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It is turning into a gentle rolling market

The Manteca housing market appears to be stabilizing in terms of bottom prices.

May 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Manteca laying off 16

Sixteen Manteca municipal workers – including six firefighters – are losing their jobs July 1.

May 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Layoffs mean first-response force is cut by 25%

The loss of six firefighters means Manteca will mothball one engine company starting July 1.

May 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The big lie: $80 a year will save our schools

It is perhaps the most dishonest line in the entire California budget debate: It will only cost a typical family $80 a year to keep tax extensions in place to save the schools, public safety, parks, and anything else you might happen to care about that Sacramento touches.

May 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Mayor: Manteca needs uniformity

Manteca needs a uniform city policy when it comes to landscape maintenance districts.

May 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Class of 2011: Here is a bit of unsolicited advice

It's pomp and circumstance time again.

May 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


They bought it Hook, Wine & Sneakers

Wayfaring signs are designed to provide clear directions to ultimate destinations.

May 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Measure M will save four police officer jobs

The half cent sales tax you pay each time you make a retail transaction in Manteca will prevent the city from losing four police officers.

May 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CPUC cozies up to the fox as it slaughters hens

PG&E used $183 million it was authorized to collect from ratepayers for the specific replacement of aging natural gas lines for "other operational needs or kept (it) for retained earnings."

May 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Investing $9M for growth

It is a project that will save $9 million, make improvements along Woodward Avenue on 2.5 miles west of Main Street in one fell swoop, and set the stage for 20-plus years of growth.

May 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


So we never forget

Those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedoms will be remembered on land and in the air during the Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park.

May 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca must improve landscape district transparency & consider more costs

Transparency requires clear communication.

May 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The big save: $6.9 million

The number of fires in Manteca increased by 17 percent in 2010 while overall losses were down $1.7 million from the previous year.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Hall of Fame

Margo Young left Manteca 45 years ago.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Saving state cash can be real killer for Californians

Saving money is killing Californians - literally.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Homeless man’s dog attacks

Wayne Cummings' cowboy boots are a bit gnawed and his denim jeans pant legs shredded but he's alive

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DELTA LEVEES

Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta, innovations and the weather that play a key role ...

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Council keeps aerial display at BLD complex

Aerial fireworks will again be launched near the Big League Dreams sports complex this Fourth of July but the plug has been pulled on the ...

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca: The little city that couldn’t

Can Manteca deliver on just one water play attraction?

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Police walk a fine line

Manteca Police are walking a fine line when it comes to what some contend is the city's most pressing quality of life issue - the ...

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FOOD TRUCKS RETURN

One the biggest single day events ever staged by the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department - Manteca Food Truck Mania - returns to Woodward Park on Sunday, May ...

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Water leaks, burned out street lights & frustration

A well-lit neighborhood is a deterrent to crime.

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Education cartel: $$$$ Taxpayers: 0

This might sound like blasphemy to some but don't be surprised if the education cartel implodes the current public education system from kindergarten through ...

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Illegal fireworks crackdown

Those firing off illegal fireworks in Manteca starting July 1 could run a greater risk of being slapped with a $750 fine plus the cost ...

May 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca may up fee for non-resident golf

Non-resident green fees for playing 18 holes at the Manteca Golf Course may increase by $1 starting July 1.

May 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The fallacy of minimum wage & rising the tide

Forty-six years ago I was flipping burgers at the Squirrel Cage in Lincoln. I was making $1.65 an hour. It was California's minimum ...

May 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca needs to tweak North Main decision

Sitting in traffic on North Main Street on a weekday afternoon or a late Saturday morning as it struggles to snake through downtown makes you ...

April 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Minimum wage, maximum pain

California's minimum wage laws are already having severe impacts on Manteca's two leading non-profits - Give Every Child a Chance and the Manteca-Lathrop Boys ...

April 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homes may soon border Sedan Ave.

Manteca's first residential project aimed at serving four distinct income brackets of home buyers is being proposed on 339 acres stretching from a point ...

April 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


My favorite song? Try ‘California’ by Sinatra

My taste in music runs the gamut from rock to jazz as well as country to western.

April 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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