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Voters rejecting PG&E power play

Proposition 16 – a statewide ballot measure with major implications on the future of retail electricity costs in Manteca, Ripon, and Escalon – appears headed for defeat in Tuesday's voting.

June 09, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Chief pushes for ‘mobile’ rec van to serve youth at city parks

Manteca Police Chief Dave Bricker believes Manteca has more than 40 solid locations that can engage kids in wholesome activities and help counter the lure of gangs.

June 09, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Battle for California: The Entrepreneur vs. The Preacher

We don't have normal elections in California. We have spectacles.

June 09, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Technology Outreach Bus rolls out cutting edge

Manteca's "Magic Bus" is not a salute to the rock-n-roll band The Who that popularized the song with that name.

June 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The cultural war may cost Ripon teacher her job

Limited-English-proficient students have the same right to a quality education as all California students. For these students to have access to quality education, their special needs must be met by teachers who have essential skills and knowledge related to English language development, specially designed content instruction delivered in English, and content instruction delivered in the students' primary languages. - California Education Code

June 08, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Independence celebration set again on July 3

Manteca is again avoiding paying triple overtime to police officers as well as shaving thousands off the cost of the aerial fireworks by shifting the community's Independence Day celebration to July 3.

June 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


River Junction: County’s most flood prone area

Spanish explorers climbing to the top of Mt. Diablo in the early summer of 1776 thought they had stumbled onto a great inland lake.

June 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca needs BLD-style solution for library needs

It is time to turn the page, literally, on how we approach library services.

June 07, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | OPINION


Police placing chaplains in schools

Thirteen men and women of faith are stepping up to help the Manteca Police.

June 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Is $100 fee for non-fixed dogs working?

Is Manteca's strategy of charging $100 a year for licenses for dogs that aren't fixed working at reducing the amount of unwanted pets?

June 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Del Webb founder had SJ Valley roots

The largest residential development in Manteca history - and one that is slowly changing the city's demographics -is the progression of an idea launched 54 years ago by a Fresno native.

June 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Robo calls helping candidates chase off possible votes

I finally made up my mind who to vote for in Tuesday's Republican primary for Congress.

June 06, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Home sales top $546M in 29 months

Manteca homebuyers in the past 29 months have spent $546,413,000 snapping up housing deals in the resale market.

June 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SSJID nest egg for lowering power costs hits $70.4M

At a time when virtually every government agency in California is either drawing down its reserves or is in deficit spending, the South San Joaquin Irrigation District stands out as an exception.

June 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pombo & what ails those who wish to lead us

Richard Pombo is a political lightning rod.

June 05, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Manteca takes another run at downtown

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

February 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca city hall’s new bathrooms cost $211,000

How much does it cost to put in place two American with Disabilities complaint bathrooms?

February 13, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Is school board buying candy when there isn’t enough for food?

Since when did football fields become more important than functional and safe classrooms?

February 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca water is safe

Manteca has avoided drinking water quality issues plaguing some cities.

February 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca using less water than in January 2011

Manteca had 6,000 less residents in January 2011 - the last time there was normal or above average rainfall in January - and used 7.5 ...

February 12, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


More solar trash cans on the way

Solar power is helping Manteca reduce trash collection costs.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca Unified looking at middle grade programs

Core strength.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


More storage condo units being built

Dream of owning your own condo in Manteca?

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Serious crime up in Manteca

Burglaries shot up 21.58 percent in Manteca during 2015.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FILL UP AT ‘MANTECA’

There's a new gas station that may be coming to Manteca.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bill is paid but city still cuts off water

Water got cut off Wednesday to 12 apartments at a complex in the 1300 block of East North Street.

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Free condoms for 13-year-old boys and girls

If you discovered someone in your neighborhood was handing out condoms to 13 year-olds, what would you do?

February 10, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Looking to hire 200+

The biggest employer in the South County is looking to hire more than 200 new employees.

February 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Artificial turf at MHS, EU: 8.5 million greenbacks

Get ready for sticker shock.

February 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Public safety sales tax revenues stall

Dropping gas prices that in turn have reduced municipal sales tax collected at the pump has stalled growth in the Measure M public sales tax ...

February 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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