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Manteca posts salary ranges of employees on city website

Manteca already beat Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to the punch.

August 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Heaven on earth: Summer in Manteca

The air just before dawn in Manteca during the summer is pure heaven.

August 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Delta deal may impact Manteca

Is the water that runs through city faucets and irrigates tens of thousands of acres of farmland around Manteca safe from being "diverted" to make the Bay Delta Conservation Plan work?

August 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Deal may extend golf pro contract to end of 2017

Alan Thomas could continue as Manteca's golf pro through Dec. 31, 2017.

August 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Shredding on Tuesday helps combat ID theft

All it takes is two pieces of information about you - your name and an account number - and a criminal can steal your identity.

August 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Police can’t wage war on crime alone

Some place along the line we've gotten the impression that police double as private security guards.

August 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Sweet marriage: Manteca & Spreckels

A sugar shortage triggered by World War I indirectly gave birth to Spreckels Sugar – a name that was synonymous with Manteca prosperity for almost 80 years.

August 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Perry: No. 1 issue is how city manages tax dollars

Money – and how it is managed by municipal leaders – is the No. 1 issue in the Nov. 2 mayor's race as far as Carlon Perry is concerned.

August 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Making a sour turn of events a sweet success for Manteca

The late Bill Perry was mayor during one of Manteca's darkest moments - the closing of Spreckels Sugar that had served as the symbol, if not the heart, of the city's economic strength for over 75 years.

August 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Cost of council: $51.5K a year

It is costing Manteca 77 cents per capita to provide the City Council with annual compensation including stipends and benefits such as health insurance and deferred compensation.

July 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Highway 99 widening step closer

Widening Highway 99 through Manteca will also improve traffic flow at the Highway 120 Bypass interchange.

July 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Magnolia Court turns green into platinum

When it comes to green Manteca is going platinum.

July 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


70% of babies at SJ General born to illegals?

Should those children who are born here to parents illegally in the United States have birthright to American citizenship?

July 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Downtown merchants know best

Editor's note: This is a part of a series of stories on how mayor and council hopefuls would address various municipal issues

July 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Two-faced federal immigration policy

Arizona is being slammed for usurping federal authority and over-exaggerating crime committed by legal immigrants.

July 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Will Manteca burn?

Dry grass. Drought stressed landscaping. Shake roofs. Winds expected to be between 10 and 12 mph.

July 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Celebrations set for Ripon & Manteca

A parade, watermelon eating contest, World War II mural dedication, a pancake breakfast, pow wow, and aerial fireworks will mark the Fourth of July in Manteca and Ripon.

July 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Why pay 1,875 times more than you have to?

I do something that is putting me down the same path as the dodo bird. I drink tap water.

July 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Keeping Manteca SHARP

You probably don't notice very many garage sale signs - if any -from the previous weekend tacked up on light poles and such in Manteca.

July 02, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Schools aim for 20% cut in water use

Recycled wastewater could one day irrigate expansive playing fields and other landscaping at Manteca Unified campuses.

July 02, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca starts as wide spot on road

Editor's note: The following is part of a series recapping Manteca history.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ten faces and our freedoms

Do yourself a favor.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HUNT STARTS

Brian Hunt loves to play tag because he doesn't think Christians should hide their faith.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra in 1863

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


San Francisco, like LA, needs to atone for its water sins

Why is San Francisco privileged?

July 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Nailed for fence again

Three years ago Manteca city officials told John and Vivien Griffin their fence was no longer considered in violation after the Chadwick Square homeowners were able to prove it wasn't a safety problem as a complaint made at that time contended.

June 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Not wise to pass fake $100 to police officer

Here's some advice: If you're going to try to pass counterfeit $100 bills at a fireworks booth don't do so at the one manned by the Manteca Police Officers Association.

June 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


WORLD WAR II MURAL

Manteca's Fourth of July some 74 years ago was tempered by fear.

June 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homeless & Manteca property crime

My neighbor had an unexpected visitor recently.

June 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Trump should sit down with brain surgeon

Who would you rather perform brain surgery on you: Donald Trump or an illegal immigrant from Mexico?

June 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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