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Sweet deals have taken Manteca ‘to the next level’

Taking Manteca to "the next level" over the past 100 years has taken vision and ingenuity.

December 22, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Water: Use less, save more

Conserve water and pay less.

December 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1900s: Manteca starts as wide spot on road

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close.

December 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Police wish list: MESH camera system

The eyes of Ripon Police are upon you if you break the law in that city.

December 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


First day of winter is anything but dark & dreary

This is not the darkest day of the year. It is the start of the rebirth of nature and one's self.

December 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Next cuts could cut to ‘the bone’

Expenses are going to increase next fiscal year for Manteca Unified by upwards of $4.5 million.

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Manteca police ranks shrinking to 55 officers by end of March

There were 72 Manteca Police officers at the start of October.

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Christmas trees cause house fires yearly in Manteca

It usually starts with a small spark that makes a small crackling noise.

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PG&E hiking baseline power rates 3%

Those who use the least electricity will see their PG&E bills go up in January while those who use the most will see a slight drop in their bills.

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra Nevada

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history as the first decade of the 21st century draws to a close.

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Santa, bring some coal for the legislature

Dear Santa,

December 20, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


PG&E system worth $41M?

PG&E representatives at public forums have repeatedly put the value of the electrical distribution system in Manteca, Ripon and Escalon at more than $300 million.

December 19, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Record 14.8% of Mantecans without jobs

Nine hundred city residents lost their jobs in October and November to push Manteca unemployment up to a post Depression high of 14.8 percent.

December 19, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Donors make sure 1,300 struggling families will have Christmas dinner

Mike Mallory is impressed.

December 19, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chamber endorses ballot measure to keep state’s hands off local revenue

Manteca's largest business organization is backing a statewide ballot aimed at preventing the California Legislature and the governor from taking local revenue to balance the state budget.

December 19, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


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Manteca scores with BLD

The Big League Dreams sports complex is heading into the home stretch of its eighth full season and it is still scoring big for Manteca.

July 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Navy blue frames then skydiving?

Selecting eyeglass frames is always interesting given my eyesight.

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Strategy: Inconvenience homeless

Manteca Police for the past six weeks have stepped up their pressure on the homeless at Library Park.

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


WOODWARD & WATER

"Little drops of water

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chamber seeks help to clean 2,500 flags

The Manteca Chamber of Commerce along with a small army of volunteers have helped line Manteca's streets with 2,500 flags at least 10 times a year since 2002 to mark major holidays.

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Jack Snyder: You may not like the man but he delivered

There is no middle ground with Jack Snyder. You either like him or you don't.

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Water supplies tighten

There is less water than previously thought available from New Melones for South County farmers and municipal users in Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy.

July 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Panera Bread seeks OK from Manteca planners

Panera Bread is before the Manteca Planning Commission Tuesday seeking approval of a 4,200-square-foot restaurant on East Yosemite Avenue.

July 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Breaking up California is so hard to do

Perhaps splitting California into six states wouldn't be all that bad.

July 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


ON TAP OR IN BOTTLE?

What's safer to drink: Manteca tap water or bottled water?

July 19, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Some of the cleanest water on the planet

Some of that water flowing from your faucet in Manteca between April and October likely first reached earth as a snowflake in the rugged Sierra terrain north of Yosemite Park.

July 19, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bottlers tap into baseless fears to sell you water

"You're going to get sick!"

July 19, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


How bad would it be without Prop. 13?

Ah, the good old days before Proposition 13.

July 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Manteca water use drops 20.4%

Brown lawns are starting to pay off for Manteca when it comes to conserving water.

July 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Doing back alley political hatchet job on Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby in the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision continues to offer its employees health insurance coverage for contraception including birth control pills.

July 18, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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