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Del Webb: Smart move for buyers

Why is Del Webb at Woodbridge selling one out of every five new homes in Manteca?

April 02, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


The lesson Sammy Davis gave us in black & white

Editor's note: This is a shorter version of a column that first appeared in 1993.

April 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


War hero joining Hall of Fame

Sammy Davis - a man whose bravery beyond the call of duty in the Vietnam War made him a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient - is being inducted into the 2010 Manteca Hall of Fame.

April 01, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Just 10 spaces left for street fair April 10-11

Manteca's biggest event - the 14th annual Crossroads Street Fair that draws crowds in excess of 35,000 - has just 10 vendor spaces left.

March 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Act my age? I certainly hope I never fall into that trap

I'm 54 today and I'm still not "acting my age," whatever that annoying little saying is supposed to mean.

March 31, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Seeking green from Uncle Sam

Manteca's leaders are making a pitch for Uncle Sam's green dollars in a bid to keep a lid on future sewer costs for municipal ratepayers.

March 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SAFE helps keep fire department ready for emergencies

Volunteers are helping stretch the effectiveness of the Manteca Fire Department by doing re-inspection of various businesses where safety concerns and possible fire hazards were previously noted by full-time trained personnel.

March 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Entries sought for first ever Memorial Day parade May 31

Debby Moorhead would like nothing better than to see hundreds of Manteca veterans walking down flag-lined Yosemite Avenue on Memorial Day to the applause of thousands of spectators lining the street for the city's first parade honoring those who have served America.

March 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Library: Still standing & filling a big need

Back in 1994 during a terse exchange over the need for a new Manteca Library, one opponent stood up in the council chambers and declared it was a moot point since public libraries would be on the way out by the year 2000.

March 30, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Free Easter egg hunts Saturday

It's organized chaos.

March 29, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Get ready for a 10% tax on tanning beds

Let me tell you how it will be;

March 29, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Congress & erectile dysfunction drugs for convicted pedophiles

Find me a Democrat - or a Republican - in Congress who really wants national health care to foot the bill for convicted rapists and pedophiles to obtain erectile dysfunction drugs.

March 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Gang friction heats up

Manteca Police do not know why skirmishes are increasing between the Lathrop Hispanic Pride and Manteca's gangs.

March 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Calvary Community steps up to help homeless families

There are dozens of homeless families waiting to secure an apartment for two months at the HOPE Family Shelter so they can get their finances back in order and obtain their own rental housing.

March 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca jobless rate unchanged at 16.1 %

Manteca's jobless rate was unchanged in February.

March 28, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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MAKING DROUGHT WORSE?

More water is rushing down the Stanislaus River today accelerating the draining of New Melones Reservoir and raising the prospect that South County farmers may run out of water before Sept. 30.

March 04, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Springtime in Manteca means gophers are popping up

Capistrano has its swallows. Pier 39 has its sea lions. And Manteca has its gophers.

March 04, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


ACE needs may come at expense of bus service

Bus service could be cutback in Manteca as well as connections to Stockton where a number of local riders use Regional Transit to reach Delta College and various county services.

March 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Single family homes: All that matters in Manteca

Let's be honest.

March 03, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Snowpack just 14% of normal

They are golfing and sunbathing along the snowless shores of Lake Tahoe.

March 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GIVING HOPE

Monday mornings are days of hope for dozens of families as well as single moms desperate to either keep a head over their roof or to get off the streets.

March 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New Melones water releases skyrocket to fight salinity

The Stanislaus River is paying for the sins of the Central Valley Water Project.

February 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Beautiful blue eyes

Those beautiful blue eyes.

February 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Get ready for rain barrels

New homes built in Manteca may soon have a new feature - rain barrels and cisterns.

February 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RAIN DROPS RETURN

New Melones Reservoir - the linchpin dam on the Stanislaus River - is dropping again on the eve of a four-day weather system that promises to usher in March with a whimper.

February 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Looking for a shopping cart?

What's the most popular place to dump pilfered shopping carts in Manteca?

February 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Dog park: Is third time a charm?

Speaking of dog parks, there is a council adopted by the Manteca City Council - well, at least a previous council.

February 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The Little Red Hen & Tulloch Lake

Copperopolis residents are worried sick.

February 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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


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