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Junior high siren call: Beware of throwing the baby out with bath water

There is a quiet debate going on in Ripon.

May 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$7.5M hit for homeowners

Manteca homeowners - regardless of where they live - could get saddled with mandatory flood insurance forcing them to shell out $7.5 million a year.

May 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


TRASH TALK

Rexie LeStrange has spent the last 21 years dealing with garbage.

May 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Own a two-bedroom home? Then it’s probably gone up in value over the last year

Manteca's average closed escrow on a resale home has declined 57 percent since 2007.

May 17, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


WOUNDED WARRIOR RUN

The Wounded Warrior Christopher Braley is a run unlike any other run.

May 17, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Council: If wheels aren’t falling off, don’t replace it

City staff wants to spend $27,000 sometime after July 1 to replace the vehicle maintenance superintendent pickup truck that's 8½ year old and has 101,800 miles on it.

May 17, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Forget the sugar tax; Richmond needs a birth tax

Let those who are without sin impose sin taxes.

May 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Airport Way: Six lanes ahead

Airport Way five years ago was primarily a commuter route on Manteca's western edge.

May 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


28 motorists get tickets in Manteca sting targeting pedestrian safety

Pedestrians legally crossing Cottage Avenue in a clearly marked crosswalk midway between North Street and the Highway 99 overpass got an earful from motorists yelling at them to get out of the way.

May 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Council to staff: Address Union Ranch Park safety

Summer vacation is a few weeks away and parents in the Union Ranch neighborhood are fearing for their children's safety.

May 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sacramento vampires draining California economy of its life

It's wearing thin. Real thin.

May 16, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


‘Mini grants’ for video surveillance to get around costly state rule?

Manteca wants to put a high speed fiber optic system in place to provide security and other uses at municipal facilities including bus stops.

May 15, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop passing the buck to grand jury not wise move

What were they thinking?

May 15, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Growth spurs Tidewater extension

Manteca, in just a matter of years, will have the longest continuous dedicated urban bikeway in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

May 14, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


10 SUCCESS STORIES

It isn't about them.

May 14, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Get ready for $2,000 a month apartment rent

This is going to sound a tad blasphemous, but here goes: But why does Sacramento worry about affordable housing to the point they mandate cities ...

March 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Expressway: Push to drop it from plan?

Is it time to "un-ring" the bell when it comes to Raymus Expressway?

March 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Park projects don’t have to take 99 years

Manteca's new dog park and adjoining sidewalk along Eucalyptus Street might have been built for at least 20 percent less than the $235,000 ...

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca ignored its flood policies

Had Manteca followed its own general plan adopted in 2003, all of the homes built south of the 120 Bypass straddling Airport Way would have ...

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City drops consultant hired by Elena Reyes

A cornerstone of City Manager Elena Reyes' first - and only - significant initiative has been quietly dropped.

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Why are things the way they are in Manteca?

"People get the neighborhood they want."

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Workshop Thursday on future of Manteca

Manteca will be closing in on - if not exceeding - 120,000 residents when the year 2040 rolls around.

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES

Good news and bad news is coming this way.

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


AFFORDABLE HOUSING? IN MANTECA?

Vista Verde Apartments is a well-kept, low-key complex on Eastwood Avenue in north Manteca.

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


They may call 2017 pickups primitive 52 years from now

Remember the good old days when pickup trucks were cheaper than cars and defined the terms "basic" and "Spartan"?

March 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Water battle is now going underground

There are over 500 wells pumping water from the same source - the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Sub-Basin.

March 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HELP FOR unCERTain TIMES

Your neighbor might one day save your life.

March 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA’S GREEN INITIATIVE

Manteca - under a Climate Action Plan adopted in 2013 - must reduce its per capita greenhouse gases by 21.7 percent by the time 2020 roll ...

March 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SHOW US THE MONEY

The complaints and concerns were numerous.

March 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tara Park: Could it be next school to be built?

New elementary students east of Interstate 5 in Lathrop could be bussed to a new school in southwest Manteca as the first impacts of a ...

March 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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