big lake

"The Great Central Valley of the state is under water - the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys - a region 250 to 300 miles long and an ...

July 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Delicato plans two August wine events

Do you enjoy the grape?

July 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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