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1,200+ MEETINGS LATER

Working as a city clerk wasn't even a remote desire of Joann Tilton when she graduated from Manteca High in 1979.

March 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Free & reduced lunch numbers drop

An improving economy has reduced the number of Manteca Unified School District students receiving free and reduced meals.

March 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Live music, food trucks, & wine, beer tasting set for Library Park

Get ready for the first Library Park bash of 2016 in downtown Manteca.

March 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


$30M: DROP IN THE BUCKET

Aaron Bowers looked down Garfield Avenue that splits Manteca High in two and thought of the possibilities.

March 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


City clears out more homeless encampments

Manteca on Saturday cleared out at least a dozen makeshift homeless encampments on private property in Spreckels Park where it backs up to the transition ramp from southbound Highway 99 to the westbound 120 Bypass.

March 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


She saw it all: 3 ring circus to ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’

Joann Tilton has had a ringside seat to Manteca history.

March 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


No Mello Roos, no Manteca schools

Levee protection may not play as big a role in deciding the next elementary campus to be built in Manteca Unified as opposed to whether Manteca has a Mello-Roos district in place to finance new school construction.

March 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RDA pass thru taxes tapped for economy

The demise of the redevelopment agency as part of Gov. Jerry Brown's solution to plug years of overspending by Sacramento deprived local governments such as Manteca of a viable tool to spur economic development.

March 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


One sweet marriage: Manteca & Spreckels

Twenty years ago Spreckels Sugar - which was intertwined with Manteca's prosperity and history for 75 years - fell victim to changing sugar beet economics and tougher California air quality rules.

March 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca approves electronic billboard

A nearly 700-square foot electronic billboard that needs the final blessing of Caltrans to go up in front of The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley won't create a traffic hazard.

March 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homeless, Manteca & hospitality

Industrious homeless hauled a TV set, microwave and even a chair up a secured ladder and strung electric cords to an outside outlet to cook meals and watch episodes of their favorite shows on the roof of the Manteca Marketplace shopping center on West Yosemite Avenue.

March 04, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


$7,500 bicycles & artificial turf for high school football stadiums

It was a beauty - and I wanted it.

March 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


THE CAT’S MEOW

Kathy Howe is the cat's meow as far as admirers in the Lathrop School preschool class are concerned.

March 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


RDA’s last hurrah: $20M FEZ jumpstart

The Manteca Redevelopment Agency's first big thing took a shuttered 362-acre sugar beet processing plant site and converted it into the economic juggernaut known as Spreckels Park.

March 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


2 new dining options plus 2 new spots for existing restaurants

Two new restaurants plus new locations for two long-time restaurants are on the menu for Manteca.

March 03, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Political hacks distort truth to smear Vogel

Want to see what a classic political hit piece looks like?

May 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Zapien: Build Manteca center

The rise of South San Joaquin County isn't lost on Moses Zapien.

May 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


CLASS OF 2016

Generations of Manteca-Lathrop residents owe their good health to Dr. Randall K. Yee and his late father Dr. Richard Duck Moon Yee.

May 23, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Political hit piece aimed at Manteca councilman along with wife

Richard and Linda Silverman had a bit of a surprise this past week.

May 22, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless can do the crime and not do the time

Welcome to San Joaquin County, Homeless Haven USA.

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


GRAND SLAM

Ten years this October the first ball was tossed at Big League Dreams - a $30 million sports complex that displaced fields of corn that was ...

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BLD got Manteca into the game

It's more than simply six softball fields, an indoor soccer arena, and a pair of restaurants.

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Council weans CVB off hotel room taxes

Manteca visitors are expected to spend almost $11 million on hotel rooms - including nearly $1 million in room taxes - in the fiscal year starting July ...

May 21, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


It’ll take more than wishing to make 120 Bypass upgrade a reality

A Caltrans engineer years ago told me that there really isn't such a thing as an unsafe road.

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SHRINKING CLASS SIZE

Kindergarten class sizes will start shrinking in August at 30 Manteca Unified elementary schools.

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Dedication of Korean War mural Saturday

The third segment of what some believe is the only mural project of its kind - an effort to recognize the sacrifices Americans endured in five ...

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Homeless haven leveled to make way for Chevron

An eyesore on North Main Street that also was a flop house for the homeless was torn down Thursday.

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Pot use, credit issues weed out hopefuls

Teens and young adults dreaming of careers in law enforcement might want to be frugal with credit cards and abstain from pot or substances such ...

May 20, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Trying to go it alone with SSJID is foolish move for City of Manteca

Politicians, they say, are wise to know the lay of the land.

May 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


THE BYPASS FIX

The Austin Road overcrossing - the biggest impediment to significantly improving traffic flow on the 120 Bypass - is proposed for replacement by Caltrans in a three-step ...

May 19, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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