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Del Webb plays pivotal role

So how could Manteca sell 329 single family homes - or more than the rest of San Joaquin County combined - during the past 12 months?

July 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Del Webb car show, free movie & sopas

The best things in Manteca this weekend might just be free.

July 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Providing five more sets of eyes on Manteca RDA

The Doyle Ranch back in the 1980s was perhaps the most prime piece of real estate along the Interstate 80 corridor east of Sacramento.

July 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca OKs budget that’s in balance

Manteca's City Council Tuesday did something the California Legislature has failed to do for years - deliver a balanced budget on time without any borrowing or any new general taxes.

July 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Manteca revisiting $100 annual fee on dogs not fixed

Manteca's annual $100 license fee on unfixed dogs bites.

July 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Showering using a Dixie Cup during Midwest summer

Californians are wimps when it comes to weather.

July 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Next mural spotlights family, culture

Manteca's next mural will celebrate family and the community's cultural diversity.

July 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Almond crop fetches $134.3 million in 2009

The 47,800 acres in San Joaquin County planted in almonds primarily surrounding Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon yielded 47,300 tons of the nuts in 2009.

July 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California’s future will soon be found down in Monterey

Monterey - the birthplace of California government - was chosen by the Spaniards for that dubious honor in 1777 due to the great natural bay and the ample fresh water from the nearby Carmel River.

July 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Get ready to pay more for permits

Replacing a residential electrical service may soon cost you $148 in municipal building inspection fees.

July 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Planet 51 launches Movies in the Park on Saturday

Green aliens are coming to Woodward Park when the sun sets Saturday.

July 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sacramento needs to shed 47,400 state jobs in next 12 months

With all due respect to F. Scott Fitzgerald, state workers are different than you and me.

July 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City can’t answer the $100 question

here are upwards of 4,200 dogs that aren't fixed in Manteca.

July 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fifth wheels may soon share same rules as other RVs

Wording of a city ordinance adopted in January 2008 inadvertently made it illegal to park a "fifth wheel" mobile home trailer on a city street or alley without it being hitched to a vehicle.

July 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Smoke bombs (& cherry bombs) can be dangerous

I do not like fireworks - at least the ones you buy and set off.

July 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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VFW kitchen cost soars

The debate about whether to loan the Post 6311 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars $50,000 to help pay for a commercial kitchen for the new Moffat Community Center that they will use has gotten a bit more complex.

May 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


To the Class of 2015: It’s all about attitude

Dear graduates:

May 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Helping Manteca’s at risk youth

The best weapon against future crime?

May 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Felonies drop as Manteca adds residents

Serious crime continues to drop in Manteca.

May 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


‘Adopt a Room’ helps homeless moms, kids

Cecily Ballungay is in the business of giving people hope.

May 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New retailer for vacant Best Buy

The vacant Best Buy store in The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley will soon have a new retailer by year's end.

May 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


How to build a fire station in SE Manteca now & not later

There is a way Manteca can enhance public safety by building a fifth fire station, reduce response times in medical emergencies, and do so now instead of later.

May 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Emergency response times drop

Average response time to Manteca medical emergencies and fire calls were 27 seconds quicker in 2014.

May 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homeless man helps protect rentals

Karin Meyer has come up with a novel way to combat problems caused by homeless that don't respect private property laws while lending a helping hand to at least one homeless person at the same time.

May 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Quality of life crimes being targeted by DA

Prosecution of quality of life crimes ranging from graffiti to residential burglaries are being targeted now that funding is being restored to the San Joaquin County District Attorney's Office.

May 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chickens, private air space & drones

"If a landowner is to have full enjoyment of the land, he must have exclusive control of the immediate reaches of the enveloping atmosphere. Otherwise buildings could not be erected, trees could not be planted, and fences could not be run." - Justice William O. Douglas in the majority opinion of the United States vs. Causby

May 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Sewer going solar to save $$$

The second largest single solar installation operated by a South County government agency could start reducing wastewater treatment power costs for Manteca ratepayers by 2016.

May 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE FALLEN

The ruffling of an America flag was the only other audible sound Monday as Bill Jones firmly and deliberately read the names of the fallen.

May 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Driving folks into hopeless desperation: That’s the ticket

The politicians finally admitted it.

May 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$7M outpatient surgical center

Doctors Hospital of Manteca broke ground Friday for a state-of-the-art outpatient surgical center that promises to "change the face of care" for the Manteca-Ripon-Lathrop community.

May 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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