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$140M back into local pockets

South San Joaquin Irrigation District wants to put more than $140 million back into the pockets of residents, farmers, businessmen, and government agencies in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon over the next 10 years.

August 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SJ County growth topic of workshop set for tonight

Farmland preservation – as well as growth-related issues for the next 20 years – is the subject of a workshop tonight at Woodward School.

August 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


POINT LOBOS STATE RESERVE

CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA - It has been called "the greatest meeting of land and water in the world."

August 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca enables dangerous turns along E. Yosemite east of Highway 99

It is time to revisit East Yosemite Avenue traffic flow.

August 12, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Chamber rolls out new magazine

Manteca's pitch to lure new retail and employment opportunities to the community is delineated in the Chamber of Commerce's new Manteca Magazine & Business Directory.

August 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Tidewater history is subject of museum program

Just 25 years ago trains ran where the Tidewater Bikeway cuts through the heart of Manteca from Lathrop Road to Spreckels Avenue.

August 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


162 new home starts so far in ‘09

The song of the skill saws accented with the rat-a-tat of hammers has returned to Manteca.

August 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Auction Governor could turn San Quentin into tourist trap

It's clear that California is such a bad credit risk that not even Cash Call.com – the payday loan servcie with sky high interest rates that Gary Coleman, one of Arnold's former 1,001 opponents in the recall election, serves as a pitchman – will loan Sacramento money.

August 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


The self-destructive notion of stopping new home building

It's time for all of us to grow up especially folks who believe that new housing construction must stop as society somehow has an obligation to prop up the presumed value of their homes.

August 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Moorhead observing various city services

Debby Moorhead considers it "on the job training."

August 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sacramento’s educate now get paid later strategy means cash flow woes

The new math, Sacramento-style, kicks in as Manteca Unified today starts the 2009-10 school year.

August 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Two 99 interchanges may go green

Obama bucks could help green two major Manteca interchanges.

August 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Wise ‘cracks’ about those sagging pants

Grandmother thought it was a sign of the end of civilization when women started wearing hair curlers in public.

August 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Budget blues aren’t over

Ninety less teachers, cutbacks in transportation, pay cuts for all school workers and layoffs of support staff from custodians to office staff, and reduced classroom budgets.

August 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Samuel Anderson third candidate to declare plans to run for mayor

Samuel Anderson is the third candidate in as many days to declare his intention to seek election as Manteca's mayor in November 2010.

August 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


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Joe Freitas helped youth, founded bank

Joe Freitas - part of the World War II generation of leaders who returned home from war to lay the ground work for Manteca's future- passed away Thursday. He was 88.

August 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A cautionary tale about signing on the dotted line

Steve Catalano wants to go home.

August 29, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


60 PARKS & COUNTING

Manteca hit a milestone this year when the city's 60th park was completed.

August 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$159M bond helps push for vocational education

The $159 million school bond on the Nov. 4 ballot isn't just about upgrading aging schools and correcting safety problems.

August 28, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


Why rats like dark tunnels such as the Twin Tunnels

The emperor has no clothes.

August 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Applying pressure to conserve

The South San Joaquin Irrigation District is studying a pressurized water system between Woodward Reservoir and the Van Groningen Road reservoir near Escalon that could save enough water to supply all of the current needs of Manteca and Lathrop.

August 27, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Making it hard to be homeless in Manteca

It's time to get serious about the homeless in Manteca.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Bonus bucks blowback

Bonus bucks - or more precisely a decision to let developers off the hook for as much as $6.9 million they agreed to pay in exchange for the privilege of building homes - has emerged as the first major issue of the Nov. 4 municipal election.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Poor kids can’t ‘buy American’ access while the wealthy can

Annie Moore was the first immigrant processed through Ellis Island when it opened on Jan. 1, 1892.

August 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Is community committed to homeless effort?

Next month's community summit on the homeless could end up being much ado about nothing.

August 24, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The case for a 2.5% growth rate for the City of Manteca

A lot has changed in the past 30 years.

August 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Great Wolf guests will drive up to four hours

Manteca popped up on McWhinney Development's radar for a Great Wolf Resort for the same reason that attracted Bass Pro Shops: Manteca's location at the epicenter of a demographically rich market.

August 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


New Adventures

One of the most magical rides in California can be taken on the 206-mile long Highway 120 that runs from Manteca in the west to Benton in the east.

August 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


UNDER $230,000

The under $230,000 market when it comes to nicer resale homes is almost history once again in Manteca.

August 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Tougher Manteca water rules?

Manteca is working on more severe water conservation measures that are expected to be considered by the City Council in 30 to 45 days just as the highest water use period of the year ends.

August 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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