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Apartments paying for future bike path maintenance

Apartments being built almost a quarter of a mile away will help pay for the ongoing maintenance of a future extension of the Tidewater Bikeway north of Lathrop Road.

December 10, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Taxpayers and the price tag for personal salvation

Steve Fossett was a successful American businessman and a multi-millionaire. He also was a risk taker.

December 09, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Atherton Drive now open from Main to Wellington

You can now take Atherton Drive all the way from Woodard Avenue near Moffat Boulevard to Union Road.

December 08, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s a wonderful time to be a California criminal

The California Department of Corrections website calls it a "historic solution" to solving the problem of prisons being revolving doors for low-level criminals. It is also touted as the "cornerstone" of plans to get inmate population to 137.5 percent of design capacity by June 13, 2013 as ordered by federal courts.

December 07, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


State releases felons then pays cities to help re-arrest them

Felons released early from state prison are responsible for an uptick in crime in Manteca and elsewhere in San Joaquin County.

December 07, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Artificial or real tree: It’s all about learned behavior

Artificial or real. It's the seasonal version of the plastic or paper question.

December 06, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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


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I-5 do-si-do & high speed parking lots

Friday's colossal back-up on northbound Interstate 5 offered a peek of what lies ahead for the Tracy-Lathrop-Manteca region.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


At least there’s space for evidence

Manteca Police may have cramped headquarters but at least there should be adequate room for evidence storage.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Board looks at options for growth

Manteca Unified expects by 2020 to have upwards of 2,000 more students - or the equivalent of two elementary schools.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


STREET CRED

In just a little over 3½ miles, one city street in Manteca carries four different names.

August 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Roundabout on Louise Ave. for new homes

The first new neighborhood built east of Highway 99 in more than a decade is expected to generate 241 students that most likely will end ...

August 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca on verge of major economic splash

The Hyatt Regency in San Francisco has 802 rooms.

August 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Time is long overdue to take back Manteca

If you go by Lincoln Park around 9 o'clock in the evening, there will sometimes be a small gathering under the picnic shelter. There ...

August 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Chestnut going whole hog

Joey Chestnut - a San Jose man who makes a pig of himself for a living - is competing in the World Bacon Eating Championship taking place ...

August 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Regulating America to death

You don't need to look far to see the regulatory chokehold the federal bureaucracy has on the economy, public safety, and even attempts to ...

August 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Q&A about camping in Manteca

Now that the homeless have been locked out of the Manteca Library courtyard at night by a wrought iron fence put in place to stop ...

August 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Residents say the time has come to retake Manteca

They defecate on doorsteps.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cougars encouraged after full offseason of work

STOCKTON - Although this will be Eddie Menzel's second season as the Weston Ranch volleyball coach, he inherited the program last year after the summer ...

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | High School Sports


A solution for future downtown parking needs

The Altamont Corridor Express train is coming down the track.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CUTTING ERRORS, RED TAPE

It is a "horror" story that Manteca Community Development Director Greg Showerman has heard way too often.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca deal of the century moving forward?

What could arguably be the sweetest deal for Manteca's economy since Ed Powers a century ago convinced Claus Spreckels that the sandy plains was ...

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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