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Manteca construction plugging along

New residential construction - the barometer of Manteca's economic health since the start of the first building boom in the 1970s - appears to be holding steady.

April 25, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Intense bidding war pushes Great Wolf value up 57 percent

Great Wolf Resorts – the firm that wants to build a water park resort and hotel in Manteca – is the subject of an intense bidding war.

April 25, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


So how’s electing, same-old, same-old to serve in Congress working out for you?

It is what one would call a whispering campaign.

April 24, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


A real ‘community’ center

LATHROP - There is no question that Lathrop's new $5.8 million community center breaking ground in 2013 on Spartan Way at Golden Valley Parkway near Lathrop High is indeed a community center.

April 24, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A health club in the works for West Manteca?

There could be a health club in the future for the Manteca Marketplace.

April 24, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Congress needs to quit the Sybil act when it comes to the Postal Service

How much are you willing to pay - and sacrifice convenience - to save the Postal Service?

April 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$252M on want list, $70M in bank

Manteca has a "needs and wish list" of $149.6 million in capital improvement projects on the books through 2016.

April 22, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Some YouTube postings help unravel fabric of civilization

I arrived at the accident scene in Sheridan in 1973 just as emergency responders did.

April 22, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Ransom vows to do more with less if she’s elected to Board of Supervisors

These aren't fun times for San Joaquin County.

April 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


How about making water tower a tub of Armour Star Lard?

Very few cities, if any, have a presence in retail stores to the degree Manteca enjoys.

April 20, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Surprised? One-bedroom Manteca apartments rent for up to $1,135 a month

A growing number of two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartments in the more popular complexes in Manteca that were renting for under $750 just a year ago have now topped $800 a month.

April 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


McManteca, we’re loving it

McDonald's is getting ready to super-size its presence in Manteca.

April 19, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca’s towering problem

Get ready for the Great Pumpkin showdown.

April 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NO SUBSIDY NEEDED

Manteca's municipal recreation supervisors have developed an uncanny sense of knowing what their target youth and adult audiences want.

April 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Guns, crime, fear, & the ineffective SJ County juvenile justice system

I do not own a gun.

April 18, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Parking lots & living in civilization

What ails America can be found in a parking lot.

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Street fair carnival opens for 8 day run

Manteca's 21st edition of the Crossroads of California is a week away but the fun has already begun,

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


POSITIVE PLACE FOR KIDS

Youth ages 6 through 18 are invited to stop by the Manteca Boys & Girls Club next Monday, March 27, through Friday, March 31, to get ...

March 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Get ready for $2,000 a month apartment rent

This is going to sound a tad blasphemous, but here goes: But why does Sacramento worry about affordable housing to the point they mandate cities ...

March 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Expressway: Push to drop it from plan?

Is it time to "un-ring" the bell when it comes to Raymus Expressway?

March 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Park projects don’t have to take 99 years

Manteca's new dog park and adjoining sidewalk along Eucalyptus Street might have been built for at least 20 percent less than the $235,000 ...

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca ignored its flood policies

Had Manteca followed its own general plan adopted in 2003, all of the homes built south of the 120 Bypass straddling Airport Way would have ...

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City drops consultant hired by Elena Reyes

A cornerstone of City Manager Elena Reyes' first - and only - significant initiative has been quietly dropped.

March 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Why are things the way they are in Manteca?

"People get the neighborhood they want."

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Workshop Thursday on future of Manteca

Manteca will be closing in on - if not exceeding - 120,000 residents when the year 2040 rolls around.

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES

Good news and bad news is coming this way.

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


AFFORDABLE HOUSING? IN MANTECA?

Vista Verde Apartments is a well-kept, low-key complex on Eastwood Avenue in north Manteca.

March 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


They may call 2017 pickups primitive 52 years from now

Remember the good old days when pickup trucks were cheaper than cars and defined the terms "basic" and "Spartan"?

March 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Water battle is now going underground

There are over 500 wells pumping water from the same source - the Eastern San Joaquin Groundwater Sub-Basin.

March 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HELP FOR unCERTain TIMES

Your neighbor might one day save your life.

March 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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