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SSJID nest egg for lowering power costs hits $70.4M

At a time when virtually every government agency in California is either drawing down its reserves or is in deficit spending, the South San Joaquin Irrigation District stands out as an exception.

June 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pombo & what ails those who wish to lead us

Richard Pombo is a political lightning rod.

June 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Privatization of library is possible

California's ongoing government budget crisis may write a new chapter for the Manteca Library.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Portable’ restrooms in works for BMX park

Two permanent "portable" restrooms are scheduled to be put in place next week at the new BMX track at Spreckels Recreation Park.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RV rules fail to address travel trailers

Roberta Hogan was loading up her trailer in front of her Manteca home when she realized she had to go to the store to get supplies.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


IRS tax ruling part of same-sex union debate

The Internal Revenue Service has now created another marriage penalty to the benefit of California's registered domestic partners - primarily same-sex couples.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Condos sell for $44,500 to $58,000

Determining value - especially with cash buyers - is an art and not a science.

June 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Bye, bye barren Bypass?

The dry grass and barren ground that dominates the Highway 120 Bypass corridor through Manteca from mid-spring to late fall may eventually become a thing of the past in some locations.

June 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FUN Clun opens for summer this Friday

One of Manteca's smallest churches is making a big difference in the lives of at-risk kids.

June 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Paper or plastic may soon become phrase of the past

I am a firm believer in using reusable tote bags at the grocery store.

June 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Firefighters slash OT by $450,000

Manteca has trimmed $450,000 in firefighter overtime without having to "brown-out" an engine company due to a manpower shortage.

June 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Work could start on Highway 99 in 2011

Congestion on Highway 99 between Arch Road and Austin Road may ease a year ahead of schedule.

June 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Erasing individual values to counter gangs: Is it worth it?

It is open season on rosary beads in a growing number of school districts across the United States.

June 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca says thanks to veterans

It was a rag-tag fleet of vehicles from a World War II Jeep Willy and 1965 Mustang convertible to a slew of PT Cruisers and even a Bentley that made their way down Yosemite Avenue late Monday morning.

June 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Library Park could get new life as town square

Library Park – once the site of one of Manteca's first baseball diamonds – could be well on its way to being a true downtown square by this time next year.

June 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Helping homeless succeed

The kid was being disruptive

March 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Trustees squander $120,298

What can $298.50 buy for the classroom to support your child's education?

March 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WORSE THAN WORST CASE SCENARIO

A pending deal that temporarily relaxes salinity and dissolved oxygen standards in the San Joaquin River at Vernalis south of Manteca could prevent the Stanislaus River from going dry this year plus give South San Joaquin Irrigation District some breathing room.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Temperatures & criminals warming up

Rising temperatures means more opportunity for criminals.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Manteca farmers market gets makeover

Get ready for Market & Music in Manteca.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Chris Teicheira ranked 5,685th in ESPN’s NCAA challenge

Chris Teicheira almost picked the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament to a T.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Kahoot! developers dropping by Manteca schools

Two key players behind the Kahoot! are stopping by Manteca Unified on Friday lured by how the game-based classroom response system is catching on in local classrooms since the Going Digital roll out.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Legendary cross-country coach speaking at Sierra High on Monday

Sierra High has a movie date with the winningest cross country coach in California Interscholastic Federation history.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Chamber launches ‘Business Buddies’

The Manteca Chamber of Commerce has rolled out a new initiative to help small business dealing with the city permitting process.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


THE REVOLUTION

They have taken out the lawn in their back yard and replaced it with brick and sand as well as a water fountain that sits bone dry.

March 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca outpatient surgery center?

Manteca could have a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center by early 2016.

March 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Conflicting addresses for Manteca trustees

The question isn't going away: Was Alexander Bronson and Ashley Drain legal residents of the Manteca Unified School District let alone the area they were running to represent when they filed last August to seek election?

March 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Uncle Sam allows us to be ripped off $124B a year

It's tough to support one's self on $8,000 a year.

March 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA MURALS

A trip to British Columbia inspired Manteca's high-profile mural undertaking.

March 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Annexation may produce 356 homes

The mother-of-all Manteca McMansions - the massive 30,000-square-foot home built by a grape broker - may soon be a step closer to being part of the city.

March 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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