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Merchants nix paying for improvements

Downtown merchants and property owners don't want to tax themselves to provide services and improvements specifically benefitting the Manteca's oldest shopping district through the formation of a Property-Based Business Improvement District.

October 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Plenty of Halloween fun set for tonight

Manteca's biggest Halloween family event - the MRPS Halloween Festival and Dance - takes place tonight at the MRPS Hall, 133 N. Grant St. from 4 p.m. to midnight.

October 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


16 days left to raise $18,400 to buy turkeys for Thanksgiving

Struggling families in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop face their bleakest Thanksgiving in 12 years.

October 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Make Halloween real scary: Put Congress in charge

Imagine if the federal government were in charge of Halloween.

October 31, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$1M deal helps protect Manteca municipal jobs

The state taketh $1,034,872 from Manteca and the California Statewide Communities Development Authority giveth back.

October 30, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Healthy candy is definitely an oxymoron

Claus Spreckels must be laughing his head off up there in Sugar Land.

October 30, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Housing tax credit: Will they extend it?

The countdown has started.

October 30, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


1,000 home sales so far in ‘09

Manteca reached a milestone once thought unattainable this week for the second time in two years – 1,000 existing homes sold in less than 10 months.

October 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Halloween carnivals & harvest festivals galore

Get ready for three days of harvest festival and Halloween fun on today, Friday, and Saturday.

October 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tumbleweeds rolling through Manteca again

You could see them rolling down Atherton Drive.

October 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Greed is now hurting those who resisted

Send your congressman a congratulatory note.

October 29, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Waters answers the call

It was an unexpected call for service.

October 28, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dr. Smith said it best: “The pain, the pain of it all!”

If pain is relative, then it must be one of my first cousins.

October 28, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Boys & Girls facing more cut backs

The weak economy is both a blessing and a curse for the Boys & Girls Club of Manteca/Lathrop.

October 27, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Caltrans 120/Yosemite configuration isn’t OK for larger trucks

Manteca is waiting on word from Caltrans that the new interchange the state designed for Yosemite Avenue and Highway 99 some 20 years after federal laws for truck trailers changed so they can proceed with improvements necessary to avoid truckers accessing Spreckels Park from getting tickets.

October 27, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Growth triumphs over Manteca Rural Committee

Back in the 1980s the residents along the north side of Louise Avenue between Airport Way and the railroad tracks formed the nucleus of the Manteca Rural Committee.

July 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tough Manteca balancing act

Manteca has entered the green versus yellow lawn quandary.

July 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE DEL WEBB EFFECT

Spreckels Sugar in the 1950s paid its employees one week in $2 bills.

July 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wood actually took 23 years, not two hours to die in Arizona

Do not get teary-eyed or enraged thinking about how Joseph R. Wood III died.

July 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


LOOK IN LATHROP

Homes that qualify for FHA mortgages are in high demand.

July 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Is City of Bell to big to govern?

The City of Bell consists of 2.64 square miles.

July 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Water: Outlook not good

A streak of sub-90 degree days has Public Works Director Mike Houghton concerned.

July 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca: The Mother of All water wasters

The City of Manteca is the biggest water waster by far.

July 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca scores with BLD

The Big League Dreams sports complex is heading into the home stretch of its eighth full season and it is still scoring big for Manteca.

July 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Navy blue frames then skydiving?

Selecting eyeglass frames is always interesting given my eyesight.

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Strategy: Inconvenience homeless

Manteca Police for the past six weeks have stepped up their pressure on the homeless at Library Park.

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


WOODWARD & WATER

"Little drops of water

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chamber seeks help to clean 2,500 flags

The Manteca Chamber of Commerce along with a small army of volunteers have helped line Manteca's streets with 2,500 flags at least 10 times a year since 2002 to mark major holidays.

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Jack Snyder: You may not like the man but he delivered

There is no middle ground with Jack Snyder. You either like him or you don't.

July 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Water supplies tighten

There is less water than previously thought available from New Melones for South County farmers and municipal users in Manteca, Lathrop, and Tracy.

July 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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