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Growth fees & those who keep crying wolf

Should growth pay its own way?

May 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Schools cut resource officer funds

Manteca Unified is getting ready to end funding for school resource officers.

May 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wounded Warrior run part of Memorial Day events

Iraq War veteran Derek McGinnis and the author of "Exit Wounds": A Survival Guide to Pain Management" is among the entries already registered for the first Wounded Warrior Christopher Braley 5k run/walk that is part of the Memorial Day Weekend activities on Sunday, May 30, at Woodward Park.

May 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Backing off on environmental perfection

It will go down as a landmark decision.

May 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Storm brewing over costs

The buyers of homes in new Manteca neighborhoods approved in the mid-1990s were forced by conditions placed on development to pay into landscape maintenance districts.

May 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


State’s RDA money grab costs jobs of 3 city workers

Three City of Manteca planning technicians lost their jobs after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's move to commandeer $2.05 billion in redevelopment funds was upheld in court.

May 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca gang violence on upswing

Crime continues to drop in Manteca with one glaring exception - gang violence.

May 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BLD’s growth streak continues in 1st quarter

Inclement weather in January, February, and March failed to slow down growth in attendance and play at the Big league Dreams sports complex.

May 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Keeping cost of government down is our responsibility

Why is government so out of whack? The answer is simple. We want it both ways.

May 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Has Manteca bottomed out?

The median value of homes changing hands in Manteca ended 2.5 years of freefall sometime during the summer of 2009.

May 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca council pondering fate of $89K contract for DC lobbyist

Is spending $89,000 on a lobbyist in Washington, D.C., worth it?

May 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Juvenile burglary suspects may soon wear ankle monitors

Juveniles arrested for burglary in Manteca may soon be forced to wear ankle monitors.

May 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PG&E’s style of doing business: Break the rules & then apologize

PG&E's brass will do whatever it takes to protect their multi-million dollar compensation packages whether it is breaking laws, distorting the truth, or leading an effort to amend the California Constitution to shore up their monopoly.

May 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Doing wheelies wasting time?

Austen Nunes is Manteca's undisputed wheelie king.

May 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca may broker truces between gangs with $500K in federal funds

A $500,000 "Peace Keeper" program that would interface with Manteca gangs has the total support of Manteca Police Chief David Bricker and could become a reality as soon as October.

May 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


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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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