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150-foot cell tower pole may fly Old Glory

Manteca could be known as the place you can see the American flag descending from the Altamont Pass if Councilman Vince Hernandez has his way.

December 30, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dry December may mean early irrigation run

It's shaping up as one of the driest Decembers ever on the Stanislaus River watershed.

December 30, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ugly duckling transformation for Manteca is now under way

Clarese Anderson's first impression of Manteca wasn't what one might call favorable.

December 29, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s $20.1M investment spree

Manteca dipped into its special funds "savings" and used stimulus funds to go on a $20.1 million investment spree during 2011.

December 29, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Get ready for the Beach Grandpas 2012 reunion tour

"California Girls" is one of my favorite songs.

December 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


603 new homes built in Manteca in 23 months

Manteca developers have built 603 single family homes during the past 23 months.

December 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Preparing to accommodate 20,000+ additional toilets

It's a line that will help flush 20,000-plus toilets.

December 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


3 died in Manteca during flu epidemic of 1918-1919

The last time Manteca – and the rest of the United States – faced a major flu epidemic that had the potential of closing schools and quarantining victims was 93 years ago.

December 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Getting rid of unfocused MJC, Delta students

A free education, it is a misnomer if there ever was one.

December 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City replacing Model-T era garage

The new City of Manteca vehicle maintenance facility that is being built on the southeast corner of South Main and Wetmore streets employs a simple and functional design.

December 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ADVANTAGE FOR KIDS

A few years ago most of the youngsters making gingerbread men in a portable classroom at the Nile Garden campus after school would have been dubbed "latchkey" kids.

December 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


First City Hall broke for Manteca started in 1923

The two-story brick building complete with Spanish-style roof tile at the point of a triangle-shaped block across from Library Park where Manteca and Sycamore avenues connect at one time was the pride of Manteca.

December 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


In retrospect, 2011 was a good year for most of us

Just five days to go for 2011.

December 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


24-inch baseball coming to park

The biggest baseball in Manteca could be a big hit with shutterbugs this spring.

December 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Aerial platform engine sidelined 50% of the time

The loss of three firefighters since July 1 due to budget constraints is forcing the Manteca Fire Department to take an engine company out of service 50 percent of the time.

December 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Moorhead, Singh take oath today

Newcomer Gary Singh and incumbent Debby Moorhead will take the oath of office during a special Manteca City Council meeting set for 4 o'clock ...

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


TRASH TALK THIS TUESDAY

Manteca is moving to level the playing field when it comes to fees charged - or not charged - to collect garbage.

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Learning about life in Death Valley

I was near the top of Thimble Peak some 6,381 feet above the floor of Death Valley. What I saw before me was a ...

December 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Del Webb founder had SJ Valley roots

The largest residential development so far in Manteca history - and one that is slowly changing the city's demographics -is the progression of an idea ...

December 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cannery was first Manteca industry

Manteca's first industrial employer wasn't Spreckels Sugar.

December 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Powers left mark on farming & Manteca

Ed Powers was a 24-year-old when he arrived in Manteca with a dream.

November 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


ANSWERING THE CALL

Volunteers exclusively answered fire alarms in Manteca up until 52 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca tree lighting set for Thursday

Manteca's traditional lighting of the city Christmas tree on Thursday kicks off an evening of holiday fun at the Civic Center.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA HAS MAIL

Manteca's Post Office on Maple Avenue was built 77 years ago.

November 29, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Take it from the lopsided kid — I’m definitely not athletic

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Aug. 15, 2012.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


San Joaquin County’s most flood prone area

Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Christmas in the Park to feature ice skating rink

Ice skating is coming to downtown Manteca this Friday and Saturday.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


California turning into Tower of Babel

Editor's note: Denis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on Feb. 20, 2011.

November 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


AG HISTORY

Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region in a bid to make a living after the ...

November 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Verbal pollution in form of cussing wears down the soul

Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first appeared on July 3, 2012

November 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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