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1800s: Cowell walked across Sierra

Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history as 2010 draws to a close.

December 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Don’t let fear of falling stop you from climbing life’s mountains

I was laying flat on my face inches from a 1,500 foot vertical drop along a ledge on the back side of the final leg of the trail up Mt. Whitney.

December 19, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


796 new jobs in the zone

Seventy-two Manteca employers have created 796 jobs since 2008 by securing roughly $29.7 million in state tax credits for hiring from specific groups of jobless individuals as part of San Joaquin County's Enterprise Zone.

December 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


220 more out of work as Manteca unemployment rate hits 15.3%

Close to 220 Manteca residents lost their jobs in November to push the city's unemployment rate to its highest level since the start of World War II.

December 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


SHARP volunteers address Manteca safety

Call 9-1-1 for help and a very low tech issue could hamper emergency response - your address.

December 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Will the Great Bore save California?

The ticking time bomb known as the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta poses a serious threat to the economic future of California, the ability to feed much of this nation, and to preserve a key Pacific Coast estuary for both fowl and fish.

December 18, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca races to reduce odds of street floods

Manteca street crews were scrambling Thursday to clear as many storm drains as possible of leaves in preparation for five days of rain that could drop between two to three inches on the city.

December 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CPUC opts to give PG&E $29.1M despite failing

The Division of Ratepayer Advocates –an independent consumer advocacy division of the California Public Utilities Commission – decried a decision Thursday by the CPUC to award PG&E $29.1 million in shareholder bonuses even though they failed to meet CPUC-mandated energy efficiency standards.

December 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sadie’s busy making the angels just a tad more beautiful today

Sadie Cabral was a classy lady who loved making people smile.

December 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Underwater? Not a big deal unless you are treading water

Home prices aren't going to go up again.

December 17, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Keeping Tevanie’s spirit alive in world scarred by evil

Justice is bittersweet.

December 16, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Spreckels Park traffic leads way

Editor's note: This is the first in an occasional series on Manteca traffic.

December 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Turkeys R Us efforts cover Manteca needs

Mike Mallory believes it is Manteca's own Christmas miracle.

December 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CPUC president wants to reward PG&E $29.1M for failing to perform

The business climate is bad in California.

December 15, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Resale prices back to 2000 levels

Median prices fetched by existing homes sold in Manteca have increased $6,000 over 2009 levels.

December 14, 2010 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Manteca’s ‘mega’ future

Manteca's future health - economically and as a community - is becoming more and more reliant not on just the Bay Area/Silicon Valley but also ...

September 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Absentee landlords & downtown Manteca

For years, Manteca civic leaders have slammed absentee landlords for making it next-to-impossible to get any traction downtown.

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Late to the party, but glad I showed up

I'm always the one that's late to the party.

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HOMES KEEP GETTING BIGGER

August was a hot month in Manteca for residential solar.

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


City manager: Waterpark deal possible in 2 months

Manteca City Manager Elena Reyes is optimistic that a deal will be reached within the next few months for an operator of a 500-room hotel ...

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca: ‘Second to none’

Elena Reyes has a clear vision for Manteca.

September 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca: Has it lost it’s mojo?

Not one, not two, but three Manteca City Council members Tuesday lamented how Tracy - and Lathrop to a lesser degree - was kicking Manteca's proverbial ...

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City has no money to repair alley tripping hazards

Brenda Franklin doesn't want anyone else going through the pain that she has been hit with after taking a fall that injured her foot ...

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Friday is East Union’s golden moment

East Union High has come a long way since it first opened its doors 50 years ago this month on a campus that some at ...

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca isn’t relaxing water conservation

Manteca's stepped up water conservation rules aren't going to be relaxed any time soon.

September 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The need for the Board of Supervisors to get it right

There's not a lot of fluff to Tom Patti.

September 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ice skating in downtown

The Fourth pf July aerial fireworks display may have been a dud but as a result Christmas may sparkle in Manteca.

September 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


8-month-old city website getting redo in $57K plan

Less than a year after the city devoted staff and taxpayer resources to roll out a new website the Manteca City Council has approved spending ...

September 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon Unified annual report card

Ripon Unified students are outperforming their counterparts in San Joaquin County and throughout California when it comes to grasping English language arts and math.

September 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


San Francisco is helping ‘kill’ river salmon

Environmental Defense in February of 2005 noted 85 percent of the 260,000 acre feet of water San Francisco takes from the Tuloumne River watershed ...

September 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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