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PG&E rates: Going down then up

PG&E rates for electricity may drop 2.5 percent on June 1.

March 23, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca starts 29 new homes in last 18 days

Manteca's decision to suspend the bonus bucks charge of up to $17,000 for each new home built for the next five years has touched of a mini-building boom.

March 23, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Targeting habitual offenders: Most bang for resources

Scott Nicholson was arrested again on Monday.

March 23, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The challenge: Beautify Manteca

The late Clarese Anderson led a one-woman crusade for much of her life to beautify her adopted hometown.

March 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A league adults can get a kick out of

One of the fastest growing recreation sports is something that many adults got hooked on as a kid on the school playground - kick ball.

March 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The goal: Find out how public works can do more with less

Manteca is spending $48,700 to find out if there are better ways to do more with less when it comes to everything the streets and water service to garbage collection, vehicle maintenance, and sewer service.

March 22, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Donner Party would laugh at doomsayers

The Donner Party came to California 164 years ago.

March 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Consuelo comes back

As always, she catches me by surprise. There huddled at the back door, this time clutching a brand new jacket. With her other hand she holds a sheet of pink laminated paper, as if it means all the world to her.

March 21, 2010 | By FR. DEAN McFALLS St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church | Local Columns


Torch run opens BMX park

The Manteca Senior Games will help christen the city's latest recreation venue - the Spreckels Recreation Park BMX track.

March 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Orchard Valley turning into community events center

Poag & McEwen promised that The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley - when completed - would have a "warm downtown feeling" where people would be encouraged to stroll leisurely between stores, enjoy water features and sit beneath shade trees.

March 21, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Workforce shrinks by 8 more

The departure of eight municipal employees in the coming weeks - from two police officers to a parks worker - means Manteca will just have $3.8 million left to cut in order to balance the budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.

March 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dawn is starting to nudge out the economic darkness

The shutting down of Toyota production at the NUMMI plant in Fremont is scarier than a runaway Prius.

March 20, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Mural society: Working on railroad

In the not-too-distant future if the San Joaquin County Rail Commission is successful, sleek high speed Altamont Commuter Express trains will pull out of downtown Manteca on a 55-minute journey to San Jose.

March 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The high cost of fence sitting

The waiting game is about to become expensive

March 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Mick Founts unopposed in bid for top SJ schools post

Manteca resident Mick Founts is virtually assured of election in June to the job as the San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools.

March 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Why start on Thursday?

It's a question some parents have been asking for months: Why is Manteca Unified starting the new school year on a Thursday?

August 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pay your full tax liability & state dings you for $17.31 more

I owe the State of California $17.31.

August 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


FAMILY LIVING

Nancy Lebon of Compass Real Estate has arguably one of the coolest deals in one of Manteca's hottest neighborhoods.

July 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


A SCHOOL IS BORN

River Islands at Lathrop has provided a lesson or two about building - and running a school - that others in California may want to note.

July 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$5M solution for libraries & other needs

Manteca - for $5 million - can have a 9,600-square-foot "Generations Center" with library, teen center, a killer skate park, amphitheater and paracourse.

July 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SKY’S THE LIMIT

By DENNIS WYATT

July 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Teachers receiving 9% in pay raises

By DENNIS WYATT

July 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Upset about things? Then look in our own backyard

"Yosemite is bad a--."

July 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Upset about things? Then look in our own backyard

"Yosemite is bad a--."

July 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Push for more watch groups

You can find out where crime is happening by accessing Raids Online that's part of the Manteca Police website.

July 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sacrificing the Delta to hose down LA sidewalks

The lifeblood of Delta farmers, towns, and fish drains into two series of pumps northwest of Tracy - one feeding the Delta-Mendota Canal and the other ...

July 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Will signs slow Bypass carnage?

Caltrans is apparently working on a way to try and enhance safety on what has become the deadliest mile in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

July 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Serving 16,000 lunches a day

By DENNIS WYATT

July 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Getting a Lyft & why cities shouldn’t care

Steve DeBrum is no Bill de Blasio.

July 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Eskaton: 31 years of success

Try living in Manteca on $15,500 a year while renting an apartment of your own.

July 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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