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Largest ever housing project up for approval

Manteca's biggest residential subdivision ever - the 1,650-home Trails of Manteca - is before the City Council for approval on Tuesday.

February 12, 2011 | 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.

February 11, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Bye, bye, Union hump

The Union Road hump's days are numbered.

February 10, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DEATH KNELL FOR FARMING?

Rural South Manteca residents believe the city is inducing urbanization in an area where it is not wanted – their neighborhood – by pursuing a proposal for a McKinley Avenue extension to create a future city street connection between the Highway 120 Bypass and Highway 99 midway between Ripon and Manteca.

February 10, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fly swatters for $6.99? Are they crazy or what?

All I wanted was a simple fly swatter.

February 10, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


McKinley ‘Water’ Way?

The debate over the McKinley Avenue Expressway in South Manteca that's riled virtually everyone living within a half mile of the possible alignment may simply turn out to be an academic exercise.

February 09, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Deville without Cruella is like Fred Astaire without Ginger Rogers

There's an empty spot in my heart today.

February 09, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Rental upswing sounds alarm

Manteca's rental housing stock has increased by at least 36 percent since 2008.

February 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The case to make McKinley extension Manteca’s DMZ for growth

It's time that Manteca took its scrutiny of ways to deliver government services more efficiently and for less money to the next level.

February 08, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Police pay $10K for K9 partners

Police dogs - without a doubt - are effective at taking a bite out of crime.

February 07, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Home building helping to ease budget crunch

Twenty-one months ago Manteca had 975 finished subdivision lots complete with streets, sewer, water, and storm lines plus other improvements such as underground lines for cable TV, phone service, natural gas, and electricity.

February 07, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


‘Green’ garbage folks save green

If you're "green" enough to use a 30-gallon Toter and live in Manteca you'll have the lowest garbage rates in San Joaquin County.

February 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


McKinley Ave.: Expressway or is it a truck route?

The future extension of McKinley Avenue is turning into the Sybil project of the Community Development Department.

February 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Microwave system will enhance water reliability

A state-of-the-art microwave system to provide reliable and instantaneous monitoring of the flow of surface treated water to the cities of Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy is the subject of a study being considered for approval Tuesday by the South San Joaquin Irrigation District board.

February 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


No truck route for McKinley is sound planning

McKinley Avenue should not under any circumstances be designated as a truck route.

February 06, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Is school board buying candy when there isn’t enough for food?

Since when did football fields become more important than functional and safe classrooms?

February 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca water is safe

Manteca has avoided drinking water quality issues plaguing some cities.

February 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca using less water than in January 2011

Manteca had 6,000 less residents in January 2011 - the last time there was normal or above average rainfall in January - and used 7.5 ...

February 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


More solar trash cans on the way

Solar power is helping Manteca reduce trash collection costs.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Unified looking at middle grade programs

Core strength.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


More storage condo units being built

Dream of owning your own condo in Manteca?

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Serious crime up in Manteca

Burglaries shot up 21.58 percent in Manteca during 2015.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FILL UP AT ‘MANTECA’

There's a new gas station that may be coming to Manteca.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bill is paid but city still cuts off water

Water got cut off Wednesday to 12 apartments at a complex in the 1300 block of East North Street.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Free condoms for 13-year-old boys and girls

If you discovered someone in your neighborhood was handing out condoms to 13 year-olds, what would you do?

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Looking to hire 200+

The biggest employer in the South County is looking to hire more than 200 new employees.

February 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Artificial turf at MHS, EU: 8.5 million greenbacks

Get ready for sticker shock.

February 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Public safety sales tax revenues stall

Dropping gas prices that in turn have reduced municipal sales tax collected at the pump has stalled growth in the Measure M public sales tax ...

February 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


State water strategy: Crush the little guy

The water wars in California are getting uglier.

February 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Atherton heading south

Atherton Drive will soon extend south of Woodward Avenue.

February 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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