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400 possible jobs for Manteca

Big League Dreams is scoring another hit for Manteca.

September 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca obviously likes the grape when it comes to street names

Villa Ticino is Manteca's little Switzerland.

September 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ethics? They don’t need no stinkin’ ethics to follow in Sacramento

Isn't the name "California Assembly Ethics Commission" an oxymoron?

September 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Will they or won’t they?

The last time South San Joaquin Irrigation District asked for the Manteca City Council's support in their bid to enter the retail power business when they went before the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission, the answer was "keep us out of it."

September 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Brown-out: One Manteca fire engine won’t roll

Brown-outs are about to become part of the lexicon of Manteca firefighters.

September 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


You may soon pay for PG&E’s negligence

PG&E is about to make you pay for their negligence.

September 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Has bottom arrived in Manteca?

Two years ago this month there was a record 625 resale homes available in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon. Of those, more than 250 were foreclosures including almost 180 in Manteca.

September 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


54 layoffs possible in 30 days

Thirty-day layoff notices are being sent to 248 City of Manteca employees today.

September 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Depreciation, age factors put value of PG&E system at $65.1 million

A typical PG&E power pole and line serving Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon is 37 years-old.

September 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PG&E workers would lose 25% power discount

Several readers pointed out that not everyone in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon will see their power bills reduced by 15 percent should South San Joaquin Irrigation District displace PG&E as the retail electricity providers.

September 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Denial & flight give both gangs, drugs upper hand

Just how did we let drugs get such a destructive hold on our communities?

September 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City insurance will cover gap in coverage of duplex owner

There was one other victim of the aftermath of the Bank of America robbery that left two young families homeless – an elderly landlord.

September 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca declines state gesture to allow it to put cats & dogs to death quicker

Manteca has no plans to start euthanizing unclaimed stray pets sooner just to save a few dollars.

September 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Five earn appointment to youth advisory board

Five teens have earned appointment to the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission.

September 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


I should feel guilty about ignoring nearby gang graffiti

A punk – and there is no other way to describe whoever did it – spray painted "SUR" on my garage door almost two weeks ago.

September 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Tidewater crossing Lathrop Road

There's another traffic signal going up in Manteca.

April 17, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Recycled city water for farms?

Water Manteca residents send down the drain could one day help irrigate South County crops.

April 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Does Manteca Unified really need nine more schools?

Manteca Unified contends they need seven more elementary schools and two high schools in the next 20 years.

April 16, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Vicious circle of one-way street debate

Manteca's question for the ages is once again being asked: Should Yosemite Avenue and Center Street going through downtown be one-way venues?

April 15, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Every dog getting his day in court?

Cruella and Dante are dogs.

April 14, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca alleys: Retain & repair or eliminate?

Some new urban neighborhoods embrace alleys.

April 14, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Make it appeal to Petula Clark

It's not 1918 anymore.

April 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Trains: Can’t we just wait a few minutes?

The debate over trains irritates me.

April 12, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


VILLA TICINO

One owner homes often have tender loving care making them in some cases either on par or better than a new home.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Manteca may slash graywater system permits

Keeping Manteca green may take a little gray as in graywater.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bad guys help pay costs for police rig

There's no such thing as a free lunch - or a free mine-resistant protected (MRAP) for that matter.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Senior advisory members sought

The Manteca City Council is looking for volunteers interested in serving on the Manteca Senior Advisory Committee.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The rabbit is coming up short

The Easter Bunny needs some help.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


More water for fish could lead to ecological Armageddon

The late Stan Nader Sr. was a member of a family whose cattle ranching roots in Placer County go back to the 1870s.

April 11, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Uncle Sam, can you help?

The strategy is simple.

April 10, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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