Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. This column first ran in July of 2010.
Editor's note: Dennis Wyatt is on vacation. The following column first ran in June of 2011.
Photocopier stock is about to take a hit.
Editor's note: The following is the first in a series recapping Manteca history.
You've heard the whine: "There's nothing to do in Manteca."
Want a newer home with space but don't want the repetitious cookie cutter look of most subdivisions built since the 1960s?
Supervisor Ken Vogel is convinced San Joaquin County will end up paying a disproportionately large price for the proposed $24 billion Twin Tunnel project that won't increase the available water for Californians by a single drop.
Ever been audited by the IRS?
How goes Manteca's war on meth?
We were bicycling along North Murphy Road nearing the last farmhouse before connecting with Mariposa Road when two mean looking and snarling German Shepherds starting chasing us down.
A major earthquake and levees protecting Manteca, Lathrop and Weston Ranch may not mix well.
David Jones wants to open a medical marijuana co-op in Manteca.
Manteca may have another park but it isn't one you would want to have your kids play at.
Manteca Councilman John Harris noted that the city's tech savvy has come a long way.
The Vandals' sacking and looting of Rome in 455 was amateur hour compared to what the Meth Heads are doing to Manteca.
Water conservation in Manteca could go high tech.
It is now clearer than ever that the California Public Utilities Commission is not a neutral state agency trying to balance the interests of powerful energy companies such as PG&E and those of the little guy.
South San Joaquin Irrigation District has reaffirmed its commitment in legal documents to pay all state-required fees to local governments, retain rate breaks for qualifying low- households, and underwrite programs that promote agency efficient and energy conservation.
Manteca Unified has a big problem.
Ron Laffranchi and Renee Silva said their parents would be proud to know that two streets in their beloved Manteca will bear their first names while at the same time helping homeless families.
With California facing the possibility of a fourth severe drought year and water use in general becoming an increasing concern as the state grows and court mandates for environmental uses further restrict supplies, the Manteca City Council on Tuesday will explore additional measures to further reduce municipal water consumption.
Bennie Gatto is the Carl Ripken of chain gang crews.
Cleaning my stove is a snap.
You don't have to buy in Stockton's Quail Lakes or Brookside neighborhoods if you want to live on the water.
Tobacco-related businesses ranging from cigarette stores that legally allow the use of their product on premises and cigar bars to a proposed hookah lounge won't be allowed within 100 feet of a school in Manteca under a new municipal law that could go into effect with 50 days.
It was an honest fumble.
What harm does it do to have the homeless pushing shopping carts full of personal belongings around Manteca?
Manteca Unified has numerous portable classrooms.
Today is Manteca Mayor Willie Weatherford's 72nd birthday.
Ever wonder where federal surplus equipment goes?