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Year round schools?

The lack of a school funding mechanism for thousands of new homes expected to be built south of the 120 Bypass may mean year round schools could become a reality in rapidly growing South Manteca.

April 09, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Hetch Hetchy: Environmental hypocrisy, San Francisco-style

There is perhaps no smugger environmentalist than one who resides in San Francisco.

April 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Food Truck Mania Sunday

Get ready for the invasion of the food trucks.

April 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Jeff Denham: Bureaucrats impede water development

A simple and relatively inexpensive way to expand California's available water is to modify spillways on reservoirs.

April 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Don’t expect an Internet café any time soon

Good luck opening an Internet café in downtown Manteca.

April 08, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


BAN THIS GUN

I wanted to call Kirk Kjellberg an idiot.

April 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Trash savings on $230K pace

A decision to move toward a system recycling food waste into fuel to power municipal refuse collection trucks is on pace to save Manteca ratepayers $230,000 in maintenance and fuel savings alone.

April 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca backs off on Raymus alignment work at least for now

Work on establishing the alignment of a dry levee in southwest Manteca is being separated from work on plotting a new alignment for the contentious Raymus Expressway.

April 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Drain offers seminar on her board experience

Ashley Drain - the Manteca Unified School District board member who resigned after being hauled into court on charges of election fraud and welfare fraud - is conducting a free seminar Saturday at the French 25 restaurant on El Dorado Street in downtown Stockton from 4 to 6 p.m.

April 07, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


North Main bulbs going bye, bye

The days of peak southbound traffic in the 100 block of North Main Street blocking the Center Street intersection are numbered.

April 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Not Forgotten offers essay scholarships

Two things have driven Mike Dillman since he set the stage for the first Not Forgotten Memorial Weekend Commemoration event in Manteca 16 years ago: Making sure we never forget the sacrifices made to secure our freedoms and helping young people appreciate that price.

April 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


In good health? You can thank refuse, sewer, water workers

I had dropped part of my granola bar the size of a dime on the ground.

April 06, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Manteca upgrading streets

Get ready for lots of detours and smoother streets.

April 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


THE $700,000 QUESTION

The sixth time might be a charm in getting a plan in place and then executing it to make downtown Manteca a destination that sets it apart from strip centers and places like The Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley.

April 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Gun range clean up tab: $455K

It will cost taxpayers $455,380 to clean up the former Manteca Police firing range located on municipal wastewater treatment plant property that's being converted into a 210-acre family entertainment zone.

April 05, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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Articles By Author - Dennis Wyatt


Go ahead & roll the dice at $750 a toss

The grumblings have already started.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Another 1.75M square feet

Get ready for a building boom in Manteca industrial space.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FIREWORKS DON’TS

The use of illegal pyrotechnics isn't the only fireworks laws being aggressively enforced over the next four days in Manteca.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Manteca snags $1.8M grant for fueling station

Manteca's bid to be greener on three fronts - reducing methane gas emissions from the wastewater treatment plant, diverting food waste from landfills, and running ...

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ex-Manteca city manager now at helm in Avalon

David Jinkens is returning to sunny Catalina.

July 01, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Before you vote to send California to pot . . . .

It sounds like a pothead's nirvana.

June 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


ILLEGAL FIREWORKS: ‘NAIL ‘EM’

Tired of your neighborhood looking and sounding like a firefight in Kabul?

June 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


USING LESS WATER

Manteca is practicing what it preaches in how it manages landscape maintenance districts.

June 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


Ripon USD honored as one of state’s top districts

When it comes to providing a good, solid education Ripon Unified means business.

June 30, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


FEEDING YOUNG MINDS

Simply feeding kids in the summer to make sure they don't hungry isn't enough for the Manteca Unified Nutritional Education program.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


In praise of Manteca’s downtown

One of Manteca's best kept secrets is that downtown is still viable by a long shot.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Around Town


Manteca does not need to pay wizards $475K

So what are Manteca taxpayers' getting for the $475,000 investment in a parks and recreation master plan produced by the RJM Design Group that ...

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


I’ve yet to see a bear with a smartphone

It's a question I'm constantly asked: Isn't it dangerous to hike by myself in the Sierra or Death Valley?

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Local Columns


Dollars for economic projects

The days of Manteca landing big fish using redevelopment money are winding down.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


COOLING CENTER OPENS

Sometimes having a hot time isn't cool at all.

June 28, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | NEWS


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