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DeBrum wants prison release plan repealed

Councilman Steve DeBrum isn't happy that a gang member or child molester with a history of assaults can be arrested for possessing a small amount of marijuana and be considered non-violent and sent to county jail instead of state prison.

October 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Once upon a time when princess phones were extravagant

Ma Bell is probably having a good laugh right about now.

October 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca spending 50% of limit

Manteca could - assuming they could get voters to approve additional taxes and/or have property tax growth that was almost exclusively commercial and industry - legally spend up to $50.3 million this fiscal year.

September 29, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SMOOTH DRIVE AHEAD

The days of rough driving on narrow pavement are numbered for Woodward Avenue residents between Main Street and McKinley Avenue.

September 29, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FEZ is promising but pitfalls exist with competition

The next big thing is already here - families traveling to youth sports events.

September 29, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Oakwood Shores home sales making a big splash in the recovering market

One of the weather vanes that developers are reading when it comes to Manteca-Lathrop housing once was home to a bunch of squealing kids.

September 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Northern SJ Valley market better target for Manteca than Yosemite crowd

The 800,000 tourists that pass through Manteca each year on the way to Yosemite National Park may seem like a gold mine to some.

September 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Despite Greek chorus Manteca has never flirted with bankruptcy

Manteca has teetered on the edge of bankruptcy three to four times in the past 40 years.

September 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Waterslides: Manteca’s lasting ‘brand’

Construction of Interstate 5 created a Manteca legacy.

September 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Great Wolf, city in hunt for deal

Colorado-based McWhinney Corporation wants a Northern California Great Wolf Lodge resort location that makes sense financially.

September 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mayor not all warm & fuzzy about FEZ

Manteca is moving forward with a strategy to tap even more into the $7 billion that American families spend each year traveling to youth sporting events.

September 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Parking spaces are not the problem for downtown Manteca

Common sense is dead.

September 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca apartment shortage?

Manteca is expected to cross the threshold of 19,000 single family homes by year's end.

September 25, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE WORLD’S THEIR STAGE

Lori Kelley Tubbs is singing the praises of a solid education these days.

September 25, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Slam Stockton on subjective quality of life lists but don’t poke fun at its bankruptcy

Geez, doesn't anyone have a sense of humor anymore?

September 24, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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I-5 do-si-do & high speed parking lots

Friday's colossal back-up on northbound Interstate 5 offered a peek of what lies ahead for the Tracy-Lathrop-Manteca region.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


At least there’s space for evidence

Manteca Police may have cramped headquarters but at least there should be adequate room for evidence storage.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Board looks at options for growth

Manteca Unified expects by 2020 to have upwards of 2,000 more students - or the equivalent of two elementary schools.

August 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


STREET CRED

In just a little over 3½ miles, one city street in Manteca carries four different names.

August 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Roundabout on Louise Ave. for new homes

The first new neighborhood built east of Highway 99 in more than a decade is expected to generate 241 students that most likely will end ...

August 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca on verge of major economic splash

The Hyatt Regency in San Francisco has 802 rooms.

August 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Time is long overdue to take back Manteca

If you go by Lincoln Park around 9 o'clock in the evening, there will sometimes be a small gathering under the picnic shelter. There ...

August 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Chestnut going whole hog

Joey Chestnut - a San Jose man who makes a pig of himself for a living - is competing in the World Bacon Eating Championship taking place ...

August 17, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Regulating America to death

You don't need to look far to see the regulatory chokehold the federal bureaucracy has on the economy, public safety, and even attempts to ...

August 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Q&A about camping in Manteca

Now that the homeless have been locked out of the Manteca Library courtyard at night by a wrought iron fence put in place to stop ...

August 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Residents say the time has come to retake Manteca

They defecate on doorsteps.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cougars encouraged after full offseason of work

STOCKTON - Although this will be Eddie Menzel's second season as the Weston Ranch volleyball coach, he inherited the program last year after the summer ...

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | High School Sports


A solution for future downtown parking needs

The Altamont Corridor Express train is coming down the track.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CUTTING ERRORS, RED TAPE

It is a "horror" story that Manteca Community Development Director Greg Showerman has heard way too often.

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca deal of the century moving forward?

What could arguably be the sweetest deal for Manteca's economy since Ed Powers a century ago convinced Claus Spreckels that the sandy plains was ...

August 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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