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Can Manteca afford a DC lobbyist?

Mayor Willie Weatherford believes $80,600 to retain a lobbyist representing the City of Manteca's interests in the nation's capital is a complete waste of money.

June 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


COMING DOWN THE ROAD

Some 21.5 miles of neighborhood streets in North Manteca will receive maintenance work this summer under a plan before the City Council tonight.

June 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bigger impact on environment? Lowe’s or high speed rail?

Lowe's spent close to $400,000 and two years on environmental studies to gain approval to build a 140,000-square-foot store on the northeast corner of the 120 Bypass and Airport Way in Manteca.

June 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Open primary debuts Tuesday

Voters in Manteca and Ripon have a rare chance Tuesday to send shock waves reverberating through the Democratic and Republican party apparatuses.

June 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


WATERFORD KEEPS ON TRUCKIN’

Phil Waterford didn't serve in the military.

June 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The $290,000 annual public educator pension

How do you get a $290,000 a year pension?

June 03, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca may build 4M-gallon tank at Atherton, Woodward

Manteca's third functional water storage tank may be in operation by June 2013.

June 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DA’s slow-mo investigation in police shooting erodes public trust

It seems simple and straightforward.

June 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Nearly year later DA hasn’t made finding in fatal Manteca Police shooting of Duenez

In seven days, a year will have passed since a Manteca Police officer shot and killed Ernesto Duenez in the driveway of a Flores Avenue home.

June 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Municipal staff reductions create back log of sidewalk & other Public Works projects

The clock is ticking.

June 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Foreclosure mess is slowly improving older Manteca housing stock

Here's a silver lining to the foreclosure crisis: There's anecdotal evidence it is leading to the improvement of older housing stock in Manteca.

June 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Give me a Big Gulp or give me death

Who ever thought drinking a 32-ounce Big Gulp could one day constitute an act of civil disobedience?

May 31, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Mantecan wounded in Afghanistan

Army Specialist Brett Allan Paige of Manteca is recovering from extensive injuries suffered in Afghanistan.

May 31, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Suicide prompts family, friends to try and help prevent another

Brandon Valdez by all accounts was a "great guy."

May 31, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FUN TIMES RETURN

Southside Christian Church with under 50 members is one of the smallest congregations in Manteca.

May 30, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Manteca’s future front door on Moffat Boulevard

The answer to jump starting downtown may be pulling out of the station in seven or so years.

April 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Where will elementary classroom capacity go?

The first step Manteca Unified will make in addressing a tidal wave of enrollment growth in the coming years is to determine options that maximize ...

April 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


A CENTURY AGO

Manteca biggest growth spurt wasn't in 1985 when 1,400 new homes brought by a tidal wave of Bay Area Transplants prompted the establishment ...

April 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SOLAR IS HOT TREND

In the coming months Manteca will reach a milestone no one would have thought possible less than a decade ago - the 1,800th home in ...

April 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Anyone for a March 17, 2020 primary vote?

Trying to get the elected leaders in the small states that hold sway other the Electoral College to abandon it is the textbook definition of ...

April 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The ticking time bomb driving cost of government

California's minimum wage has some significant collateral damage that advocates failed to factor.

April 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Galgiani makes push to secure $110M for flood protection work

State Senator Cathleen Galgiani is making a push to secure $100 million to provide mandated 200-year flood protection for Lathrop as well as part of ...

April 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Apartment proposal lacks bus turnout for serving 103 students

Elementary students that would live with their families at the proposed 144-unit Manteca Luxury Apartments on Lathrop Road west of Union Road would be bused ...

April 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca sticks with golf model

Manteca is sticking with a proven operational model for the Manteca Golf Course.

April 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘That’s what the police officer keeps asking’

As I was jogging down Cowell Avenue to cross Moffat Boulevard to reach the Tidewater to head south toward Sedan Avenue Monday at noon, a ...

April 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Burglar took checks written for senior center activities

A number of checks written for five events and seven classes taking place at the Manteca Senior Center were stolen during a break-in at the ...

April 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Things get a tad heated in negotiations between RUSD & teachers

Nothing heats up the vernacular as much as salary negotiations, or more precisely , the public posturing away from the table.

April 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


THE $80M QUESTION

The solution to reduce carnage on the 120 Bypass and ease congestion at the freeway's interchange with Highway 99 will require a major revamp ...

April 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DELICATO EXPANDING

Manteca largest year-round agricultural employer is gearing up for a major expansion.

April 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Maybe call it the ‘Homeless Highway’

It may go down as the biggest unintended consequences in Manteca history.

April 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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