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Graffiti vandals believe they are above the law & Mother Nature

Ron Kammeyer is redefining the word "audacity."

May 16, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MPD issues 108 tickets yearly for using phones

Manteca Police have seen it all.

May 15, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Bowling alley reopening today at noon

The Manteca Strike Zone and Family Fun Center is re-opening today at noon according to Crystal Wilson.

May 15, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MEA equates a successful recall effort to more pay

The Manteca Educators Association leadership is distributing material to its members essentially saying recalling trustee Ashley Drain - and possibly Sam Fant - is essential to get a salary increase from the Manteca Unified School District board.

May 15, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


MUSD students in Kahoots! to set a world record

Manteca Unified School District students on Monday, May 18, are participating in district wide Kahoot! in an attempt to set the world record for the most amount of "Kahooters" participating in a single quiz. Classrooms district wide will be participating in the engaging new platform alongside classrooms around the globe.

May 15, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Slow thinking: There will never be an app for that

Slow thinking.

May 15, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Election or appointment?

Filling the seat vacated by Alexander Bronson could be the first time area-only elections are conducted in the Manteca Unified School District.

May 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Education


BOWLING ALLEY

For the first time ever, Manteca's bowling alley will not be owned by the Raymus family.

May 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless rip boards off fences for fires

A decade ago developers Mike Atherton and Bill Filios decided to honor the generations of Manteca residents that labored at Spreckels Sugar as well as the sugar plant itself that served as an economic mainstay for 75 years.

May 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Another gas station for Manteca?

The Stadium Retail Center developers are working to bring a gas station and convenience food store to a parcel on the corner of the Fishback Road and Daniels Street intersection next door to where the city's third Taco Bell will break ground in the coming months.

May 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca Unified board kingmaker?

Manteca Educators Association President Ken Johnson got a few laughs Tuesday at the Manteca Unified School District board meeting when he suggested that he'd come up with the money to help Don Scholl move back into Manteca.

May 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Now you see him & now you don’t

While the Manteca Unified website was experiencing glitches in the past few days prompting the postponement of the action items for the regular meeting on Tuesday until tonight, it didn't stop the district from removing Alexander Bronson's mug shot from the website leaving the mugs of only six trustees.

May 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Fastest growing VFW post in the nation

Manteca's Jimmie Connors Post 6311 led by Commander Carlon Perry is now officially the fastest growing Veterans of Foreign Wars post in the nation.

May 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Ten citizens serving on City of Manteca water conservation advisory board

The Manteca City Council has appointed 10 citizens to a committee to advise them on water conservation measures that the city could possibly implement.

May 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


The lessons for Manteca Unified board & Bronson

The self-imposed exit of Alexander Bronson from the Manteca Unified School District board 188 days after his election offers a morality lesson for many people - school district brass, the board, and Bronson himself.

May 14, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Why start on Thursday?

It's a question some parents have been asking for months: Why is Manteca Unified starting the new school year on a Thursday?

August 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Pay your full tax liability & state dings you for $17.31 more

I owe the State of California $17.31.

August 01, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


FAMILY LIVING

Nancy Lebon of Compass Real Estate has arguably one of the coolest deals in one of Manteca's hottest neighborhoods.

July 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


A SCHOOL IS BORN

River Islands at Lathrop has provided a lesson or two about building - and running a school - that others in California may want to note.

July 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$5M solution for libraries & other needs

Manteca - for $5 million - can have a 9,600-square-foot "Generations Center" with library, teen center, a killer skate park, amphitheater and paracourse.

July 31, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SKY’S THE LIMIT

By DENNIS WYATT

July 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Teachers receiving 9% in pay raises

By DENNIS WYATT

July 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Upset about things? Then look in our own backyard

"Yosemite is bad a--."

July 30, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Upset about things? Then look in our own backyard

"Yosemite is bad a--."

July 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Push for more watch groups

You can find out where crime is happening by accessing Raids Online that's part of the Manteca Police website.

July 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Sacrificing the Delta to hose down LA sidewalks

The lifeblood of Delta farmers, towns, and fish drains into two series of pumps northwest of Tracy - one feeding the Delta-Mendota Canal and the other ...

July 29, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Will signs slow Bypass carnage?

Caltrans is apparently working on a way to try and enhance safety on what has become the deadliest mile in the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

July 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Serving 16,000 lunches a day

By DENNIS WYATT

July 28, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Getting a Lyft & why cities shouldn’t care

Steve DeBrum is no Bill de Blasio.

July 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Eskaton: 31 years of success

Try living in Manteca on $15,500 a year while renting an apartment of your own.

July 27, 2015 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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