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Building city savings of $250K annually

Manteca's stressed general fund will eventually have annual savings of $250,000 once the $12.1 million makeover and modernization of the city's corporation yard straddling Wetmore Street is done.

August 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rabelo seeks seat on Manteca council in Nov. 6 election

Patrick Rabelo is jumping into the race for two Manteca City Council seats in the Nov. 6 election.

August 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Facebook stock value part of California budget house of cards

Facebook stock closed at $21.09 a share on Friday.

August 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


New ‘Main Street’ taking shape

Another piece of Atherton Drive - designed to serve as Manteca's "main street" for the 21st century - is starting to go forward.

August 03, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Safety first gives trucking firm edge in financial viability

Scott Blevins cringes when he hears the words "an accident involving a big rig" on the evening news.

August 03, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Inland California’s woes The Neil Diamond factor

The concert that cost taxpayers $1 million to book Neil Diamond to christen the Stockton Arena back in 2006 has been used as a punch line in numerous stories chronicling the city's bankruptcy.

August 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Here come property tax increases for Manteca et al

Get ready for property tax increases starting in 2013.

August 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


About the latest fresh face in Manteca politics

Sheila Raya isn't a household name in Manteca politics but she is involved in the community.

August 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Truckers with skirts - a real drag

Wearing skirts can prove costly to truckers.

August 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SJ Valley keeps getting the short end of the stick

What did the San Joaquin Valley do wrong?

August 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Getting into pickle(ball)?

Pickleball lovers are pushing for a Manteca venue to play the sport that has the feel of badminton, a bit of ping pong and the look of tennis.

August 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


TRUCKING DELIVERS JOBS

Trucking creates jobs.

August 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The $300K question: Why do some deer get killed crossing California freeways?

Why are deer getting killed by a car crossing the freeway?

July 31, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Newcomer takes out papers in race for Manteca council

A fresh face could appear on the Nov. 6 Manteca City Council ballot.

July 30, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Does it hurt giving platelets? A lot less than it does to have cancer

I have never met Joseph Greenwood.

July 30, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Defying ‘death’ & making water bottlers wealthy

Twenty-four times a year I spend upwards of two hours with a needle in my arm donating platelets at what is now the Red Cross ...

June 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Less manpower, longer response

Manteca Police - despite having two less officers than in 2011 when the city had 7,000 fewer residents and 5,000 less calls for service ...

June 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Delta Charter picks up 177 students from within Manteca USD

Delta Charter Schools based in the Tracy area last school year had 177 students that reside within the Manteca Unified School enrolled either in their ...

June 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Would you call a 61-year-old man a ‘dude’?

"Dude, you read my mind."

June 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


BONUS BUCKS DELIVER

Bonus bucks - the money paid by developers to assure sewer capacity certainty over multiple years - is being tapped to support Manteca's efforts to address ...

June 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Vitality Bowl opening in Manteca

Some people argue Manteca doesn't have the healthy dining options of communities such as Pleasanton, Cupertino, Palo Alto, Pleasant Hill, Dublin, Livermore, Lafayette, Walnut ...

June 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Does downtown matter as much as the big deals?

Is the future of downtown Manteca - or any part of the existing city for that matter - worth the resources, time, and money that has been ...

June 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


dd’s Discounts store opening on Saturday in Manteca

Manteca's newest retailer - dd's Discounts - is opening Saturday, June 24, in the Stadium Retail Center anchored by Kohl's in space once occupied ...

June 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HEAT WAVE CANCELS MARKET

What is turning into a record heat wave has prompted the Manteca Chamber of Commerce to cancel the weekly farmers market at Library Park that ...

June 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HELP ‘NAIL ‘EM’

Two additional Manteca Police in plainclothes will hit the streets starting Friday, July 1, armed with smart phones allowing them to move around Manteca essentially ...

June 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$136M worth of building in Manteca through May

Tactical 5.11 - the most expensive structure ever built in Manteca - along with a housing surge could make 2017 a record setting year for new ...

June 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SIX FIGURE DEPARTING CHECK

Elena Reyes walked away from her 38-week stint as city manager - including 19 weeks she was paid for not working - with at least an additional ...

June 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Sweet summer sweat: Embrace the heat instead of fighting it

Back in August of 1965 when the mercury in Lincoln flirted with 120 degrees after several back-to-back 115 degree days I was complaining to my ...

June 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Single payer pill: It requires only one to overdose

No one has ever mistaken the California Legislature for the Hoover Institute think tank at Stanford University.

June 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WILL THEY SPEND THE MONEY?

Street work - repairs, extensions, corridor studies, and safety improvements - are driving Manteca's capital improvement plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 to the ...

June 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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