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No additional Measure M cops or firefighters in coming 12 months

Manteca is delaying plans to hire four more police officers and three firefighters using the Measure M public safety sales tax receipts for at least a year.

July 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


National health care’s 1st dividend: A 10% tanning tax

If you go to a tanning salon, congratulations are in order.

July 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Curtain rises on Movies in the Park

It's another summer of free family fun as Community Movies in the Park returns for its third year next month.

June 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Parade takes place Saturday in Manteca

Manteca is celebrating the birth of the United States on Saturday.

June 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Commercial tax assessments may drop 15 percent in Manteca

Commercial property values may take a 15 percent hit this year in Manteca but the impact on the general fund will be minimal.

June 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Who needs trees when CBS billboards are in Manteca park?

A small army of civic-minded volunteers from Crossroads Community Church did what they embraced as the Lord's work last October and helped the financially strapped city plant 250 trees along the Moffat Boulevard leg of the Tidewater Bikeway.

June 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Safe workplace saves taxpayers $780K yearly

Safety first isn't just a slogan. It's a way of saving money.

June 29, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Potential still glitters in the Golden State

The Donner Party came to California 164 years ago.

June 29, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SJ plan: $43.9M in bike route upgrades

Making San Joaquin County bicycle friendly for commuters and recreational cyclists carries a price tag of $43.9 million.

June 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Moorhead: Santana Row style project for downtown

Creating a true downtown neighborhood that doubles as a destination for Manteca residents is what Debby Moorhead believes will best strengthen the heart of the city.

June 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Manteca water will flow to SSJID office

South San Joaquin Irrigation District may soon use the water they treat for the City of Manteca at the cutting edge Nick DeGroot Surface Water Treatment Plant.

June 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Public schools: A return to ‘haves’ v. ‘have nots’?

California's public education could be moving toward another crisis that could ultimately undermine local control.

June 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Checking out private partnership

E-books could come to the Manteca Library.

June 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Firm express interest in partnering on Manteca water park

A firm is interested in partnering with Manteca to build a water park near to the Big League Dreams sports complex and is willing to put up at least $2 million.

June 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Weatherford: Downtown needs housing, mixed uses

Downtown Manteca needs two things - reasons for consumers to go there as well as more people living there to support a wide array of shops and restaurants you don't find at modern shopping centers.

June 27, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


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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


THEY WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN

"I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic . . . and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office that I am about to enter, so help me God."

May 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Drought goes from very bad to simply bad

Things have gone from very bad to bad on the Stanislaus River watershed that's critical for South County farms and cities,

May 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golden Years are empty Tin Cup Years

Florence dreads the 12th of the month.

May 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Opportunity in fast growing SE Manteca

It is arguably the hottest small parcel zoned neighborhood commercial as well as for other uses that's available in Manteca - five acres at the corner of Pillsbury Road and Woodward Avenue.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Turning food waste into fuel

Spoiled food and table scraps you toss into your brown Toter will eventually help fuel the City of Manteca refuse trucks that collect your garbage, recyclables and yard waste.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Silverman pans $2M freeway landscaping

It is safe to say Councilman Richard Silverman isn't impressed with the just completed $2 million landscaping project along the 120 Bypass and Highway 99 corridors through Manteca.

May 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘FILL THE HELMET’

Vietnam veteran George Terry is on a mission.

May 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Growth splits graduating 8th graders

Growth is tearing apart 8th grade classes this month.

May 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Vierras donate $10K to VFW fund

John and Eleanor Vierra believe so strongly in the power of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6311 to provide a network of effective support for those who have served America in wars that they decided they needed to make a donation to the post's building fund.

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca cracks down on illegal soccer parking

Future soccer tournaments at Woodward Park could require the hosting organizations to hire an off-duty Manteca Police officer to write parking tickets in the surrounding neighborhoods.

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Scores don’t make a school. Teachers do.

Just how good is your school?

May 20, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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