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Terra Ranch plan before city for 412 housing units

Terra Ranch – a southwest Manteca project featuring 212 single family homes and a 200-unit apartment complex – is before the Manteca Planning Commission Tuesday night.

May 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


300 Mantecans find jobs in April

Some 300 Manteca residents found jobs in April triggering the biggest drop in the city's unemployment rate in over four years.

May 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca plays cards that it was dealt by Sacramento

"There just isn't any money." - Manteca Fire Chief Kirk Waters.

May 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


It is turning into a gentle rolling market

The Manteca housing market appears to be stabilizing in terms of bottom prices.

May 21, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Manteca laying off 16

Sixteen Manteca municipal workers – including six firefighters – are losing their jobs July 1.

May 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Layoffs mean first-response force is cut by 25%

The loss of six firefighters means Manteca will mothball one engine company starting July 1.

May 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The big lie: $80 a year will save our schools

It is perhaps the most dishonest line in the entire California budget debate: It will only cost a typical family $80 a year to keep tax extensions in place to save the schools, public safety, parks, and anything else you might happen to care about that Sacramento touches.

May 20, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Mayor: Manteca needs uniformity

Manteca needs a uniform city policy when it comes to landscape maintenance districts.

May 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Class of 2011: Here is a bit of unsolicited advice

It's pomp and circumstance time again.

May 19, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


They bought it Hook, Wine & Sneakers

Wayfaring signs are designed to provide clear directions to ultimate destinations.

May 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Measure M will save four police officer jobs

The half cent sales tax you pay each time you make a retail transaction in Manteca will prevent the city from losing four police officers.

May 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CPUC cozies up to the fox as it slaughters hens

PG&E used $183 million it was authorized to collect from ratepayers for the specific replacement of aging natural gas lines for "other operational needs or kept (it) for retained earnings."

May 18, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Investing $9M for growth

It is a project that will save $9 million, make improvements along Woodward Avenue on 2.5 miles west of Main Street in one fell swoop, and set the stage for 20-plus years of growth.

May 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


So we never forget

Those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedoms will be remembered on land and in the air during the Memorial Day Weekend Commemoration at Woodward Park.

May 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca must improve landscape district transparency & consider more costs

Transparency requires clear communication.

May 17, 2011 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Pension costs may crush city budgets

Pension payments for the City of Manteca's municipal workforce is project to go up $13.6 million through 2025 eclipsing projected salary increases by ...

February 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Don Pedro told to cut releases by Army Corps

Turlock Irrigation District wants to continue releasing more water out of the Don Pedro Reservoir sending it down the Tuolumne River and into the San ...

February 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The sweet scent of almond blossoms

The days of the stench from sugar pulp recycled through cattle in the Moffat Feed Lot are gone.

February 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

SAN FRANCISCO - One of the best ways to see what's in the earth's backyards - vast areas untouched by technology and urbanization - is 90 ...

February 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


GO NUTS IN RIPON

It's not too hard to figure out why the Ripon Almond Blossom Festival today, Saturday and Sunday is a perennial favorite not just for ...

February 24, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City explores options for golf pro shop

The staff that helped the late Alan Thomas run the Manteca Golf Course play and driving ranges will be in place through at least June ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Golf: Time to to update city’s game

Golf has changed a lot in the past 20 years.

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More rooftops & paving means more flooding

No sooner had Coyote Creek overflowed in San Jose on Monday forcing 225 residents to flee knee deep water that the buzz started about how ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MONEY FOR STREET REPAIRS

The latest plan to raise money for California's deteriorating roads could send $2.5 million annually to Manteca to upgrade streets riddled with cracks ...

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Time to tap budget brakes for MUSD

Get ready for a Manteca Unified School District spending slowdown.

February 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


We are turning smartphones into dumbphones

Smartphones are getting less and less expensive.

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


DENHAM LOOKS TO HELP

Congressman Jeff Denham - who has helped local agencies get the federal government to look at fish predation on the Stanislaus River instead of just releasing ...

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The levee is breaking, so who do you call? Not the government

A levee along a waterway that the State of California has jurisdiction is being breached. Who do you call for help while you scramble like ...

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


New speed for Woodward: 30 mph from Union to Airport

In the coming days the speed on Woodward Avenue between Union Road and Airport Way will be set at 30 mph.

February 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The problem with California conceit

How high's the water, mama?

February 21, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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