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Manteca USD bans car wash fundraisers

Manteca Unified continues to stay focused on conserving water.

July 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Repeat childhoods of yesteryear today & trigger child abuse charges

I drank chocolate milk - gallons of it - when I was a kid. The same goes for soda, sugar, potato chips and Twinkies.

July 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


‘I’m sorry, the number you have reached . . .”

I came across a relic on Sunday.

July 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


‘IT WAS LIKE LIVING IN A WAR ZONE’

The number of illegal fireworks lighting up the skies over Manteca dwarfed the city's aerial display especially after a launch accident sent a man detonating them to the hospital with leg burns forcing the pyrotechnic show to be called off after only a third of the rockets were fired.

July 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Illegals, college aid, the draft and the Valley

Down in the valley - Manteca, Modesto, Hanford, Bakersfield, Fresno, Stockton, Turlock, and virtually every other community - is where the proverbial rubber hits the road in terms of immigration whether it is legal or otherwise.

July 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$1M BLOCK REDO?

It will cost almost $150,000 to do the necessary engineering, design work, and environmental studies to fulfill a Manteca City Council decision to rip out the landscaping bulbs in the 100 block of North Main Street in downtown.

July 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Post July 4th mail for some will include $750 surprise

Now that everyone who has shot off illegal fires has had their fun, it's just a matter of time to see who will be paying the piper for breaking the law.

July 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


What are a few deaths if Google & Tesla can make more money?

It is important to determine whether Joshua Brown was watching Harry Potter on a DVD player when he drove into history May 7 as the first motorist to get killed while his Tesla was driving itself.

July 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Three $750 fines issued for illegal fireworks

This could end up being an expensive weekend for those who launch illegal fireworks in Manteca.

July 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Great Wolf files business notice; another restaurant coming to Manteca

Great Wolf Resorts filed a fictitious business name statement last month with the San Joaquin County Recorder.

July 02, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Go ahead & roll the dice at $750 a toss

The grumblings have already started.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Another 1.75M square feet

Get ready for a building boom in Manteca industrial space.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FIREWORKS DON’TS

The use of illegal pyrotechnics isn't the only fireworks laws being aggressively enforced over the next four days in Manteca.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca snags $1.8M grant for fueling station

Manteca's bid to be greener on three fronts - reducing methane gas emissions from the wastewater treatment plant, diverting food waste from landfills, and running clean burning refuse collection trucks - will cost sewer ratepayers less green that planned.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ex-Manteca city manager now at helm in Avalon

David Jinkens is returning to sunny Catalina.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


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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