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ACE could carry 13,700 daily

A high speed rail version of the Altamont Commuter Express service could take as many as 12,250 cars a day off the clogged Interstate 580 corridor connecting the Northern San Joaquin Valley and the Bay Area.

March 03, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


TULE FOG FETE SUNDAY

Tule fog - that thick pea soup-like concoction that permeates from the ground - is as unique to the Central Valley as Caswell State Park.

March 03, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New plan makes those with integrity pay twice for sins of greedy home buyers

I look around my neighborhood and see home buyers with a lot of different stories.

March 03, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Legal move keeps 1,400 jobs viable

A legal agreement aimed at not jeopardizing the potential creation of 1,400 jobs with a protracted court battle has been hammered out by Manteca, Lathrop, and CenterPoint developers.

March 02, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Feds giveth & feds may taketh away

Love Inc. – a faith-based outreach to help the needy in the Manteca community - plans to use $5,000 it was awarded of Manteca's $394,929 share of federal Community Development Block Grant funds to help families avoid having city water shut off for non-payment.

March 02, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Suing because an employer appears to favor hiring illegal immigrants

Here's a new one.

March 02, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


So who is the real ‘half man’ in ‘Two and a Half Men’?

Can't Warner Brothers Television & CBS take a joke?

March 01, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Saving money by design

It's a daunting task.

February 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Rains delay need to start irrigation runs

The late February rain may delay the need for irrigating upwards of 65,000 acres of farmland surrounding Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon.

February 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Odds & Ends


Manteca keeping fire district whole

The annexation of the CenterPoint project northwest of Manteca to the city won't financially hurt the struggling Lathrop Manteca Fire District.

February 28, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The numbers in Wisconsin - and California - can’t be ignored

The fight in Wisconsin is not unions versus big business. Nor is it the struggling masses versus the rich.

February 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Kids Zone: $40K in the hole?

Closer cost accounting of the Kids Zone program following concerns voiced by private sector day care providers that the city was unfairly competing against them shows the after school offering might actually be a drain this fiscal year on the distressed Manteca municipal general fund.

February 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Measure M saving jobs of 4 officers

Measure M when July of 2012 rolls around will support the salaries and benefits of 15 Manteca Police officers or 27 percent of the force.

February 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Thanks PG&E for proving SSJID can lower rates 15%

Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon should be eternally grateful to PG&E.

February 27, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Goal: No more police layoffs

City Manager Steve Pinkerton has his marching orders: The goal is to make $4.5 million in budget cuts by June 30 without cutting the ranks of Manteca's 55 sworn police officers.

February 26, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


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Future Manteca park needs

It is costing Manteca taxpayers $475,000 so the city can have a plan for the next 20 years about what they should do to ...

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


100 percent Chromebooks by end of 2017

Every Ripon Unified student from kindergarten through 12th grade will be using Chromebooks by the end of 2017.

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca saves $140K a year by shedding PG&E

Is the epic struggle the South San Joaquin Irrigation District has undertaken to replace PG&E as the retail power supplier for Manteca, Ripon, and ...

June 27, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Another warehouse for Spreckels

One of the three remaining undeveloped parcels in the 360-acre Spreckels Park project may soon have a 285,215-square-foot building for industrial uses.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


NEXT MILESTONE

Some 107 years after South County residents embraced the then bold move to form the South San Joaquin Irrigation District, secure what are now senior ...

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cabral: He went the extra mile for customers

Bill Cabral - a man who parlayed a trust in people, an outgoing personality, and a work ethic second to none to found Cabral Motors in ...

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A Night of Hope focus on helping homeless

A Night of Hope is coming to Manteca.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The next step: Preventing homelessness

Mike Kelly is a wise man.

June 25, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Frosted flakes, sin taxes & North Korea

It was a Saturday morning ritual for way too many years.

June 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Restroom security working

There was a time when a parent could take their child to the Library Park playground during the day and if he or she needed ...

June 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Despair? Not on their watch

Hope springs eternal.

June 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The council is clear: Manteca must deal with the homeless

The message Tuesday was clear: No more fooling around when it comes to the homeless.

June 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


From homeless to success

Jeff Zellner is living the American Dream.

June 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Get ready for Sacramento ‘magic’ to deal with homeless

Get ready for the big lie - or at least being misled whether it is intentional or not.

June 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Do as we say not as we do department

Perhaps the entire City of Manteca staff didn't get the memo about a drought being on and it being against the rules for anyone ...

June 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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