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City workers give back $11,510 each

Municipal employees – with the exception of the Manteca Police Officers Association – have made an average of $11,510 per worker in general fund compensation concessions over the next two fiscal years.

October 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Red light runner camera proposal deep-sixed

Red light runners won't have to worry about being caught any time soon in Manteca by high-tech cameras when they violate the law and jeopardize public safety.

October 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rough economy creates bigger holiday need for Turkeys-R-Us

Turkeys-R-Us organizers anticipate they will need to raise funds for 2,600 turkeys to make sure struggling families, low-income seniors, and the unemployed in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop do not go without the main course for holiday meals this Thanksgiving and Christmas.

October 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dudes, you look like what you’re exposing

Ever notice that it is getting rarer and rarer these days to find a male of the species under the age of 25 without an ear ring?

October 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Get ready for rain Tuesday

The first measurable rain of the weather year that started July 1 is expected to hit the South County Tuesday.

October 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Grape grower making bid for 11th District seat

CLEMENTS - Brad Goehring was just trying to support this family and keep employees working.

October 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Lathrop’s No.1 boogeyman is Jack Snyder

We bury the hatchet

October 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


12 Manteca cop(s) out

Manteca's deepening municipal financial crisis delivered its first casualties when the sun rose this morning – 12 police officers no longer have jobs.

October 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Enterprise zone offers big credits for hiring

Municipal leaders are touting the expanded San Joaquin County enterprise zone that includes virtually the entire city as a way for business to get an edge by expanding or locating in Manteca.

October 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca tries to end CHP ‘poaching’

California Highway Patrol officers have ceased what one city official termed "poaching" – at least for now – in writing tickets to trucks pulling the largest allowed cargo trailers onto Commerce Drive and DuPont Court in Spreckels Park.

October 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Surprise,surprise! State budget has new $1.1B hole

California needs a taxpayer revolt against spending on the same scale that Howard Jarvis and Paul Gann changed the property tax landscape with Proposition 13 back in 1978.

October 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca centralizing city yards

Centralizing Manteca's public works operations from streets and water to vehicle maintenance in one location could save the city $620,000 a year.

October 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Effort made to minimize impact on current pay of city workers

The bottom line for Manteca municipal employees who faced layoffs or compensation cuts was how the city crafted the reduction.

October 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


The blame game trumps finding a real solution

America's favorite pastime these days isn't baseball. It's the blame game.

October 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The new Manteca numbers game

Now that it is clear the tsunami known as the mortgage meltdown has swept through the Manteca housing market it is safe to start thinking about long-term recovery.

October 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


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Logging cell calls

The tallest "pine tree" in Manteca is going to be "planted" along Button Avenue.

October 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Begging for vacation funds via the Internet

Panhandling has gone high tech.

October 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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


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