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What?! Me an athlete? That’s complete insanity

I had a good laugh when I read the press release from the Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau about the torch run opening the 2010 Manteca Senior Games next Saturday.

May 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Manteca adds 1,258 residents during 2009

Manteca had 68,847 residents on Jan. 1, 2010 based on State Department of Finance estimates.

May 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Thieves steal riding lawn mower from HOPE family shelter

Thieves have stolen the 42-inch riding lawn mower from the HOPE Family Shelter's Raymus House on South Union Road.

May 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Manteca’s own Don Quixote pokes holes in absurdity

Joe DeAngelis is a regular at Manteca City Council meetings.

May 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


PG&E makes it clear: It’s about profit

PG&E Chief Executive Officer Peter Darbee's unguarded comments at a gathering of investors made it clear that the for-profit utility only bankrolled Proposition 16 to protect its monopoly in Northern California communities such as Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop.

April 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Arizona move unfair to law-abiding citizens

Rafael Ayala's parents immigrated to the United States from Mexico.

April 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca working on future jobs

Manteca leaders – in partnership with two separate development groups – are quietly working to position the city to snag good paying jobs when the economy starts expanding.

April 29, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A move that is a few fries short of a Happy Meal

The government has a responsibility to keep kids safe.

April 29, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca retail sales barely down

Manteca retail sales in the six months ending Dec. 31, 2009 were down $56,000 compared to the same period in 2008.

April 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bass Pro Shops deal helps keep Manteca afloat

Bass Pro Shops was going to locate a store in Northern California.

April 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


League: Say no to Prop. 16

PG&E's bid to amend the California Constitution in the June 8 election could create another hurdle for South San Joaquin Irrigation District's drive to lower electric rates at least 15 percent across the board in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.

April 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Site for new retail center now part of Manteca

The 48.5-acre parcel envisioned for 450,000 square feet of retail that straddling Atherton Drive directly west of The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley is now part of Manteca.

April 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca council & city employees read their lips

The next time you see Kirk Dall, Eric Woh le, Rick Arucan, Fred Milner, Steve Keegan, Charlotte Stafford, JoAnne Jamerson, Bruce Bentz, Christina Crutchfield, Maryann Morrison and Kevin Wentworth among others, you might want to tell them thank you.

April 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Manteca’s biggest project ever

Manteca's next "big thing" will replace grape vineyards, almond orchards and strawberry fields just southeast of the existing city limits.

April 26, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sacramento actors turning California into ‘B’ grade state

Arnold Schwarzenegger isn't the only actor in Sacramento.

April 26, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


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75-25 tax split to land Wolf?

Manteca may make its biggest tax sharing deal ever to get the biggest economic return yet for the municipal general fund.

January 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


QUICKER RESPONSE

Manteca firefighters are arriving at emergency calls quicker despite an increase in calls.

January 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SJ County plans center in Manteca

Home sales at River Islands at Lathrop and elsewhere will help start moving a proposed satellite county center toward becoming a reality in Manteca.

January 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


You voted for eggs to sell at $3.16 a dozen

The chickens have come home to roost.

January 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The Sweet 16 quiz

Manteca had a sweet deal going when Spreckles Sugar opened its factory for what ended up being an 80-year run.

January 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


He’s not your father’s school board member

Out of sight and out of mind.

January 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More cops & firefighters?

Property and sales tax receipts for the City for Manteca are exceeding budget projections.

January 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Surprise! Manteca gets sixth Starbucks

Question: How many Starbucks does Manteca need?

January 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Toe the line? My feet aren’t exactly normal

Captain Kangaroo.

January 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Levee behind existing homes?

The solution to protecting southwest Manteca from a 200-year flood will help determine exactly where the controversial proposed alignment of the future Raymus Expressway will swing through the rural countryside.

January 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


JANUARY IN MANTECA

Herb Caen liked to write about how the fog snuck into San Francisco on cat's feet.

January 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Lost devices not likely to cost parents

Should a Manteca Unified student lose or break a Panasonic 3E tablet away from school the odds are their family won't end up paying for it even if they do not purchase the optional insurance at a cost of $5 a month.

January 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Outdoor cooking, common courtesy & air pollution

Got an outdoor kitchen with a wood-burning smoker or a pizza oven?

January 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Accidents up 27% in 6 years

Manteca's accident numbers since 2009 have increased 4.5 times faster than the population.

January 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Going Digital means poor students may get left behind

There is a fundamental flaw in the Manteca Unified School District's Going Digital undertaking.

January 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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