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Water tank may have capacity for 2.3M flushes

By this time next year you may be able to visualize how much water is needed for 233,000 five-minute showers using low-flow heads.

February 20, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY NEXT?

Manteca may have a partial cure for what is considered one of the biggest drags on improving the economic lot of many San Joaquin Valley residents - the region's high rate of illiteracy.

February 19, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Interest in building 438 age-restricted homes along Louise

Shadowbrook - a gated age-restricted community envisioned just prior to the housing collapse - may start moving forward.

February 19, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Should Delta College sell the farm?

Delta College is mulling over an offer by a developer to buy 160 acres the district owns just northwest of the Highway 99 and Lathrop Road interchange.

February 18, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Residential theft of water drops off in Manteca

Water theft and people tempting to stiff the city for non-payment of municipal utility bills is continuing in Manteca but at a level significantly lower than in 2008 during the peak of the foreclosure crisis.

February 18, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca paying $255K for new water tank site

Manteca may spend $255,000 to secure 1.113 acres along Atherton Drive just north of Woodward Avenue to in order to build a 2.7-million gallon water tank.

February 18, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s time to fight back with Ethel Merman at full tilt

I was jogging down Van Ryn Road when I heard Mick Jagger belting out "Satisfaction".

February 18, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Medal of Honor recipient visiting

Dakota Meyer – the first living Marine in 38 years to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor – is participating in the 10th annual Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration on May 26 at Woodward Park.

February 16, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca needs to abandon downtown

It's time to think out of the box that has been downtown Manteca.

February 15, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


They’re back! Earth movers rev up

The approach of spring is bringing with it a sound not heard for seven years - large earth moving equipment prepping land for new Manteca neighborhoods.

February 15, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ground work starting in bid to lure 600 jobs

Expect to see a flurry of construction activity within 30 days to mark the start of a $175 million investment that may ultimately yield upwards of 600 permanent jobs in Manteca.

February 15, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Gifted’ loan down payments come back to haunt FHA

Uncle Sam's failure to practice tough love is creating more foreclosures.

February 15, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Remember Owens Valley: Fake Delta concern over smelt

Amazing, isn't it?

February 14, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


‘Less’ light irks some Mantecans

Switching Manteca's street lights to induction bulbs to save at least $150,000 annually in energy costs seems like a bright idea.

February 14, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca may ask downtown stores to pay for parking

The days of "free" parking in downtown Manteca may be numbered.

February 14, 2013 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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MANTECA ‘CRACK’ EPIDEMIC

A growing backlog of street repair needs exacerbated by a decimated streets maintenance crew is creating a crack epidemic in Manteca.

December 08, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


We need to protect those who protect us

Manteca does not need a gleaming, new police station.

December 08, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Great Wolf, Manteca & the $7M question

Free market purists are absolutely right that Adam Smith and Milton Friedman would likely disapprove of municipal deals such as the one Manteca's elected ...

December 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca may regulate Pods, collection bins

Pods - or large storage containers dropped off by trucks typically for people moving or needing temporary storage while they remodel homes or businesses - aren't ...

December 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


RESORT DEAL BY MARCH?

Heralding the possible landing of a 500-room hotel and indoor waterpark resort as the start of a new economic era in Manteca, a unanimous City ...

December 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Making tips an entitlement for entire staff

If I tip whoever cuts my hair, I don't expect them to share it with the janitor or the owner.

December 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


COUNCIL: MAKE MAIN 4 LANES

Making it clear that Manteca has to look down the road the City Council directed staff to start a process that could ultimately lead to ...

December 06, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


You need to have a hunger to be hungry

So what is the value of standardized tests?

December 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


NUNO SEEKS COUNCIL SEAT

Jose Nuno gets that the state says Manteca has enough land in the right color on zoning maps to accommodate affordable housing.

December 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$1.7M CASH FLOW TO CITY

The proposed deal with Great Wolf to build what will be the largest hotel in the Central Valley is the latest of three moves by ...

December 05, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Salesmen are just as vital as ever

It's been 53 years since I bought my first car - a 1967 Cougar with 120,000 miles on it that I purchased from my ...

December 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Increasing safety for pedestrians & bicyclists

The most significant investment in pedestrian and bicycle safety could be made as part of the Union Road and 120 Bypass interchange upgrade.

December 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


4 LANES FOR MAIN?

During an October workshop the public made it clear - they want four travel lanes on Main Street.

December 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Habit Burger plans store in Manteca near Panera

Manteca's Burger Boulevard without a doubt is a two block section of East Yosemite Avenue from just east of Highway 99 to Spreckels Avenue.

December 04, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


SANTA’S COMING TO TOWN

Santa arrives officially in Manteca aboard a fire engine as he is bringing up the rear of Saturday's twilight downtown Christmas parade.

December 01, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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