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Zipping thru Manteca at 100 mph

You could one day move between Stockton and Los Angeles in just less than two hours.

November 24, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID budget calls for more services while growing reserves

Manteca Unified cut $32 million from its current budget.

November 24, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


What Newsweek & ABC are telling us: Sex definitely sells

I do not watch the American Music Awards.

November 24, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


250 people help stage telethon

It offers entertainment ranging from the "Rompin' Stompin' Seniors" line dancing to an all girl band known as Neon Ink.

November 23, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca fast tracks project in third of time

Call it the miracle on Industrial Park Drive.

November 23, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City coordinates discounts for Manteca vehicle buyers

Workers at some of Manteca's largest firms are getting a little extra in their upcoming paychecks - $500 off on a new vehicle.

November 23, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Turkeys R Us & Manteca deliver for 12th year

Count your blessings this Thanksgiving that you live in Manteca.

November 23, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Police sergeant made $176,342

Five of the top 10 paid Manteca municipal employees in 2008 were not department heads. They were police sergeants including two who made more than the police chief.

November 22, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Ag experts hope to stop moth’s spread in Manteca

California is the promised land for the light brown apple moth.

November 22, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


General store showcases local products

LATHROP – There's ceramic kitchenware crafted from Randy Pearsall's studio nestled in the almond orchards east of Manteca.

November 22, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | BUSINESS


It was MPOA’s call to make on salary concessions

Manteca has 12 less police officers today than it did 40 days ago.

November 22, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Does SSJID plan make sense? It’ll cost $200K for study to find out

Who knows what they're talking about – PG&E or South San Joaquin Irrigation District?

November 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Snow report: Lathrop tubing season opens

LATHROP - It was tough to determine what was brighter - the twinkle in 4-year-old Carlos Jimenez' eyes or the snow piled 18 inches deep on Mt. Dell'Osso.

November 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Mt. Dell’Osso: It’s tubular fun, dude

Toss aside the Wii. Forget Space Mountain. This is the real deal, well except for the snow. It's manmade.

November 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Government jobs up 500 in SJ County while 400 more Mantecans out of work

Four hundred Manteca residents joined the ranks of the unemployed in October as the jobless rate inched back toward a post Depression high of 14.4 percent set in March.

November 21, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Road work may deliver 9,134 jobs

There's more road work on the way for Manteca motorists to contend with.

October 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New bakery opening next month by OSH

Manteca is getting another bakery.

October 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


I now own antiquated iPhone6

Back in the Dark Ages 40 years ago when I graduated from high school, if you wanted to call someone you had to use Pacific Bell or one of its Ma Bell siblings unless you were served by a smaller phone company such as Contel or a local independent.

October 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Great Valley Bookfest honors literacy champions

Retired educator Sally Hale, retired administrator Gary Dei Rossi, and LearningQuest director Karen Williams were presented with the first annual Great Valley Bookfest Literacy Hero Awards last Friday.

October 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Help sought for community dinner for Thanksgiving

The Manteca Rotary Club is again gearing up to serve a free community Thanksgiving meal for struggling families as well as those who have nowhere else to go on the day of thanks.

October 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Releases from New Melones accelerate as drought continues

The incredible shrinking New Melones Reservoir could dip below 500,000 acre feet by November thanks to what some biologists contend is a questionable decision to help fish migration.

October 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Zoning changes being crafted to help downtown

City of Manteca Manager Karen McLaughlin indicated during Tuesday's City Council meeting that staff is starting to work on special zoning changes to help foster downtown investment and development.

October 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


So is your business website ADA compliant?

Think you dodged a bullet if you own a business and haven't been slapped with an Americans with Disabilities non-compliance lawsuit?

October 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


No shelter for homeless

Manteca is gearing up to outlaw all makeshift homeless housing.

October 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SEWER DILEMMA

A looming deadline on a state edict to connect homes in the gated community of Oakwood Shores to a municipal wastewater treatment system could end up costing existing homeowners at least $3,961 each or $66 a month for five years.

October 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ebola or polio: Doesn’t effect us because we’re invincible

My earliest childhood memory is as a 5-year-old being taken to Roseville's Royer Park by my mom back in 1962.

October 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Move to swipe SSJID water

The Bureau of Reclamation is interpreting a state order designed to protect senior water right holders such as South San Joaquin Irrigation District during the drought as a directive to possibly cut off water releases for SSJID use from New Melones Reservoir.

October 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca may ban homeless encampments

Homeless encampments anywhere in Manteca could be illegal by December.

October 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Lawn blower season ramps up once again

You see them all the time: People armed with leaf blowers pushing grass clippings and other debris into the street and leaving it there.

October 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


A ‘no’ vote on Measure I won’t count

Are you ready to give up your right to vote for all seven Manteca Unified School District board members?

October 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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