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What affordable housing really means

The response was predictable.

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


City needs to keep eyes on Library Park

It was perhaps one of the all-time bonehead decisions ever made by Manteca elected officials.

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Uniform park closure plan

In a bid to crackdown on illegal camping, loitering, and other illicit activities in municipal parks , the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will decide whether to make park closing uniform from dusk to dawn throughout the city.

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


$1.6 MILLION MORE

Manteca's share of the extra 12 cents in gas tax drivers of non-electric vehicles will start paying in 32 days will initially be funneled to six projects including addressing some of the roughest pavement on the city's major thoroughfares.

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Revised Manteca road growth fees won’t scare away new SaveMart store

The proposed growth fees going before the Manteca City Council Tuesday won't be costing folks south of the 120 Bypass a supermarket.

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


County gets taxes while Manteca gets stuck with bill

City Manager Tim Ogden believes Manteca is getting a raw deal on a revenue sharing split for property taxes the city negotiated more than a decade ago to appease San Joaquin County to allow cities to grow via annexations.

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Fine art show this weekend at senior center

The two-day Manteca Senior Center Fine Art Show is this Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. both days at the center located at 295 Cherry Lane.

September 29, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca tearing down homes

No sooner had the previous owners and tenants of three homes the City of Manteca acquired for the footprint of the McKinley Avenue and 120 Bypass interchange moved out, the homeless moved in.

September 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


TIME TO HAVE A BLAST

Ron Dell'Osso has started harvesting pumpkin blaster "ammo" as a Lathrop tradition gets ready to open for a month-long run on Saturday.

September 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Do you believe in Santa, unicorns & tax reform?

Unicorns. Big Foot. The Loch Ness Monster. Tax Reform.

September 28, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


We’re loving Yosemite to death

It's time to save Yosemite from us.

September 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA SCORES UP FOR ENGLISH

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

September 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BUNGALOW LIVING

They're not traditional freestanding homes. And they're also not townhouses. Neither are they condominiums per se although they met that legal description because common garage walls are shared.

September 27, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homeless shelters for single adults

Any group has "the right" to open a homeless shelter for single men in Manteca as long as they do so in a general commercial zone.

September 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


The Donner Party & $99 DNA tests

I do not need a $99 DNA test to know who I am. That's why God created the FBI and Google.

September 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


More green to play golf?

While Stockton is considering converting one of its two municipal golf courses into a sports complex and selling the other to a developer to allow ...

December 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


38th HOLIDAY AFFAIR

Thirty-eight eight years ago the Manteca Soroptimists had a dilemma.

December 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Thirteen months & no movement on city crosswalk

Imagine, if you will, if the traffic signals at Union Road and Center Street did not function for 13 months.

December 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


GRANDPA & HIS ORCHARD

So just what is grandpa growing in his orchard?

December 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Morowit starts run for 2nd term with event Thursday

Mike Morowit is kicking of his re-election campaign for the Manteca City Council on Thursday, Dec. 14, with a gathering from 6 to 7:30 ...

December 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Burglaries drop 12.21 percent in Manteca

Manteca crime through the first 10 months of 2017 - except for four categories - is down significantly from the same period last year.

December 13, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Moorhead: Manteca is not just surviving

The last 10 years have been good for Manteca from where Debby Moorhead sits.

December 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


GO NORTH MANTECA, GO NORTH

With a month to go 2017 is going down as the biggest year in Manteca's history for new construction.

December 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Another Manteca fire started by homeless

Cold weather is here which means the fire season is starting in Manteca.

December 12, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Tests pivotal in how far $40M will go at Manteca

Key tests to determine Manteca High's future have nothing to do with what goes on inside classrooms.

December 11, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


The kid playing with power tool in a restaurant

Seconds after we walked into an older Stanislaus County drive-in on Saturday where soft serve cones are still called a frosty, we were unable to ...

December 11, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


MANTECA ‘CRACK’ EPIDEMIC

A growing backlog of street repair needs exacerbated by a decimated streets maintenance crew is creating a crack epidemic in Manteca.

December 08, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


We need to protect those who protect us

Manteca does not need a gleaming, new police station.

December 08, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Great Wolf, Manteca & the $7M question

Free market purists are absolutely right that Adam Smith and Milton Friedman would likely disapprove of municipal deals such as the one Manteca's elected ...

December 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca may regulate Pods, collection bins

Pods - or large storage containers dropped off by trucks typically for people moving or needing temporary storage while they remodel homes or businesses - aren't ...

December 07, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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