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ANOTHER TRAFFIC SIGNAL

It's been just over 50 years since Manteca got its first traffic signal to replace the flashing red light at the four-way stop at Main Street and Yosemite Avenue where Highways 99 and 120 once intersected.

March 24, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The trigger for an economic boom: Lower power via SSJID

A plentiful and stable water supply was responsible for a real and sustained economic boom 100 years ago in Manteca, Ripon and Escalon.

March 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More jobs means more traffic

The rush hour impacts on traffic from the Yosemite Square Park project is expected to be significant enough to justify having developers make modifications to an intersection a mile away.

March 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Is owning your own home worth it? Sit down and try to figure it out

Is owning a home really worth it?

March 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


When will council decide it is worth saving Mantecans $480,000 a year?

City of Manteca staff needs to listen to Councilman Vince Hernandez when it comes to alternative energy.

March 22, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Hernandez wants to cut $1.2M PG&E bill by going green at treatment plant

Councilman Vince Hernandez wants to do everything possible to keep Manteca sewer rates from increasing.

March 22, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s time for state university leaders to take Reality 101

Want to get all warm and fuzzy about the prospect of voting for a half cent sales tax to support California education?

March 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Three-peat for pipe work closing road for long time?

The current "shut down" on Woodward Avenue work is eerily familiar to Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford and Councilman Vince Hernandez.

March 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


High speed ACE train may create jobs in Manteca

The late Bob Cabral's vision may one day come true for Manteca.

March 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


So just where is the ‘sacrifice’ at the state level?

Gov. Jerry Brown needs all the luck he can get.

March 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More office space, less homes

The Highway 99/120 Bypass interchange was once avoided like the plague by developers due to the smell of the Moffat Feed Lot and sugar pulp from the defunct Spreckels Sugar plant.

March 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


UP TO 13,600 JOBS

Manteca learned a valuable lesson in the 1990s.

March 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Remember that we all had mothers

It is not alright to refer to a woman using a sexual vulgarity.

March 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


True downtown farmers market?

The farmers market could return to Library Park this summer as a "true" downtown Manteca event.

March 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RETAINING BUSINESS

The new Highway 99 interchange at Lathrop Road was anything but good news for 17 small businesses in Manteca.

March 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Pension costs may crush city budgets

Pension payments for the City of Manteca's municipal workforce is project to go up $13.6 million through 2025 eclipsing projected salary increases by ...

February 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Don Pedro told to cut releases by Army Corps

Turlock Irrigation District wants to continue releasing more water out of the Don Pedro Reservoir sending it down the Tuolumne River and into the San ...

February 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The sweet scent of almond blossoms

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

February 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

SAN FRANCISCO - One of the best ways to see what's in the earth's backyards - vast areas untouched by technology and urbanization - is 90 ...

February 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


GO NUTS IN RIPON

It's not too hard to figure out why the Ripon Almond Blossom Festival today, Saturday and Sunday is a perennial favorite not just for ...

February 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City explores options for golf pro shop

The staff that helped the late Alan Thomas run the Manteca Golf Course play and driving ranges will be in place through at least June ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golf: Time to to update city’s game

Golf has changed a lot in the past 20 years.

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More rooftops & paving means more flooding

No sooner had Coyote Creek overflowed in San Jose on Monday forcing 225 residents to flee knee deep water that the buzz started about how ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MONEY FOR STREET REPAIRS

The latest plan to raise money for California's deteriorating roads could send $2.5 million annually to Manteca to upgrade streets riddled with cracks ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Time to tap budget brakes for MUSD

Get ready for a Manteca Unified School District spending slowdown.

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


We are turning smartphones into dumbphones

Smartphones are getting less and less expensive.

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


DENHAM LOOKS TO HELP

Congressman Jeff Denham - who has helped local agencies get the federal government to look at fish predation on the Stanislaus River instead of just releasing ...

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The levee is breaking, so who do you call? Not the government

A levee along a waterway that the State of California has jurisdiction is being breached. Who do you call for help while you scramble like ...

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


New speed for Woodward: 30 mph from Union to Airport

In the coming days the speed on Woodward Avenue between Union Road and Airport Way will be set at 30 mph.

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The problem with California conceit

How high's the water, mama?

February 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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