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Orchard Valley foray proves downtown can win people’s hearts

You don't need a crystal ball to see what direction downtown Manteca needs to take.

September 02, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


New homes up in size 27% since 2008

There's big news in Manteca new housing starts.

September 01, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s a ‘reasonable time’ to get rid of residency rule for city manager

At least once - if not twice a month - for over 30 months Richard Hansen made his way to the City Council podium to ask basically the same question: When is City Manager Steve Pinkerton going to move to Manteca?

September 01, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


State orders Manteca to pay $137K in interest

Manteca Unified is paying the state $139,397 for the "premature release" of bond money for three projects.

August 31, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


To those who have a cow over meat production

It is one of the greatest mysterious of our time.

August 31, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Next city manager won’t have to move

Davis requires its city manager to live within its city limits as a condition of employment.

August 30, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tidewater Bike Path adding new segment

The next segment of the Tidewater Bike Path is expected to be in place by spring.

August 30, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A realistic step to enhance the Manteca Library

You need wheels.

August 30, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The quiet streets of Manteca

East Yosemite Avenue between Commerce Avenue and Spreckels Avenue is a bit quieter these days.

August 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Are days for Manteca RDA numbered?

Stockton's pending decision to pull the plug on its redevelopment agency has gotten the attention of Manteca's elected leaders.

August 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Profit Gouging & Exploitation is at it again

PG&E is not a business.

August 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Hatfields & McCoys

Lathrop Gateway - a massive residential and business park on Manteca's doorstep northwest of McKinley Avenue and the 120 Bypass - is expected to generate a ton of traffic.

August 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Injury accidents up 37.04% in Manteca

Manteca's streets were a bit less safe the first half of the year.

August 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Library expansion picks up steam?

The new transit station being built on Moffat Boulevard could lead to an expansion of the cramped Manteca Library.

August 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mid-management agrees to reduce compensation $1.2M over 4 years

Mid-management employees for the City of Manteca have agreed to cut their compensation by $1,280,000 over the next four years.

August 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


1900s: Manteca starts as wide spot on road

The 20th century dawned in Manteca without a domestic water system, a public sewer, or even electricity.

July 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


War brings major change to Manteca

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

July 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1930s: farm woes, fires, floods in ‘quiet decade’

The 1930s could be characterized as Manteca's "quiet decade" if it weren't for the first major flood of the 20th century, labor strife ...

July 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1910s: Water brought prosperity to Manteca

Water.

July 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Bulbs’ & de facto right turn lanes

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared March 26, 2005 in the Manteca Bulletin. The city, 11 years later, is ...

July 18, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA GROWS UP

Karen McLaughlin's tenure as Manteca's city manager came to an end this week.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City manager job wasn’t on radar

Karen McLaughlin didn't start out in life with the goal of becoming a city manager.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Water play stays dry awaiting state

Joanne Beattie would love to have the city turn back on the $450,000 interactive water play feature at Library Park on Tuesdays during the ...

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Circle K with gas pumps at Bypass & Main

The first commercial construction south of the 120 Bypass since the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley opened eight years ago will be a convenience store ...

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra Nevada

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Environmental perfectionism can kill people

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared Feb. 16, 2005 in the Manteca Bulletin.

July 16, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s problem: Silicon in Bay Area

Manteca's destiny is sealed but its fate isn't.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


GECAC: 79.2% success rate

"If you put a caring adult across from a struggling student amazing things will happen." - the late Antone Raymus

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEW $500K ENGINE

Manteca's newest fire engine rides higher for a reason.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Impromptu steak dinner for homeless

Jeff Shields had a dilemma.

July 15, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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