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Pitting neighbor against neighbor?

Opposition to any form of a McKinley Expressway continued to mount Tuesday as city residents joined the growing chorus against a roadway they believe will induce growth and destroy prime farmland.

February 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Budget cop Florez takes aim at use of food stamps for fast food

You can use food stamp cards in the counties of Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sacramento to buy food at places like Taco Bell, McDonalds, and Pizza Hut.

February 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


McKinley: The new bypass?

There is a fear by many who live today among dairies and almond orchards south of Manteca that the proposed extension of McKinley Avenue to provide an expressway connection between the Highway 120 and Highway 99 freeways will end up becoming what residents have called "a bypass of the bypass."

February 22, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mother Nature’s gift to the senses: Almond blossoms

The days of the stench from sugar pulp recycled through cattle in the Moffat Feed Lot are gone.

February 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Costs down, quality up

Manteca may soon create its first new front-line municipal job after three years of consolidating staff to reduce overall municipal manpower by more than 80 workers.

February 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Endowment fund pays for 2 police officers

Funding for two of Manteca's 57 police officers could run out by the year 2040.

February 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Farmers, SSJID partner to reduce water use

Farmers in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon are eager to partner with South San Joaquin Irrigation District in a bid to enhance water conservation.

February 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


12,013 more housing units

There are enough finished, approved, and proposed lots for single family homes and apartment complexes to push Manteca's population to near the 100,000 mark.

February 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


AVOIDING ‘IRRESPONSIBLE PLANNING’

Rural residents don't want to see it but municipal planners contend not to extending McKinley Avenue to create a major east-west road in what will be the future southern extremity of urban Manteca would be "irresponsible planning."

February 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California turning into Tower of Babel

English may not be the official language of California but the day may be coming when you night not be able to get a government job if you don't speak a second language.

February 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Updating classic California flat-top

Home Depot for close to a month became my home away from home.

February 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


State trains may run on ACE lines

California High-Speed Rail trains could one day run on Altamont Commuter Express tracks possibly allowing Manteca-Lathrop residents to board a train in their own backyard to reach Sacramento.

February 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca starts 22 new homes during January

Manteca new home builders started 22 homes in January.

February 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RDA helps pay cost of some city staff

Manteca Redevelopment Agency funds just don't pay for brick and mortar projects such as streets to spur economic development, private sector endeavors designed to combat blight such as business facade improvements, or affordable housing projects.

February 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


20 years of working & living in heaven

People thought I was crazy when I told them I was moving to Manteca.

February 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Atherton heading south

Atherton Drive will soon extend south of Woodward Avenue.

February 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


UPGRADING STREETS

The days of cracked pavement and potholes on segments of two of Manteca's most traveled streets are numbered.

February 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Workshop on future of EU, MHS stadiums

Now that the Manteca Unified board has given its blessing to artificial turf and an all-weather track at Weston Ranch High, they will seek input ...

February 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Hey, man, make pot legal & all our troubles will go away

Would you feel comfortable if there was a business next door that kept large sums of cash on hand - often into the tens of thousands ...

February 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Coming home to a place called Man-teee-kaaa!

It's been 25 years since I came home to a place I'd never been before.

February 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


An even bigger splash

Want a peek at Manteca's future?

February 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


WOODWARD WASTES NOT

The third grader was about to drop a partially eaten corn dog into the white trash can with bright orange letters.

February 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New life for Orchard Valley?

It was heralded as the next hot retail trend - a shopping center designed to replicate the feel of an old-fashioned downtown.

February 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dropping gas prices cutting city revenue

Gas prices dipping below $2 is good news if you're a motorist.

February 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


From Oakland to Burns, Ore.: There is no big difference

You've got to love Left Wing - and Right Wing - hypocrites.

February 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HOMELESS

The homeless are making themselves right at home in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

February 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


West Manteca commute will be a bit tougher come Monday

Get ready for extra commute traffic on the 120 Bypass as well as Lathrop Road starting Monday.

February 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


They’re paying thugs protection money not to commit crimes

Richmond is a hotbed of "progressive" ideas lately.

February 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The world they want isn’t real

In the year 4545

February 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Public access to waterslides?

The mystery suitor that wants to partner with McWhinney Development should their dalliance with Great Wolf Resorts wither may make a segment of critics to ...

February 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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