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Pinkerton period ending

Manteca trimmed spending by $14.1 million and shed 88 municipal workers during Steve Pinkerton's tenure as city manager.

August 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Alan Thomas has helped keep Manteca golf course in the green

Alan Thomas' critics will likely never give him his due.

August 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Commerce, as propane rail car fire underscores, comes with risks

Life isn't without risk.

August 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Got pumpkins? SJ County does

Half Moon Bay may claim they are the Pumpkin Capital of the World but the numbers don't lie.

August 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Police employees give back $2.4M to help Manteca balance budget

Concessions by the Manteca Police Employee Association will save the city $2.4 million over the next four years.

August 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City’s goal: Shut up & listen

Manteca is going to stop assuming it knows what is best for neighborhoods.

August 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


You can get case of the shakes anywhere in US

Why do you live in California?

August 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca paying $5.8M ‘ransom’

City Manager Steve Pinkerton doesn't mince words when it comes to how the California Legislature balanced the state budget.

August 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FLAGS OVER MANTECA

It was a sight Debby Moorhead will never forget.

August 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Perhaps there’s a reason for the moniker ‘starving vendors’

"They had no money. They all traded in their clunkers and bought new wheels and now they got their cars repossessed. Some of them just walked around and got fatter while others socialized or played with vendor's items. What else are they going to do? No money here or anyplace else in the valley. Economy is completely shot along 99 from Marysville to the Grapevine. Economically disadvantaged area and people just go through the motions. Tire-kickers, teenagers pushing strollers, overweight welfare moochers.... they're all there."

August 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


California: Where land ends and the future starts

Land's End is aptly named.

August 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


It's a sign

Travelers on East Highway 120 may one day soon be welcomed to Manteca by a state-of-the art electronic display sign.

August 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Additional municipal layoffs may still occur

Additional Manteca municipal workers may lose their jobs.

August 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Southside residents, police are both getting frustrated

He served his country for 30 years.

August 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


300 Manteca residents lose employment in July

Public school layoffs triggered by falling tax revenues accounted for almost a third of the 14,400 jobs lost in San Joaquin County during July.

August 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


KILLER ON THE LOOSE?

It is an irony that isn't lost on Doris Morgan.

July 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wine Group plans to build big warehouse

The Wine Group - the world's second largest winery based on volume - is planning to build a 510,000-square-foot warehouse for wine storage on the ...

July 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Give Reichelt her due: She was right about Mello Roos taxes

Georgiana Reichelt has been called a lot of things over the years.

July 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


KIDS’ ZONE RETURNS

Youth aged 2 to 6 are invited to bring their ride-on toy cars or power ride-ons to Friday's Kids' Drive-In party being staged by ...

July 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Eight so far seek two openings in Manteca

The November Manteca City Council election could be one for the record books.

July 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Heat wave hits as 20th anniversary of blackout approaches

The current heat wave that started Saturday with the initial day of 100 degree plus heat and is expected to continue through this Saturday comes ...

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Two decades in Manteca of broken promises regarding library

You can't - as they say - judge a book by its cover.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


BURGERS TOP BOOKS

A citizens group striving to write a new chapter for public libraries in San Joaquin County is counting the Golden Arches to make its case.

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


260,000 BY 2060

More than 260,000 people will call Manteca, Ripon or Lathrop home in 2060 if population forecasts issued by the San Joaquin County Council of ...

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Chevron station, mini food store south of Bypass

The architecture for a proposed Circle K convenience store and Chevron gas station south of the 120 Bypass along South Main Street will dovetail into ...

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca Unified still following civil rights hoop settlement

Ever wonder why Manteca Unified School District started combining varsity basketball games for boys and girls teams on Friday nights?

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


‘The mountains are calling and I must go’

Why do I hike? I was wondering that Monday as I was bypassing snow nearing the 14,232-foot summit of White Mountain, California's third ...

July 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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


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