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Will they or won’t they?

The last time South San Joaquin Irrigation District asked for the Manteca City Council's support in their bid to enter the retail power business when they went before the San Joaquin County Local Agency Formation Commission, the answer was "keep us out of it."

September 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Brown-out: One Manteca fire engine won’t roll

Brown-outs are about to become part of the lexicon of Manteca firefighters.

September 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


You may soon pay for PG&E’s negligence

PG&E is about to make you pay for their negligence.

September 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Has bottom arrived in Manteca?

Two years ago this month there was a record 625 resale homes available in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon. Of those, more than 250 were foreclosures including almost 180 in Manteca.

September 11, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


54 layoffs possible in 30 days

Thirty-day layoff notices are being sent to 248 City of Manteca employees today.

September 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Depreciation, age factors put value of PG&E system at $65.1 million

A typical PG&E power pole and line serving Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon is 37 years-old.

September 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


PG&E workers would lose 25% power discount

Several readers pointed out that not everyone in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon will see their power bills reduced by 15 percent should South San Joaquin Irrigation District displace PG&E as the retail electricity providers.

September 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Denial & flight give both gangs, drugs upper hand

Just how did we let drugs get such a destructive hold on our communities?

September 10, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City insurance will cover gap in coverage of duplex owner

There was one other victim of the aftermath of the Bank of America robbery that left two young families homeless – an elderly landlord.

September 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca declines state gesture to allow it to put cats & dogs to death quicker

Manteca has no plans to start euthanizing unclaimed stray pets sooner just to save a few dollars.

September 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Politics


Five earn appointment to youth advisory board

Five teens have earned appointment to the Manteca Youth Advisory Commission.

September 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


I should feel guilty about ignoring nearby gang graffiti

A punk – and there is no other way to describe whoever did it – spray painted "SUR" on my garage door almost two weeks ago.

September 09, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca lends a hand

Dotty Thompson walked up to Wayne DeLaughder – a young man who is father to a week-old son – and quietly placed some cash into his hands.

September 08, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Shrinking resale inventory far cry from 2 years ago

It was doom and gloom two years ago.

September 08, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Perfect to a ‘T’ – time, talk & tear gas

The resolution to the dramatic 11-hour stand-off between law enforcement and two armed bank robbery suspects holed up in a South Lincoln Avenue duplex came down to what Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker refers to as the three "T"s – time, talk, and tear gas.

September 08, 2009 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Shoplifters are stealing from you & me

The woman ahead of me in Target was doing her best to distract and confuse the clerk.

November 26, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Felonies drop in Manteca thanks to voters

Manteca's felony crimes will drop in 2015.

November 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Crime


Turkeys R Us still short 283 birds to meet Thanksgiving, Christmas needs

Seventeen years ago Sue Teunissen and Gail Fletcher couldn't stand the thought of their families sitting down to a table overflowing with traditional holiday food on Thanksgiving knowing neighbors and others in Manteca, Ripon, and Lathrop were going without.

November 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Freeing yourself from PG&E’s expensive power & indifference

I am a PG&E stockholder.

November 25, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


35th annual telethon tonight, Tuesday

Donations are the lifeblood of the Manteca-Lathrop Boys & Girls Club.

November 23, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


LIFE CHANGER

Phil Waterford knows the Boys & Girls Club can make a difference in the life of a youth.

November 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Turkeys R Us drive now short 421 turkeys

Just how big of a deal is the donation of $12 to buy a turkey for a struggling family?

November 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


A costly penny for your thoughts

It costs taxpayers 1.83 cents to mint a penny.

November 22, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MARKET BAROMETER

The biggest price rebound for housing in the Manteca market is also still the most affordable - the Cherry Lane Condos along Union Road.

November 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Furloughs kept Manteca afloat

Manteca's municipal offices are closed next week.

November 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


REDUCING HOMELESS

Cecily Ballungay has a plan to reduce the ranks of homeless in Manteca.

November 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Unique dog house going to highest bidder

It's the quintessential Manteca dog house.

November 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Serial killers can marry but not law- abiding gays in some states

Where's the outrage?

November 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Turkeys R Us deficit cut to 586 turkeys

The most loyal contributors to the Turkeys R US campaign - a 17-year-old effort to make sure no family in Manteca, Ripon and Lathrop goes without the traditional holiday turkey at Thanksgiving and Christmas - are those who know tough times.

November 21, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca will follow ruling on concealed carry permits

Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion said his department will comply with a federal appeals court decision that keeps a lower ruling in place that loosens restrictions on carrying concealed weapons.

November 20, 2014 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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