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The case for making Center Street the heart of downtown

Ben Cantu - who hopes to ascend to the mayor's post this November – calls the quagmire over downtown Manteca's future the equivalent of a "Mexican stand-off."

April 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Auto burglary a day in Manteca

Every day someone in Manteca is going to walk to their car and find a smashed out window.

April 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chamber staff sings praises of Ripon

RIPON - Call the Ripon Chamber of Commerce and you'll get one of the three most enthusiastic people on the line when it comes to singing the praises of Ripon as a place to live, work, or play.

April 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Yes, I did indeed work inside the Squirrel Cage

Progress - or what sometimes passes for it - can hit you like a ton of bricks when you've been away from a place for a fair amount of time.

April 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Troops’ guardian angel gets nod

Susie Beeler - a woman who took it upon herself to make sure those from the South County and elsewhere who are fighting the Global War on Terror aren't forgotten - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fun run Saturday helps feed struggling families

Mike Mallory wants to put hunger on the run.

April 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Gutting the 2nd Amendment imperils freedom

I don't drive a pickup truck with a gun rack.

April 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca bucks trend again

January and February made the Northern San Joaquin Valley seem more like Death Valley in terms of housing starts.

April 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Yukon Jack’s joins list of restaurants for Orchard Valley

Yukon Jack's Log Cabin Dining is coming to Manteca.

April 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | BUSINESS


Longtime EU High principal selected for Hall of Fame

Dick Durham - a man whose half century career in education includes 18 years as the East Union High principal - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Carnival starts Wednesday at Orchard Valley

Discount tickets are on sale through Wednesday at 5 p.m. for the Crossroads Street Fair Carnival taking place at The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

April 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City should cover general public’s use of BMX track

A BMX course isn't a typical venture for a municipality.

April 04, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Prouty earns nod for 2010 Hall of Fame

Evelyn Prouty - a fourth generation Manteca resident whose love for her community is so deep that she even has stepped up to dig graves when the East Union Cemetery got into financial trouble - is being inducted into the Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Del Webb adds to ranks of volunteers

Del Webb is doing more than just selling the lion's share of homes in Manteca.

April 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Weaning off users subsidizing other power customers

There are a lot of reasons to criticize PG&E's upper management.

April 03, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Property tax up 14%

Manteca's adopted budget calls for the city to dip into reserves to close out the books on June 30 to bridge a $592,940 structured deficit.

February 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rules against excess watering of landscaping being formed

Wasting landscape water for some future development could become a costly proposition.

February 26, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


63 PARKS & COUNTING

Manteca hit a milestone three month ago when the city completed its 63rd park facility.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Blight fight continues along Moffat

Manteca's ugly ducking thoroughfare - Moffat Boulevard - is inching closer to swan status.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Questions to dog city leaders on

The Great Dog Park Debate is back.

February 25, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Gun rights topic of Patriots’ gathering

Robert Davis, co-owner of Elite Arms gun shop on South Main Street, is appearing before the Manteca Patriots on Thursday, March 12, to give a rundown of current District and Supreme Court cases affecting Second Rights Amendments.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Moffat best spot for dog park?

The City of Manteca wouldn't be able to build the Moffat Community Center this year for $1.16 million unless it deferred meeting the same landscape requirements it imposes on the private sector.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Go charge while getting car charged

Business is already booming at the Tesla Super Charging Station that just opened along the 120 Bypass at the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Forced sales will cost $1.1M

Manteca taxpayers could lose $1.1 million by a state forced sale of three parcels.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The winner in the category of least gracious winner is . . .

The 87th annual Academy Awards shouldn't be confused with entertainment.

February 24, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Here’s to the 301 Manteca residents who would of died

There will be 301 Manteca residents who will not die by the end of this year thanks to vaccines.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Schools aim to cut water use by 20%

Manteca Unified is taking the drought seriously.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


LEARNING TO SUCCEED

Carol Davis is dedicated to helping struggling students turn on the proverbial light switch in their minds.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wheat gave way to watermelons, grapes & almonds

Wheat - and not almonds, pumpkins or even grapes - is what attracted farmers to the Manteca region after the Gold Rush in a bid to make a living.

February 23, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEW MELONES ‘PUDDLE’

Tulloch Lake is going to disappear by this fall.

February 21, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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