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Painless taxes for Manteca residents

Visitors booking rooms in Manteca hotels contribute more than $420,000 a year to Manteca's municipal budget.

June 29, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s easy to be nuts about Ripon

Ripon is a true valley town with a strong sense of Americana that at times seems of another era.

June 29, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


PG&E et al seek weaker safety standard for their power poles

If PG&E happens to electrocute you, burn your house down, or start a wildfire that wipes out your crop they want to be able to do so without worrying about being held liable for your death or losses.

June 29, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Plan it but they may not come

Terra Business Park in the early 1990s was envisioned as the Northern San Joaquin Valley's answer to the venerable Hacienda Business Park in Pleasanton.

June 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fireworks offer bit of insight into legalizing marijuana

Get ready for a taste of Kabul at night.

June 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Fireworks go on sale Tuesday

Starting at noon Tuesday and until midnight on the Fourth of July it is legal to buy and use fireworks in Manteca that are designated as safe and sane.

June 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The dawn of a new era in city government

It was, if you will, a Declaration of Reality.

June 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The field of economic dreams

Five years ago it was nothing more than surplus city-owned land featuring an open drainage ditch with weed infested fields on one side and rows of corn and a pole climbing training site on the other.

June 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Partnership forged in fire about to be strengthened in financial adversity

There's been talk of marriage but it never got past the pre-nuptials.

June 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Tri-Dam fuels SSJID investment

South San Joaquin Irrigation District is pumping another $14 million into the economy.

June 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Can Cantu help unify downtown into one voice?

Downtown Manteca needs a voice.

June 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Get ready for a 1% gain in resale housing prices

Manteca median prices should be up by 1 percent in value by summer's end.

June 25, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


The day of reckoning

If an 11th hour agreement can be reached by Wednesday, the jobs of six Manteca firefighters and nine other municipal workers could be saved.

June 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


You can’t judge people by their housing type

I had been a homeowner for 12 years when I went to rent an apartment seven years ago.

June 24, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Neighbors dislike apartment plan

Buyers of homes built in Dutra Estates are convinced the Manteca City Council has set in motion the decline of their neighborhood by allowing apartments to be built on the southeast corner of Woodward Avenue and the new alignment of McKinley Avenue.

June 23, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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The case for a $10 per person surcharge to help protect Yosemite

People who visit Yosemite National Park often use words such as "spectacular," "breath-taking," as "incredible" to describe the experience.

August 26, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


HOMELESS HEADWAY

Mike Kelly - the Manteca Police Department's first community resource officer dedicated to addressing homeless issues - has been in his new position for 30 days.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New housing, the American Dream & young Mantecans

As we were driving down Main Street Monday talking about things in general including people who commute to the Bay Area for bigger paychecks, Ashley ...

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Making a mess along Yosemite Avenue

The clothing drop-off box at Yosemite and Powers avenues in the Dollar General parking lot is a popular spot.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Lancers celebrate 50 years

High school homecoming parades, a tradition that continues today in many smaller communities such as Ripon, haven't graced the streets of Manteca for at ...

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Auto burglaries up 90.18% so far in Manteca

Serious crime in Manteca - driven primarily by auto burglaries - is up 19.72 percent during the first six months of this year.

August 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BIA threatens to sue the goose that lays the golden eggs

The Building Industry Association of the Delta protests a bit too much.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


TEST SCORES UP

The average Manteca Unified student is lagging behind the average California student in math, English, and literacy goals based on a statewide standard test.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Environmentalists oppose increasing bass fishing limits

A push to reduce the population of the non-native bass in the Delta to protect endangered fish is being opposed by a group that wants ...

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Prop 47 works for drug users & criminals

There were 52,000 fewer arrests in California last year.

August 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


AVOIDING THE FISH FRY

Keeping reliable water flowing through Manteca and Lathrop household taps and irrigating Ripon almond orchards could come down one day to how well rainbow trout ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE SPACE SQUEEZE IS ON

Move into a house within walking distance of a Manteca Unified elementary school and you might be in for an unpleasant surprise.

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CHARGING INTO RE-CHARGE WATER?

The days of storm runoff from Manteca running into the San Joaquin River then either out into the Pacific Ocean or into the California Aqueduct ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Homeless set up camp in North Main storm basin

Several residents in the Manteca neighborhoods off Northgate Drive west of North Main Street have reported seeing an uptick of homeless in their area and ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Collision Center plans new complex

The hub of traffic collision repair in Manteca will soon be along East Yosemite Avenue east of Vasconcellos Avenue and across the street from Manteca ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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