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National health care’s 1st dividend: A 10% tanning tax

If you go to a tanning salon, congratulations are in order.

July 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Curtain rises on Movies in the Park

It's another summer of free family fun as Community Movies in the Park returns for its third year next month.

June 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Parade takes place Saturday in Manteca

Manteca is celebrating the birth of the United States on Saturday.

June 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Commercial tax assessments may drop 15 percent in Manteca

Commercial property values may take a 15 percent hit this year in Manteca but the impact on the general fund will be minimal.

June 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Who needs trees when CBS billboards are in Manteca park?

A small army of civic-minded volunteers from Crossroads Community Church did what they embraced as the Lord's work last October and helped the financially strapped city plant 250 trees along the Moffat Boulevard leg of the Tidewater Bikeway.

June 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Safe workplace saves taxpayers $780K yearly

Safety first isn't just a slogan. It's a way of saving money.

June 29, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Potential still glitters in the Golden State

The Donner Party came to California 164 years ago.

June 29, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SJ plan: $43.9M in bike route upgrades

Making San Joaquin County bicycle friendly for commuters and recreational cyclists carries a price tag of $43.9 million.

June 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Moorhead: Santana Row style project for downtown

Creating a true downtown neighborhood that doubles as a destination for Manteca residents is what Debby Moorhead believes will best strengthen the heart of the city.

June 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Manteca water will flow to SSJID office

South San Joaquin Irrigation District may soon use the water they treat for the City of Manteca at the cutting edge Nick DeGroot Surface Water Treatment Plant.

June 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Public schools: A return to ‘haves’ v. ‘have nots’?

California's public education could be moving toward another crisis that could ultimately undermine local control.

June 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Checking out private partnership

E-books could come to the Manteca Library.

June 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Firm express interest in partnering on Manteca water park

A firm is interested in partnering with Manteca to build a water park near to the Big League Dreams sports complex and is willing to put up at least $2 million.

June 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Weatherford: Downtown needs housing, mixed uses

Downtown Manteca needs two things - reasons for consumers to go there as well as more people living there to support a wide array of shops and restaurants you don't find at modern shopping centers.

June 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Summer beckons with the little pleasures of life

Summertime and the livin' is easy

June 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Drought may trigger return to 2nd weed check by city

The need to reduce water use could turn some Manteca yards into tinder boxes.

April 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Atherton Drive, not McKinley is better alternative

Since 1849 when valley paths expanded into well-worn dirt roads heading toward the mines, strategically placed thoroughfares have been growth inducing in California where mobility and lifestyle are interchangeable concepts.

April 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Offer keeps MUSD teachers best paid in San Joaquin County

Manteca Unified teachers will continue to be better paid than their counterparts in Stockton Unified - and most teachers in San Joaquin County - under the latest compensation offer made by the district.

April 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Pimental earns Manteca Hall of Fame nod

Earl Pimental devoted 31 years teaching Spanish at Manteca High and then launched a second career as a dedicated community volunteer.

April 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tying purple ribbons for Relay for Life

When purple ribbons start showing up tied around trees and signposts throughout the community then you know the Manteca Relay for Life is getting near.

April 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


California’s coming firestorm

There were 2,843 single family homes destroyed and another 437 apartments lost.

April 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Sin taxes deadlier than vices

Death and taxes.

April 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Going Digital tablets not going home this summer

The $30 million Going Digital initiative is experiencing some minor equipment hiccups.

April 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Do Manteca rates hold water?

Manteca may have to end its practice of charging larger water users more in a bid to encourage conservation.

April 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Workshop for future park needs

What does Manteca need in terms of municipal parks and recreation?

April 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dillman serving as Hall of Fame MC

The master of ceremonies for this year's Manteca Hall of Fame is Place of Refuge Pastor Mike Dillman.

April 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


7 Sierra students part of film festival

Films produced by seven Sierra High students will be shown on a screen at Brenden Theaters in Vacaville on Thursday.

April 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca: The next Fresno or San Bruno?

Roads wear out. Bridges fail after a number of years. Sewer lines deteriorate.

April 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Promoting Manteca & business

The Manteca Chamber of Commerce means business.

April 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID could cut water use by 25%

South San Joaquin Irrigation District has a plan to free up 73,000 acre feet of water that could be used to grow food in the southern valley, send water through municipal faucets, and help provide critical flows to fish or improve the quality of river water.

April 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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