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PG&E spending $44M on Prop. 16; seeking $2 billion in higher rates

PG&E has pumped an additional $9.5 million into their bid to amend the California Constitution to make it tougher for not-for-profit utilities to start-up in their service territory.

May 25, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


One man’s legacy to fight evil by giving kids a chance

Antone Raymus played a mean game of pinochle.

May 25, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


14,555 more Mantecans by 2014?

More than adequate wastewater treatment capacity is helping promote affordable housing in Manteca.

May 24, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca buying hybrid refuse truck

Getting rid of Manteca's garbage is a dirty job but it is about to get a bit cleaner.

May 24, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID funding $1M of improvements for Woodward Reservoir recreation

A million dollars from the South San Joaquin Irrigation District is helping upgrade one of the more popular regional summer recreation destinations - Woodward Reservoir.

May 24, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homeowners picking up tab for park maintenance

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

May 24, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California & not GOP or Demos should come first

My first vote cast in a Republican governor's primary race was in June of 1974. I was 18. Meg Whitman didn't vote that year. She had a good excuse. She was two months shy of turning 18. Besides, she was a resident of Cold Springs Harbor in New York at the time.

May 24, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


SSJID: 101 years of making the right moves

Men driven by a vision of bringing prosperity to the sandy plains on the southeast edge of the Delta have put Manteca and its neighbors in Ripon and Escalon in one of the strongest positions in California when it comes to water and power.

May 23, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SSJID may net $50M a year

An independent consultant's study contends South San Joaquin Irrigation District has undervalued PG&E's assets and underestimated future power costs.

May 23, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City spending $89K in bid to get part of $800 billion

Manteca is spending $89,000 again for the services of a lobbying firm that specializes in pitching projects before Congressional leaders and key bureaucrats who give the thumbs up and thumbs down to how special federal funds are distributed to local jurisdictions.

May 23, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


150 more Mantecans now working

Almost 150 Manteca residents went back to work in April to push the city's unemployment rate down to 15.5 percent for the lowest level for jobless since December.

May 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Panhandlers: When do you trust them?

Off and on for the past few weeks two different couples have taken a position at the stop sign where Hulsey Drive meets Commerce Drive by In-N-Out Burger. I'd come across them while making my daily Jamba Juice run

May 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


11-year-old running to Sacramento

Eriq Kurys is going to Sacramento – the hard way.

May 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Many PG&E customers will see lower rates

A typical customer in Manteca, Lathrop, and Ripon who uses 650 kilowatts in a particular month will see a savings of $9 in their PG&E electric bill for energy consumption after June 1.

May 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Growth fees & those who keep crying wolf

Should growth pay its own way?

May 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Manteca lawns shrinking

The days of expansive yard lawns in Manteca are numbered.

April 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Honor a veteran with a $100 brick donation

Dave Bricker is on a mission.

April 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Who gave Drain, Bronson same Manteca address?

Ashley Drain and Alexander Bronson ran for the Manteca Unified School District listing their occupation as "educators."

April 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Drought may trigger return to 2nd weed check by city

The need to reduce water use could turn some Manteca yards into tinder boxes.

April 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Atherton Drive, not McKinley is better alternative

Since 1849 when valley paths expanded into well-worn dirt roads heading toward the mines, strategically placed thoroughfares have been growth inducing in California where mobility and lifestyle are interchangeable concepts.

April 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Offer keeps MUSD teachers best paid in San Joaquin County

Manteca Unified teachers will continue to be better paid than their counterparts in Stockton Unified - and most teachers in San Joaquin County - under the latest compensation offer made by the district.

April 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Pimental earns Manteca Hall of Fame nod

Earl Pimental devoted 31 years teaching Spanish at Manteca High and then launched a second career as a dedicated community volunteer.

April 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tying purple ribbons for Relay for Life

When purple ribbons start showing up tied around trees and signposts throughout the community then you know the Manteca Relay for Life is getting near.

April 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


California’s coming firestorm

There were 2,843 single family homes destroyed and another 437 apartments lost.

April 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Sin taxes deadlier than vices

Death and taxes.

April 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Going Digital tablets not going home this summer

The $30 million Going Digital initiative is experiencing some minor equipment hiccups.

April 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Do Manteca rates hold water?

Manteca may have to end its practice of charging larger water users more in a bid to encourage conservation.

April 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Workshop for future park needs

What does Manteca need in terms of municipal parks and recreation?

April 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dillman serving as Hall of Fame MC

The master of ceremonies for this year's Manteca Hall of Fame is Place of Refuge Pastor Mike Dillman.

April 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


7 Sierra students part of film festival

Films produced by seven Sierra High students will be shown on a screen at Brenden Theaters in Vacaville on Thursday.

April 22, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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