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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


Get ready for another fast food place in Manteca

The most interesting item on "the menu" at tonight's 7 p.m. Manteca Planning Commission meeting has been bumped until Oct. 24.

September 26, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Homeless issues aren’t just problem for central Manteca

Running errands Sunday - as well as jogging - took me over a fair wide swath of Manteca on Sunday.

September 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


More time sought for 184 condos

The market hasn't yet caught up with a plan to build 184 condos south of the Manteca Golf Course along a proposed extension of Center Street.

September 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Park wells help city use 20% less water than in 2007

Manteca's never ending drive to squeeze pennies out of municipal expenses where they can has allowed the city to use 20.11 percent less water today than a decade ago when the city had 65,076 residents or 11,000 less people.

September 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


F&M BANK CELEBRATING

Greg Thompson likes the fact he can take his children for a drive around the community and show them what he does for a living.

September 25, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Airport growth bolsters MUSD ability to build more schools

Some of the biggest investments in the financial future of the Manteca Unified could be coming where most people would least expect it - growth around Stockton Metro Airport.

September 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Time to shame opportunistic state legislators

The nine scariest words in the English language?

September 23, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


SACRAMENTO HISTORY MUSEUM

OLD SACRAMENTO- Not only is it the definitive museum for Sacramento history but it is arguably the best located museum in the north state if not all of California when it comes to surrounding restaurants and shops.

September 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


JUST RIGHT COUNTRY

It's rare when country property becomes available around Manteca.

September 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | HOME SCENE


Why would SF want facts to get in way of war on soda?

Imagine, if you will, the City of San Francisco requiring Starbucks et al to place warning labels on their cappuccino and latte cups stating that caffeine in coffee can lead to an early death, raise blood pressure, increase the risk of gout attacks, and cause indigestion.

September 22, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


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Andy Taylor results better than Robo Cop

Perhaps the most effective initiative undertaken by the city in the past decade to improve Manteca was the council decision 18 months ago to hire ...

December 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Weather Service: Conditions ripe for wildfires today

The start of winter is five days away but the National Weather Service is warning conditions will exist from 10 a.m. today to 10 ...

December 16, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca seeks to chip away at $112.2M pension liability

Manteca may make additional one-time payments on an annual basis to accelerate the paying down of city employee pension liabilities to reduce the principal and ...

December 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


HOLIDAYS ON THE FARM

Considering a day trip to the snow to get some snow tubing play time?

December 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | LIVING IN 209


Climate change & the myth it is increasing number, intensity of wildfires

Christmas is 10 days away and California is burning.

December 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca Unified collects $5M in development fees

Development fees assessed on growth for school facilities paid for new classroom furniture at Lathrop High, Sierra High, Brock Elliott School, and Mossdale School during ...

December 15, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


MOROWIT SEEKS RE-ELECTION

Mike Morowit is seeking another four years on the City Council to continue efforts to position Manteca to aggressively go after Bay Area business - tourism ...

December 14, 2017 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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


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