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Deal wipes out holiday OT for police officers

Holiday pay is history for Manteca Police.

July 07, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca gang activity flares up as summer temperatures rise

It's almost a given: Gang activity on Manteca's streets pick up when the temperature heats up.

July 07, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Is city creating private park without privacy?

A private neighborhood park.

July 07, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Union Ranch folks earn reprieve

Union Ranch homeowners don't like the idea they may end up paying 100 percent of the upkeep for two city parks that won't be exclusively for their use.

July 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Should Manteca grow as Modesto has?

It's a question no one asks: How big should Manteca ultimately get?

July 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


By any yardstick it was a life-long learning experience

Everything I needed to know about prejudice I learned in the first grade.

July 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Emerging tale of 2 (types) of parks

Patches of grass around the perimeter of Woodward Park are yellow these days.

July 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Assaults down, property crime up in Manteca

Assaults continued to drop in Manteca during May while most property crime increased.

July 05, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Bye, bye structural deficit

It is indeed independence day when it comes to Manteca municipal finances.

July 04, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Staff cut delays Louise Avenue widening

The effort to widen the Louise Avenue crossing of the Union Pacific Railroad tracks between Airport Way and Union Road to four lanes is now in its fourth year.

July 04, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Joe & Marge: True blue Americans

North Main Street in Manteca is a long way from Fifth Avenue in New York City. One can only imagine the thoughts that a classy lady who once modeled and taught piano in Manhattan must have thought when she rolled into town decades ago and passed what then passed as local culture – a topless bar.

July 04, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Follow the law? Not if you’re PG&E top brass

PG&E seems to be above regulation.

July 03, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA, RIPON CELEBRATES

You can double your Fourth of July fun this year by taking in two parades, two community celebrations, and two aerial fireworks displays spread over today and Monday in Manteca and Ripon.

July 03, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chief: Police need residents’ help to keep pressure on city’s criminals

The Supreme Court has ordered the release of 32,000 state prisoners.

July 03, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City manager takes $65,000 cut in salary

Manteca City Manager Steve Pinkerton was supposed to make $230,000 in the fiscal year that started Friday.

July 02, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Manteca does not need to pay wizards $475K

So what are Manteca taxpayers' getting for the $475,000 investment in a parks and recreation master plan produced by the RJM Design Group that ...

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


I’ve yet to see a bear with a smartphone

It's a question I'm constantly asked: Isn't it dangerous to hike by myself in the Sierra or Death Valley?

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Dollars for economic projects

The days of Manteca landing big fish using redevelopment money are winding down.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


COOLING CENTER OPENS

Sometimes having a hot time isn't cool at all.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Legal fireworks sale starts today at noon

Starting at high noon today it will be legal to use safe and sane for 156 consecutive hours in Manteca to midnight on Monday.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Get ready for Tweets from City of Manteca

Want better communication with Manteca City Hall?

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Future Manteca park needs

It is costing Manteca taxpayers $475,000 so the city can have a plan for the next 20 years about what they should do to ...

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


100 percent Chromebooks by end of 2017

Every Ripon Unified student from kindergarten through 12th grade will be using Chromebooks by the end of 2017.

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca saves $140K a year by shedding PG&E

Is the epic struggle the South San Joaquin Irrigation District has undertaken to replace PG&E as the retail power supplier for Manteca, Ripon, and ...

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Another warehouse for Spreckels

One of the three remaining undeveloped parcels in the 360-acre Spreckels Park project may soon have a 285,215-square-foot building for industrial uses.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEXT MILESTONE

Some 107 years after South County residents embraced the then bold move to form the South San Joaquin Irrigation District, secure what are now senior ...

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cabral: He went the extra mile for customers

Bill Cabral - a man who parlayed a trust in people, an outgoing personality, and a work ethic second to none to found Cabral Motors in ...

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A Night of Hope focus on helping homeless

A Night of Hope is coming to Manteca.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The next step: Preventing homelessness

Mike Kelly is a wise man.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Frosted flakes, sin taxes & North Korea

It was a Saturday morning ritual for way too many years.

June 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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