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The big save: $6.9 million

The number of fires in Manteca increased by 17 percent in 2010 while overall losses were down $1.7 million from the previous year.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Hall of Fame

Margo Young left Manteca 45 years ago.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Saving state cash can be real killer for Californians

Saving money is killing Californians - literally.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The fourth time around: A charm for Lindbergh?

Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh landed the Spirit of St. Louis at Le Bourget Field in Paris on May 21, 1927.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Better economy? That’s entertainment!

With unemployment howling at 16 percent and the city general fund anemic, Manteca's leaders are stepping up efforts to generate more jobs and tax revenue.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MILLION DOLLAR MAKEOVER

It's been a tough month for Dave Thompson.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca may spend $89K for lobbyist

Manteca may spend $89,000 to retain a Washington, D.C., based lobbying firm credited with saving the city more than $200,000 annually in federal transit funds.

May 15, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FARMERS MARKETS GALORE

California is considered the world's Mecca when it comes to variety for fruits, vegetables, and nuts.

May 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Union Ranch homeowners may pay $748 yearly for park & landscape upkeep

It may cost buyers of homes in Union Ranch East ultimately $748.14 a year to pay for park and common landscaping maintenance as well as contributing $20,500 annually to an irrigation well replacement fund.

May 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What stop means to some drivers: Speed & Travel Over Pedestrians

The caller was to the point: "Manteca is such a wonderful town but could you tell me why the drivers seem to be so rude?"

May 14, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Color-ful debate over signs

A tug-of-war has raged behind the scenes for over a year about what colors are the best for long-awaited wayfaring signs designed to help direct visitors to points of interest around Manteca.

May 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE PRICE OF FREEDOM

Pastor Mike Dillman knows all too well the price of freedom.

May 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Repeat childhoods of yesteryear today & they’d be child abuse charges

I drank chocolate milk - gallons of it - when I was a kid. The same goes for my consumption of soda, sugar, potato chips and Twinkies.

May 13, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


2ND LIFE FOR LINDBERGH?

It's a perfect fit for a Manteca Redevelopment Agency undertaking - a functional building of historical significance that can be saved from being vacant at the same time bolstering community revitalization.

May 12, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lathrop-Manteca, City of Manteca fire effectiveness common concern

You live in Manteca's city limits so why should you worry about the financial health of the Lathrop-Manteca Fire District?

May 12, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Soda sin tax backfires big in Mexico

The difference between you and me and the filthy wealthy is simple. We don't think we can lord over other people by lecturing them ...

May 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CLASSROOM CRUNCH COMING

The math is no longer adding up.

May 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FIREWORKS CRACKDOWN

Those opting to launch illegal fireworks after mid-June had best prepare for a rude - and expensive - awakening.

May 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homeless man’s dog attacks

Wayne Cummings' cowboy boots are a bit gnawed and his denim jeans pant legs shredded but he's alive

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DELTA LEVEES

Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series on rivers, lakes, reservoirs, the Delta, innovations and the weather that play a key role ...

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Council keeps aerial display at BLD complex

Aerial fireworks will again be launched near the Big League Dreams sports complex this Fourth of July but the plug has been pulled on the ...

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca: The little city that couldn’t

Can Manteca deliver on just one water play attraction?

May 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Police walk a fine line

Manteca Police are walking a fine line when it comes to what some contend is the city's most pressing quality of life issue - the ...

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FOOD TRUCKS RETURN

One the biggest single day events ever staged by the Manteca Parks & Recreation Department - Manteca Food Truck Mania - returns to Woodward Park on Sunday, May ...

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Water leaks, burned out street lights & frustration

A well-lit neighborhood is a deterrent to crime.

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Education cartel: $$$$ Taxpayers: 0

This might sound like blasphemy to some but don't be surprised if the education cartel implodes the current public education system from kindergarten through ...

May 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Illegal fireworks crackdown

Those firing off illegal fireworks in Manteca starting July 1 could run a greater risk of being slapped with a $750 fine plus the cost ...

May 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca may up fee for non-resident golf

Non-resident green fees for playing 18 holes at the Manteca Golf Course may increase by $1 starting July 1.

May 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The fallacy of minimum wage & rising the tide

Forty-six years ago I was flipping burgers at the Squirrel Cage in Lincoln. I was making $1.65 an hour. It was California's minimum ...

May 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca needs to tweak North Main decision

Sitting in traffic on North Main Street on a weekday afternoon or a late Saturday morning as it struggles to snake through downtown makes you ...

April 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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