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Homeowners at Del Webb pay proportionately more in city taxes

It isn't a myth that Del Webb residents contribute more to Manteca's municipal bottom line than a typical household.

June 11, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Gung Ho! then heave ho?

Gung Ho! – a city personnel training effort that involved all but 20 of Manteca's 350 municipal employees – has been slammed by the head of the Manteca Firefighters Association.

June 10, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Just how ‘dire’ is the loss of six firefighters?

Does anyone really want to see Manteca lose six firefighters?

June 10, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CURTAIN WILL RISE AFTER ALL

Patrick Rabelo knows just how much families strapped for money valued the free Movies in the Park series last summer.

June 09, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Union Ranch homeowners: Stop landscape district formation

Union Ranch residents – unhappy they are being asked to maintain a park that hasn't been improved yet and that the entire community could use – are asking the Manteca City Council to suspend efforts to form a landscape maintenance district.

June 09, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Eight dirty little secrets about Manteca & city funding

Ready for to hear a couple of dirty little secrets?

June 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Measure M mismanagement?

Measure M – the half cent public safety sales tax passed by voters – is being mismanaged according to the president of the Manteca Firefighters Association.

June 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BLD will provide $271K annually for general fund starting in 2012-13

The distressed City of Manteca general fund will start scoring $271,000 a year beginning in 13 months.

June 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CASWELL PARK BECKONS

A unique Central Valley gem encompassing 258 acres awaits those venturing to the southern end of Austin Road.

June 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


It’s wrong using 3rd graders for political objectives

How would you view a teacher taking class time to have her third grade students write legislators to protest cuts to education and to raise the budget?

June 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


81% happy with Manteca service

Manteca city employees consistently score in the 80 percent range when it comes to response time, effectiveness, and courtesy.

June 07, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cancer research: Wrong number for cell phones?

I should be dead.

June 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s $27M construction frenzy

The sound of hammers and earth movers will reach a $27 million-plus crescendo sometime in the next two to four months.

June 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


I confess, I use my cell phone just for phone calls

"Wow, you still have a flip phone? That's almost prehistoric."

June 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$12.1M project saves $600K yearly

How can spending $12.1 million without impacting the general fund save the City of Manteca almost $600,000 a year in personnel and operational costs?

June 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


The case not to widen 120 Bypass to 6 lanes

Drive west into Del Puerto Canyon from Patterson and you'll climb into San Antonio Valley cradled between the ridgelines of the Coastal Range.

May 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Medal of Honor recipient

Sammy Davis - a man whose bravery beyond the call of duty in the Vietnam War made him a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient - is speaking ...

May 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Palmers come thru with flags for veterans buried at EU Cemetery

Suzanne Clemens had a dilemma.

May 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


If it looks like a steal it probably is

Do you have $63.80 you can toss into a garbage disposal and flip the switch on for every member that's in your household?

May 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca Futbol Club scores with neighbors

The Manteca Futbol Club took it upon themselves to pay the City of Manteca to have an off-duty Manteca Police officer work the streets in ...

May 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Anti-panhandling signs give wrong impression

City Manager Karen McLaughlin is not wild about the idea of posting signs at freeway off-ramps referencing Manteca's anti-panhandling ordinance.

May 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The $4,794.80 fridge for those that need 24/7 food surveillance

Mark Zuckerberg would be busing tables at Olive Garden if he relied on people like me to make him rich.

May 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


BEAUTIFUL FUTURE

The dry weeds choking the new medians on North Main Street as well as the Lathrop Road replacement interchange on Highway 99 are only temporary.

May 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SUMMER KICK-OFF

Manteca Parks & Recreation is ushering in summer on Saturday, June 4, with a three-hour event designed to help parents explore recreation class programs for their ...

May 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Free dinner this Friday for veterans

Are you a veteran?

May 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Political hacks distort truth to smear Vogel

Want to see what a classic political hit piece looks like?

May 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Zapien: Build Manteca center

The rise of South San Joaquin County isn't lost on Moses Zapien.

May 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CLASS OF 2016

Generations of Manteca-Lathrop residents owe their good health to Dr. Randall K. Yee and his late father Dr. Richard Duck Moon Yee.

May 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Political hit piece aimed at Manteca councilman along with wife

Richard and Linda Silverman had a bit of a surprise this past week.

May 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless can do the crime and not do the time

Welcome to San Joaquin County, Homeless Haven USA.

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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