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Museum talk features Save Mart’s Bob Piccinini

Bob Piccinini – the Manteca High graduate who helped build the family grocery business into more than 250 stores – is speaking during Thursday's Manteca Historical Society meeting.

January 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Roundabouts could help reduce costs

More roundabouts could be in Manteca's future as a strategy to reduce the cost of housing, cut vehicle air pollution, and contain future city costs.

January 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$12.2 million in bonus bucks kept Manteca afloat

One of the big reasons why Manteca isn't in as bad financial shape as some of it neighbors has everything to do with developers and their fear of costly legal infighting among each other.

January 11, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Manteca Police best paid

By DENNIS WYATT

January 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Crab lovers rejoice: Weekly crab feeds thru February

By DENNIS WYATT

January 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca gets first payment for fire services at accidents

By DENNIS WYATT

January 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID may help lobby for Ripon water help

By DENNIS WYATT

January 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Refrigerator weather prelude to spring’s repertoire of color

January in the Northern San Joaquin Valley can drive you crazy if you let it.

January 10, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Many new homes selling below costs

Most Manteca new home builders aren't even breaking even these days on their investment despite enjoying a robust year in comparison with the rest of San Joaquin County.

January 09, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Family Affair’s’ Cissy speaking at women’s connection

"Cissy" of "Family Affair" fame is speaking in Manteca during the eight annual Women's Connection networking event on Friday, Feb. 5.

January 09, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca needs to heed lesson of Weston Ranch

Managing a bust is perhaps more important than directing a boom.

January 09, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca lands JM Equipment

JM Equipment Co. has acquired the former Sexton Chevrolet building in Spreckels Park with plans to consolidate its Modesto and Stockton operations in Manteca.

January 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | BUSINESS


You get out of a garden & life what you put into it

I've paid for a new roof as well as a new fence that I stained by hand. I painted the outside and ripped out most of the inside carpet. I tore down an outbuilding and ripped out brick flower beds as well as two concrete pathways. I've ripped up four trees and the grass in the back yard and removed the grass and three trees in the front yard. I've planted seven trees and 128 shrubs so far.

January 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Real Estate Believe it or Not

What a strange long year it's been.

January 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Fees to build ‘typical’ home: $40K

What does it cost to build a typical tract home south of the Highway 120 Bypass in Manteca?

January 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Joe Freitas helped youth, founded bank

Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.

August 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A cautionary tale about signing on the dotted line

Steve Catalano wants to go home.

August 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


60 PARKS & COUNTING

Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.

August 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$159M bond helps push for vocational education

The $159 million school bond on the Nov. 4 ballot isn't just about upgrading aging schools and correcting safety problems.

August 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Why rats like dark tunnels such as the Twin Tunnels

The emperor has no clothes.

August 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Applying pressure to conserve

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.

August 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Making it hard to be homeless in Manteca

It's time to get serious about the homeless in Manteca.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Bonus bucks blowback

Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Poor kids can’t ‘buy American’ access while the wealthy can

Annie Moore was the first immigrant processed through Ellis Island when it opened on Jan. 1, 1892.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Is community committed to homeless effort?

Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.

August 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The case for a 2.5% growth rate for the City of Manteca

A lot has changed in the past 30 years.

August 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Great Wolf guests will drive up to four hours

Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.

August 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New Adventures

One of the most magical rides in California can be taken on the 206-mile long Highway 120 that runs from Manteca in the west to Benton in the east.

August 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


UNDER $230,000

The under $230,000 market when it comes to nicer resale homes is almost history once again in Manteca.

August 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Tougher Manteca water rules?

Manteca is working on more severe water conservation measures that are expected to be considered by the City Council in 30 to 45 days just as the highest water use period of the year ends.

August 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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