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Prom, food truck mania, bingo & more

Everything from an intergenerational prom and the monthly food truck mania to a free breakfast for those 50 and older are being staged under the umbrella of the Manteca Parks and Recreation Department over the next 10 days.

June 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Q&A about camping in Manteca

The Manteca City Council Tuesday amended the long-standing camping ordinance.

June 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bond work may start at 5 more schools

Work is targeted to start this summer on Measure G bond projects at five more Manteca Unified campuses.

June 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Flipping over board isn’t how you play chess

There's got to be a morning after

June 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


NUTTY WATER SOLUTION

Almonds could provide a solution to combat groundwater over drafting that is dropping a tenth of the San Joaquin Valley's 10,000 square miles by an inch a year.

June 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Camping by permit only

No camping will be allowed in Manteca starting July 21 unless a permit is obtained from the city.

June 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The $460,000 offer Manteca can refuse

It's time to bury the hatchet.

June 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


New BLD seats coming

Big League Dreams' flagship complex in Manteca is looking a little less in "first-class condition" and in "good repair" as called for in the 35-year lease of the city owed recreation facility.

June 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


GOING WHOLE HOG

Ten professionals - including the world's top female eater - are competing for $4,000 in cash prizes to see who can consume up to 12 pounds of Sunnyvalley Meats bacon in six minutes on the second dTay of the first ever Baconfest Festival June 18-19 at Dell'Osso Family Farms.

June 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Howe seeks to retain seat as MUSD trustee

Kathy Howe - citing the need to step up communication between the school district and the community it serves - kicked off her election campaign for Manteca Unified District 2 seat on Sunday.

June 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fat, oil & grease staying in Manteca

Manteca is currently shipping FOG - the acronym for fat, oil and grease - from restaurants and such to a recycler in Oakland.

June 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Is Manteca’s future worth spending $99K?

Mike Morowit is right.

June 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Grand Jury: Coordinate effort to deal with homeless

The San Joaquin County Grand Jury believes government agencies need to better address homeless issues.

June 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Idling police cars key to public safety

If you think that idling parked Manteca Police patrol cars unattended by an officer are wasting gas, guess again.

June 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Dog park finally set to go to bid

Manteca's dog park - expected to go out to bid this week - could have a bone-themed bench for humans and play equipment for dogs.

June 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


BIA threatens to sue the goose that lays the golden eggs

The Building Industry Association of the Delta protests a bit too much.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


TEST SCORES UP

The average Manteca Unified student is lagging behind the average California student in math, English, and literacy goals based on a statewide standard test.

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Environmentalists oppose increasing bass fishing limits

A push to reduce the population of the non-native bass in the Delta to protect endangered fish is being opposed by a group that wants ...

August 24, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Prop 47 works for drug users & criminals

There were 52,000 fewer arrests in California last year.

August 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


AVOIDING THE FISH FRY

Keeping reliable water flowing through Manteca and Lathrop household taps and irrigating Ripon almond orchards could come down one day to how well rainbow trout ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE SPACE SQUEEZE IS ON

Move into a house within walking distance of a Manteca Unified elementary school and you might be in for an unpleasant surprise.

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CHARGING INTO RE-CHARGE WATER?

The days of storm runoff from Manteca running into the San Joaquin River then either out into the Pacific Ocean or into the California Aqueduct ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Homeless set up camp in North Main storm basin

Several residents in the Manteca neighborhoods off Northgate Drive west of North Main Street have reported seeing an uptick of homeless in their area and ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Collision Center plans new complex

The hub of traffic collision repair in Manteca will soon be along East Yosemite Avenue east of Vasconcellos Avenue and across the street from Manteca ...

August 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


It’s true. Numbers don’t lie.

My driver's license says I weigh 198 pounds.

August 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Prop 13 & affordable housing

What goes down must come up.

August 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Tufa towers: Mono Lake’s whimsical touch

LEE VINING - Walk along the shores of Mono Lake and you'll be struck by two oddities of nature you won't find anywhere else ...

August 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


NORTH DOME

Yosemite Valley has become a zoo.

August 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


120 Bypass: There aren’t really any ‘accidents’

Driving the Highway 120 Bypass is a thrill a minute.

August 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


False alarm price: $117K

It was an alarming trend.

August 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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