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Budget OK averts layoff of 8 Manteca municipal workers

By DENNIS WYATT

July 24, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Turning Delta into the next victim of LA’s insatiable thirst

Want to see the future?

July 24, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Saving green keeping parks green

Manteca is spending money to save money.

July 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bay Area tax on miles traveled will place burden on northern SJ Valley

Beware of unintended consequences.

July 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


1,800 more Mantecans working than a year ago

Manteca's jobless rate dropped to its lowest level in 50 months in June.

July 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Three reasons not to vote for state tax hike this November

Manteca's police and firefighters - just like many other municipal and private sector workers - have gone without a pay raise for three to four years. And in many cases, people have had their pay cut over the past three to four years either through a reduction in what they earned per hour or having hours cut back. Even those paid via set salaries have had their compensation slashed while being expected to work more.

July 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The fight over LMD fees

The acronym LMD – which stands for landscape maintenance district – is just something that shows up on property tax bills for most of Manteca's 6,983 homeowners that are impacted by the annual fees.

July 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Special meeting may stop pink slips from going into effect for 8 city employees

Pink slips were issued for the entire Manteca Community Development Department more than 30 days ago even though there was a plan in place to save their jobs.

July 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Flat tops to McMansions

It's little wonder that Ozzie was joined by Harriet in the work world.

July 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Delta protection: A modern day Trojan horse?

They just don't get it.

July 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Budget delay may force 8 layoffs

Manteca's Community Development Department for all practical purposes will cease to exist unless a municipal budget is adopted prior to Aug. 1.

July 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca felonies up 10 percent month-to-month

Month-to-month crime comparisons show overall felonies in Manteca during June jumped 10.22 percent.

July 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Manteca sets up big guys to compete with little guys such as Mike & Jeff

Mike Morwit is a nice enough guy.

July 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca delays $27M budget so lone citizen can look over it some more

Manteca's elected leaders put approval of the spending plan to provide municipal services for 69,000 residents over the next 50 weeks on hold Tuesday.

July 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CPUC more so than PG&E deserves wrath of the public they supposedly protect

Pity the poor souls who make a living as PG&E company spokespersons.

July 17, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Summer & life’s little pleasures

Summertime and the livin' is easy

May 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Golf course subsidy jumps to $320,000

The Manteca Golf Course needs financial help.

May 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


STILL DIGGING OUT

Three Sierra passes that are typically open by Memorial Day weekend are still blocked by snowdrifts that Caltrans crews report are as high as 40 ...

May 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


I’m proud that Katelyn, Ashley & Rein call me ‘Papa’

I've been called many things over the years. More than a few of the words used wouldn't be fit for what a once ...

May 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Tribute to fallen opens for 4 days

The faces of California's 750 plus who have fallen in the Global War on Terror along with notes penned by loved ones they left ...

May 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Has Manteca’s homeless problem really gotten worse?

The homeless problem has gotten worse in Manteca.

May 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MUSD: $92.6M maintenance backlog

School's almost out for the summer.

May 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lincoln Pool opens for 3-day weekend

Manteca Parks & Recreation is opening the Lincoln Pool for Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29 from noon to 6 p.m. each day.

May 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Will new fee kill waterpark resort plan?

The failure of a consultant to study the specific impacts of resorts and hotels has created proposed transportation fees - if adopted by the City Council ...

May 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


About that 20 cent refund from Doctors Hospital

There was a day when 20 cents would buy you 20 pieces of Bazooka bubble gum. Today those two same dimes will buy you two ...

May 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA UNIFIED RATES A-

Superintendent Jason Messer gives Manteca Unified an "A minus" for its efforts in educating students.

May 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Market & Music starts 2017 run this evening

If you're looking for a way to cool off after the high flirts with 100 degrees today, Joann Beattie has a suggestion - check out ...

May 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Volunteer shortage for Manteca’s flag effort

The chances are good that hundreds of the 2,400 flags that typically line the streets of Manteca on Memorial Day will be missing because ...

May 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


THEY ARE MANTECA

Ten men and women who helped weave the social and economic fabric of the community are now part of the Manteca Hall of Fame.

May 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Three teens, two tragedies, one week and life

I was livid.

May 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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