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Manteca dodges mandatory flood insurance proposal

There's no need to worry about mandatory federal flood insurance in Manteca or Lathrop - at least for the foreseeable future.

June 29, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$235,000 in Manteca 7 years ago bought a small house on an alley

Spend $235,000 today to buy a home in Manteca and you can get a new home of about 1,500 square feet with the latest built-in energy efficiencies.

June 29, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Today’s struggling taxpayers asked to subsidize more of future’s wealthier folks

Is paying $253 a month for 10 years a fair exchange for a shot at making $1,000 a week for 40 years?

June 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


TAKING BACK MANTECA

Manteca could have four more police officers in the form of a dedicated gang unit on the streets within months.

June 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Memo to politicians in Sacramento: The party was over four years ago

You've just had your pay cut 20 percent.

June 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Less debt results in more green for golf course

Manteca's golf course is above par when it comes to financial performance.

June 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


How growth saved Manteca from going under financially

So how did Manteca manage to stay afloat while it was spending more to run day-to-day government operations from roughly 2001 to today?

June 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Stockton vs. Manteca

Ranks of sworn police officers cut by 25 percent.

June 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Teeming sidewalks in Sausalito, bare concrete in Manteca

Walking along sidewalks in historic Sausalito you get stunning views of the San Francisco skyline.

June 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


1,673-home project moving forward

Manteca's biggest housing development ever is moving toward ground breaking.

June 25, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Should I get a 10% discount because I’m 56 years old?

I ordered my weekly vice - a medium banana cream pie Blizzard at Dairy Queen - on Sunday.

June 25, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Foreclosures drop but notice of defaults are up in Manteca

Completed foreclosures in Manteca - those homes that banks have taken back ownership - dropped 35.44 percent in May compared to the same month in 2011.

June 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


California curse: The legacy of the 64-lane freeway

Is it six lanes to hell or eight lanes to paradise?

June 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


IT GAVE HER HOPE

Judith Blount is an employed and productive taxpaying citizen who helps others.

June 22, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca writing off $294,366 with 72% bad utility accounts

The Manteca economy is improving a bit.

June 22, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Will new fee kill waterpark resort plan?

The failure of a consultant to study the specific impacts of resorts and hotels has created proposed transportation fees - if adopted by the City Council ...

May 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


About that 20 cent refund from Doctors Hospital

There was a day when 20 cents would buy you 20 pieces of Bazooka bubble gum. Today those two same dimes will buy you two ...

May 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA UNIFIED RATES A-

Superintendent Jason Messer gives Manteca Unified an "A minus" for its efforts in educating students.

May 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Market & Music starts 2017 run this evening

If you're looking for a way to cool off after the high flirts with 100 degrees today, Joann Beattie has a suggestion - check out ...

May 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Volunteer shortage for Manteca’s flag effort

The chances are good that hundreds of the 2,400 flags that typically line the streets of Manteca on Memorial Day will be missing because ...

May 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


THEY ARE MANTECA

Ten men and women who helped weave the social and economic fabric of the community are now part of the Manteca Hall of Fame.

May 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Three teens, two tragedies, one week and life

I was livid.

May 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca’s budget up by 11.6%

Manteca's municipal general fund budget has returned to double digit growth for the first time since the boom days at the dawn of the ...

May 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


WELCOME HOME WARRIORS

The Vietnam War mural that has joined three other murals saluting veterans from World War II, the Korean War, and the Global War on Terror ...

May 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


KEN HAFER BUILDING

A shared love of Manteca brought people to gather in Ken Hafer's garage 27 years ago to discuss forming a non-profit to preserve the ...

May 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Ripon Police dealing with growing homeless problems

Ripon Police - just like their Manteca counterparts - are dealing with a rising number of calls involving homeless issues.

May 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


I can hear the Dreyer’s Drumstick ice cream calling

One of the best things about Manteca can be found in Spreckels Park on DuPont Court- the nearly 30,000- square-foot refrigerated distribution center for ...

May 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Market & Music returns Tuesday to Library Park

The hottest - and coolest - place to be on Tuesday in Manteca is Library Park.

May 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CALISTOGA

CALISTOGA - Long before Napa Valley became a tourist mecca for wine aficionados, there was Calistoga.

May 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Mt. St. Helena: Bay Area’s tallest peak

CALISTOGA - Mt. St. Helena doesn't pop up in very many books about hiking in the San Francisco Bay Area.

May 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


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