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Give young people a sign of hope by encouraging more human sign jobs

It's tough out there.

March 29, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT

A non-descript wall at Library Park is days away from being transformed into 1,024 square feet of art depicting Manteca history, culture and the economy.

March 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


La Estrella, Starbucks & McDonald’s: Manteca’s leading economic indicators

Forget the S&P 500 Index, Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the NASDAQ.

March 28, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Marines honoring fallen Airman

A decision by Manteca to honor a fallen Air Force combat air controller from Alabama killed in a fierce battle in Afghanistan while supporting a Marine aviation unit is prompting one of the Marines' top generals to attend this year's Memorial Day Weekend Event at Woodward Park.

March 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FIGHTING HUNGER

First the good news - if you can call it that.

March 27, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The biggest joke in Manteca might just be enforcing the sign ordinance

With all due respect, what is the point of modifying the Manteca municipal sign ordinance when it comes to temporary signs, A-frame signs, flag banner signs, and human signs?

March 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SSJID in position to squeeze by

The spring storms blanketing the Sierra aren't expected to break the back of the drought for much of California.

March 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HUMAN SIGNS TARGETED

Mr. Pickle may be in a pickle under proposed changes to the Manteca sign ordinance.

March 26, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Business


ANOTHER TRAFFIC SIGNAL

It's been just over 50 years since Manteca got its first traffic signal to replace the flashing red light at the four-way stop at Main Street and Yosemite Avenue where Highways 99 and 120 once intersected.

March 24, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The trigger for an economic boom: Lower power via SSJID

A plentiful and stable water supply was responsible for a real and sustained economic boom 100 years ago in Manteca, Ripon and Escalon.

March 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More jobs means more traffic

The rush hour impacts on traffic from the Yosemite Square Park project is expected to be significant enough to justify having developers make modifications to an intersection a mile away.

March 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Is owning your own home worth it? Sit down and try to figure it out

Is owning a home really worth it?

March 23, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


When will council decide it is worth saving Mantecans $480,000 a year?

City of Manteca staff needs to listen to Councilman Vince Hernandez when it comes to alternative energy.

March 22, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Hernandez wants to cut $1.2M PG&E bill by going green at treatment plant

Councilman Vince Hernandez wants to do everything possible to keep Manteca sewer rates from increasing.

March 22, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’s time for state university leaders to take Reality 101

Want to get all warm and fuzzy about the prospect of voting for a half cent sales tax to support California education?

March 21, 2012 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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It wasn’t too long ago valley was a big lake

"The Great Central Valley of the state is under water - the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys - a region 250 to 300 miles long and an ...

July 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Delicato plans two August wine events

Do you enjoy the grape?

July 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


SUTTER’S FORT

SACRAMENTO - The cradle of modern-day California civilization is not San Francisco or Los Angeles.

July 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


More Manteca teachers join ‘The $100,000 Salary Club’

You heard the mantra. The Manteca Educators Association (MEA) repeatedly hammered the public that they would strike if necessary in order to secure "a livable ...

July 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Budget cuts needed to cover raises

The deal has been done with the Manteca Educators Association for a new contract.

July 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FEES MAY KILL HOTEL DEAL

Poag & McEwen has been talking with chains seeking to build a second 125-room hotel across from the Hampton Inn Suites at The Promenade Shops at ...

July 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Marjie Thomas: Being golf pro not easy money

One of the biggest Manteca urban legends - if you can call it that - was that the late Alan Thomas was rolling in the money during ...

July 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Expansions retain & add 984 jobs

The ability of Manteca employers to expand their operations in the past year has retained and added a combined 984 jobs.

July 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Voters didn’t elect consultants to run Manteca

Here's a novel idea.

July 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Nile Garden, Lincoln expanding?

Growth pressures are setting up a Manteca Unified board decision in the coming months that could increase the size of two existing elementary campuses - Lincoln ...

July 20, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Will fees kill SaveMart store?

A $150 million interchange that Manteca leaders have no inkling of how they will pay to fund could end up killing a long-awaited SaveMart store ...

July 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Competitors team up to operate Manteca golf course

Manteca has a new golf pro - the team of Jeff and Geanna DeBenedetti along with Bent Beck and Wesley Bloodgood.

July 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Cap-and-trade vote gives new life to California high speed rail

California high speed rail will not die.

July 19, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Kill interchange at Raymus & 99; slap $5,000 job fee on new homes

The 10-year foot dragging over the major road fee component of the Public Facilities Implementation Fee (PFIP) is becoming a bit overwrought even for City ...

July 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Route drivers service 1,150 homes a day

Twenty-five years ago during the waning days of old-fashioned garbage cans, a typical Manteca solid waste worker handled just over a little more than 350 ...

July 18, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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