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Manteca spending $80K in bid to save $17M yearly

Manteca is spending $80,600 in a bid to convince Congress not to adopt regulations that would cost Manteca residents and businesses at least $17 million annually.

June 06, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Want to stop the spread of ‘crack’? Then legalize it

Legalize "crack".

June 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Can Manteca afford a DC lobbyist?

Mayor Willie Weatherford believes $80,600 to retain a lobbyist representing the City of Manteca's interests in the nation's capital is a complete waste of money.

June 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


COMING DOWN THE ROAD

Some 21.5 miles of neighborhood streets in North Manteca will receive maintenance work this summer under a plan before the City Council tonight.

June 05, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bigger impact on environment? Lowe’s or high speed rail?

Lowe's spent close to $400,000 and two years on environmental studies to gain approval to build a 140,000-square-foot store on the northeast corner of the 120 Bypass and Airport Way in Manteca.

June 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Open primary debuts Tuesday

Voters in Manteca and Ripon have a rare chance Tuesday to send shock waves reverberating through the Democratic and Republican party apparatuses.

June 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


WATERFORD KEEPS ON TRUCKIN’

Phil Waterford didn't serve in the military.

June 04, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The $290,000 annual public educator pension

How do you get a $290,000 a year pension?

June 03, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca may build 4M-gallon tank at Atherton, Woodward

Manteca's third functional water storage tank may be in operation by June 2013.

June 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


DA’s slow-mo investigation in police shooting erodes public trust

It seems simple and straightforward.

June 02, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Nearly year later DA hasn’t made finding in fatal Manteca Police shooting of Duenez

In seven days, a year will have passed since a Manteca Police officer shot and killed Ernesto Duenez in the driveway of a Flores Avenue home.

June 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Municipal staff reductions create back log of sidewalk & other Public Works projects

The clock is ticking.

June 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Foreclosure mess is slowly improving older Manteca housing stock

Here's a silver lining to the foreclosure crisis: There's anecdotal evidence it is leading to the improvement of older housing stock in Manteca.

June 01, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Give me a Big Gulp or give me death

Who ever thought drinking a 32-ounce Big Gulp could one day constitute an act of civil disobedience?

May 31, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Mantecan wounded in Afghanistan

Army Specialist Brett Allan Paige of Manteca is recovering from extensive injuries suffered in Afghanistan.

May 31, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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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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